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Long Beach California USA 1938 stock footage and images

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Scenes of devastation from the "Long Island Express" Hurricane of 1938.

Scenes from the New England Hurricane of 1938 (or Great New England Hurricane) (or Long Island Express) (or The Great Hurricane of 1938). Hurricane hitting U.S. Eastern Seaboard on September 21, 1938. The Coast from New Jersey to New England felt its effect. Cars and people drenched with water in streets. Policemen wade through hip deep water. New York is whipped by 70 mile-an-hour winds and the raging sea pouring tons of water far inland. A man retreats from a dock as waves pour water on him. Outcome of hurricane shows broken ships, downed trees, and devastation at the water front in coastal areas including Atlantic City, New London Connecticut, and Long Island. Firemen in New London Connecticut battle fires. Aerial view of destroyed shoreline and beached boats in New London. Broken cars crushed by fallen trees. Crowds gather to look at damage as a lone sentry guards against looting. Boats along the Atlantic Coast are destroyed. A boat is seen on a road in front of Merkel's Delicatessen. View of a train that was derailed by the hurricane on Long Island. Shot of a car that was carried far off a roadway and impaled on an upright beam.

Date: 1938, September 21
Duration: 1 min 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Kenny Harmon wins the Gold Cup outboard motor boat regatta held at Long Beach, California.

Gold Cup regatta in Long Beach, California. Spectators gathered to watch the motorboat regatta. Skimmers compete for the Gold Cup. Boats powered by outboard motors race on river. Kenny Harmon in 'Miss Reno' skips across the line to finish first.

Date: 1938, August 3
Duration: 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A school for girl baton twirlers where they perform different steps in Long Beach, California.

A school for Drum Majorette graduates in Long Beach, California. Girls practice to lead a band. The girls perform different steps during the classes. They roll the stick in their hands and twirl around. Buildings in the background.

Date: 1938, July 6
Duration: 40 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
3000 orphans from Brooklyn enjoy on the beach in Long Beach, New York.

Orphans enjoy a day out on a beach in Long Beach, New York. School buses with 3000 Brooklyn orphans aboard head for the beach in Long Beach, New York. Children enjoy surf bathing on the beach. Children play with sand. They eat ice cream and burgers.

Date: 1938, August 10
Duration: 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People gather to watch the summer Olympic games held in Los Angeles, California.

The Games of the X Olympiad held in Los Angeles, California. Women participate in the springboard diving contest during the summer olympics of 1932. A large crowd gathers to watch the games and cheer. Georgia Coleman does a layout back somersault dive into the water, then three other dives. Closeup view of a smiling Georgia Coleman, springboard diver. Next diver shown is Dorothy Poynton on the high dive, followed by closeup shots of Dorothy after her dives. Swimmers participate in the swimming championships, including American Eleanor Holm in competition with Bonnie Mealing from Australia in the Women's 100 meter backstroke. Closeup shot of Eleanor Holm outside the pool. Americans take the lead in the games. Men participate in the 2000 meter 8 oar she crew shell boat race. American team is made up of team from the University of California. The crew shell race underway on Alamitos Bay in Long Beach California. The University of California team surges at the end to beat the team from Italy. Oil rigs and oil derricks seen in the background on shore behind the cheering crowd watching the race. The men's crew team from the University of California Bears pose for cameras on shore after their victory.

Date: 1932, August 15
Duration: 3 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Relna Brewster wrestles a male opponent in Venice California.

Relna Brewster poses for camera to show her arm muscles. Relna wrestles a male opponent in ring at beach side inVenice California. Spectators gather in number around the ring. Various moves like slams,scoops,locks and tosses are delivered. Relna tosses her opponent on ground. January 1938.

Date: 1938, January
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
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