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Scenes of Khuzestan Province and Isfahan, Iran, circa 1916

Views of Khūzestān Province and Esfahan (Isfahan) Persia, circa 1916. (The southern part of Khuzestan was also known as "Arabistan.") Rugged hills and dunes in desert region. A single dirt road through part of the area connecting some clusters of dwellings. Water splashing from the rear driving wheel of a Stern wheeler river boat underway on the Karun River. Black smoke billowing from the boat's stack. It appears to be towing a barge. Several long wooden passenger boats tied up at riverside, near building. Palm trees in the background. Closeup of art on the dome of the ancient Safavid-era Shah Mosque in Esfahan (aka Isfahan). Front of the mosque, with minarets. Iranian man herding some livestock and Merchants bringing goods to market on donkeys, passing through ancient arch way. Some men and a girl walking through the town. Two men smoke hookahs. A sandal maker at work. A local bazaar, lined with merchants selling their wares. People walking through the bazaar, including one who appears to be a British Colonial Officer in the South Persian Rifles.

Date: 1916
Duration: 1 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Various WWI events: German submarine Deutschland leaving US; sinking of SMS Szent Istvan; survivors of Lusitania

Variety of events in World War I years. German merchant submarine Deutschland (a British blockade buster) in 1916 in the United States (then neutral), departing New London, Connecticut on November 21, 1916 headed back to Germany carrying silver bullion. The submarine had just completed repairs following a collision with the tugboat T.A. Scott Jr. when first attempting to leave New London on November 16, 1916. The North German Lloyd Shipping Company submarine Deutschland is seen leaving the dock at New London, Connecticut. The officers on the submarine Deutschland wave. Periscope of submerged submarine is seen slicing through calm water. Sailor on an Italian destroyer blows general quarters call on bugle. Another sailor brings a telescope on deck. Next, crew members fire their deck gun at periscope in the water. Change of scene the shows the destroyer making way, leaving visible wake, astern, as crew members load and fire depth charges from the ship's stern. View of a submarine underwater. Exploding depth charges raise huge columns of water. Underwater view of submarine shows columns of bubbles nearby. View of Austro-Hungarian Battleship SMS Szent Istvan (Saint Stephen), capsizing and rolling after it is torpedoed off the Dalmation Coast of the Adriatic Sea by Italian torpedo boats on June 10, 1918. Survivors being rescued in small boats. View of a merchant vessel at dock and in a harbor. View of survivors of the May 1915 Lusitania disaster, with belongings, arriving in a harbor. Men and women with children posing. Two small girls pose among the group of Lusitania survivors.

Date: 1916
Duration: 1 min 55 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Russian troops leave Iran in 1945 and street riots in Iran in 1950.

Russian troops leave Iran and street riots in Iran. Russian troops leave Iran in 1945. People walk carrying bouquets. A Russian officer gets into a jeep. People of Iran look at the departure of the Russian troops from the balcony of their buildings. People stand on both sides of a road. Russian Army vehicles move past. Later scenes show street riots in Iran in 1950. People ride horses during the riots.

Date: 1945, June 1
Duration: 1 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Russian
 
 
James F. Byrnes urges that Iran be given a chance to speak at UN Security Council meeting regarding Soviet military in Iran

Segment from the United Nations Security Council meeting at Hunter College, New York City, United States, on March 27, 1946. At the time, the Soviet Union, with its troops in Iran, and with interest in the governance and autonomy of Azerbaijan, was pushing to postpone discussion of the appeal by Iran that the action of the Soviet Army in Iran was a threat to international peace and security. American statesman James F. Byrnes, Edward R. Stettinius, Soviet diplomat Andrei Gromyko and representatives of the UN Security Council member countries are seen entering the conference room at Hunter College, New York City. The dignitaries seated at a table. Delegates and spectators present. Gromyko, the Soviet representative to the United Nations, speaks in Russian. Other delegates listen, seated behind. A delegate from China speaks. Several delegates raise their hands with questions. U.S. representative James Byrnes demands that the Iranians be given a chance to be heard. The Soviet delegation stands and exits the talks abruptly. Iranian delegate Hossein Ala', Iran's Ambassador to the United States approaches the table and is seated. The delegates listen as Mr. Hossein Ala addresses the council. Mr. Ala urges the council to take action, saying, "Iran views with grave concern any delay in the consideration by the council of the merits of these disputes. For these reasons, on behalf of my government, I request the council to take up these matters at once and reach, without reference to further negotiations, a solution consistent with the principles of the charter."

Date: 1946, March 27
Duration: 3 min 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Willian Jennings Bryan campaigning for Wilson in 1916. President Wilson accepting the nomination in 1916.

Willian Jennings Bryan, campaigning for President Wilson, as a private citizen, in 1916 (after having resigned as Wilson's Secretary of State). He stands in a car decorated with patriotic bunting and an American flag, in front of modest house in a rural area. Bryan is accompanied by several associates. A popular Wilson campaign photograph (coming loose at the top) is attached to the car door . The writing under Wilson's picture is not legible. As Bryan sits down in the car, his wife, Mary, is seen next to him. (She had been blocked from the camera while he stood.) The car drives away. In complete change of scene, a crowd is seen completely filling the lawn and grounds of "Shadow Lawn," President Wilson's Summer White House, at Long Branch, New Jersey. They have come to celebrate his renomination as Democratic candidate for President. Camera pans over the crowd. Next, President Wilson is seen standing on a step in the center of the garden, acknowledging and accepting the nomination.

Date: 1916, June
Duration: 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Shah of Iran Mohamad Reza Pahlavi meeting with Prime Minister Hussein Ala in Iran

Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi meeting with Prime Minister Hussein Ala at Saadabad Palace, in northern Tehran, Iran. Large garden by Palace and Elburz mountains in background. The Shah of Iran seats himself in a chair, at a desk. The Prime Minister sits and converses with him. Shah of Iran reads several official documents and annotates one. A paper on the desk is labeled: "US News Report."

Date: 1957
Duration: 3 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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