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Boys with freckles being examined and the one with handsomest of freckles gets an award during a competition in Germantown.

A competition to judge the handsomest boy with freckles in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Boys lined up at the competition. Boys with freckles on their faces being examined with the help of an instrument. The one with handsomest freckles being given a winning trophy. Winner with a trophy and a crown.

Date: 1936, August 19
Duration: 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ten year old Bob Noonan is crowned during the National Sunspot contest at Germantown in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

A freckled boy crowned at the National 'Sunspot' contest at Germantown in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Freckle-faced children lined up. Boys look through a lens. A boy named Bob Noonan is crowned.

Date: 1938, July 11
Duration: 39 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Description of American demographics in 1970 emphasizing diversity of backgrounds and cultures

Animated map assembles sections of the United States of America reflecting various kinds of inhabitants. A woman of Native American Indian origins weaves a straw hat as a young boy plays nearby. Sign outside a building identifying the "Slovak Political Benefial Assn." Other signs on seen on different buildings include: "Polish Army Veterans Association of America;" "Ukrainian American Youth Association;" and "Germantown Hospital." A brass plate on a building reading: "English-Speaking Union." Asian-American school girls, and a Japanese-American man with a boy. View of a wood carving in ancient African style. A street scene showing many Hispanic Americans, and commercial signs in Spanish. A group of new American citizens at a naturalization ceremony,each receiving a small American flag. Animated map shown again, indicating the geographical distribution of Americans in the U.S. First it shows areas where citizens live near water, either the oceans, Gulf of Mexcio, or the Great Lakes. Montage of urban scenes showing some of the cities where most Americans live. The Massachusetts State House in Boston. New York City street scene with the Empire State Building in background. City Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Capitol in Washington, DC

Date: 1970
Duration: 1 min 55 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Democrats survey facilities in Atlantic city, New Jersey as they look for a site for the upcoming Democratic Convention.

Survey of potential site for the Democratic National Convention of 1936. People along the beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey. A building with American flag hoisted on it. Democrats look at the building as they consider it the site for the Democratic Convention of 1936. Two policemen hold a scroll in front of the men and they look at the picture on the scroll. Mayor Harry Bacharach and others discuss about the site for the Convention. (The convention was ultimately held in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, in 1936)

Date: 1935, July 8
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Opening of the 1936 Democratic Party National Convention, at Convention Hall, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senator Joseph Taylor Robinson calls the 1936 National Convention of the Democratic Party to order and asks delegates to remain standing for the opening invocation delivered by a clergyman. The words of invocation are heard. Afterwards, he asks delegates to be seated. Microphones of all the major radio broadcasters are seen at the podium, such as NBC, CBS, and others. Large crowd of delegates are present in the hall but still milling about. Photographers take pictures. The first speaker addresses the assembly.

Date: 1936, June 23
Duration: 3 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
The Democratic National Convention held at Convention Hall, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania,June 23 to 27, 1936

A poster of the President, Franklin D. Roosevelt. United States flags on both the sides of the poster. Scenes of the crowded Convention Hall, in Philadelphia, where the Democratic National Convention is nominating incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt to run again, for a second term. The crowd applauds and cheers.

Date: 1936, June
Duration: 1 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
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