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Major competition events in women's diving and in water skiing, during 1957, in the United States.

Women's diving finalists are seen performing platform dives at AAU meet in Houston,Texas, on August 16,1957. Paula Jean ("PJ") Myers wins the gold medal. (Narrator notes she won the gold medals in every AAU meet held in 1957). Myers is seen putting on her sweatshirt after a dive. Scene shifts to Florida, where several expert Water skiers,including an Italian woman, display tricks during World Water Skiing Championship tournament at Cypress Gardens, Florida, on September 17, 1957. Winner of the Tournament's trick skiing event, Mike Amsbury, of California, is seen performing in the final sequence.

Date: 1957, August 16
Duration: 1 min 3 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Space and aeronautics events in 1957 including Sputnik 2 launch with dog Laika, U.S. Vanguard rocket, and NATO missile diplomacy

Major events of the year 1957. Laika, Soviet space dog prepared for the space flight. Laika takes off in Sputnik 2 in Soviet Union. An animation shows the spacecraft in outer space. In United States efforts to launch a small "grapefruit" satellite on Vanguard TV-3 test rocket meet in failure as the rocket explodes at take off on December 6, 1957. View of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. President Dwight D Eisenhower arrives in Paris, France to talk about the development of missiles with other NATO leaders. The French Prime Minister Felix Gaillard with President Eisenhower. View of Atlas missile launched successfully at Cape Canaveral in Florida, United States.

Date: 1957, December 23
Duration: 1 min 44 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American labor challenged in the age of space exploration and advanced technolory

Portion of a documentary on the history of the Labor Department in the United States.Opening scene shows first successful launch of an American Atlas ballistic missile from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on December 17, 1957. U.S. Astronaut, Alan B. Shepard emerging from the Mercury Freedom 7 capsule on the deck of the USS Lake Champlain, after it was recovered and placed aboard the ship. Tape decks operating as part of an IBM computer room. Machine controlled multiple drills in operation. Earth moving equipment at work on a construction site. Automatic equipment employed remotely in a hazardous environment. Robotic machine elements at work. Chemists in a laboratory. Remotely controlled devices handling radioactive materials in a radiation shielded space. A nuclear test explosion. Coal miners heading to work as they always have, with helmets including lights and their lunch pails. Children of the rural poor in a school yard. Automatic equipment speeding industrial production, but displacing unskilled workers. Highly trained technical workers in a company computer room. An older factory becoming obsolete. Coal boring machinery replacing the pick and shovel miner of the past. Automated farm machinery replacing the old-time farm hand.

Date: 1963
Duration: 1 min 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
New 1957 cars are displayed at the 42nd National Automobile Show in New York.

The 42nd National Automobile Show at the New York Coliseum, December 8-16, 1956. A sign above an escalator at the entrance reads 'National Automobile Show'. A model wearing a swimsuit seated on the hood of a 1957 Desoto convertible. Two women seated in a 1957 Chrysler 300C. Aerial view of the Buick exhibit, with the 1957 Buick Roadmaster Convertible prominently displayed. An executive version of the 1957 Cadillac features a typewriter in the back seat and a record player in the front dash. Auto executives gathered at a display featuring a row of steering wheels. President of Chrysler L. L Colbert hails the future in a statement..

Date: 1956, December 10
Duration: 1 min 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Yankees, and Chicago White Sox baseball teams practice during spring training camps in Florida.

Spring training camps for the 1957 baseball season, held in Florida. Brooklyn Dodgers practice and train at Vero Beach. Several Dodgers players seen, including Don Newcombe, Sal Maglie, Fred Kipp, Don Zimmer, and Pee Wee Reese. Visiting Japanese players from the Tokyo Giants stand and watch along side Walter O'Malley. New York Yankees practice at Saint Petersburg, including players Al Cicotte, Art Ditmar, Bobby Shantz and Mickey Mantle. In Tampa, Chicago White Sox players like little Nellie Fox, Jim Wilson, Dick Donovan, Jack Harshman, Larry Doby and Walt Dropo practice.

Date: 1957, March
Duration: 2 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Pilots do preflight checking and get into cockpits of F-86A Sabre aircraft after donning flying gear in the United States.

Evolution of United States Air Force uniforms in the United States. A pilot wearing a 1957 U.S. Air Force uniform gets into the cockpit of United States Air Force F-86A Sabre aircraft. He puts on his helmet and connects an oxygen pipe. The pilot makes communication connections and closes the canopy. A pilot wearing a 1957 U.S. Air Force uniform does a preflight checking of a F-86A Sabre aircraft. He puts on a parachute and climbs into the cockpit.

Date: 1957, May 27
Duration: 2 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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