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Long Island New York USA 1928 stock footage and images

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Men stand near a Curtiss aircraft parked on a field in Long Island, New York.

The history of famous airplanes. A Curtiss airplane in Long Island, New York. The aircraft is parked on an airfield. Hangars in the background. Men stand near the airplane.

Date: 1928
Duration: 5 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
An electrified train moves along a heavily electrified track in Long Island, New York.

A film about means of transportation from ancient times to the modern in the United States. An electric railroad train moves along a heavily electrified track in Long Island, New York. The train pulls up at a station. Passengers gathered at the station.

Date: 1928
Duration: 25 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Centennial of George Eastman's birth celebrated at his home in Rochester, New York

Opening scene shows numerous guests seated at an outdoor luncheon in the gerden of George Eastman's house in Rochester, New York. The occasion is the 100th Anniversary of Gorge Eastman's birth. Views of the house where Eastman was born. It has been moved from Waterville, New York to its present location in the gardens of his last home in Rochester, New York. Two little girls stand with parents. One holds a Kodak camera. Closeup of a woman taking a photograph and another of a young man photographing with a compact motion picture camera. A man using a historic motion picture camra on a tripod. People gather around the porch of the Eastman birthplace house where Officials of the George Eastman House, including Dr. C. E. Kenneth Mees, President, Mr. James E. Gleason, Chairman of the Board, and Mr. Charles Hutchison, Vice Presi-dent, are seated. One of them is seen speaking at a podium. Mrs. Robert Ranlett, Eastman's long time friend, uncovers a commemorative plaque on the porch. Next are scenes photographed in July 1928, when George Eastman gave a garden party to introduce Kodakcolor to notable guests. He stands with Thomas Edison in the garden. Closeup of Eastman on that occasion. Cover of book holding George Eastman commemorative postage stamps. A sheet of the new stamps signed at the bottom by Postmaster General, Arthur E. Summerfield. Closeup of the stamps. Guards placing wreaths at a sculptured planter in the center of the Eastman House garden. Men gathered with hats removed for the commemoration.

Date: 1954, July 12
Duration: 44 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Various "firsts" in U.S. aviation history from 1918 through 1924; early history of flight and vintage flight scenes

Shows several aviation "firsts" accomplished by U.S. Army Air Service aviators in the period from 1918 through 1924. A close formation of biplanes in flight. President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson chat with Major Fleet, Officer in charge, on the occasion of the first air mail flight, inaugurated on May 15,1918 between Washington DC and New York.The mail is loaded into the Curtis JN-4 aircraft. Pilot in the cockpit. The aircraft takes off and in flight. Air Service. Mention of aviators helping spot forest fires. Smoke rising from forest fires and mountain ranges. In 1920, U.S. Army Captain St. Clair Streett is seen with some of his Squadron who flew four De Havilland DH-4 aircraft 9,000 miles, from New York City to Nome, Alaska. Two of the men play with pet dogs. Their itinerary is painted on the side of one of the aircraft, along with the names of pilot and mechanic (C.E. Crumline and J.E. Long). In 1923 the first non stop coast-to-coast flight was made in the Fokker T-2 aircraft. . A sign on the aircraft reads 'Army Air Service non stop coast to coast'.First Lieutenants Oakley O.Kelly and John A. Macready board the aircraft, at Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, on May 2, 1923. Their Fokker T-2 in flight. Their arrival at Rockwell Field, on Coronado Island (San Diego) California. In 1924, Lt. Russell Maughan is seen boarding his P-1 Hawk airplane at Mitchel Field, on Long Island, New York, and taking off , bound for Crissy Field at the Presidio, San Francisco, California. His goal is the first dawn-to-dusk, coast-to-coast flight. Views of his P-1 Hawk airplane flying over Manhattan, New York City.

Date: 1920
Duration: 2 min 18 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of New York City and environs, especially Manhattan,in the United States.

Film begins showing location of New York City on a world globe, at the mouth of the Hudson River on the East Coast of the United States. It transitions to an aerial view of the Southern tip of Manhattan Island at the junction of the Hudson and East Rivers and slowly shows views moving Northward along the Hudson River. Piers along the Hudson are visible. Scene shifts to above those piers, looking South at the cluster of Manhattan skyscraper buildings, and beyond to New York Harbor, the borough of Queens, and Brooklyn, and beyond to Long Island in the misty distance. Next the skyscrapers are seen from Queens,across the East River. A large ocean liner is seen underway in New York Harbor, among ferry boats, barges, and tugboats. The Statue of Liberty is seen in the background. An animated map shows regions around New York and traces the Hudson and Mohawk valleys into the Great Lakes. The map is then overlaid with numerous lines representing transportation routes by lend, water, and air. View of Brooklyn Bridge, wharfs, and Manhattan skyline in hazy background. Seagoing freighters loading and unloading at New York's piers. A truck and other cargoes being moved by cranes. Passenger trains moving in the New York city area. View of the famous Beaux-Arts style Penn Station by architects McKim, Mead, and White, at West 34th Street and Eighth Avenue, in Manhattan. Train station interior crowded with travelers and commuters. Commercial aircraft taxiing at a New York area airport. Closeup of two young children watching the planes. Passengers deplaning from a large aircraft. Sign for Peruvian International Airways atop an airport building. A Swissair passenger plane being serviced. Passengers boarding a TWA Lockheed Constellation airplane. A family watching airplanes from an airport observation deck. The Lockheed Constellation starting its engines. A Douglas DC-4 aircraft taxis out and takes off, as several boys watch from the observation deck. Closeup of another group of boys watching planes from the observation deck. Aerial view of Manhattan skyscraper buildings from an overflying airplane. Traffic at Times Square. The Astor Hotel at the left and the Times building straight ahead. Several other street scenes in Manhattan, crowded with pedestrians. A view residential apartment houses along Park Avenue. Views of African Americans crowding the sidewalks in Harlem. Views of "Little Italy" in the lower East side of Manhattan, where Italian restaurants and other businesses are seen. Chinatown is seen with some of the business signs in Chinese. A man of Chinese heritage reading a letter. Asian American children playing together in a neighborhood. New high rise apartment buildings are seen replacing older homes in parts of Manhattan. Mothers wheeling their children on sidewalks in one of the new neighborhoods.

Date: 1948
Duration: 5 min 40 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A newspaper strike comes to an end after a long time and printing resumes in New York, United States.

A newspaper strike comes to an end in New York, United States. Aerial view of Manhattan Island New York City with Empire State building skyscraper in background. Newspapers running on high speed printing presses, being printed after 114 days in New York newspaper strike by printing workers. A typesetter checks his work. The labor strike cost $450,000,000. Reporters at work in the news room. A reporter typing a story. People buy newspapers in the street, putting down coins while stacks of newspapers are delivered.. Trucks from the Daily Mirror, The New York World Telegraph, and The Sun deliver the papers. Night shot of traffic in Times Square with Canadian Club Whiskey and Admiral Television Appliances large neon light advertisements. People buy and read the newspapers at news stands the streets of New York.

Date: 1963, April 1
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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