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Women farm workers during World War 1 visit with Governor Lowden in Libertyville, Illinois.

Group of farmer girls who are helping with farm tasks and farm production on the American home front during World War I. The girls meet Governor Lowden in Libertyville, Illinois. Illinois Governor Lowden sits on a tractor. He milks a cow. Farmer girls pose for a photo.

Date: 1917
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
1917 World Series game one: The Chicago White Sox versus the New York Giants from Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois.

Scenes from the 1917 baseball World Series. Game 1 in Chicago, Illinois. A large crowd gathering at Comiskey Park to watch the game. Fans lined up in front of sign for bleacher seating with sign "Bleachers 50 cents". Scenes from the field before the game. Managers Pants Rowland of the White Sox and John McGraw of the Giants reviewing ground rules. Pitchers Eddie Cicotte and Slim Sallee during warm-ups. White Sox dugout is seen with Happy Felsch on the far left, John "Shano" Collins beside him, then Fred McMullin and Reb Russell (just past the big baseball). Joe Jackson and Nemo Leibold may be standing outside the dugout, with Eddie Cicotte in the background and Chick Gandil and Byrd Lynn in front of Cicotte. African American man on the Giants bench around one-minute mark may be J. L. Mackall, the team's trainer. Manager John McGraw is sitting in front of the dugout, with Art Fletcher on his right and Red Murray on his left. Scenes from the game in progress, and view of cheering fans in the packed stadium. At about 1:43: Bottom of the 3rd. Single by S. Collins, and Cicotte is thrown out at 3rd base. The next play seen is a double by McMullin scoring S. Collins, who had taken 2nd base on the throw that got Cicotte out. At 2:13: Top of the 5th inning. Single by Sallee scoring McCarty from 3rd base. White Sox win game 1 over the Giants by a score of 2 to 1. Scene changes to New York, with Giants fans jammed in the streets of New York City watching the large scoreboard being updated during the game, mounted on the building of the New York American Newspaper offices. Cars and trucks pass slowly by in the area jammed with baseball fans.

Date: 1917, October 6
Duration: 2 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
America's first elected woman member of Congress, Jeannette Rankin, in Chicago with women suffragists in 1917

Jeannette Rankin, Republican member of Congress from Montana, and first woman representative elected in the United States, is seen standing with women's suffrage movement activists in Chicago, Illinois, just before America's entry into World War 1. The leading slate mentions her forthcoming participation in a special session of Congress (referring to the Joint Session of Congress on April 2, when President Wilson will ask for a declaration of war against Germany). Rankin holds a bouquet of flowers and stands with another woman wearing a large corsage of flowers. A dozen women suffragists stand behind them. The building behind seems to be a hotel, containing several mirrored doors. Several men passersby walk past the camera while it photographing the group. Jeannette Rankin moves forward and another woman helps her to step into a vehicle (unseen).

Date: 1917, March
Duration: 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The 65th Congress opening its First Session in Washington DC.

Glimpse of the U.S. Capitol dome. Members of Congress and associated staff and other persons are seen gathering in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC , on April 2, 1917,. for the first session of the 65th U.S. Congress of the United States (following a special session in March). Many people sit on the steps and others gather in clusters. Scene shifts to Jeannette Rankin, Republican representative from Montana, and the first woman elected to Congress. She and a man are trying to unfold a large American flag before the camera. Soon two more men help and they hold the flag spread out as Representative Rankin poses in front of it. Next, James Beauchamp "Champ" Clark, Democratic representative from Missouri (who would be elected Speaker of the House) shakes hands with James Robert Mann, Republican representative from Illinois, who served as House Minority Leader from 1911-1919. Elsewhere in Washington, Jeannette Rankin stands with suffragist Carrie Catt, in the back of an open car in front of the Washington D.C. headquarters of the National Woman's Suffrage Association. Rankin holds a bouquet of flowers. An American flag is displayed nearby. Next the car is seen pulling away, causing Rankin to fall back and sit, from where she was standing, in the back seat. Two more cars full of women follow. A cordon of police officers begins to move a crowd back, and two mounted policemen direct people away from the Capitol buildings. (Note: In this first session of the 65th Congress , on April 2, 1917, President Woodrow Wilson asked Congress to declaration war on Germany.)

Date: 1917, April 2
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A crowd gathers as the Great Lakes Naval Reserve Band under the direction American composer John Philip Sousa marches by.

John Philip Sousa's U.S.Navy Band of the Great Lakes Naval Training Station leading a World War I Liberty Loan parade on a city street (possibly in Chicago, Illinois). Behind them two cars are seen and other marchers carrying signs. One sign reads: "Chip In." Numerous spectators line the sidewalks. View from above of the band in formation for a concert. John Philip Sousa and his wife, Jane, pose in front of a residence. He wears the uniform of a Lieutenant in the Naval Reserve. (Note: During World War I, the Navy asked Sousa to train bandsmen at the Great Lakes Naval Training Center. On May 31, 1917, at the age of 62, he accepted a commission as a Lieutenant, in the U.S.Naval Reserve and organized a new band at the Great Lakes Center. His fame attracted so many band recruits that he was able to form several Navy bands for other Navy bases and units.)

Date: 1917
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Glimpses of activities in the lives of new recruits during training at the U.S. Great Lakes Navy training center during World War II.

Opening scene shows new recruit sailors making up their bunks, at the U.S. Great Lakes Navy training center during World War 2. A broom being used by a sailor. Six recruits using their feet to clean a floor with scouring pads. Recruits sitting out of windows as they clean them in their barracks. Others with pails and cleaning materials on the barracks porch and cleaning the barracks latrine. The barracks members are seen lined up for inspection, which is announced by a bugler. A Lieutenant, Junior Grade, is escorted through the barracks and salutes the barracks chief as he leaves. Next, an honor guard of recruits, in whites, and shouldered arms, raise a rooster flag, outside their barracks, indicating a successful inspection. Recruits are seen engaged in their turn at cleaning shared entities, such as the mess and cooking facilities and staffing them during so-called Service Week. A recruit standing watch outside a building presents arms in salute, as an officer passes to enter. He tries to be observant, taking notice as a truck passes, and of a work party nearby. Scene shifts to sailors on watch aboard a ship. A sailor aboard ship, speaking into an intercom system. Bow view of a U.S. Navy Cruiser, showing heavy guns in her triple turrets. The sentry continuing to walk his post in a military manner. A petty officer demonstrating the venerable art of knot tying to a class of recruits, who then practice tying them, themselves. more views of recruits performing chores. Scene shifts to recruits being trained to operate 40mm Bofors antiaircraft guns. One is seen at controls of a pedestal-mounted M-1917 water-cooled 30 caliber machine gun. The anti aircraft batteries commence firing at a drone biplane seen flying overhead. A flood of tracers is seen directed toward the target drone.

Date: 1944
Duration: 3 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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