Food irradiation at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. A technician removes cans of food from a refrigerator. He keeps the cans on a table. The technicians keep the cans one on the other and places them in a cylinder. A technician looks into a paper and writes on a board. The cylinder is lowered into a radiation chamber. The cylinder in the chamber. Irradiated food and cylinders on the table. A technician explains some diagrams on a board.
Technicians prepare food for food irradiation at Argonne National Laboratory in Lemont, Illinois. A technician in a kitchen prepares food for testing. Another technician works in the kitchen where the irradiated food is prepared for testing. The technician places food on different racks and test them.
The 1956 National Convention of the Democratic Party in Chicago, Illinois. Former President Harry S. Truman and his wife Bess, taking seats at the convention.Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, taking her seat. Democratic Party National Chairman, Paul M. Butler standing behind and below the podium as convention prepares to get underway. Amphitheater is filled with seated delegates, as they are called to order. Delegates standing and applauding, following the keynote speech of Frank G. Clement, Governor of Tennessee,who touches the Tennessee delegate identification pole as it is thrust toward him.. Delegates waving poles displaying their respective State Names.
The 1956 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Democratic nominee for President Adlai Stevenson speaks into a microphone and expresses his gratefulness to the delegates for electing him as the Presidential nominee. He speaks about the importance of the Vice Presidential candidate. He says that the Vice Presidential nominee must be chosen through a free process of the convention.
The 1956 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. A man addresses the convention from a podium. Delegates carry placards of different states at the convention. Another man speaks into the microphone. Senator John F. Kennedy at the podium as he addresses the delegates. Senator Estes Kefauver and his wife at the podium after he won the nomination for Vice President. Kefauver waves to the crowd. The delegates carry posters and placards. Former President Harry S. Truman speaks into the microphone. Senator Kefauver and his wife at the podium. Presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson on the podium. Truman with Stevenson and Kefauver. Senator Kennedy on the podium with Democratic nominees. Photographers take pictures. Adlai Stevenson and his family on the podium.
The 1956 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. A large number of delegates gathered at the convention. The delegates carry placards with names of various states on them. Signs read 'California', 'Tennessee', 'Texas', 'Indiana'. A man speaks into a microphone as he introduces Governor Adlai Stevenson of Illinois as the Democratic nominee for Presidential election.