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Huejotzingo Puebla Mexico 1933 stock footage and images

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The famous Huejotzingo Carnival, in Puebla, Mexico

Scenes from the Huejotzingo Carnival, in Puebla, held since 1868. It involves about 15 thousand people who dress up with masks, robes , gaznes , feather headdresses , shields and rifles to transform the town's streets in a huge stage for their play. They portray three episodes that have marked the history of Huejotzingo, as a play in three acts. Only the first of these episodes is seen in this film, namely, the 1862 Battle of Puebla , where the Mexican army defeated the French. This is represented by various battalions comprising both armies. The invading army is composed of Zouaves , Turks and sappers, while the victorious Mexican Army is formed by the highland Indians , Zacapoaxtlas and Apaches. Reenactors on both sides fire cannons as well as muskets loaded with black powder.

Date: 1933, March 20
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Rodriguez looks on as Ancient Indian tribes perform dances at a ceremony in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Ancient Indian tribes perform dance rites in Oaxaca, Mexico. Men and women dressed in traditional attires carry goat and a hen as they perform a dance rite for President Abelardo L Rodriguez and his wife at a ceremony. Girls in traditional costumes perform a dance. Men wear headgears during a dance ritual.

Date: 1933
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Franklin D Roosevelt goes to church and then makes plans for "Bank Holiday."

President Franklin D Roosevelt in the United States. A calendar shows the date 5th March 1933. Roosevelt leaves in a car after attending church service in Washington DC, United States on 5th March 1933. On March 9th 1933 Senate passes a bill proposed by Roosevelt to address bank crisis. The House also passes the President's proposed bill Franklin Roosevelt in his first fireside chats broadcast on 12th March 1933 talks about the bank crisis. He asks people to have confidence in the government. He ensures that banks will provide sufficient currency to meet the situation.

Date: 1933, March 5
Duration: 3 min 21 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Indian tribes perform a historic dance ritual as President General Abelardo L. Rodriguez looks on

A newsreel titled 'Ancient Indian tribes acclaim President at historic dance rites' shows men and women of ancient Indian tribes dressed in their traditional attire and fancy head gears in Oaxaca Mexico. They perform a historic dance ritual as President General Abelardo L. Rodriguez and his wife enjoy the performance.

Date: 1933, November 29
Duration: 40 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Various schools providing education to North American Native American Indian students in the United States.

U.S. Federal provisions for the education of the North American Indians in the United States during the Great Depression era. Native American Indian students come out of Chemawa Indian School boarding school in Oregon. An elementary school in Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota. Indian children on the grounds of Shiprock Reservation in New Mexico. Animated map depicts Indian schools in the United States. Cloth lines on the grounds of a school. A man walks out of a government school building.

Date: 1933
Duration: 1 min 33 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Key events involving German rocket pioneer Reinhold Tilling

Opening slate states (in German) that as early as August 1933, Reinhold Tilling's rockets were test fired from aircraft. However, while Germany paid little attention, Russia and England showed in this work. View of airplane with two Tilling rockets under its wings. Closeup of the one under the right wing. Pilot climbs into cockpit of the plane. Slate reads: Shooting from the aircraft in 1933-34, the rockets achieved distances of 500 meters at altitudes of 7000-8000 meters. Still pictures taken from the ground of the rockets leaving trails as they are launched from the aircraft. The airplane is also seen in at least one photograph. One picture shows a rocket exploding in the air. Scene shifts to view of fire burning at one of Reinhold Tillings workshops, at Osnabruck, Germany, where he and his two assistants, Angela Buddenbohmer and Friedrich Kuhr, were killed when gunpowder charges they were compressing for rocket motors exploded, on October 10, 1933. Photos of Tilling and his assistants are shown. Final scene shows a public memorial to the deceased trio, which includes flowers from several groups, including the Nazi party. Nazi swastika flags are displayed in the background. One floral tribute also contains an airplane propeller. A large greenery Christian cross is seen as well as three small brass menorahs, one at each of the three mounds of flowers.

Date: 1933
Duration: 1 min 25 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
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