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Panoramic views of the city of Tacoma, Washington, in 1916. Views of the Old Capitol at Olympia, Washington

Panorama of business district Tacoma in Washington, United States. Aerial view of buildings. A drawbridge. Ships at anchor. Pacific Avenue, the main business artery of Tacoma. Horse-drawn vans and pedestrian traffic. Several parks and open spaces in the city. Residential areas in the city. Point Defiance Park. Exterior of several buildings. Men walking in parks and towards the buildings. Complete change of scene, from Tacoma, to views of the first Thurston County Courthouse, in Olympia, Washington, where the State Legislature met in a new East Wing, from 1905 to 1927. (Aka the old Capitol).

Date: 1916
Duration: 2 min 40 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Nominated President Woodrow Wilson delivers an acceptance speech and nominated State Secretary William Bryan in the U.S.

The United States of America in 1916. In 1916 : A large crowd gathered outside the St. Louis Coliseum for the 1916 Democratic National Convention. Dignitaries arrive for the convention. Nominated President Woodrow Wilson with his wife in an open motor carriage. Woodrow Wilson with officials in his New Jersey home. A large crowd gathered outside his home. Woodrow Wilson delivers an acceptance speech. The large crowd listens to the speech. The nominated Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan. William Bryan and officials in the balcony of a building. William Bryan shakes hands with people gathered outside the building

Date: 1916
Duration: 1 min 25 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
People watching high waves in sea at the Eastern Seaboard of the United States.

The 'Long Island Express' hurricane hits the East coast of the United States. The Eastern Seaboard being damaged due to the hurricane. Cars parked on the shore as waves threaten to inundate the area.. A man looks at the waves and is hit by water. People walking along the coast.

Date: 1938, September 21
Duration: 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A storm causes heavy damages and tides flood areas in East Coast of the United States.

Damage caused by a storm on the East Coast of the United States. Tides flood areas in New York City. The storm causes damages at Eastern Seaboard New Jersey to Maine. A view of the flooded area. Elderly civilians are rescued in boats. Streets on the shoreline filled with debris. Shops flooded with water. Damaged houses in view. Automobiles buried in water on the streets. A man runs behind a goose. Ruins and rubble in view.

Date: 1953, November
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Construction of transport ways, cotton plantations and mechanized spinning and weaving industry in the United States.

A picturization of American people moving to the western territory of Louisiana which is bought by the United States under the Presidency of Thomas Jefferson. A map shows the path of construction of roads accessing farm lands. Farmers leading their herds of cattle to a market in the east. A great canal dug from the west. A map shows waterways linking rivers to the eastern states. The Erie Canal or the Big Ditch through which goods and people move to the farming land. Boats on the canal. People moving on a bridge. Trains moving on a rail road. Several ships at a harbor. Steam boats on rivers. Cotton grown on plantation farm fields in the south. Workers at the cotton plantations. Horse carriages carrying cotton moving at a harbor. Mechanized spinning and weaving industry.

Date: 1953
Duration: 3 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
WPA improved facilities at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York City, United States.

Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in New York during the Great Depression. An Eastern Airlines DC-3 airplane with painted words on side "The Great Silver Fleet" taxis on a runway at Floyd Bennett Airport field by Jamaica Bay in Brooklyn, New York City. Narrator describes WPA improvements to the airport. Plane parks atop a novel turntable and then is rotated to desired position. Rear hatch opens and crew member steps out. Trap door on ground near plane opens revealing a stairwell downward which debarking passengers then use to walk toward the main terminal. View of skyport landing and takeoff area on the East River and a pontoon-equipped small aircraft coming in for landing at one of these two skyports providing air taxi service from Manhattan Island. Narrator indicates that one skyport is located at 31st Street and another at Wall Street.

Date: 1936
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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