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.
New United States Ambassador to West Germany arrives in Heidelberg, Germany. The headquarters of United States Army, Europe (USAREUR). U.S. Ambassador to West Germany, Walter C. Dowling arrives in a car at the headquarters. Soldiers and officials greet him. He is being greeted by U.S. Army General Clyde D Eddleman. The Ambassador and General take a salute and review the honor guard. The two men shake hands with the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) officers. Flags flying atop a flag pole.
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.
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.
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 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.