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Dramatic portrayal 'These Thirty Years' depicts a man dying because his horse wagon struck on muddy roads in Brookfield.

A dramatic portrayal titled 'These Thirty Years' depicts a man dying because his horse wagon is struck on muddy roads, and means of transport in Brookfield, United States. Dramatic portrayal shows 'Brookfield Post Office' written at the top of its entrance. A man arrives and sits near the post master at the post office. The two men talk to each other as few other men also arrive. The men ride a horse wagon on dark country roads. Two women stand outside their house and wait for them. The young man from wagon greets and talks to women. He speaks about the wagon struck on muddy roads and a man dying due to it. A poster about auction hung on a tree. The young man takes his horse to a pond and talks to a young woman there. They talk about roads as solution to future problems.

Date: 1934
Duration: 9 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American explorer, Ruth Harkness, brings a new baby panda to the Brookfield Zoo near Chicago,Illinois

Woman explorer, Ruth McCombs Harkness, (widow of explorer, William Harkness) brought the first live panda (named Su-Lin) into the United States, when she returned from an expedition, on December 18, 1936. Here she is seen in the Brookfield Zoo, in the Chicago suburb of Brookfield, Illinois, where she is playing with a second baby panda (named Mei Mei) that she acquired in 1937. A large group of children, enjoy the antics as she plays with the baby panda. At one point, Mrs. Harkness lifts Mei Mei up close to the chilren. Next, she holds Mei Mei close to Su-Lin, as zookeeper Sam Parratt holds the larger panda. The two pandas nuzzle one another.

Date: 1938, February 22
Duration: 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Strikes across the United States in 1934

Teachers in Chicago protest pay injustice during the Great Depression, as they had not been paid for 11 months. 5,000 instructors joined by students and parents in a march and protest as they also complained about cuts in school services. Scenes from other labor strikes across United States in 1934 including shipyard and auto industry strikes. Striking workers marching. President Roosevelt intervenes in an automobile strike. President Roosevelt on Vincent Astor's yacht for a brief fishing holiday. Men in a factory or manufacturing facility punching timecards in time clocks. New automobile cars seen in production and rolling off assembly lines. Working men eat lunch beside their posts in an assembly line factory, during a break.

Date: 1934
Duration: 1 min 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes from 1934 film about westward expansion of United States in last quarter of 19th Century.

Scenes from 1934 film production about westward expansion of United States in last quarter of the 19th Century. Marias River flows through the mountains. Goats and bears in forest area. View of the Washington Monument. Engraved stone reads 'Farthest Point West on Captain Lewis trip up Marias River'. Car drives into portico of an old building in Washington. 'Children of a Common Mother' written on top of a monument. Engraved picture shows Lewis and Clark pointing towards land with boats next to them. View of the Columbia River flowing between mountains and a bridge. Aerial view of city of Portland. Steamer leaves harbor of Portland.

Date: 1934
Duration: 3 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of Japan and its militarism from 1937 through 1943 . Construction of B-29 bombers in the United States

Volcanic eruption and creation of island of Japan. Glimpse of map of Japan. Gardens and rivers. Two men demonstrate samurai sword techniques. Japanese soldiers advance through smoke carrying rising sun flag. Chinese suffering under Japanese military occupation. Two executed with rifles. Japanese soldiers waving weapons and red ball flags. A DC-3 aircraft flying over a Japanese Pagoda. Vies of Old Japan. Farmers at work. One manually turning a water pump with his feet. A man using a pole to propel a boat. Modern methods adopted in Japan for terraced farming. Japanese building railroads. Japanese modern locomotive on South Manchurian Railway. in 1934. A Japanese twin engine bomber taking off. The Japanese ocean liner, Asama Maru, in the 1930s. Glimpse of numerous ships in Tokyo harbor. Western style architecture in modern Tokyo buildings. Neon lights on the Grand Palace Hotel and other establishments in Tokyo. Industrial smoke stacks. Women at work in a silk factory. Finished product stamped "Made in Japan."Steel ingots being made in a Japanese steel mill using scrap iron imported from the U.S.A. Chinese victims of 2nd Sino-Japanese War. Japanese troops on parade. Fallen American Marines on shore of Tarawa Atoll in the Pacific in World War 2. Japanese high ranking officers reviewing troops on parade. Japanese warships underway. Troops parading beneath the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. American B-25 bombers on flight deck of the USS Hornet, headed to bomb Tokyo.A crew of Doolittle's Raiders standing by their plane. B-25 taking off from the Hornet. Formation of B-25s in flight. View from bomber of smoke rising from bombing of Tokyo below. Brigadier General Jimmie Doolittle pledging to repeat bombing of Tokyo. Supply train entering a Boeing Company defense plant. Workers being scrutinized as they enter the facility and punching in at a time clock. Poster in the plant picturing a B-29 bomber on a message in German describing it as an instrument for a "Destruction Battle against the Luftwaffe." Bold letters, above, in English read: "They're Promised-Let's Deliver 'em!" And, below, the words: "B-29, Super Bombers." Slabs of aluminum sheets fill a factory room. Overhead traveling cranes move them. Workers use heat and brakes to shape the aluminum sheets. Multiple views of the aluminum being machined and stamped to specifications. Wings being fabricated. Relatively unskilled labor using jigs to perform the work. Woman operating an overhead crane moving a wing in the plant. Views of plane parts moving across the ceiling via cranes. Women driving rivets into wings. Men and women employees working inside fuel fuel compartments of wings. A floor full of engine nacelles. A floor full of 2200 HP radial engines. A skeleton nose section being fabricated. Midsections and bomb bays being assembled. Workers crawling through the airframe during assembly. A woman working on a connecting tunnel. Sub-assemblies made by contractors arriving at the plant. More views of Boeing employees including young, old, men, and women, at work in the plant.

Date: 1944
Duration: 11 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A new Zoological garden opens at Brookfield in New York.

Governor Horner and Mayor Kelly along with other dignitaries present at a function on the opening of a new zoological garden at Brookfield in Chicago, Illinois. Thousands of people present at the eve. Animals in the zoo such as lions, elephant, bears and crocodiles. A zoo-keeper with a bird in his hands.

Date: 1934, July 2
Duration: 1 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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