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Buyers select cattle from a stockyard and cattle walk in a narrow passage of a meat packing plant in Chicago, Illinois.

Meat packing industry in the United States. Corn Belt: Cattle are fed on grain. In Chicago, Illinois : cattle in a stockyard. Buyers walk near fences to select animals. A buyer selects cattle. Cattle walk in a narrow passage of a meat packing plant.

Date: 1922
Duration: 1 min 27 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Museums, buildings, bridges, monuments of historical importance in Chicago, Illinois during the mid 1960s.

Buildings, bridges and monuments of historical importance in Chicago, Illinois. View of bridges over the Chicago River in downtown Chicago, Illinois. In the Wacker historic district, close-up view of the Heald Square Monument featuring George Washington, Robert Morris, and Haym Salomon. Lion sculpture and entrance area of the Art Institute of Chicago. Tourists viewing displays and artwork inside the Art Institute. Exterior view of the Museum of Science and Industry. People entering the museum. A woman with her woman in a stroller or pram, drags the stroller backwards up the steps of the museum.

Date: 1965
Duration: 25 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
World's Champion Horseshoe pitcher, Ted Allen, demonstrates skills, after his win in Moline, Illinois

Approximately 20 contestants, dressed in white, are seen at horseshoe pitching lanes in a fenced enclosure. Spectators are seated in bleachers nearby. A stray dog wanders in the foreground. View of the spectators (mostly men). View of a shoe landing as a ringer. View from the pins as a contestant throws five shoes at four pins. One shoe appears to have landed closed against the first pin. The remaining four are all ringers. In a complete change of scene, Ted Allen, wearing a sweater emblazoned with his name and title: "World's Champion," gives a demonstration. He throws four ringers at one pin, while an intrepid assistant leans over, with his hand atop the pin, confident that he won't be hit by one of the horseshoes. Final view is a closeup of Ted Allen posing with his face framed by a horseshoe. (Note: Ted Allen was born in Kansas. His family moved to Colorado in 1922; to Oregon in 1932; to California in 1933; and finally back to Colorado, in 1936.)

Date: 1935, September 4
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Highway, houses, bridges, waterfront, skyscrapers and cars on roads of Chicago, Illinois United States.

Film opens with hazy aerial views of Chicago Illinois. Scene shifts to views from vehicle driving on Chicago highway. A road sign reads"Des Plaines River Rd exits 1/2 mile ahead." A Boeing 727 commercial airliner is seen overhead with wheels down as it descends to land. Some 1960s cars drive past. View back, of the airliner descending above the highway, and of truck and cars passing the camera vehicle. Overhead road sign reads "Chicago Downtown 15 Miles." View of the Chicago skyline of buildings on Lake Michigan waterfront. View from slow moving aircraft of the Wrigley Building; the Michigan Avenue Bridge across the Chicago River; and the Tribune Tower. Camera continues to pan to East and then at building with "United Insurance" written near its top. Camera then swirls downward to river and bridges directly below and then back up from street and down again, ending on avenue near building displaying two American flags.

Date: 1965
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Metallurgical Laboratory, Eckhart Hall and other buildings in the University of Chicago campus, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Buildings of the Chicago University, Chicago. Metallurgical Laboratory in the university campus. Eckhart Hall in the foreground. Ryerson Hall Physical Laboratory in the background. A man comes out from the entrance to Ekhart Hall. Lettering 'Eckhart Hall' above the entrance.

Date: 1946, July
Duration: 2 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
American aviator Howard Robard Hughes flying Northrop Gamma 2G (NR-13761) from Chicago to Los Angeles

American aviator Howard Hughes at an airfield in Chicago Illinois. Hughes poses in front of his parked, rented Northrop Gamma 2G (NR13761), as he prepares to set a new flight speed record from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California. Men stand nearby. Airport terminal buildings in the background. Hughes boards the airplane. Hughes in the cockpit of the Northrop Gamma 2G aircraft. Several men stand near the airplane. The airplane taxis and takes off and in flight overhead. It reached Los Angeles in 8 hours and 10 minutes, setting a new speed record for east-to-west flight between Chicago and Los Angeles.

Date: 1936, May 14
Duration: 3 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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