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Federal government reimburses defunct Fon Du Lac Bank's patrons by cashing their accounts in full under Federal Insurance Act

The government reimburses the patrons of defunct Fon Du Lac Bank by cashing in their accounts for one hundred cents on the dollar. Crowd gathered outside Fon Du Lac Bank in East Peoria, Illinois. Women on the counter while cashier counts dollar bills. Child collects cents from the cash counter.

Date: 1934, July 4
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Eddie Rickenbacker, President of Eastern Airlines, hosts Cyrus R. Smith, President of American Airlines, after both airlines acquire DC-3 airplanes

Glimpse of U.S. Army gun crew operating a 3-inch M3 Anti Aircraft gun. Glimpse of 1st Lt Joseph H. Eastman and Captain Eddie Rickenbacker standing beside Rickenbacker's SPAD S.XIII #1 parked in front of a hangar at Foucaucourt Aerodrome, France, 1918. Sequence shifts to 1936, and office of Rickenbacker, now President of Eastern Airlines. A poster on the wall contains memorabilia from the 94th Aero Squadron, with which Rickenbacker flew in World War I. Camera pans over photographes bordering the poster. Next, Rickenbacker is seen conversing with his guest, Cyrus R. Smith, President of American Airlines, as they look at a picture of Rickenbacker and his Spad airplane, signed by numerous pilots who also served with the 94th Aero Squadron. A mounted model of a Douglas DC-3 airplane sits atop a table in the foreground. Rickenbacker and C.R. Smith, both hold onto the DC-3 airplane model as they shake hands. Closeup of the DC-3 model as Rickenbacker rotates it before the camera. (Note: Both Smith and Rickenbacker, presidents of their respective airlines, had mutual admiration for the Douglas DC-3 airliner. In 1934,Smith arranged to purchase 20 new DC-3 airplanes from the Douglas Aircraft Company. American's first DC-3 "Flagship Illinois," had its maiden flight on June 25, 1936. Eastern Airlines took delivery of its first DC-3 in December 1936.)

Date: 1936
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Cars running on fuel made from corn in Peoria, Illinois

A film titled, 'Surplus farm stuffs make new motor fuel' shows factories manufacturing fuel from corn behind a railway yard in Peoria, Illinois. Huge heaps of corn in farms. A man fills fuel made from corn in a car with a banner on it which reads alcohol from grain mixed with Gasoline,at a filling station. Cars running on farm fuel.

Date: 1933, March 20
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
East-West finals of Golden Gloves.

East-West finals of Golden Gloves show boxers in ring. Boxing match in progress. Crowd cheers. Eastern boxers wins.

Date: 1951, March 21
Duration: 1 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Aftermath of the explosion at the J. A. Denn Powder Company in the Hawk's Prairie area of Lacey, Washington.

Aftermath of the June 27, 1934 explosion that occurred at the J.A. Denn Powder Company in the Hawks Prairie region of Lacey, Washington (8 miles east of Olympia, Washington). Thurston County authorities survey the wreckage of the destroyed factory. Rubble and debris strewn at the site. Smoke rising from some of the debris. Officials examine a shoe with its sole torn away.

Date: 1934, June 28
Duration: 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
American aviator Howard Robard Hughes flying Northrop Gamma 2G (NR-13761) from Chicago to Los Angeles

American aviator Howard Hughes at an airfield in Chicago Illinois. Hughes poses in front of his parked, rented Northrop Gamma 2G (NR13761), as he prepares to set a new flight speed record from Chicago, Illinois to Los Angeles, California. Men stand nearby. Airport terminal buildings in the background. Hughes boards the airplane. Hughes in the cockpit of the Northrop Gamma 2G aircraft. Several men stand near the airplane. The airplane taxis and takes off and in flight overhead. It reached Los Angeles in 8 hours and 10 minutes, setting a new speed record for east-to-west flight between Chicago and Los Angeles.

Date: 1936, May 14
Duration: 3 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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