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United States President Dwight D Eisenhower's visit to Ottawa Canada.

United States President Dwight D Eisenhower and his wife, Mamie Doud Eisenhower, are welcomed and greeted by Governor General of Canada, Vincent Massey and Mr. and Mrs. Louis St. Laurent, the Prime Minister of Canada. The President places a wreath at the Canadian War Memorial. The Dignitaries drive through cheering crowd of Ottawa residents. View of Rideau Hall, Governor's residence where the President and Mrs. Eisenhower participate in the guest tradition of planting a Maple tree. View of Canadian Parliament buildings and the Peace Tower. Inside Parliament, the President Eisenhower addresses the Canadian Parliament and talks about relations between the United States and Canada.

Date: 1953, November 16
Duration: 2 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Marie Dionne, a quintuplet enters convent for the spiritual world in Canada.

Family members and others bid farewell to Marie Dionne in Canada. She forsakes the material world for the spiritual. She is a quintuplet. People and her family members enter the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament Convent. Family members bid farewell to her.

Date: 1953, November 5
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
British diplomat Alfred Hall meets his Russian wife and son after seven years of separation.

British diplomat Alfred Hall at a Canadian airport. He greets his wife and son as they emerge from the plane.

Date: 1953, September 7
Duration: 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People watch the competitions at the National Horse Show held in New York.

Crowd gathers at the National Horse Show in New York. Men on horses participate in the hurdle race. Horse jumps off the hurdles. People watch the competition between two young Canadian and English equestriennes. Canadian teenage female rider Shirley Thomas wins the Goodwill Challenge Trophy. Canada's Mounties perform their Coronation ride for a colorful closing of evening.

Date: 1953, November 5
Duration: 1 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dramatization: President Thomas Jefferson buys the Louisiana territory from Napoleon and sends Lewis and Clark on expedition

Dramatization of historical American events. United States President Thomas Jefferson looks at a wall map of the Louisiana Purchase, acquired from Napoleon Bonaparte, the leader of France. Jefferson sits with a few officials seated at a table. A pictorial map showing the Columbia River and the Missouri River flowing into the Pacific. The Lewis and Clark expedition is sent to western territory. The life of the Native American Indians. The Indians wearing traditional costumes. Indians hunting buffalo. Scenic views of a hillside with a flowing river. Lewis and Clark cross a water body led by an Indian guide. A large waterfall. The expedition members sleeping in trees to avoid predators. The rapids of the Columbia River. Men crossing the river with water up to their necks. The men wading through the water holding their guns up. Natives watching the men. The course of the Columbia River. Two men from the expedition team lying beside a tree. The expedition watches English men in boats on the river who have come from Canada to establish outposts.

Date: 1953
Duration: 5 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Rally in remembrance of those who died in East German Revolt against Soviets in 1953

Anniversary of East German Revolt against Soviets in 1953. West Berliners including Mayor Willy Brandt and Chancellor Ludwig Erhard at the memorials of those who died in East German Revolt against Soviets in 1953. Flowers on memorials. More than 200 memorial services recall day of revolt in 1953. Chancellor Erhard leads 75,000 people in a rally before the Town Hall. Freedom torch is lit by a man.

Date: 1963, June 20
Duration: 1 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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