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Danbury Connecticut USA 1929 stock footage and images

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Cars race on a dirt track during an auto race in Danbury, Connecticut, USA.

View of an auto race held at a track in Danbury, Connecticut, USA. The cars skid at sharp turns on the muddy track. Spectators cheer from their stands.

Date: 1929, October 16
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Test flight of "airphibian": A combination airplane and automobile invented by Robert Fullton in Danbury Connecticut

Scenes from a test flight of Robert Fulton's "airphibian" in Danbury Connecticut. The two seater aluminum small coupe lands and its inventor, Robert Fulton, a descendent of steam boat inventor Robert Fullton, is seen. Fulton unscrews and removes the propeller. Then the fly hook wings and fuselage are removed to convert the plane into a car. Fulton drives the car (free of its aircraft parts) on a road, passing another car.

Date: 1946, November 11
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Airphibian an automobile airplane 'Aerobile' designed by Robert Fulton Jr. in Danbury,Connecticut

A film titled ' Airborne motorcar' shows Airphibian, an automobile airplane 'Aerobile' landing in Danbury,Connecticut. Designer Robert Fulton Jr. detaches wings of the plane and it is driven away as a car.

Date: 1946, November 11
Duration: 1 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Formal dedication of the Edison Institute, Ford Museum, and Historical Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan

Huge crowd attending the dedication of the Edison Institute, Ford Museum and Greenfield Village, in Dearborn, Michigan, on a rainy October 21, 1929. The event includes a Jubilee of Lights, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Edison's electric light. People holding umbrellas, stand on platform of the Smithcreek Railroad depot, which has been moved to the village. Steam issues from antique locomotive parked on far track. An 1850 steam locomotive decorated with American flags, pulls a 3-car train into the depot, with its bell clanging. Secret Service agents step from the moving train to take up positions on the platform.U.S. President, Herbert Hoover, escorts Thomas Edison, down the steps of the train to the platform. Mrs. Hoover follows, along with Henry Ford, who moves quickly down the steps, as other notable guests also alight. The President, and Mrs. Hoover, along with Edison and Ford, enter a car and proceed in a motorcade through the city of Detroit. Tickertape is seen descending from the city buildings. A speaker stand at steps of City Hall is decorated in patriotic bunting and displays pictures of Hoover and Edison, and a sign reading: "Light's Golden Jubilee." Guests remaining at Greenfield village are taken on guided tours in horse-drawn carriages. Many who walk carry umbrellas. Among building seen are: An 1828 toll house and shoe shop;Blacksmith shop; a tintype studio of the 1880s; an 1830s post office and apothecary shop, from Phoenixville, Connecticut; the Clifton Inn, on the village green; a General store, from Waterford, Michigan; the Village Town Hall; and the Martha Mary Chapel. Interior of museum galleries, with guests in formal attire assembled for a candle light banquet, while at the Menlo Park exhibit, Edison, with assistant, Francis Jehl, re-enact the successful demonstration of a carbon filament electric light. At the same time, all electric lights in the museum and village are turned on. View of elaborate electric light chandelier illuminated.

Date: 1929, October 21
Duration: 4 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A football match between Yale University and Dartmouth team in New Haven

A football match between Yale University and Dartmouth team at New Haven in Connecticut. Players at the line of scrimmage. Bulldogs score first. Austen makes touchdown for Yale University. Dartmouth team scores. Marsters of Dartmouth make another touchdown. Yale University team beats Dartmouth16-12. A huge crowd of 80,000 watches the match. The crowd cheers the players.

Date: 1929, November 6
Duration: 2 min 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Granada Hills, California beats Stratford, Connecticut, 2-1 in extra inning of the Little League World Series.

Spectators fill bleacher seats to watch the Little League championship game in Pennsylvania. View of Dave Sehmen, of Granada Hills, California pitching against Stratford Connecticut. Narrator states that he struck out 18 batters. Glimpse of spectators in the stands. Next, California takes a one-nothing lead as their catcher, Ken Kinsman, gets the only extra-base hit of the game, a home run in the 4th inning. Views of fans scrambling for the ball where it lands, and of Kinsman rounding the bases. Fans applauding in the stands. Harold Smith of Connecticut is seen stealing second base and advancing to third as another Connecticut batter grounds out to first base. Smith is seen sliding into home plate to even the score, when California catcher Kinsman lets a pitch get past him. In an extra inning, Kinsman is seen hitting a single to right field. View of him (number 10) on first base. Team mate Fred Seibly (number 6) hits an infield grounder and Kinsman is forced out at second. But the throw to firat for a double play goes wild and Seibly advan\ces to second. James Walker then hits a looping fly over first base that brings Seibly home for the win. Members of the California team celebrate on the field with their coaches.

Date: 1963, August 28
Duration: 1 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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