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United States Army Air Force P-61 Black Widow demonstration: P-61 takes off in Hawthorne, California.

United States Army Air Forces aircraft Black Widow's features are demonstrated in Hawthorne, California. A stationary Northrop P-61 Black Widow aircraft with views of its tail section, wings and engines starting. The Black Widow takes off.

Date: 1944, July 18
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
YB-49 flying wing bomber takes to the air on spectacular maiden flight in Hawthorne, California.

Army Air Force's huge boomerang shaped YB-49 flying wing bomber takes to the air on spectacular maiden flight in Hawthorne, California. People standing and working on YB-49. The aircraft climbs quickly. Smoke pouring from its eight jet engines.

Date: 1947, October 23
Duration: 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Giant models of vegetables used to teach children the lore of vegetables at Hawthorne in California

Giant models of vegetables made of paper mache used to teach children the lore of vegetables at Hawthorne in California. Ears of corn and cucumbers six feet tall and squash and pumpkin bigger than a barrel are seen. Children sit on chairs in the class of Mrs. Dorothy B. Fraizer. A girl draws on the board. Children seen laughing and carrying the vegetable models over their heads.

Date: 1932, November 21
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dayton Ohio street, Wright home, workshop, the Wright Museum and the first glider flight of the Wright brothers in the United States.

A film 'We saw it happen' about the history of aviation in the United States. In Dayton, Ohio: Houses seen along Hawthorn Street. A still picture shows the Wright brothers in their youth. View down Hawthorn Street with several 1940s and early 1950s cars parked along the Dayton street. Exterior view of 7 Hawthorn Street, home of the Wright Brothers. Interiors of the Wright home in Dayton. The workshop of the Wright brothers. Machines in the workshop. The "Wright Cycle Co" and Wright Museum (moved from Dayton to Greenfield village in Dearborn, Michigan.) A powered engine prepared in the workshop. Sweeping view of windswept beach area of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina where the Wright brothers conducted test flights in 1900-1902. Another view of Hawthorn Street in Dayton. A boy on the sidewalk. View of the 4 cylinder airplane engine first designed by the Wright Brothers. Narrator speaks of December 17, 1903 Wright Brothers flight. View of the Wright Flyer in flight overhead. Scene changes to aerial side view of Boeing B-52 Stratofortress aircraft in flight (this is aircraft YB-52,the second XB-52). The B-52 banks left and away.

Date: 1953
Duration: 3 min 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American of Japanese heritage, James (Jimi) Yamaichi, charged with resisting military draft, enters U.S. District Court in Eureka, California July 1944

Opening scene shows People crowded in dark hall at U.S. District Court. A sign reads: "Silence, U.S. Court in Session." Closeup of courtroom door with writing above it reading: "U.S. District Court, Louis E. Goodman." Next, the defendant, Jimi Yamaichi, a Japanese American, from the Tule Lake internment center, walks behind two men escorting him. A photographer stands at side of corridor. A group of men follow behind. A photographer with still camera moves ahead ot the group, which passes elevators in the hall. View from behind of many people following behind. A man and woman, both wearing horn rimmed glasses, stand at the side of the hall. The man holds up some legal papers to the camera, But they are not legible. Wider view of the hallway and people waiting there. The man in the horn rimmed glasses holds up his legal papers for the camera, again. But they are still undecipherable. [Note: Yamaichi was one of 26 men from the Tule Lake War Relocation Authority camp (re-named Tule Lake Segregation Center, in 1943 ) to resist when drafted in 1944. The Tule Lake draft resisters were tried before U.S. District Court Judge Louis E. Goodman, who dismissed the charges, saying, “It is shocking to the conscience that an American citizen be confined on the ground of disloyalty and then, while under duress and restraint, be compelled to serve in the Armed Forces or prosecuted for not yielding to such compulsion.”]

Date: 1944, July
Duration: 1 min 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Rocket boosters hurl 'Snark' missile aloft at Hawthorne

United States' first intercontinental guided missile undergoes test flights. The rocket boosters dropped after the missile reaches top speed. The boosters hit the ground. Clouds in the background

Date: 1956, April 9
Duration: 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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