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First joint flight by Wright Brothers in 1910 near Dayton Ohio. Also scenes from other "firsts" in early aviation history up until 1919.

Wright brothers' first flight together near Dayton Ohio in 1910. Wilber is in the pilot's seat with Orville as passenger to his right.(Until this flight, the Wrights had never flown together so that if one of them was killed, the other could continue their work.) Next, a view of Alberto Santos-Dumont, and the first European flight made by him on 13 September 1909. Following segment shows crowds gathered at Washington DC Polo field as truck arrives carrying mail to be loaded on the first U.S. Air mail flight, May 15, 1918. Army pilot, Lieutenant Webb, in his JN-4H airplane, on Southbound flight from New York, takes off from Philadelphia, where he stopped to pick up more mail. He flies over the Washington Polo Field upon arrival. We see his airplane being unloaded as he jumps down from cockpit and crowds watch. Views of first transatlantic flight begins with takeoff of three out of four existing United States Navy Curtiss flying boat aircraft from Newfoundland, on May 16, 1919. Curtiss flying boats NC-1, NC-3, NC-4 are seen at takeoff from Newfoundland on first leg of the transatlantic journey. Flying Boat NC-4 is also seen at one of its foreign ports, though which is unclear (Azores, Lisbon, or England).

Date: 1910
Duration: 1 min 21 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
 
 
People from all walks of life switch to war work in Dayton,Ohio during World War 2.

Residents of Dayton Ohio, transfer from ordinary pursuits to perform war-critical work in World War 2. Men and women are seen lined up inside offices of the United States Employment Service (USES) in Dayton, Oho. All prospective male workers are cleared through the USES. Certain occupations are reserved for women only. Women doing needlework in their homes, switch to war work instead. One is seen filing a part in a factory. A soda jerk takes on work in a machine shop. A bootblack shining shoes, ostensibly moves into war work. Back, inside the U.S. Employment Service offices, representatives of defense plants set up tables and hire prospective workers on the spot. Workers leaving a Dayton war plant during a shift change. Cars and pedestrians during regular shopping hours in a local town. View of a downtown commercial district. The Manpower Emergency Committee in a meeting. New Store hours are posted for various businesses. A newspaper announcement of special store night hours for war workers. A company poster listing "Victory Store Hours." Dayton stores and shoppers conducting business after dark on nights when shops were open for war workers. Views of shoppers patronizing various retail stores, including a McCrory 5 and 10 cent store, a market store, and a department store. High School girls working in a ladies shop part-time, serving customers. A soldier in uniform sitting with a woman shopping for new shoes.

Date: 1943
Duration: 3 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Film summarizing efforts by City of Dayton, Ohio to overcome labor shortage and meet defense production goals in World War II

The City of Dayton, Ohio's local war manpower and emergency committee members are seen gathered around a table to discuss what other than just more workers is needed to meet the war production goals set for the city during World War 2. An animated diagram superimposed on a drawing of a factory, charts the labor needs vs. labor supply. For the management side, the chart cites matters that need to be addressed, including: personnel management; plant layout; reduction in turnover, and absenteeism; and better working conditions, Regarding labor itself, the chart cites the following as needed: additional women; transfers from non-essential jobs; minority groups; part-time workers; and handicapped workers. Next, the emergency committee of community leaders is seen around a table. They are being addressed by Stanley C. Allyn, President of the National Cash Register Company, who notes that Dayton has partially solved its manpower shortage and expects to meet its war production goals.Camera pans over attendees, including labor leaders from AF of L and CIO; Government officials present, including Area Director and Deputy Regional Director of the War Manpower Commission, and Chief of Program Requirements for the Region; leading industrialists and retailers are shown. Local officials seen include the Mayor of Dayton and Secretary of the Chamber of Commerce as well as the Commanding Army Air Forces Generals of Wright Field and Patterson field. Mr. Allyn discusses further work to be done with as much emphasis on human relations as on the mechanics of production. An animated map shows Dayton and other areas of labor shortage, all over the United States. Workers in a factory are seen moving propeller blades across the floor by twirling them on end. Propellers assembled on their hubs are moved across the factory floor on wheeled stands. Artillery shells are seen protruding from containers. Browning aircraft machine guns moving along a conveyor belt. M3 Lee tanks being completed and moving across a factory floor. Glimpse of bombers in production. Army trucks lined up in formation at a factory yard. Closeups of General Dwight D. Eisenhower. (Narrator notes importance Eisenhower places on full support from the home front as essential to the war effort.)

Date: 1943
Duration: 3 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Railroad train derailment and destruction in Xenia Ohio due to a tornado during April 1974 super outbreak across 13 states

Ominous clouds in sky during Super Outbreak of tornadoes in April 1974 that hit regions in many states, including Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, and New York; and the Canadian province of Ontario. Xenia Ohio city manager Bob Stewart seen talking to his wife. A man checks storm on radar during a tornado in United States. A man rolls a machine to other room. During recording, a man shows areas that come in tornado's range. Sheriff dispatcher gives warning to all police and sheriff personnel about the sighted tornado in Montgomery County. Dick Burroughs on phone at Miami Valley Disaster Services in Dayton Ohio. A freigh train entering Xenia, Ohio just as tornado, scene via a student's 8mm camera comes into view and bears down on Xenia Ohio. Tornado hits the city of Xenia. Reenactment as city manager's wife takes call from him warning of tornado and she heads for basement cover. U.S. Air Force dispatches emergency medical convoy from grounds of base hospital at Wright Patterson Field. View of medical staff from the base mobilizing with ambulances and heavy construction battalion. Box 21, an emergency group responds to siren. People gather and discuss their plan include Military Personnel. A man explains situation. Rescuers save victims from tornado and take away dead bodies to temporary morgues.

Date: 1974, April 3
Duration: 6 min 59 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
A line of early model aircraft and a model of the first Wright airplane on an exhibit in Dayton, Ohio.

The 25th birthday of the Wright Brother's first flight in Dayton, Ohio. A line of early model aircraft on an exhibit. A model of an early Wright brothers airplane. Two men sitting at the controls of the aircraft (which is a modified Wright Model B that is now located in the United States Air Force Museum near Dayton Ohio).

Date: 1928
Duration: 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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