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Du Quoin Illinois USA 1961 stock footage and images

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Harlan Dean wins Hambletonian in Du Quoin, Illinois

Crowd during Hambletonian in Du Quoin, Illinois. A cameraman in a car running in front of the racers. First heat of harness race goes on. Photographers click photos of the race. A cameraman on a stage named 'News of the day Telenews Universal Newsreel.' Board show heat time. Two officers see through binoculars. People see as race proceeds. Harlan Dean wins the Hambletonian and he sets two new marks. A dignitary gives trophy to Dean.

Date: 1961, August
Duration: 1 min 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Trotters participate in the race and Egyptian Candor wins the race in Du Quoin, Illinois.

Harness racing in Du Quoin, Illinois. Sign:'Welcome to Du Quoin' and 'Home of to Hambletonian'. Spectators watch the harness racing. Trotters participate in the race as they run on race course. "Egyptian Candor" (Trotter)wins the race and a prize of $60,000. Sign: 'Victory Lane' in the background.

Date: 1965, September 6
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Racehorse Hickory Smoke wins against Hoot Song at the Hambletonian stakes, at Du Quoin,Illinois,United States.

Hambletonian stakes trotting races held in Du Quoin,Illinois, United States. Large crowd of spectators at the stadium. The race begins. Trotters Hickory Smoke and Hoot Song compete for the trophy. Hickory Smoke wins the Hambletonian.

Date: 1957, August 27
Duration: 1 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Aviators Howard Hughes and Amy Johnson after record-setting flights to Los Angeles, California and Cape town, South Africa, respectively.

Howard Hughes takes lunch at a restaurant in Chicago on May 14, 1936. Other people sitting and standing behind him. View of propeller on his Northrop Gamma 2G airplane being started. Hughes has his goggles on his head and takes off toward California. View of Union Air Terminal in Burbank, California. Hughes steps out of plane in Los Angeles after 8 hours flight. In next scene, aviator Amy Johnson, CBE, wife of Jim Mollison, emerges from her Percival Gull Sixplane. G-ADZO, in Capetown, South Africa on May 7, 1936 after a record-setting four day and sixteen hours flight from London. A large crowd waits to see her. People greet her with flowers. Johnson is seen among the large crowd and smiling and waving to the crowd. Scenes in clip are from a 1961 newsreel recounting events roughly 25 years prior.

Date: 1936, May
Duration: 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin returns after his historic space walk and NASA launches Mercury spaceships for sub orbital flights.

Soviet and American achievements in space travel in the year 1961, during the so called "space race". Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin returns after his historic trip in space and NASA launches its Mercury Freedom 7 spaceship for sub orbital flight by Astronaut Alan Shepard. A news paper reports about the success of Russian space mission as the Yuri Gagarin returns after a space trip. A large crowd gathered cheers for Gagarin. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) workers work on Mercury-Redstone 3 spacecraft "Freedom 7" for carrying out sub-orbital flight, manned by Alan Shepard. Scene shows launch of the Mercury MR-3 mission on May 5, 1961. View of Commander Shepard in capsule during flight. Helicopter lifting Alan Shepard to safety after the successful flight. Commander Shephard shown beside the spaceship capsule on deck of aircraft carrier after recovery. View of flight preparations for Mercury-Redstone 4 (MR-4). Liftoff of MR-4 on July 21, 1961, commanded by Astronaut Captain Gus Grissom. NASA scientists in Mission control room. Helicopter rescues astronaut Grissom from sea after safe splashdown of MR-4. View of bridge of ship USS Randolph (USS-15) during recovery effort. Astronaut Grissom walking on the deck of the aircraft carrier after recovery.

Date: 1961, July
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Minnijean Brown, one of the "Little Rock Nine," at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois.

Glimpse of Central High School, Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1957, with U.S. Army troops posted to protect nine African American students enrolling at the school. Scene shifts to after graduation, when Minnijean Brown, one of the nine, strolls the campus of Southern Illinois University, and speaks of wanting to be a writer. She is seen in the office of a newspaper, where she works as a part time reporter, after school. Brown walks on the college campus with Professor Simon. she bicycles and picnics with friends.

Date: 1961
Duration: 2 min 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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