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Troops with rifles inside a building.

People at a fort. Tank moves on a street. Pedestrians on the street. Troops with rifles inside a building.

Date: 1962, January
Duration: 43 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Patient removed by troops and helped into plane.

Ambulance arrives at airfield, patient removed by American troops and helped into plane. Plane in flight over mountainous terrain.

Date: 1962, January
Duration: 2 min 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
OAS and Red Cross aircraft converge on Central American Airfield. Armed irregulars. U.S. officer.

A local policeman , wearing a steel helmet, poses for photograph. Several other armed men in casual clothes are seen. A U.S. Army Captain shakes hands with an Army Christian Chaplain, wearing a religious stole around his neck, a large brim hat, and only a small Christian cross on his shirt collar. Woman descends from a DC-3 aircraft that just landed. She posed with a group of men. Another DC-3 lands, bearing Red Cross markings. A medic and two other men emerge. Several other DC-3 are seen on the dirt field. An officer with "Mexico" written on his left shoulder patch poses. He wears an armband with letters "OEA" on it (Organization of American States -- in Spanish). Groups of people rummage through boxes and debris by trees in the field. They hold up armaments, such as mortar bombs with fins.

Date: 1950
Duration: 2 min 15 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Accomplishments of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, and later challenges of the Civil Rights movement in America

Turn of the Century immigrants to the United States pose aboard ship. Some wear fez hats. View of clothing industry workers at sewing machines. Picture of Sidney Hillman and his wife, circa 1910. Older garment worker cutting cloth. Clothing workers punching a time clock. Men operating sewing machines. A cutter marking cloth from a pattern. A man sewing button holes on clothing. Old pictures of earlier garment workers. More modern view of unionized clothing workers at sewing machines. A cutter using a machine to cut multiple layers of fabric. Supervisors discussing a sample of sewn product. numerous views of men and women sewing garments. Flashback to earlier times of workers marching to demand a union contract. Union member distributing literature at a factory gate. Small group of union picketers on sidewalk. Union leader speaking to group of women workers in Southern town. Union organizer with bloodied head, smoking cigarette. Striking Workers (mostly women) standing in group outside employment office of Tuf-Nut Garment Manufacturing Company in Little Rock,Arkansas. The striking women being arrested by policemen. Change of scene to closeup of Alabama State policeman smoking cigar. Civil rights marchers during demonstration in Birmingham Alabama on May 7, 1963 during the "Birmingham Campaign" or "Birmingham Movement". Fire fighters in fire engine pumper truck stops near police on street in town and sets up fire hoses to spray high powered water directly at African American civil rights marchers. Civil Rights marchers soaked by high powered water hoses. One protestor or demonstrator tries to run away from the fire hose and is grabbed by two white police men. A protestor takes cover behind a telephone poll as a firehose is directed toward him. A black man converses with two women on a snowy street. Civil Rights marchers of the negro Southern Christian Leadership Conference carrying signs during a demonstration. People fill the area around the reflecting pool by the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, August 28, 1963. A man and his daughter share time together on a snowy day. Children sledding in the snow. People ice skating on lake in Central Park, New York City. Closing views of early immigrants to the U.S.A.

Date: 1964
Duration: 8 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Government officials at White House and Pentagon during the Cuban Missile Crisis; President Kennedy informs America.

Activities during Cuban Missile Crisis in the United States. U.S. Government officials arriving at the White House in Washington DC to address the Cuban missile crisis. CIA Director John McCone and Vice President Lyndon Johnson seen arriving at the White House. President John F. Kennedy addresses the American people on October 22, 1962, announcing discovery of Soviet missiles in Cuba and imposing a U.S. naval "quarantine" on Cuba. Animation showing areas of naval quarantine. The U.S. Capitol in a night time view. Night view of the State Department Building and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. Interior views in the Pentagon show offices and signs for Office of Secretary of Air Force; Office of U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff; Office of Chief of Naval Operations; Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Office of the Secretary of Defense. View in a meeting room of Robert McNamara, the Secretary of Defense, standing at a microphone.

Date: 1962, October 22
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. Navy personnel demonstrates balancing mechanism of fire balloon used to attack North America during World War II.

Diagram shows pattern of air currents that carried Japanese paper balloon fire bombs from Japan to America's West Coast, during World War II. The paper balloon or fire balloon unit consists of the paper gas sac and an automatic balancing and firing control device. United States Navy personnel inspects the balloon as it descends to the ground. He looks at the paper bags filled with sand which provide balance and the central payload,incendiary and bombs. He holds paper material and inspects its strength. The balloon is filled with hydrogen gas. Pressure is exerted by a rubber ring. United States Navy personnel demonstrates the various parts: demolition block,aneroid switches,jacks,blow out plugs,incendiaries and central payload. He demonstrates the balancing mechanism: Balance bags,payloads and incendiaries are suspended by T-hooks switched between the blow out plugs on the balancing ring. A man unhooks the T-hook and releases balance bags.

Date: 1945
Duration: 3 min 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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