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Illwaco Washington USA 1931 stock footage and images

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Fisherman and boats at the banks of a river to haul a heavy harvest of 'silver horde' salmon fish in Illwaco, Washington.

Fisherman and boats at the banks of river on the mouth of Columbia to catch the 'silver horde' salmon fish in Illwaco, Washington. Fishermen employ horse drawn carts submerged up to the neck level in the seawater to pull the fishing nets. Fishermen pull the nets and haul. A heavy harvest of salmon fish trapped in the net appears. Each man carries two fishes and loads them into the carts. Two men use spears to kill the fishes in the cart. Another man kills them in the storage yard.

Date: 1931, August 27
Duration: 1 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Men leave their homes for work and emerging businesses housed in offices like the Fendall Building in Washington DC

A 1920's film on advances in transportation depicts men walking to work in the early 1900s. Footage is 1920s, but actors are wearing very early 1900's fashions and depicting that earlier period. A man and a woman stand at their urban house house doorstep as the man prepares to leave for work. Women on their doorsteps of their houses after men leave. Men walking to work. Camera slowly pans from street level upward showing the Fendall Building, a law office building, at the corner of Indiana Avenue and 4 1/2 Street NW, Washington, DC (which is now 300 Indiana Avenue NW, Washington DC. That address was later the site of the "Municipal Center Building" and today is the site of the Henry J. Daly Building that houses the Metropolitan Police Department Headquarters. The Fendall Building was torn down in 1931-1932). Dramatized view of workers and officials entering and leaving the Fendall Building via a stair into a door with sign "Fendall Building" above the door.

Date: 1927
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Decline in industry and jobs, and Stock Market crash leading up to Great Depression in the United States.

The film 'The Unfinished Revolution' depicts people recovering after the Great Depression in the United States. Most scenes circa 1929 - 1931, but film produced in 1967. The United States Capitol building with 1940s and 1950s cars and taxi cabs on roads in foreground. View of exterior of Supreme Court building. Closer view of U.S. Capitol and then of the White House in Washington DC. Also the Washington Monument. A herd of sheep and of cattle grazes on pastures. Cowboys on horseback herd cattle on a giant field with snow covered mountains in the background. Farmers work in a field picking cotton. View of Manhattan skyline including Empire State Building, with new skyscrapers in construction in the foreground. View of a street market in a New York neighborhood and a Ford sedan on the street. Busy New York streets filled with cars and pedestrians at end of 1920s. Children standing on fire escape in poor downtown area look down over suspended laundry lines between buildings. An officer looks out from small window of a raised booth traffic light as the lights on the booth change color. A Ford automobile assembly line. Engineers work in a factory with minimum wages. A farmer plows a field of potatoes using four horses. A wheat thresher working a field. Trains at a crossing, on a bridge, and coal cars lined up at a coal yard. Busy New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) floor filled with people around time of 1929 market crash. Frenzied stock market scenes. Board outside a factory reads 'No Men Wanted'. Scenes of silent railroad yards and dormant factories. A man plays an accordian and collects coin donations. People wait in a queue and in a soup line or bread line. Unemployed and homeless men asleep in public areas.

Date: 1929
Duration: 4 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
View of the Lincoln Memorial, in Washington, DC, with cars driving past

The Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. A 1931 Plymouth roadster is seen parked on the West side of the Lincoln Memorial. Several other automobiles drive past during the brief filming.

Date: 1933
Duration: 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Philip Hauser briefs George Stone on U.S. census from 1820 to 1931 in USA; also some Wall Street depression scenes

George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser at the presentation of U.S. census. A slide of U.S. map appears on the screen. 1820 and population figures are marked on part of the map inhabited at that time. The reasons for the increase in the population are discussed by George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser. In the next slide census figures of 1830 appears. Concern for the handicapped lead to including of deaf, dumb and blind category in this census is shown. Dr Philip Hauser shows cartoons appearing in newspapers of that time to George Stone. In the next slide, census figures of 1850 and 7 classes of occupation of people are seen. A percentage representation of various occupations in the population is given in the next slide. The stress on accuracy of 1850 census is seen in the next slide. A comparison of number of occupations of males and females from 1840 to 1870 is shown in the next slide. Census of 1930 is mentioned in the next slide. 1931 is shown as a Special Unemployment Census. Newspaper headlines about stock market crash is seen. Around clip timecode 8:13 are images of Wall Street stock exchange floor near time of stock market crash. Wall Street region in New York City filled with people and views of lines or queues for homeless, unemployed, or food during the Great Depression.

Date: 1960
Duration: 9 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Colonel Lindbergh awarded Legion of Honor.

Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh awarded Legion of Honor highest decoration of France by French ambassador Claudel. He is being made Commander in recognition of his memorable flight across Atlantic. 1931.

Date: 1931
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
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