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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
 
 
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
 
 
Students of Antioch College learn practical lessons in child study and child care in the United States.

Students of Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio take up various courses and on the job training to learn skills. A college student girl looks after a young child and helps him to put on a Native American Indian costume during play time. A day nursery in Cleveland Ohio where children play around a table and a young boy smiles while he finger paints. Students working at the Sigma Gamma Hospital in Detroit (also called Memorial Orthopedic Hospital, and later St. John North Shores Hospital) tend and treat children suffering from paralysis from polio. A young woman assists a boy in removing his leg braces. She then carries him to an indoor swimming pool and gently sets him down in the water, where the two of them play with a toy boat. Next scene shows a boys' club in Dayton, Ohio where young boys play table tennis (ping pong) and others look on. Students of Antioch College supervise athletics near Chicago, as a group of young women college students practice hand stands and . At the college the students gain first hand experience in child study. A woman at the Bells Research Institute of Antioch College works with a boy who is disabled (possibly polio). Girls look after children and do case work for children in need.

Date: 1942
Duration: 2 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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