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Notre Dame wins over Tar Heels with a score of 27-7 during a game of football in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Footballs match between Tar Heels and Notre Dame in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Tar Heels put up a terrific battle in the third period. Notre Dame wins the football match with a score of 27-7. Huge crowd gathered to watch the match.

Date: 1955, November 17
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Roosevelt delivers a speech after receiving a degree at North Carolina University in Chapel Hill.

President Franklin D Roosevelt receives a degree at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. During his speech on the occasion he calls himself a mild mannered peace loving person. He states that he firmly believes in capitalistic system and would not plunge into war. A number of students seated in the auditorium listen to the President.

Date: 1938, December 7
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Orville Wright greeted by Angus W McLean and unveils the memorial plaque in Kill Devil Hill, North Carolina

Inauguration of the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hill, North Carolina. Throngs of spectators walk up along hill. Governor of North Carolina Angus W McLean shakes hands with Aviator Orville Wright. Orville Wright unveiling the Wright Brothers National Memorial plaque. Crowd including military personnel stand around. A civilian opens a coop of birds that fly. Orville Wright stands next to memorial plaque. Inscription on plaque. Spectators on hill attend the event.

Date: 1927
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Delegates of The Pan American Highway Commission visit North Carolina

The Pan American Highway Commission officials received by Cameron A. Morrison, Governor of North Carolina. Governor Morrison and the delegates pose for a photo on steps of a building. The commission visits the Highway Equipment Depot near Raleigh and inspects the machinery. They proceed towards University of North Carolina. Traffic signs and direction boards on road sides. University of North Carolina college students give a cheer and greet the group. The commission buses, cars, motorcycles and motorcycles with sidecars are seen traveling on highway roads in North Carolina. The commission members observe road machinery and try out the machines including early tractors, graders, scrapers, and plows, trench diggers, and steam shovels. Two delegate members ride in the bucket of a steam shovel. They halt at the newly completed Wilcox Bridge spanning the Yadkin River near Spencer, North Carolina. A view of the caravan on the open-spandrel (open support system) Wilcox Bridge over the Yadkin River and then in a North Carolina town. The group entering Bessemer city in North Carolina, where a welcome banner spans the roadway.

Date: 1924
Duration: 4 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Band performs and prize distribution at Wright Brothers Visitor Center during a ceremony in Kitty hawk, North Carolina.

Dedication ceremonies at the Wright Brothers Visitor Center honoring the fifty seventh anniversary of first powered flight in Kitty hawk, North Carolina. Assembly of people and dignitaries on the occasion. Girls of Elizabeth City High School Band dance in group at the ceremony. Guests and dignitaries on podium, spectators assembled at the ceremony. Dignitaries include R.H. Cooke, Mayor of Kill Devil Hill; Luther H. Hodges, Governor of North Carolina; Conrad L. Wirth, Director National Park Service; retired Major General Benjamin D. Foulois. Prize distribution ceremonies to children with special achievements.

Date: 1960, December 17
Duration: 2 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Launch of Wright plane in North Carolina on 17 December 1903 and in Virginia on 09 September 1908, United States.

Launch of Wright plane in North Carolina on 17 December 1903 and in Virginia on 09 September 1908, United States. Wibur Wright places wheels beneath wing on Kill devil hill, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, United States. Wright plane takes its first flight after launch. Flight of plane in France. Two men pull props through on the Wright aircraft. Frenchmen stand and watch Wilbur Wright who makes adjustment on aircraft engine. Launching tower at right. Wright plane launches by catapult in France. Civilians and officers attend the air show. Wright plane passes overhead. Flight of Wright plane in United States. Orville Wright and Lieutenant Lahm sits on control section of the plane. Wright plane launches by catapult launch track at Fort Myers in Virginia on 09 September 1908. Plane in flight at Fort Myers. Spectators watch the plane. Army personnel move the Wright plane across open terrain they remove hangar doors from storage building. Army personnel grouped around the Wright aircraft. President Taft stand along the spectators. President Taft walk through spectators.

Date: 1903, December 17
Duration: 2 min 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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