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Communipaw New Jersey USA 1931 stock footage and images

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Unwanted immigrants in Communipaw are herded aboard the Ellis Island Boat to await passage back to Europe.

Unwanted immigrants disembark from a train at Communipaw, New Jersey and ready to be deported. Gathered together from across the U.S. for numerous offenses, the 400 men, women and children are herded aboard the Ellis Island Boat to await deportation back to Europe. The Ellis Island Boat leaves the shore of Communipaw pushed by a tugboat.

Date: 1931, November 5
Duration: 1 min 8 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Sir George Hubert Wilkins inspects submarine Nautilus O-12 (SS-73) in Camden, New Jersey.

Sir George Hubert Wilkins prepares for perilous voyage undersea to North Pole. He inspects submarine Nautilus before starting his journey at Camden shipyard in New Jersey. 1931.

Date: 1931
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Flashbacks show USS Wakefield being christened as SS Manhattan, and famous passengers aboard in the early 1930s

Famous passengers aboard ocean liner SS Manhattan (later USS Wakefield during World War 2) in the United States. Flashbacks show USS Manhattan being christened by Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt on 5th December, 1931. It is seen being launched from New York Shipbuilding Corporation in Camden New Jersey. View of maiden voyage on 10th August,1932, with passengers boarding the ship. It leaves a port for her first trip to Thailand, England, Germany and France. The passengers dance aboard the deck of SS Manhattan. Passengers including Babe Ruth, Jimmy Walker, Glenn Cunningham, and aviator Douglas Corrigan ("Wrong Way Corrigan") seen aboard the ship.

Date: 1932
Duration: 1 min 19 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Two men climb Colgate Clock in Jersey City, New Jersey and many people reset their clocks back at end of daylight savings time

Two men climb Colgate Clock dial in Jersey City, New Jersey to reset it back at the end of daylight savings time. A woman adjusts her watch while an overlay of clock hands is seen. A bum wakes up while sleeping on a bench. He adjusts his alarm clock. The homeless man goes back to sleeping on the park bench. A bag piper in Scottish outfit removes and alarm clock from his hat, adjusts it, and then returns it to his hat. Street sweepers with brooms and trash bins adjust their watches. A horse pulled wagon passes by behind sweepers. View of an old fashioned radio. View of Napoleon Lebrun & Sons Metropolitan Life Insurance clock tower at Madison Square garden in New York.

Date: 1931, September 28
Duration: 1 min 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dr Philip Hauser briefs George Stone on development of various aspects of U.S. census from 1820 to 1931 in United States,1960.

George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser at the presentation of U.S. census. A slide of U.S. map appears on the screen. 1820 and population figures are marked on part of the map inhabited at that time. The reasons for the increase in the population are discussed by George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser. In the next slide census figures of 1830 appears. Concern for the handicapped lead to including of deaf, dumb and blind category in this census is shown. Dr Philip Hauser shows cartoons appearing in newspapers of that time to George Stone. In the next slide, census figures of 1850 and 7 classes of occupation of people are seen. A percentage representation of various occupations in the population is given in the next slide. The stress on accuracy of 1850 census is seen in the next slide. A comparison of number of occupations of males and females from 1840 to 1870 is shown in the next slide. Census of 1930 is mentioned in the next slide. 1931 is shown as a Special Unemployment Census. Newspaper headlines about stock market crash is seen. Around clip timecode 8:13 are images of Wall Street stock exchange floor near time of stock market crash. Wall Street region in New York City filled with people and views of lines or queues for homeless, unemployed, or food during the Great Depression.

Date: 1960
Duration: 9 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of the Empire State Building in New York City, including views during construction and after 1945 plane crash.

The Empire State Building in New York City. Views of the Empire State Building in 1970. Views of the Empire State Building under construction in 1930 and 1931. A blimp passing near the Empire State building in the 1930s. People gathered in front of the Empire State Building for its grand opening in May 1931. Next scene shows the 79th floor of the Empire State Building engulfed in flames after a B-25 aircraft crashed into the building in 1945. Views of the fire from the ground an from the 79th floor areas as firemen extinguish flames. Final scene is street levels views of the Empire State building from a moving vehicle, again in 1970.

Date: 1970
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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