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Perry O. Stoughton sets on a 1000-mile voyage to San Diego on his raft from Crescent City in California.

Perry O. Stoughton sets on a 1000-mile voyage to San Diego on his sailing raft from Crescent City in California. Canned food and a barrel of drinking water is aboard the raft. Large crowd gathers at the peer to bid him farewell.

Date: 1937, July 14
Duration: 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Navigation in crescent city of New Orleans, United States.

Geographical map depicts location of New Orleans between Lake Pontchartrain and the Mississippi River. View of Levees that protects the city. Trains are ferried across rivers. View of paddle wheel driven boats moving and anchored at port. Boat named 'Uncle Oliver'. Train laden ferry en route and arriving at another port here a locomotive and its attached trains drive off the ferry.

Date: 1929
Duration: 3 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A band plays during novel parade on opening day of Casey Joy Da, Mobile, Alabama.

Knights of Columbus members hold novel parade on opening day of Casey Joy Da, Mobile, Alabama. Men in pajamas. People watch from sidewalks. One humorous marcher plays with a giant yo-yo. Two Boy Scouts in uniform accompany flag bearer. Group of boys with instruments in the parade also. The main band playing is Bill Lagman's Crescent City Orchestra. Members include Bill Lagman on cornet , Avery Loposa on Trombone, Felix Girado on snare drum, and Cliff Holman on clarinet.

Date: 1929, August 21
Duration: 1 min 27 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The air-sea search undertaken to find the American aviatrix Amelia Earhart in the Pacific Ocean.

The disappearance of American aviatrix Amelia Earhart in 1937. A smiling Amelia Earhart stands with a man, possibly Fred Noonan. Earhart and crew loading up an airplane parked in a hanger. May 20, 1937, Lockheed Model 10-E Electra taking off from Oakland, California bound for Miami, Florida on the first leg of Earhart's second attempt at an around-the-world flight. Earhart and her navigator disappear during the flight and are last heard from on July 2, 1937. A huge air sea search is undertaken to find them. An aircraft carrier underway at sea. Airplane parked on the flight deck. Bi-Planes fly in formation during search.

Date: 1937, May 20
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Soviet flyers who flew from Moscow, Russia, to Vancover Washington, begin journey back to Russia

United Airlines DC-3 Mainliner aircraft lands and taxis to the airfield ramp,at Oakland, California. U.S. military and civilian officials, and newsmen gather around the airplane as its doors open. A crowd of spectators and well-wishers fill an area at the airfield terminal. Closeup of three Soviet flyers, standing and waving from the top of stairs at the plane's door. They are Pilot Valery Chkalov; Co-pilot Georgy Baydukov and Navigator Alexander Belyakov. They left Moscow, Russia, June 18, 1937 in a single-engine Soviet Tupolev ANT-25 aircraft on a flight over the North Pole and finally landed after 63 hours and 25 minutes, at. the U.S. Army Pearson Field in Fort Vancouver Barracks (Washington State, USA). Scene shifts to Pearson Field, where their airplane is being prepared for shipment back to Russia. U.S. Army soldiers package up recording instruments preserving evidence of the flight necessary to document their accomplishment. They remove and package loose articles, such as parachutes. View of the airplane being completely covered in protective tarp wrappings.

Date: 1937, June
Duration: 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Large crowd celebrates New Year (1937) in Times Square, New York City, United States. Numerous illuminated signs are seen.

Large crowd gathers to celebrate the New Year (1937) in Times Square, New York City, United States. Numerous neon signs are seen. Examples include a "Planters Peanuts" sign that shows peanuts pouring from a package, and signs advertising product names such as: "Camels"and"Coca-Cola." A blinking "Vaudeville" sign is seen. The Criterion movie theater advertises a James Cagney film. Loews theater marquee announces Joan Crawford and Clark Gable appearing in the film "Love on the Run."

Date: 1937, January 1
Duration: 2 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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