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President Eisenhower bids farewell to Prime Minister of Canada, Louis St. Laurent, at Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia

West Virginia State troopers hold doors as President Eisenhower and the Prime Minister of Canada, Louis St. Laurent, come out of the Greenbrier Resort at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States. They are joined by U.S. Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles, and Bernard M. Shanley, aide to the President. They all laugh and smile as they pose for photographers. The Prime Minister waves at spectators, and shakes President Eisenhowers hand as they say farewell. A 1956 Fleetwood cadillac automobile is parked on the drive with flag of United States and ensign of Canada on its fenders. The car drives away with the Prime Minister and led by a West Virginia State police car.

Date: 1956, March 27
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Radar stations along the DEW line rushed to competition

Radar stations along the Distance Early Warning line (DEW line) rushed to competition across a 3000 mile arc in Arctic region. Canada and United States work together under savage conditions in the massive construction job. United States Air Force Plane. U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Wilson on an inspection tour with Defense Minister of Canada Campney and other members of joint commission. Snow covered mountains in the background.

Date: 1956, April 9
Duration: 1 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Eisenhower hosts Canadian and Mexican Heads of State at Greenbrier Resort, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

The Greenbrier Resort at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States. Flag of Mexico and Red Ensign of Canada flank the U.S. flag at front of the building. President Dwight D. Eisenhower chats with Louis St. Laurent, Prime Minister of Canada, who waves his hat to crowd of spectators standing in cordoned off area. President Eisenhower shakes hands with Mexican President, Adolfo Ruiz Cortines. Secrtetary of State, John Foster Dulles, stands behind President Eisenhower. The three heads of state pose for photographers.

Date: 1956, March 26
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Ski patrol trainees take out a buried skiers from snow and take him on a toboggan on Canadian rockies in Canada.

Ski patrols save avalanche victims in Canada. The Canadian rockies. The goats on the snow covered mountains. The skiers ski on the mountains. Avalanche on the Canadian rockies. The ski patrol trainees ski an reach the avalanche area. A skier being buried in the snow. The ski patrol trainees use shovel to remove the snow. They take out the body of the skier. The trainees take him on a toboggan.

Date: 1956, November 15
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Damage to buildings and rescue workers after coal gas explosion and fire at a coal mine in Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada

Coal gas explosion and fire at a coal mine in Springhill, Nova Scotia, Canada. Destroyed buildings and tracks by the explosion and fire. Ambulances and rescue vehicles running on road. Rescue worker send the eighty nine injured workers rescued in ambulance. Twenty six still trapped. Women talk outside the mines..

Date: 1956, November 5
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A Canadian jet fighter crashes on a convent building killing thirteen occupants in Ottawa, Canada.

A Canadian jet fighter crashes on a convent building in Ottawa, Canada. View of the burning and damaged building. Thirteen occupants died during the crash. Officers converse with church officials. Investigators interview to find the cause of the crash. The officers inspect the area to find sufficient clues.

Date: 1956, May 17
Duration: 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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