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Connecticut United States USA 1942 stock footage and images

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Influx of foreign immigrants add to total population in Northeastern States of the United States.

Animated map of Northeastern United States bounded with Middle States and Southeastern States. Map depicts geographical condition of Northeastern States. Map marks States of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Map shows Northeastern settlement during colonial period by Scotch, English, Dutch, Germans, and Swedes. Also shows influx of French Canadians during early 19th century and immigrants from different countries occupying urban Northeastern centers. Map explains the population occupying region.

Date: 1942
Duration: 2 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Owners near their antique cars lined up for a car race and cars driven during the race in Connecticut, United States.

Antique cars in Derby car racing in Connecticut, United States. Antique cars lined up for a car race. A man near his antique Ford motor car built in 1903. A woman and a child sit in a car. Steam comes out of a steam powered car built in 1910. People stand around the car. Spectators watch the car race. Antique cars driven during the race on the race track. A man watches the race through binoculars.

Date: 1942, July
Duration: 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
United States President Franklin Roosevelt checks facts and figures about aid sent to Allied countries.

United States provides aid to Allies. United States President Franklin Roosevelt seated in his office. Lend Lease Administrator Edward R. Stettinius reports to President Roosevelt about the aid provided to her allies. Lend-Lease shipments prepared and shipped. Merchandise, tanks, planes sent to Soviet Union and Britain. Rail cars carry crates of machine tools made by Bullard Company in Bridgeport, Connecticut. These crates are seen being loaded in a ship destined for the Soviet Union. A ship at sea. Smoke rises up from smokestack. (World War II period).

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 55 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Soldiers march on streets holding rifles during World War I and veterans return to farming and dairying in United States.

A United States troop transport ship at sea during the first World War. U.S. Army troops (aka dough boys) aboard the ship. U.S. Army soldiers march in formation in a large city square area in Europe (likely France) holding rifles during World War 1. United States troop ships being loaded with American soldiers for World War I, and scenes of U.S. troops in WWI marching in the streets of a European city. Scenes from earlier during combat in the war. World War I allied soldiers on battle front in France. Soldiers run to a bomb crater area for shelter when crossing no man's land. Soldiers fire artillery. Artillery shells explode. Allied soldiers running across a battlefield as tanks run beside them toward the German enemy. People wave U.S. flags as First World War war ends with Armistice. Large crowd gathers in New York celebrating WWI armistice. Newspaper held high by a man with headline "Germany Surrenders". Views in the United States of hard times in American towns after World War I ended and war industries were no longer providing money. View of forests. Girl draws water from a well. Man and a boy operate a grindstone sharpening a saw. Farmers plowing fields with horse drawn plows during great depression era. People do agricultural works at fields. Negro farmers at cotton office. Cattle in field. Man and a woman milk cows with hands. Man pours milk in vessels. Milk processing before bottling including pouring milk through a cooling device. Men on tractor at fields. A board reads 'For the common defense'. Views of a factory. A man operates a switch on a switchboard for generating electricity. Views of a power generation plant. Narrator describes how America will prevent a slide into hard financial times again after World War 2 ends. From a 1942 production with footage from 1917 through 1942.

Date: 1918
Duration: 6 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Needs and progress in education for the mentally disabled in Connecticut and the United States.

Volunteers provide education to the mentally disabled children in Connecticut, United States. A map hung on a wall. Narrator mentions that in 1959 the Connecticut Legislature created the "State Office of Mental Retardation." Mr. Bert Schmikel, Head of that office, points at the map and expresses his views about education for the mentally disabled children. Several children around a table. A woman helps them. A child tries to wear shoes. Another child wears a cap. A man helps as some mentally disabled children get off a car. A bespectacled boy with the American Flag. A mentally disabled girl and an African American boy. Two ladders placed horizontally on a table. The ladders are placed side by side in such a way that the rungs of the two ladders do not correspond to each other. A girl walks by placing her feet between the rungs of the ladders. A woman teaches needlework to a boy. A disabled girl fiddles with the zip of the hood of a boy's coat. A man stands nearby.

Date: 1969
Duration: 3 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Birth of Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company and its nuclear reactor facility in the United States.

Map of United States showing location of a power plant of Connecticut. A woman in 1960's dress (Leslie Franzos) dances happily in her living room in front of a window air conditioner. Electric supply lines and power plants showing growth in the sector. Sunset and a graph with wavy lines depicting the limitation of non-renewable sources of power. Views of coal and oil production, pipeline, and transportation facilities including rail trains moving on tracks. Narrator describes fossil fuel supplies as abundant but finite. 1960's woman dances in front of graph depicting rising power demand through the decades ahead. Animation of names of various electricity producing companies. Model of the nuclear power plant of the Connecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company. 1960's fashion woman dances in front of model holding blueprints. Animation of map showing location of the plant. Aerial view of actual site of the plant. Sketch of the plant. Animated model of the functioning reactor and cooling system to be used by the plant. A submarine with reactor fitted. Pictures of nuclear power plants in use at Rowe Massachusetts and Shippingport Pennsylvania. Knobs and on-off of lights on a panel. View of interior control room at the Yankee Rowe nuclear power station. Group of executives in suits touring the Yankee Rowe nuclear plant grounds. Design architect at desk in an office reviews blueprints for nuclear plant.

Date: 1966
Duration: 4 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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