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.
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.
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.