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Cruise of Whaler "Herman." Ships of the Canadian Arctic Expedition at Banks Island,in the Arctic Archipelago, 1914.

Arctic cruise of the Whaler "Herman." Stefansson camp at Banks Island. Several ships of ill-fated Stefansson expedition (Canadian Arctic Expedition) in a harbor.The name "Alaska" can be seen on stern of one. Two-masted schooner ashore on beach. The four-masted schooner S.S. Holmes, appearing partially sunk and leaning to port. Two men in cold weather gear on board, working to repair her. Later view of the SS Holmes appearing to have been uprighted. View from a boat proceeding along a shoreline. Christian Theodore Pedersen, Captain of the "Herman" with another man, possibly William J. (Levi) Baur, both in fur coats, being welcomed by Charles D. Brower, owner of a store at Point Barrow. He poses with them and others in front of his store.The camera pans other buildings in Mr. Brower's compound.

Date: 1914
Duration: 4 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, places a wreath and greets veterans at the Canadian National War Memorial, Ottawa, Canada.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, arrives at the Canadian National War Memorial in a cadillac automobile with a clear plastic roof. She walks along a line of Canadian war veterans and converses with some of them. Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer holds back crowd of enthusiastic spectators. The Queen Mother places a wreath at the base of the war memorial, which is already adorned with countless wreaths placed there on Canada's Remembrance Day. Memorial is engraved: "1914-1918." The Queen Mother wears three pearl necklaces. Canadian spectators pack the sidewalks, as the Queen Mother rides along the streets of Ottawa. Views, from a height, of the ceremony at the National War Memorial. The Queen Mother stands before assembled officials. A military band is in formation. Large numbers of spectators are assembled to watch. The Queen Mother's wreath is shown with its card reading:"From Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, The Queen Mother."

Date: 1954, November 13
Duration: 2 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Cruise of Whaler "Herman." Northwest Mounted Policemen in harbor at Herschel Island, Canada.

Whaler "Herman" at Herschel Island, Canada during a cruise. A view of a harbor at Herschel Island. Boats in the harbor. Huts at the harbor and civilians milling about in the foreground. Royal Northwest Mounted Policemen at the harbor. A ship in the background.

Date: 1914
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Boat from Whaler "Herman" carries supplies for explorer Stefansson at his camp on Banks Island, Canada.

A boat from the Whaler "Herman" delivers supplies for explorer Stefansson at his camp on Banks Island, Canada. His power Schooner "Mary Sachs" hauled up on the beach. Supply crates piled up on the beach.

Date: 1914
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Cruise of Whaler "Herman." Two polar cubs play and eat at Stefansson camp on Banks Island, Canada.

Arctic cruise of the Whaler "Herman." Explorer Stefansson's camp at Banks Island, Canada. Two polar cubs of Captain P. Bernard play with a man. The cubs being fed as they eat from a container. The cubs with chains around their necks as they play.

Date: 1914
Duration: 2 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Debacle at Garment Workers Convention in 1914 leads to formation of Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

United Garment workers (UGW) Union members discuss plan for 1914 convention in Nashville Tennessee. View from locomotive traveling on a straight train track. A steam locomotive pulling a passenger train. Trainman on rail car waving a lantern. Views of the convention, October 12, 1914, in Nashville, headed by UGW President Thomas A. Rickert of Chicago. Union locals from New York, Boston, Rochester, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, were deemed in arrears on dues (although they had been on strike) and not allowed to participate. They walked out, with the Chicago delegation too. View of Telegram sent from Nashville, by the dissidents, to Sidney Hillman in New York, October, 1914, asking him to head a rival union. Photo of Hillman taking telephone call. A special convention at Webster Hall, in New York City, where dissidents join with Journeyman Tailors union and form the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, with Sidney Hillman as President. Key members of the new union are seen standing in front of a car. Sidney Hillman in his office dictating to his secretary. Copies of the new union's House organs in various languages. Amalgamated Clothing Workers holding signs in various languages. Workers pose on a truck by a sign reading:"A Fair Deal, A Chance to Live, Arbitration is all we ask." Workers in cars. Girls on roller skates wearing sashes reading: "Don't Be A Scab." A man in a barrel with sign reading: "Can't afford to wear pants. Pa works in an open shop." Women pose in sandwich boards that spell out: "Closed Shop." Philadelphia garment worker ostensibly writing letter to Sidney Hillman. Shop owners examine sewn item and shop records while man works at sewing machine.

Date: 1914
Duration: 3 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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