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A large crowd and many celebrities arrive and Count Turf wins the Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, United States.

Count Turf wins the Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, United States. A large crowd of fans arrives for the Kentucky Derby. A large numbers of cars parked in the parking lot. Newspapers grabbed from a stack. Kentucky Derby pins on display for sale. A woman pins flowers on the dress of another woman. People wear fancy glasses and sun glasses. As a man smiles, his diamond studded teeth sparkle. An old men reads a newspaper. Spectators watch the derby. Celebrities include the Duke and the Dutchess of Windsor, publicist Steve Hannigan with actress Anne Sheridan, and actress Greer Garson with Senator Anderson People stand in a queue to buy tickets at a ticket window to bet on the race. Horses in the race include 'Mameluke' , 'Counterpoint', 'Fan Fair', 'Sonic', 'Ruhe', 'Battle Morn', and 'Repetoire' Racing horses at the starting gate. The race starts. The spectators watch through binoculars. Count Turf, the son of Count Fleet and the grandson of Reigh Count both of which were derby winners, wins the Kentucky Derby. View of the score board. Count Turf stands in the winner's circle wearing a garland of flowers.

Date: 1951, May 5
Duration: 3 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Communism growing over Central and Eastern Europe after World War 2, and development of Marshall Plan.

Events after World War II. Harvesting in U.S. farms. Closeup view as a tractor plows fields. Men on horseback driving sheep. Woman serves a Thanksgiving turkey dinner to her family gathered at a nice dining room table in the United States. Her children look at the food with smiles. Contrasting scenes show Europeans starving amid post-war ruins. Women and children looking for food. A child in a soup line. Women wait in a line to receive grain that is weighed on a scale. Globe spins. Joseph Stalin and other Soviet officials watch a military parade in Red Square in Russia. Retrospective scenes of the meeting of Russian and U.S. troops at the Elbe River late in World War 2. Communist rally in Paris. A protester holds up a hammer and sickle symbol. A demonstration of protestors in Athens, Greece, and another Communist demonstration in Rome, Italy. Map depicts communist control growing over Central and Eastern Europe early in Cold War. High aerial view of Washington DC with a lower altitude airplane flying over the U.S. Capitol. Exterior view of State Department (Old Executive Office Building) in Washington DC. View of Secretary of State James F Byrnes working at his desk. Byrnes speaks of U.S. role in world affairs while at a conference in Stuttgart, Germany. Scenes from a meeting of the Big Four foreign ministers in 1947. Scenes changes to North Portico of White House. Swearing in ceremony of George C. Marshall as Secretary of State. President Harry S Truman shakes hands with Secretary George Marshall. Night view of London landmark buildings. View of door at No. 10 Downing Street in London. View of brutal winter conditions in Europe in February 1947. Citizens try to dig out a train stuck in snow. Women in line in Britain for a rationed good, still saddled with its own postwar reconstruction. Narrator relates that Britain was unable to continue to provide massive military and economic aid to the Greek regime and appealed to the U.S. to handle the situation. Secretary of State Marshall and President Truman seen talking together in front of a fireplace mantle. Marshall boards aircraft for a visit to Moscow. Truman in a White House meeting, seated at oval table with his advisors and cabinet. Truman addressing joint session of congress on March 12, 1947. He asks for funds for Greece and Turkey. Globe highlights USSR. Door sign reads 'Policy Planning Staff - George F Kennan - Director'. Director Kennan seen at his desk. He advocates a long term, patient but firm and vigilant containment of Russian expansive tendencies. Reconstruction in Europe. Ground level and aerial views of bomb destroyed European cities, and workers cleaning up rubble. Brief scene from the meeting of 16 nations in Paris on July 3, 1947. Scenes from United Nations meeting held in Lake Success New York in September 1947. George Marshall at podium addressing delegates of UN. Russian delegate Andrey Vyshinsky commenting on Marshall Plan. Signing of Marshall Plan agreement by international delegates meeting in Paris in September 1947.

Date: 1948
Duration: 8 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Racehorse Bold Venture wins the Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, United States.

Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, United States. A large crowd of spectators gather to watch the Kentucky Derby. Bidders at a bidding window. The horse race begins. The spectators cheer the horses. The racehorse Bold Venture wins the Kentucky Derby.

Date: 1961, April 23
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Farmer cuts grass using a scythe and cradle at a field in Kentucky, United States.

Farm life in Kentucky, USA. A farmer inspects a Scythe and Cradle in his hands at a field in Kentucky, United States. The farmer cuts grass with the scythe and cradle. Other farmers make bunch of grass. Farmers have others tools in their hands like scythes and forks in their hands. A farm house in the background.

Date: 1940
Duration: 1 min 3 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Horse named Venetian May wins the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Kentucky, United States.

Venetian May wins the Kentucky Derby of horse racing. The Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Kentucky, United States. People in the stands to witness the race. The horse race in progress. Venetian May wins the derby.

Date: 1960, May
Duration: 1 min 25 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Officers learn weapons principles,engine ignition instructions,application of tanks at Fort Knox Armored Center in Kentucky.

Officers training at Fort Knox Armored Center in Kentucky,United States. View of the Headquarters of the Armored center. Officer John W. Leonard seated at desk in office. The armored school is divided into specialized sections which includes instructor training department,communication department and weapons department. Officers learn about principles of latest weapons at the weapons department. During training officers are demonstrated about functions of each part of the weapons using models. In the electrical division the students are given instructions in engine ignition and power supply. In the basic class officers learn about the practical application of tanks. They learn to move tanks on field. Officers attend an advanced class on staff and command problems. They learn about tactical planning and functions of armored units. Officers receive a series of extensive courses.

Date: 1947
Duration: 1 min 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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