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A large number of people perform namaz (Salat) together in front of the Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, India.

A map shows spread of Islam in Europe in 1683. A man performs a namaz in Delhi India. Muslims in a mosque perform namaz (Salat). The Jama Masjid mosque in Delhi, India with a large number of people in front of it. They perform namaz (Salat) together.

Date: 1936
Duration: 1 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Allied Commander Stilwell, Somervell and Mountbatten arrive and meet at an airfield in Delhi, India during World War II.

Allied Commanders meet in Delhi, India during World War II. A transport aircraft lands at an airfield in Delhi. Deputy Supreme Allied Commander of the China-Burma-India Theater Lieutenant General Joseph Stilwell gets off the aircraft. Officers greet General Stilwell. Stilwell smokes a cigar as he speaks to officers. U.S. Army General Brehon Somervell gets off an aircraft and is greeted by Lieutenant General Stilwell and others. Somervell smokes a cigarette. Another aircraft lands at the field. Supreme Allied commander of the China-Burma-India Theater, British Lord Louis Mountbatten is greeted by officers as he shakes hands.

Date: 1943, October 9
Duration: 3 min 16 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United States First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy on a visit to India.

United States First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy arrives on a visit to India. Scene of a gate. A hilly region. People on a bullock cart. A man takes a small child in lap. A child on woman's shoulder. Farmers in a field. Statues carved at Khajuraho temple. Decorated and carved gates. Colorful paintings on walls. Women play sitar and tabla. A traffic policeman gives directions to traffic and shows 'Stop' sign. Students and teachers in a college. Carpenter and a mechanic at work. Large crowd. National emblem of India on a gate. Guards on horses. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, President of India in a horse driven chariot in the Parliament premises. Air India plane lands at New Delhi airport. Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his daughter Indira Gandhi meet Jacqueline Kennedy, her sister Lee Radziwill and the American Ambassador to India, John Kenneth Galbraith. Galbraith talks to Prime Minister Nehru. Children clap. United States Embassy. Ambassador Galbraith and Jacqueline Kennedy in Embassy. Prime Minister Nehru talks with Jacqueline Kennedy in a garden. She buys a silk sari. A girl welcomes her with garland in Benares. A man answers her questions during visit to an art gallery. She meets Indira Gandhi. Jacqueline Kennedy meets Indian artists. Jacqueline Kennedy addresses the people present. Jacqueline Kennedy garlands an elephant's neck as a ritual.

Date: 1962, March 12
Duration: 7 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Progressive aggression leading to the take over of Tibet and fleeing of the Dalai Lama.

Progressive aggression leading to the take over of Tibet and fleeing of the Dlai Lama. Men raise the People's Republic of China flag on a mountain as armies of Communist China conquer Tibet. 1950: The Dalai Lama and Panchem Lama are brought to Peking in China. They are received by Chinese officials, presented with bouquets. A function at their arrival. 1955: African and Asian delegates at the Bandung Conference in Indonesia. China agrees to the 5 principles of peaceful co-existence. Delegates including Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai and Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. 1956: The Dalai Lama and Panchem Lama are permitted to visit India to celebrate the 2500th birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. They are greeted by Pandit Nehru, Premier U Nu of Burma and other Indian officials an arrival. The Lamas with Indian officials seated for a meal on the ground in a hall. The Lamas are welcomed in a ceremony and Dalai Lama addresses the gathering. Tibet: China begins to impose Communist system on Tibetan borders. Construction work and forced labor. March 1959: Communist bombardment over Lhasa. The Potala monastery. Tibetans take up alms. Handcuffs and confinements. Demonstrations and protests outside the Chinese Embassy in Delhi. Former Prime Minister Of Tibet, Lukhangwa and other monks pay their respects at Mahatma Gandhi's samadhi (mausoleum) in New Delhi. Indian government officials and members of the international press reach Tezpur in Assam. They welcome the Dalai Lama. Photographers take pictures. The Dalai Lama addresses a gathering. Statues of Lord Buddha all over India and Asia. Tibetan monks pray. People sing Indian devotional song.

Date: 1959
Duration: 6 min 8 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The funeral of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, first Prime Minister of India in New Delhi.

Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India dies in New Delhi, India. Thousands of people assemble and listen to the speech of Nehru on the Independence of India. Nehru talks with the U.S. President John F Kennedy while walking in a garden. Indian national flag lowered to mourn for his death. A large crowd gathered to witness his funeral according to Hindu rituals. A woman joins hands towards the dead body of Nehru and weeps.

Date: 1965, January 1
Duration: 30 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Burning buildings and dead bodies on streets due to riots in Delhi, India.

Riots in Delhi, India. Exterior of Jama Masjid (Main Mosque of Delhi, Built by Mughals). A crowd assembled in front of the mosque. They bow in prayer. Smoke rising up in the foreground. Burning buildings. Streets littered with dead bodies. A body is carried on a litter. A long line of Indians carrying their belongings walk through streets. A great crowd assembled in front of the mosque. Men, women and children wait in a line for water ration. People in lines holding several utensils for water.

Date: 1948
Duration: 2 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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