Views of Heidelberg, Germany, on the Neckar River. German Chancellor Gustav Stresemann and U.S. Ambassador to Germany, Jacob Gould Schurman, pose together outside Heidelberg University, on the occasion of their joint awards of honorary degrees. Scenes inside the university as they proceed down stairs accompanied by University faculty and officials.Outside, each of them converses with University officials in academic attire. Stresemann and Schurman pose flanked by the university officials.
A graduation ceremony at the Heidelberg American High School in Germany. Students wearing caps and gowns enter the garden of the school in columns of two for the graduation ceremony. The students seated for the ceremony. They applaud. Graduating student James Skelly holds a diploma as he enters and looks at the city of Heidelberg below. The Heidelberg city. A girl graduate rises and walks from her seat to receive her diploma. A student body rises to sing a class song. Miss Mildred A. Linck, the school principal, introduces Major Lloyd C. Hall, American School Officer, Heidelberg Military Post. A girl graduate rises from her seat to receive her diploma and congratulations from Mr. Hall. She returns to her seat. Mr. Hall calls out a graduate's name. He presents the last diploma and sits down. The class rises to sing. The last diploma is picked up from the table. A group of graduates and some civilians in the garden of the school. The graduates examine a book. One of them exits the group. Skelly stands at the point overlooking Heidelberg. He turns and motions to the classmates as he walks past. They follow him. Skelly's face. Inscribed case holding a diploma, "Heidelberg American High School.....". The diploma of James George Skelly. Students and some parents walk on the grounds after the graduation ceremony.
Near end of World War 2, U.S. troops in Heidelberg to seize German scientific records as a part of Alsos mission. U.S. troops leave in jeeps from T Force headquarters in Mannheim and on the way to Heidelberg. Corporal Lusnia on night duty. Troops in yard of University of Heidelberg and inspect documents inside the University. Heidelberg town across the river as seen from the hill. Troops near vehicles. Houses across Neckar River. Troops prepare for the trip. The British Contingent. Men walk in streets.
July 17, 1928, Friedrichshohe, Harz, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany. Trial run of an Eisfeld-Valier propulsion system on a simple rail car (chassis mounted on steel wheels) running on the Harz Narrow Gauge Railway ,in central Germany. A man fits rocket boosters in the chassis. A flag marks the start point. The car leaves the start point and attains speed of over 100 Km per hour. Spectators stand near the track. July 25, 1928. Another trial run of the rocket-propelled rail car. Men near Eisfeld-Valier-Rak-1propelled rail car on tracks. Men fit rocket boosters in the car. The boosters are ignited. The car attains a speed of 180 Km per hour. July 26, 1928. Official speed run of the Eisfeld-Valier-Rak 1rail car at Stiege, Germany. On this third run, the car reached 180 km / hr but continues its strong acceleration, causing it to derail and fly off the track at a speed estimated to be 300 Km per hour.
Famous tourist destinations and architecture in Heidelberg, Germany. Views of the University Of Heidelberg and the Old Bridge. Trees in the background. A statue of Pallas Athena on the Old Bridge. Trees around the Heidelberg Castle. A ruined building in the castle seen. A view of the Church of the Holy Spirit from the castle.
A guide and students from American Dependent School visit Museum of Palatinate in Heidelberg, Germany. Female guide removes jawbone of the Heidelberg man from a showcase of the Museum of Palatinate and shows it to group of students. Students and guide enter a room and gather in front of a showcase.