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Moulton Taylor of Longview Washington demonstrates his Aerocar aerobile.

The Aerocar aerobile designed by Moulton Taylor of Longview in Washington seen on the highway. Moulton Taylor transforms the car into plane by attaching the wings and propeller and takes off in it. Men gathered at the airport to watch the conversion of a car into a plane.

Date: 1951, November 5
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Men roll logs and fall in water after losing balance during a competition in Longview, Washington.

A logrolling contest in Longview, Washington. A man rolls a log in water but loses balance and falls down. Two other men roll a log and fall into water. Men holding sticks as they roll logs in water.

Date: 1930, August 11
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Fishermen on boats catch fish from a tributary of the Columbia River in Longview, Washington.

Fishermen fishing in a tributary of Columbia River in Longview. Washington. The fishermen on boats catch fish from the tributary. Caught fishes on the boat. A fisherman catches fish in the background. The fishermen catching fishes. A fishing net with the catch. The fisherman empties the net on the boat. Birds seated in the water catch fish. The birds flying. A man fishing at the edge of the water catches fish. A basket with fish. A woman catching fish.

Date: 1932, March 14
Duration: 1 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Two high school girls, amateur champs, compete in log rolling in Longview, Washington

Two high school girls, amateur champs, compete in log rolling in Longview. One of the girls looses balance and falls into water.

Date: 1937, April 22
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Marine Corps raise American flag on Mount Suribachi in Iwo Jima during World War II; and original statue unveiling at Quantico in 1951.

A film titled 'Uncommon Valor' about the raising of the U.S. flag by U.S. Marines on Iwo Jima, Japan during World War II. United States naval fleet underway off the coast of Iwo Jima. U.S. Army Air Forces aircraft in flight. U.S. 4th and 5th Division Marines disembark from a ship and get onto landing crafts as they head towards the Iwo Jima shoreline. Marines land ashore and advance inland. They raise the American flag on Mount Suribachi. A newspaper boy sells newspapers on a street in the United States. A picture of the raising of the flag on Mount Suribachi. View of sculptor Felix De Weldon as he carves a sculpture of the flag raising event. Scenes from the unveiling and dedication ceremony of the original limestone statue on November 10, 1951, at the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia, for the 176th anniversary of the founding of the Marine Corps. (The version of the statue seen in this footage had been placed in front of the Navy Department Building at the intersection of Constitution Avenue and 19th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C on 10 November 1945. It features 9 foot figures at 1.5 times life size scale. This sculpture was moved to Quantico Marine Base on 17 November 1947. It had been originally constructed by De Weldon of Indiana limestone, cement, and sand due to a lack of bronze during the war. At the time of its move to Quantico in 1947, the statue had deteriorated due to weather. Also, coats of paint to give the look of bronze had hidden much of the detail and had to be removed. Felix de Weldon supervised the repairs at Quantico before the statue was officially dedicated at the main entrance of Quantico on 10 November 1951, as seen in this ceremony). Officers lined up at the ceremony and many guests in the audience. A parking lot seen in the distance behind the assembled crowd. Cover sheets being removed as the war memorial is unveiled at Quantico.

Date: 1945, February
Duration: 2 min 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dedication of Marine Corps War Memorial at Quantico Virginia, and sculptor Felix de Weldon working on sculpture for Arlington location.

The U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial original statue during its unveiling ceremony at the Marine Corps base in Quantico, Virginia on November 10, 1951 (This is after the statue had been moved from its original Constitution Avenue location in Washington DC in 1947, and subsequently renovated under sculptor de Weldon's supervision while it was in Quantico.). A sign on the memorial reads "Uncommon valor was a common virtue, 1945." Next scenes show sculptor Felix de Weldon as he works to build the larger Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, which was dedicated in November 1954. Felix de Weldon measuring a model of the flag raising on Iwo Jima made by him. de Weldon and others on his team work to carve the large war memorial in plaster before it is cast in bronze. Views of the sculpted faces of the six Marines who raised the flag on Iwo Jima: Faces of John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, Harlon Block and Michael Strank. Brief glimpse of the original flag raising scene on Mount Suribachi in February 1945. Next scene, circa 1954 or 1955, shows the completed Marine Corps War Memorial in bronze, in Arlington Virginia, with Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial landmarks of Washington DC in the background. Close-up views of faces of a young boy, an elderly woman, and a middle aged man who removes his hat. American flag fluttering in the breeze atop the war memorial.

Date: 1955
Duration: 5 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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