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Professors Albert Einstein and Robert Millikan attend the ceremony of mounting of the huge telescope in Lester, Pennsylvania.

The mounting of the huge telescope in Lester, Pennsylvania. Officials and professors gather in the building. Men seated in chairs at the building. Professors Albert Einstein and Robert Andrews Millikan watch the ceremony.

Date: 1937, May 4
Duration: 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Secretary of War, Dwight Davis, and his party, return to Honoulu, after visiting military sites in Hawaiian Islands..

Camera pans into crater of Kilauea volcano, where someone has scrawled an inscription in the lava (not readable). Scene shifts to Secretary of War, Dwight F. Davis, and Hawaii Territorial Governor, Wallace R. Farrington, stepping out of the local volcano museum, onto a patio, where other persons are standing. Scene shifts to deck of the battleship, USS Pennsylvania (BB-38) where Secretary Davis stands near the railing. Closeup of Major General Fox Conner, Commander of the U.S. Army Hawaii Department, standing with Rear Admiral Robert R. Marvel, aboard the Pennsylvania. Marines firing gun salute with artillery field pieces as the Pennsylvania arrives at Pier 5 in Pearl Harbor. Secretary Davis on the dock, with his party including: daughters, Alice and Cynthia; Civilian aide, John H. Holliday and Military Aide, 1st Lieutenant Lester J. Maitland. The daughters are assisted as they enter a car. Next, Secretary Davis and Aide Holliday, enter a car displaying the Secretary of War Flag on its hood.

Date: 1928, August 20
Duration: 2 min 10 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Aerial view of Philadelphia Navy Yard, surrounding industrial and suburban areas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Aerial view of highway, river, industrial areas, suburban areas around Philadelphia Navy Yard in Philadelphia, USA. Aerial view of smokestacks emitting smoke, ships at dock, factory buildings, highway, vehicular traffic on highway and industrial areas. The last scene is the Westinghouse Electric plant along the Industrial Hwy. {Pa. Rte. 291) between Lester and Essington, Pa. The Rte. 37 trolley (streetcar) loop is also an aid to identification.

Date: 1948
Duration: 3 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Giant telescope mounting ready for trip to coast.

Telescope mounting structure shown inside hangar. Albert Einstein looks at scale model of finished telescope. Einstein and men in the background. Audience seated. Einstein looks on other side as official talks to him.

Date: 1937, May 4
Duration: 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Secretary of War Dwight F. Davis visits the Hawaiian Islands.

U.S. Secretary of War Dwight F. Davis meets various officials. He represents President Coolidge at the Captain James Cook Sesquicentennial. He is accompanied by his daughters, Alice and Cynthia. Davis greets General Hines at Fort Mason, California. He boards the battleship the USS Pennsylvania and poses with his daughters. Captain Greenslade and Lester Maitland. The shipboard scenes show inspections, deck tennis, church services and physical training. A flag flutters from the foremast of the ship. Soldiers line up at the ship deck. Executive Officer Richard S. Galloway and Captain Greenslade inspect the troops. Men on the ship deck read a weekly paper 'Key Stone'. Soldiers dressed in white stand in formation on the ship deck. Inspections by the Secretary of War and Captain Greenslade. They decorate the soldiers and discuss amongst themselves on the ship deck. Army and Navy planes hover over the battleship to greet the dignitary. Men gather at pier number 2 of the Fort Armstrong at the Honolulu harbor to greet them. Officials discuss. The Governor of Hawaii Wallace Farrington arrives to greet Dwight. They inspect the guard of honor 64th CAC-AA. Dwight leaves for the royal Hawaiian hotel.

Date: 1928, August
Duration: 9 min 52 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Labor Union movement grows significantly, but labor strife also continues during 1930s in the U.S.A.

Men work assembling transmissions on an automobile production line. John L. Lewis, President of the United Mine Workers Union, giving a speech supporting formation of the Congress of Industrial organizations (CIO). Group of workers gather to listen to a union speaker. Many wear miners hats. Cheering Union workers march in street carrying posters reading: "Long-Live the C.I.O." and "Forward eith C.I.O." Leaders of the early C.I.O., Sidney Hillman,President of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA); Philip Murray, Vice President of the C.I.O.; and John L. Lewis, C.I.O. President, circa 1938. David Dubinsky, President of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU); along with Sidney Hillman, and John L. Lewis, are seen mingling with clothing workers. View of a steel mill from workers' residential street on a snowy day. Steel worker in a mill. Deckhand and an engine man aboard a merchant ship. Roustabouts and riggers at an oil well. Nonferris metal miner in rail car. Worker in tire factory. Electrical worker. Union leader speaking to group of workers carrying banner reading: "Shirt workers, Local 128 Allentown, Pennsylvania Joint Board." Labor organizers passing out leaflets to workers leaving a factory. Labor discussions with workers at lunch tables. Draftsman preparing labor organization signs calling for "Sanitary Conditions" and "Fair Play." Working women singing a union song. Union workers marching and carrying signs for various causes. Man riding a bicycle displaying sign:"Don't Scab." Car overloaded with people with sign: "Come To Lafollette Labor Rally Monday, July 5, 1937." ACWA workers of Local 95, Atlas Plant. UMWA members of Lafollette, Tennessee. Miners playing cards and playing musical instruments. Miners on strike below in mine for 5 days, cheer leader. Poster encouraging Americans to travel and visit in the USA. Police injure several persons during labor protests in San Francisco. U.S. Army soldiers arresting a civilian and throwing tear gas grenades.

Date: 1938
Duration: 4 min 13 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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