A wrecked freight car in Horn Lake, Mississippi. A high altitude view of the area. Men inspect the wrecked freight car. Debris in the area.
A film titled 'Hannibal Victory' depicts how victory ship, SS Hannibal Victory delivered a cargo of 8 railroad locomotives, tenders, flatcars, rails etc. from San Francisco to the U.S. Army in the Philippines. A small boat at the edge of the Mississippi River. A steamboat underway in the Mississippi River. A man stands at a deck of the steamboat. A man operates a navigation wheel. Horn of the steamboat blows. The man operating the navigation wheel. The steamboat underway in the river. A railway bridge across the Mississippi River. A train passes over the bridge. The statue of famous American Author Samuel Langhorne Clemens also known as Mark Twain. Two women walk up steps. A plaque reads about Mark Twain. The statue of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. Traffic on a street. People walk on a pathway. A railroad station. Smoke comes out from locomotives. Wheels of the freight cars. Men assembling the freight car wheels. A close up of the wheel with 'Hannibal' written on it. Animated map depicts the transport of freight car wheels from Hannibal to San Francisco. The wheels are hoisted and taken aboard a U.S. Merchant Marine ship in San Francisco. A man aboard the ship operate the controls. Several views of the wheels loaded aboard the ship. Ships at a port. War supplies are taken aboard a merchant ship. Two men seated in the foreground. A ship with a U.S. flag.
A map of United States. Tourists couple at lake side. Stone slab gives information about the Mississippi River, originating 1475 feet above the sea level from the glacial Lake Itasca. The couple crosses a water channel through stepping stones.
A summary report purporting to reflect phases of Japanese so-called "Tanaka Plan" beginning with Conquest of Manchuria, followed by Conquest of China; establishment of bases in South Pacific; and Conquest of the United States. Animated map shows pressure by German forces in offensive against Soviet Union and illustrates German air war against Britain. Scenes of bombing destruction in Britain, including overturned double-decker bus in ruins of buildings. A Nelson Class British battleship viewed from dead ahead. She is followed by the aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious. The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, DC. American newspaper headline reads:"Navy Bill Passes House." and "Huge Sum Voted for Two Ocean Navy." A line of U.S. Navy battleships underway, led by the USS Mississippi (BB-41). A field full of U.S. M3 Lee tanks moving in formation, as they are overflown by several Douglas B-18 bombers. Assembled Japanese leaders in a forum. Japanese Naval officers in a planning conference. Closeup shows Admirals Shigeyoshi Inoue and Raizō Tanaka pointing at a chart and conversing as other officers look on. Next, bomb bursts and black smoke rises as the attack on Pearl Harbor is underway. The USS West Virginia, USS Tennessee, and the USS Arizona, burning on Battleship row, during the attack. Generalissimo Chiang Kai-Shek with staff officers walks to a waiting car. Forces allied with China, including American troops marching; British troops marching; and Dutch Colonial troops marching (in Batavia, the Capital of the Dutch East Indies). Japanese troops continuing their conquest of China, firing a field piece, and infantry charging. Newspapers announce Japanese advances into Malay Peninsula and Hong Kong. Others cite fall of Singapore fortress and of Corregidor (6 May, 1942). Animated map shows Japanese occupation encompassing Indo-china, Thailand,and Burma (with loss of the Burma road) all of which compounded China's war efforts.
Film "American Working Women" Clock above Exit sign in Sonotone factory. Women, including Hazel Kennedy, assembling hearing aids. Women in wash room checking hair in mirror and applying lipstick. Women clocking out at Sonotone factory. Wide shot workers leaving Sonotone hearing aid factory, 2269 Saw Mill River Road Elmsford, NY 10523. Bank teller at White Plains Federal Savings and Loan, 182 East Post Road White Plains, NY 10601 puts away money at end of day. Bank Vice President looks at his watch and greets his secretary goodbye. Secretary Joan Morgan applies lipstick while looking into her compact mirror and then puts on her coat. A man paces outside bank building, looking at watch. He greets his girlfriend Joan and they hold hands. Cancer researcher Martha Hanson puts white mice into a cage in her lab at the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, 1275 York Ave. New York, NY 10065. View of numbers on elevator at Sloan-Kettering as doors open. Martha passes through lobby at Sloan-Kettering. Wall engraving in background reads, "Within these walls a few labor unceasingly that many may live" Ann Maloney puts away Silver Slipper hosiery boxes at Marie's Lingerie shop. Sign on wall reads, "First Quality 54 Gauge Nylons" Ann puts money into cash register drawer. Woman (Hazel) driving her 1941 DeSoto Custom automobile. She picks up her husband in front of the hardware factory where he works. Husband and wife kiss in automobile. Close up honking car horn. Children run out of house and into car. Hazel parks car at 12 Curry Road Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706 at the intersection of Curry Road and Ronny Circle and the family enters front door of house.
Delegates from the Pan American Highway Commission travel northward in Minnesota, United States during a visit to various states. A bridge over the Upper Mississippi River near St. Paul is visible with a small sign identifying the waterway as the Mississippi River. The bridge has multiple metal trusses atop stone pilings. People greet the Commission delegates in a small town. View of Minnesota Governor J.A.O. Preus enjoying a drink with commission delegates and towns people near a town gazebo. The town may be Garrison, Isle, Malmo Township, Vineland, Wahkon, or Wealthwood Township, Minnesota, as there is also a view over the banks of Mille Lacs Lake near which all of these towns are situated.