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Dayton Ohio USA 1938 stock footage and images

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Recruitment of American women during war time labor shortage in Dayton,Ohio.

1930s and 1940 cars and trucks on a crowded road, heading into Dayton, Ohio. Close up view of car wheels turning on roads. Men hitchhiking rides into Dayton. Flood of incoming war workers results in long lines for services. A long queue of people outside of the Virginia Cafeteria. People in line outside a laundromat. Long lines of workers outside a movie theater, beside its marquee. Woman hangs a "no vacancy" sign at an apartment building. War workers crowding into buses to go to or from work at factories. War Manpower Committee (WMC) spokesman help draft plans to solve labor and overcrowding problems in Dayton, Ohio, during World War II. Plant operators support the WMC with pledges not to exceed labor quotas. American women walk house to house to talk to fellow women and inform them about war production jobs that could use their skills. Women look after children in a nursery or preschool so that other women can go to work as war production workers to aid the war effort. Children being cared for and eating snacks at the nursery. Radio, billboards and other media are used to recruit women. Women walking on wide sidewalk in downtown Dayton. Close up view of pamphlet called the "War Worker" that lists all open jobs. A film crews films a woman working in a Dayton war production factory. View inside theater of movie screen showing a public service announcment or PSA called "Dayton Women are Marching to War" and showing women involved in war production efforts. Women are interviewed by Dayton radio station reporters, asking about their war production jobs. Women playing cards in a living room comment while listening to a large stand up console radio in the room, as it plays an interview with a woman war worker. Women and men on a factory floor building items for war. Outdoor propaganda billboards encouraging women to work, including signs, "Get a War Job to Help Him Fight", and "The More Women at Work the Sooner We Win" showing many women workers. Also a sign billboard showing Uncle Sam with message, "Your Job should be a War Job." Aerial views of Dayton, Ohio, circa 1943.

Date: 1943
Duration: 7 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dayton Ohio street, Wright home, workshop, the Wright Museum and the first glider flight of the Wright brothers in the United States.

A film 'We saw it happen' about the history of aviation in the United States. In Dayton, Ohio: Houses seen along Hawthorn Street. A still picture shows the Wright brothers in their youth. View down Hawthorn Street with several 1940s and early 1950s cars parked along the Dayton street. Exterior view of 7 Hawthorn Street, home of the Wright Brothers. Interiors of the Wright home in Dayton. The workshop of the Wright brothers. Machines in the workshop. The "Wright Cycle Co" and Wright Museum (moved from Dayton to Greenfield village in Dearborn, Michigan.) A powered engine prepared in the workshop. Sweeping view of windswept beach area of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where the Wright brothers conducted test flights in 1900-1902. Another view of Hawthorn Street in Dayton. A boy on the sidewalk. View of the 4 cylinder airplane engine first designed by the Wright Brothers. Narrator speaks of December 17, 1903 Wright Brothers flight. View of the Wright Flyer in flight overhead. Scene changes to aerial side view of Boeing B-52 Stratofortress aircraft in flight (this is aircraft YB-52,the second XB-52). The B-52 banks left and away.

Date: 1953
Duration: 3 min 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Five YG-1B auto-gyros in flight at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.

Five YG-1B early helicopters are pushed out of hangar by ground crewmen. Ground crewmen lock rotor blades into position for flight. Three YG-1B auto-gyros taking off from a grass field at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Views of five YG-1Bs in flight, then two auto-gyros land.

Date: 1938
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Bell XFM-1 Airacuda aircraft on a test flight from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio

United States Army Air Corps exercises on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. United States Army Air Corps Bell XFM-1 Airacuda aircraft at airfield. The test pilot stands in front of aircraft. Aircraft taxis and takes off. Aircraft in flight. Aircraft lands.

Date: 1938
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Lockheed XC-35 aircraft on a test flight from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio

United States Army Air Corps exercises on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. Engines of the United States Army Air Corps Lockheed XC-35 aircraft being started. Air tight cabin of the aircraft. Crew get ready for flight. Crew boards the aircraft. An airman closes door of the aircraft. Aircraft taxis on a field and takes off. Aircraft in flight over the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Date: 1938
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Orville Wright is flanked by people and dignitaries place wreaths on the grave of Wilbur Wright in Dayton, Ohio.

Wrights Brothers are honored in Dayton, Ohio. A still photograph of the Wright Brother's home in Dayton. Orville Wright flanked by army, navy and civilian representatives. A funeral ceremony in a graveyard for Wilbur Wright. Various dignitaries walk up to a tombstone. Men place wreaths on the grave of Wilbur Wright. A street in Dayton. Wright's home and bicycle shop in Dayton. A model of Wright Brothers' first aircraft on a stand. The engine of the first Wright aircraft.

Date: 1935
Duration: 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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