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A still picture of Wilbur Wright Memorial in Le Mans, France which was dedicated on July 17th, 1920.

A picture of Wilbur Wright Memorial in Le Mans, France. A still picture of Wilbur Wright Memorial in Le Mans, France which was dedicated on July 17th, 1920.

Date: 1920
Duration: 16 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Tourists arriving in Paris; views of downtown Paris sidewalks in mid 1920's, and as seen from a moving car.

A steamship carrying tourists arrives at port in France. Tourists board a steam locomotive passenger train from the port to Paris. Locomotive engineer's view of the track ahead as the train speeds toward Paris. A man and woman relaxing in their passenger compartment on the train. Paris street scenes. Street vendors. Luggage handlers. Luggage being loaded into taxicab. Paris policeman directing traffic on the streets. A nun in habit wearing a large white hat. Pedestrians on sidewalks. Dog in a car. Traffic in downtown Paris and many Paris landmarks as seen from point of view of a moving car. Car approaching Arc de Triomphe. Guests arriving at a hotel. Woman and man exit car and step into hotel.

Date: 1927
Duration: 2 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Excerpts from British movie about trench warfare in France during World War One

Scenes from a popular British movie about World War One, released after the war, in the 1920's. British troops fight against the Germans in Thiepval and Gommecourt, France during World War I. British soldiers advance across no man's land. Germans fire machine gun at them from fortified position. Views of the German gunners inside their position. Advancing British troops fall to the machine gun fire. German troops firing rifles at the British troops from sandbagged bunker. Scenes of German troops regaining their trenches at Gammecourt, climbing over the bodies of fallen British troops from the London and Midland Divisions.

Date: 1916
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
View of a Great Palace exteriors, Champs Elysees and Arc De Triomphe in Paris, France.

Exteriors of the Grand Palais des Champs-Élysées building in Paris, France. Pedestrians and vehicular traffic outside the buildings. A statue of a French soldier and a woman on a pedestal outside the north exterior of the Grand Palais. A cannon is positioned on either side of the monument. Visiting American soldiers and sailors look at the statue. Vehicular traffic including pre 1920's automobiles and some horse carts on Champs Elysees, as seen from camera point of view near ground level, amid traffic. A woman and girl cross the road. Arc De Triomphe in the background. Scene changes to exterior view of the Petit Palais building in Paris, with cars, horse carts, and pedestrians walking nearby. In the background, a different statue of what appears to be a soldier and a woman, again flanked by cannons on either side, is seen outside the Petit Palais. Next scene is a closer view of the Arc de Triomphe, as seen from middle of the Champs Elysees, amid early automobile and car traffic.

Date: 1919
Duration: 1 min 55 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Rocket motor designs by International scientists and inventors, reflecting early work by German rocket researchers

Designs by various international scientists and inventors who have contributed to solving the problems of rocket motor development, based on the German preparatory work. Their combustion chamber designs owe much to the German pioneers in the field. Shown are design sketches by Russian scientist, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (Ziolkowsky) in 1914; French inventor Henri Melot, in 1920; German Friedrich Zander, in 1931; Bull, 1932; The American Rocket Society, with several designs from 1932; and The Cleveland Rocket Society. Views of rocket combustion research mactivity by Ernst Loebell of the Cleveland Rocket Society in 1933. He is seen outdoors in the snow with his apparatus. View of Loebell's test firing stand, and a picture of an actual test firing, outdoors. Ernst Loebell with model and rocket motor from his spaceship projects of 1934 and at the International Exposition dedicated to Art and Technology in Modern Life held in Paris, 1937. Cutaway views of the spaceship. The rocket motor wrapped in cooling coils. Rocket motor design by John Shesta of the American Rocket Society, from 1934. Design by Rene Armengaud of France, in 1934 and Deich in 1935

Date: 1935
Duration: 3 min 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
Chemical Warfare Service laboratories at Edgewood Arsenal, Columbia University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

A film based on chemical warfare tests in the United States. Shows usage of poison gas on the Allies by the Germans in France during World War I. Casualties of chemical warfare being evacuated. The U.S. Capitol Building and the Washington Monument in Washington DC. Brief aerial view of White House. Establishment of U.S. Army Chemical Warfare Service on July 1st , 1920 shows a sign which reads 'Office of the CHIEF Chemical Warfare Service'. Chief of the Chemical Warfare Service Major General William N. Porter at his desk. Various processes carried out by the Chemical Warfare Service. The Edgewood Arsenal Laboratories in Baltimore. Samples of gas are analyzed by technicians. Chemical warfare laboratories at Columbia University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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