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Death Valley California USA 1932 stock footage and images

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Airplanes of the 11th Bomb Squadron take off from March Field, in Death Valley, California.

Nine huge airplanes of the 11th Bomb Squadron under command of Lieutenant Charles H Howard take off from March Field, fly over Sierras in Death Valley, California.

Date: 1932, May 30
Duration: 25 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Twenty mule teams carry borax out of Death Valley in operation by William Coleman's Company

Late 20th century clip shows montage of still images from late 19th century dealing with borax. A view of Death Valley desert in United States. Deposits of borax found in the valley. Picture of San Francisco business man William T. Coleman. William Coleman invested in the borax. Mules seen carrying the cargo of borax. Twenty mule teams used to carry borax out of Death Valley, in operations by William Coleman's Company. Pictures showing the mule teams are seen.

Date: 1894
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Photographer Edward Weston at work taking pictures along with a woman student

A view of sand dunes and arid landscape of Death Valley California. The car leaves the area and a range of hills is seen in California. The photographer Edward Weston sets the view camera in a suitable position on a tripod stand. He uses a photoelectric cell to check the intensity of light. The shutter of the lens is removed. A woman student accompanying the photographer uses a focusing cloth over her head. A bunkhouse seen in a valley.

Date: 1948
Duration: 2 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Newsreel restrospective produced following the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR).

Opening scene shows the White House in Washington, DC. Scene shifts to President Roosevelt seated, ready to address the Nation by radio. View of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. FDR with his entire family posing, in front of the family home "Springwood" at Hyde Park, New York. Roosevelt, when Governor of New York, seen in a sail boat, in 1929. FDR in his car at his Institute for Rehabilitation in Warm Springs, Georgia. He is speaking with a man associated with the Institute, who then greets several polio victims in wheel chairs there. Crowds celebrating Roosevelt's election, in Times Square, Manhattan, New York City, in 1932. Roosevelt, at the Democratic Headquarters at the Biltmore Hotel on November 8, 1932. He is standing, supported by his son James, as he remarks: "It looks my friends like a real landslide this time." Aerial view of the U.S. Capitol. FDR taking the oath of office on March 4, 1933. A man looking at stock market ticker tape. A group of people raising a National Recovery Administration member flag. Glimpse of "Springwood" and then view of President Roosevelt sitting next to his mother, Sara Ann Delano Roosevelt. Next, as Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt sit in the garden, their grandchildren, Anna Eleanor Dall ("Sistie") and Curtis Roosevelt Dall ("Buzzie") come past riding horses, with granddaughter Sara, behind them on a pony. FDR pets the pony and talks with Sara. FDR being nominated for a second term as President, in the 1936 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. President Roosevelt, riding in an inaugural motorcade as he begins an unprecedented 4th term as President in 1941. Glimpse of President and Mrs. Roosevelt in an open car. West point cadets marching in the inaugural parade. Military trucks towing artillery pieces in the parade. President Roosevelt speaking at the dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association at the Willard hotel in Washington, DC, March 15, 1941. He extols the virtues of Winston Churchill and the British people. And he promises that America will supply them with the war materiel they need (This is known as the Lend Lease Speech.)

Date: 1945
Duration: 4 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A sailor hanging on a cable attached to USS Akron in flight over Camp Kearny, San Diego, California.

The U.S. Navy Zeppelin, USS Akron (ZRS-4)in flight over Camp Kearny, San Diego, California. she drops mooring cable to crew of about 100 sailors on the ground. Part of the cable breaks, and three sailors are left dangling on the remaining cable. They are pulled up as the Akron rises and two of the sailors fall to their deaths. One sailor (Navy Apprentice Seaman, C.M. Cowart) remains secure on the cable and is reeled into the airship. Captain of the airship, Lieutenant Commander, Charles Emery Rosendahl, gives a public statement following the accident.

Date: 1932, May 11
Duration: 3 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
In an accident, three Navy sailors hang on a cable from the Zeppelin airship USS Akron. Two fall. One remains safe on cable

U.S. Navy airship, USS Akron (ZRS-4) over Camp Kearny, San Diego, California, attempting to dock for refueling. A hundred sailors hold on to spider lines from rings on cables lowered by the USS Akron. After one ring breaks, all sailors let go except three who are pulled aloft as the airship lurches up from an updraft. One, Robert H. Edsall, falls to his death, followed by Nigel M. Henton, who also suffers the same fate. The third, Charles Cowart, manages to tie himself to the cable and is eventually pulled into the airship, safely.

Date: 1932, May 11
Duration: 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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