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Representatives of China arrive at United Nations Headquarters at Lake Success, New York.

United Kingdom Embassador to UN arrives. Chinese delegation arrives in Buick automobile and is escorted into the hall for a United Nations meeting in Lake Success,New York, United States. Representatives of different countries take their seats.

Date: 1950
Duration: 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
UN forces advance past the 38th Parallel and ROK forces reach the Yalu River, in October, 1950, during the Korean War

At a meeting of the UN Security Council, in Lake Success, New York, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Warren Austin, displays a Soviet-made weapon captured in Korea. Soviet representative, Jacob Malik, walks out of the meeting. Warren passes the weapon around to other Security Council delegates. Britain's Ambassador,Sir Gladwyn Jebb, examines it closely and it is then passed over the chair vacated by Malik, to the representative of Norway. (It appears to be a Soviet SVT-40 or SKS semi-automatic rifle.) Shift to animated map showing UN forces completely occupying South korea, to the 38th parallel. Crew members board a U.S. Air Force C-47 aircraft named,"The Speaker." Closeup of one crew member, a Korean, wearing a hat labeled,"Voice of UN." The aircraft takes off. Inside the plane's cabin, a Korean delivers a message that is being broadcast to any North Korean soldiers on the ground. Views of the huge loudspeakers mounted in the rear cabin of the aircraft. Stacks of pamphlets are seen in the aircraft, that encourage enemy combatants to surrender and include safe conduct passes. Crew members are seen throwing these from the airplane. UN soldiers pose with a large sign reading,"You Are Crossing The 38th Parallel, courtesy of the 3rd ROK Div." Troops of that division are seen proceeding North, along a road. ROK troops crowded aboard an M8 Armored Car. Another sign reads,"You Are Now Crossing The 38th Parallel, Courtesy of the 7th U.S. Cavalry, 'Garry Owen.'" American soldiers walking along the road; others riding on an M-24 (Chaffee) tank; and some riding on a DUKW, are greeted by local Korean people who line the side of a road. An M4 Sherman tank, named "Old Faithful," passes the camera, crowded with UN troops. Back to the animated map, showing advance of UN forces, with ROK troops reaching the Yalu River, by October 27th, 1950. UN infantry are seen climbing through rugged mountainous forested areas.

Date: 1951
Duration: 3 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Meeting of United Nations Security Council at Lake Success, New York.

Officials and visitors seen in audience, during meeting of United Nations Security Council, at Lake Success, New York (During timeframe that large UN General Assembly had been meeting at Flushing Meadows, New York.) Camera men record event from booth above meeting hall. Close up view of camera man operating motion picture camera in recording booth. Andrei Gromyko of the Soviet Union sits next to Polish delegate, Ludwik Rajchman. Press photographers take pictures of people in the audience, including two fashionable women in 1940s fashions including fur coats. Joao Carlos Muniz, of Brazil, is seen with bandages on his face. He chats with Australian delegate, Herbert Vere Evatt. USA delegate, Edward Stettinius is seen, next to Sir Alexander Cadogan of the United Kingdom.

Date: 1946
Duration: 1 min 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
John Foster Dulles addresses the Plenary Session meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, Lake Success , New York, USA

Representatives of different nations at Plenary Session of United Nations General Assembly in Lake Success, New York, United States. John Foster Dulles, United States representative, addresses the representatives of member nations. Flags of various nations in the background. Room is crowded with observers and staff members. Events photographed and recorded from booth at back of room.

Date: 1948, November 18
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
United Nations Security Council meeting to protect South Korea and preparation by US Marines and Army for Korean War.

United Nations meets to organize military action for protection of South Korea from Communist North Korea. United States troops in Tokyo, Japan prepare to advance to Korea. U.S. Army forces are seen passing in review before General MacArthur and General Omar Bradley in Tokyo, Japan. Back in the United States, a B-29 bomber, "moth balled" by being entirely encased in "cocoon" plastic since after World War 2, is rolled onto an airfield. Air force personnel remove the heavy plastic from the body and tires of the B-29, revealing its World War 2 nose art name "Lucky 13" (which had been among B-29 aircraft of the 25th Air Service Group in World War II). Navy Vought F4U Corsair aircraft with folding wings are unloaded from giant containers in aircraft hangars. A group of the F4U aircraft lined up at an airfield. Military equipment being loaded onto waiting ships, and carried by soldiers at a warehouse area. Units of the 1st U.S. Marines answer the call, are seen piloting amphibious vehicles in the ocean and onto the dock landing ship USS Gunston Hall (LSD-5) . Canadian sailors are seen boarding ships and Candian Navy destroyers leave British Columbia for Korea. Women and children wave form dock. Destroyers underway in sea. White, African American, and Hispanic young men in the United States are seen standing in lines at a United States Army enlistment office, answering the call to serve as new recruits in the Army. A group of new recruits raise their right hands and take an oath of service. U.S. President Harry S Truman speaks to a meeting of the Reserve Officers Association meeting, indicating that the only reason for this action is to hopefully arrive at the peace in the world that was hoped for when the United Nations was created. He leaves and shakes hands with officers. At Security Council meeting of the United Nations in Lake Success, New York, the President of Council, Arne Sunde, of Norway, invites Korean Ambassador to join table. Ambassador Chang comes and sits. The United Kingdom representative presents resolution which the body votes on (United Nations Security Council Resolution 84). It is passed by 7 to 0 in favor. The U.S. is asked to designate a military commander for the United Nations forces. The Korean ambassador, Chang Myon, expresses gratitude to the UN Security Council.

Date: 1950, July 7
Duration: 3 min 32 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American Cities in the 1950s

Americans listen to a chamber string quartet playing music on stage. Vintage views of various famous American cities in the 1950s. Sweeping wide views of American wilderness with mountains in distant background. Elevated view of a river in America. A railroad marshaling yard with skyline of Chicago Illinois in the distance. Close view of two railroad trains passing in opposite directions in downtown Chicago with skyscraper in background. A city street in downtown Detroit Michigan with 1950s cars on the road. View of the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis Minnesota and the city skyline in background. View of Saint Paul Minnesota with river, bridge, and some nearby factories. View of Saint Louis Missouri as seen from an anchored position on the Mississippi River. The city skyline of New Orleans from a distance. View of Pittsburgh skyline with the West End Bridge over the Ohio River in the foreground. People walk on the grounds of Liberty Island in New York, with the Statue of Liberty seen towering above. Aerial view of New York city's skyline, skyscrapers and New York harbor. Camera view panning from ground to top of Empire State Building in Manhattan. Aerial view of Washington DC and Potomac River. Ground view of Jefferson Memorial. The Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol seen together. Steps of Lincoln Memorial and view of statue of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln inside the memorial. An eastern American mountain view, witha lake or river in the foreground. View of Half Dome peak in Yosemite National Park seen from a moving vehicle. Elevated view of a dense forest in the western United States. Pacific coast scene of surf washing onto rocks in a rocky area with nearby cliffs and mountains.

Date: 1953
Duration: 2 min 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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