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Sailing boats take part in 38th Annual Race Week in Larchmont, New York.

Different types of sailing boats take part in varied races as the Larchmont Yacht Club celebrates its 38th Annual Race Week in Larchmont, New York.

Date: 1936, July 22
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Nearly 143 sail boats compete at the finals of the 46th Annual Regatta in Larchmount, New York.

46th Annual Regatta at Larchmount in New York. 143 sail boats underway at the finals of a regatta organized by the Larchmount Yacht Club. The boats head for the finish line.

Date: 1944, July 31
Duration: 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Destruction in coastal northeast USA from the 1944 "Great Atlantic Hurricane" (First example of a named hurricane in the US)

Views of The Great Atlantic Hurricane lashing at northeast United States areas (after having already hit the North Carolina Outer Banks), and views of the aftermath and early cleanup following the storm. Regions shown include Atlantic City, Long Island (where it came ashore as a category 3 hurricane on September 15, 1944), New York City suburbs, and parts of New England. High surf flooding boardwalks and coastal cities. Trees bent over and snapped in high winds. People walking with difficulty in the high winds. Streets of towns submerged in water. Coastal docks destroyed and large boats scattered high onto shore areas. Trees, poles, and wires downed over roads and homes. Entire homes moved off of their foundations and placed down the street. The "Great Atlantic Hurricane" was the first example of a named hurricane by the Miami Hurricane Warning Office, which later became the National Hurricane Center. The name was meant to reflect the hurricane's size and intensity.

Date: 1944, September 15
Duration: 1 min 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Excerpt from film about national elections in the United States. This segment covers election of November 7, 1944, in World War II

Excerpt from film about national elections in the United States. Opening scene show a banner stretched across a downtown street, reading: "Vote Democratic, vote for full employment. Below that are pictured two local candidates and Franklin D. Roosevelt (running for an unprecedented 4th term as President). Underneath, the banner reads:"Conners for Congress.Glimpses of other political signs are shown, on telephone poles, buildings,and automobile windows. Citizens discuss the elections in various places: A man and woman in their living room; workers in a machine shop; men in a diner restaurant; a man and woman at home; a farmer and a delivery man; two housewives over a back fence; a dentist and his patient; school boys; and politicians. Representative Clare Booth Luce speaking. New York Governor, Thomas E. Dewey, at a podium. Vice Presidential candidate Harry Truman about to speak. People gathered in local forums and other political campaign activities. President Roosevelt driving along a city street, on a rainy day, in an open car with Secret Service agents riding on the running boards of his car. Crowds jamming the sidewalks in spite of the weather. Other gatherings of people waving American flags and showing support for their politcal parties and candidates. Philip Murray, President of the CIO Labor Union and AFL Head, William Green. Radio broadcast antenna shown denoting importance of radio for political communications. Harry S. Truman (Democrat), Thomas E. Dewey (Republican) and incumbent President Roosevelt are seen delivering speeches in front of numerous microphones. Various views of people gathered around radios listening to campaign speeches, in various places,including American soldiers at the front (This election is during World War 2) and Nurses in a hospital. President Roosevelt speaking at a political dinner. Views of people at political party conventions. Next, people are seen calmly walking in and out of polling places. Three members of an election board begin counting votes. After checking, one member telephones the results from their precinct to headquarters. Views of recorded votes being reported by telephone. People using tabulating machines to compile the results. Views of spectators in vote posting centers awaiting the results. Final results being brought to news media for dissemination to the nation. People gathered in Times square, New York, where news is posted in moving lights on the Times building. Others gathered around their radios. Lights on the Times Building announce the reelection of President Roosevelt

Date: 1944, November
Duration: 4 min 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Fashion models display latest clothes, footwear and accessories for the summer of 1944 in New York City, United States.

A newsreel titled 'Black, white, and cool' shows models displaying white kid gloves,white suede kid sandals and white hand bags at the Saint Regis Hotel in New York City. A model displays her black summer dress. Another model shows a matching dress and parasol combination "to avoid freckles" according to narrator Vicki Vola. A mother and daughter in matching cotton plaid dresses.

Date: 1944, May 22
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Americans voting in U.S. cities during 1944 Presidential election; Roosevelt defeats Dewey.

Presidential elections in the United States. Americans voting in various cities. People lined up outside building to vote. Buildings along the sides of the street. Acts and figures pasted on a board. People reading the news. President Roosevelt casting his vote at the Town Hall in Hyde Park, New York. Tabulation of the figure. Crowd at Times Square follow the returns. A board reads: 'National Broadcasting Company Election chart'. Announcements of figures on radio. A woman writing the figure on a board. Announcement of results at the Republican National Headquarters. Governor Dewey conceded defeat and President Roosevelt receives congratulations at Hyde Park.

Date: 1944, November 7
Duration: 3 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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