Sailors return to civil life in Long Beach, New York after World War II. They are the first groups to be released in Long Beach on a point system. Workers leave war plants. Civilians line up in cities for new jobs. Washing machines and cars on assembly lines.
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.
Interior of Teckna Plastic Company in Bayside Long Island New York. Man polishing plastic aircraft blisters .Woman measuring openings in blisters. 13 July 1945.
View of Pendulum cutter at Teckna Plastic Company in Bayside Long Island New York. A display of plastic products being manufactured such as camera cases, clothing hangers, clocks, picture frames, flowers, shoe racks.21 July 1945.
Modernized factories at Long Island New York. Train passing in rail yard. Cranes unloading goods from stationery ship. Molten steel poured in the vat.1945.
Twenty five hundred orphan kids have a picnic on Long Beach in New York. Children swim and play on the beach. Children eat and drink. Jack Dempsey hands out hot dogs to the orphan kids