Americans celebrate United States 200th Anniversary in Virginia, United States. Guests gathered outside Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, near Charlottesville, Virginia. Five hundred new citizens sign naturalization documents. Man calls out names of the new citizens. In an official ceremony, the new citizens swear to support the Constitution of the United States of America .Woman,speaking on the U.S. Capitol Mall, Washington, DC, quotes from American Declaration of Independence. flags with fireworks in the background.
Scenes from the Academical Village at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. A sketch of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia, on a table. View of the North side of the Rotunda, and the statue of Thomas Jefferson in front of the Rotunda. Students standing on the steps of Old Cabell Hall, with a view past a statue of Blind Homer with his Student Guide, by Moses Ezekiel, and up the Lawn toward the Rotunda South entrance. A couple walking on the lawn. Women stand and talk on the Rotunda terrace near the East Lawn. Lawn at the Academical Village of the University of Virginia. Students walking on the East Lawn steps beside the Rotunda, toward University Avenue. Three U.S. military soldiers stand with a woman in front of a statue of Thomas Jefferson, founder of the University of Virginia, located on the West Lawn.
Argentine Ambassador Honorio Pueyrredón speaks into four microphones, at the dedication of a memorial to General and independence leader, José de San Martín, located in Judiciary Square, Washington, DC. (It was moved to Triangle Park, at Virginia Avenue and 20th Street, in 1976.) This is a duplicate of the original located at the Plaza San Martin, in Buenos Aires. It is a gift to the United States from Argentina. View of the flag-draped equestrian statue, as it is uncovered displaying the flags of Argentina and the United States and numerous doves flying skywards. View of the memorial base, as an aide climbs steps and presents the Ambassador with an object that he places into an opening in the base. Scene shifts to President Calvin Coolidge, stepping to the podium, surrounded by officials and notables, including First lady Grace Anna Goodhue Coolidge. They applaud and then sit as the President begins to speak. Change of scene shows closeup of the President and Mrs. Coolidge standing on a stand decorated with flags and bunting, set up next to a building. Secretary of State, Frank Billings Kellogg, stands to the left of Mrs. Coolidge. Uniformed Argentine soldiers stand at attention in front of the dignitaries. The President shields his eyes from the sun as he observes something to his left.
Exteriors of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's house in Charlottesville, Virginia. Animals graze on a farmland. Houses behind trees. American flag in front of a building. Sketch of Monticello. A garden in front of the house. A path with trees.
Thomas Jefferson's personal life in Charlottesville, Virginia. Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's house. Dramatization: Man portraying Thomas Jefferson walks in a garden by the side of a pond. He picks something from the ground. He walks on stairs away from the house. Interiors of the house. Mirror and portraits on a wall. Fire place with chairs around it. A dinning table seen. A clock kept at elevation with statues at its side. A compass on the ceiling. A tower on top. Stickers on wall read days of a week from Monday to Friday. A bird sculpture engraved on the ceiling and a lamp hangs from it. A chair with a footrest and a round table in front.
Thomas Jefferson's personal life in Charlottesville, Virginia. Dramatization: Man portraying Thomas Jefferson walks on the terrace and observes. Mountains in background. Thomas Jefferson's portrait. A hand written paper on a table. Man walks towards the window and stands. A bed in a room. Thomas Jefferson's statue and obelisk
at his grave. Trees in background.