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Ox drives a pulley system of waterwheel on a well and containers pour water for irrigation of an agricultural field, in Egypt.

An ox drives a waterwheel to raise water from a well for irrigation, in Egypt. Ox drives a pulley system of waterwheel on a well. Containers carry water from inside the well and pour on a canal towards an agricultural field.

Date: 1900
Duration: 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The fertile land with the present desert of Egypt and paintings and stone carvings depict ancient Egyptian life.

Scientific Documentary depicts ancient Egypt. River with sun setting in the background and dry hot winds blowing over land shows contrast of ancient fertile land to the desert of modern Egypt. Sand dunes in the desert of Egypt. Footprints of animals in the desert. Small water pools. Scattered oasis in the area with a little greenery. Paintings on a pot depicting ancient Egyptian life. Carvings of kings and Pharaohs of Egypt on walls.

Date: 1951
Duration: 5 min 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Anglo French troops attack to seize the Suez Canal in Egypt.

Major events of 1956. Ships underway in Suez Canal, Egypt. President, Abdul Nasser announces the seizure of the canal. Soldiers move up in Egypt and dead Egyptian soldiers as a result of Anglo French attack. Anglo French planes bomb the canal area. Airborne troops land in the canal area. Debris due to aerial bombings spread on the street. Matter discussed at the United Nations meeting leading to a cease fire in the area. The Secretary General of the United Nations Dag Hammarskjold arrives in Egypt for negotiations. The United Nations Emergency Police forces enter a city in Egypt. People give a warm welcome to the forces.

Date: 1956, December 24
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Glimpses into a book entitled "builders of Hawaii." Highlights in Hawaiian history. Portrait of Sanford Ballard Dole.

View of a book entitled "Builders of Hawaii." A hand opens it to several different places, revealing photos of persons who played roles in the early development of Hawaii. Also revealed are pages from the newspaper "Commercial Advertiser" reporting that flags changed as "Hawaii becomes the first outpost of Greater America" and "Old Glory is the new flag of the Hawaiian Islands." (This refers to the establishment of the Territory of Hawaii, under the U.S. Hawaiian Organic Act of 1900.) A portrait of Sanford Ballard Dole is shown. (He was the President of the Republic of Hawaii, 1894-1900, and its first Territorial Governor, 1900-1903.) Views of the Hawaiian State Archives Building, on the grounds of the Iolani Palace, in Honolulu. A plaque honoring Captain James Cook. Views of visitors inside an exhibit that includes a reproduction of an early Hawaiian cottage.

Date: 1937
Duration: 2 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Scientific Documentary 'Ancient World-Egypt' shows peaks of the Mountain of the Moon in Equatorial Africa and River Nile.

Scientific Documentary 'Ancient World-Egypt' depicts ancient Egypt. River Nile on an animated map. Peaks of the Mountain of the Moon in Equatorial Africa. Path of the Nile through Uganda and Sudan into Egypt. Stalactites in caves. Water flowing through rocky terrains. Wild plants and bushes along flowing waters. Small tributaries join together to flow into River Nile.

Date: 1951
Duration: 5 min 47 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Crowds surround car carrying Saad Zaghloul, Nationalist Leader of Egypt, returning from exile in Europe

View from above. Large crowd assembled in street Some carry a large Egyptian flag (during time of riots and unrest in Egypt, and Egypt seeking independence from Great Britain). Crowd swarms around car carrying Egyptian Nationalist Leader Saad Zaghlul Pasha as he returns to Egypt from exile in Europe. Some even climb on his car. Zaghlul Pasha poses for photograph by open window.

Date: 1921, April
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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