Newsreel recounting events that took place 25 years earlier, in 1935. Farmers mass outside the White House in Washington DC, United States to cheer U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and to support the Agricultural Adjustment Administration. The President addresses the gathering from a balcony. U.S. Vice President John Nance Garner acting as the President of the Senate signs the Patman Bonus Bill. A copy of the bill. President Roosevelt addresses a joint session of the Congress to defend his veto. United States Senator from Louisiana Huey Long addresses the Congress. Father Charles Edward Coughlin addresses a mass gathering at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The assassination of United States Senator Huey Pierce Long from Louisiana in 1935. A past event shows Long standing with a woman outside a building. People gather in a large number for the funeral of Long. Soldiers march.
View of New Orleans seaport of United States. Concrete grain elevator unloads grain from the cargo ship through suction pipe. Unloading bunches of bananas from the ship. 1935
Governor Huey Long nicknamed 'Kingfish' lashes out at critics in Louisiana. He still reigns strong in Louisiana. From a February 11, 1960 Newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.
Provisions of the Social Security Act, 1935 in the United States. The Capitol of the United States, in Washington, DC. Scenes of Americans suffering during the Great Depression. Industrial plants closing putting people out of work. Unemployed and needy Americans lined up for a meal at a soup kitchen. The Social Security Act,1935 its provisions provides immediate aid to the needy, aged, blind and dependent children. A diagrammatic presentation depicts: the procedure by which the jobless and needy will receive monthly income through joint cooperation of the Federal and the State Governments. A postman hands over monthly income to a blind man and a dependent child at their house. Other provision of the act is the Old Age Benefits. A diagrammatic presentation depicts: the procedure by which the worker will receive benefits at the age of 65 years. To apply for a Social Security Account Number, one has to fill out an application and deposit it at any labor organization or post office. Animation shows how one fills out an application. At a post office, officers assist a man in filling out his application. Workers receiving their social security cards from their employers: a soda jerk at a soda fountain receives his and shows it. A man and a woman show theirs. A boss gives a factory worker his new social security card, along with his pay envelope. A man working at a bench receives his from his employer. A projectionist in a movie theater projection booth receives his card from his employer. A number of the cards is shown. An older retired man and woman are shown relaxing at home by their fireplace.
Applications for social security accounts under the Social Security Act,1935 in the United States. Display of a calendar. After the enactment of the Social Security Act, 1935 on 24 November, 1936, workers sign applications to apply for Old Age Retirement Benefits for the first time. A United States Post Office building. A man fills out an application for a social security card, at the post office. Five ways to return filled applications include handing them to a shop foreman, secretary of labor union, letter carrier or depositing them directly at a post office or dropping in local mail box. After returning the application the workers receive Social Security Account Numbers from the Social Security Board. They receive monthly income for life when they retire at the age of 65 years.