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Damaged bridges, houses and property due to the floods in the various rivers of the United States in 1936.

Flood damage in the United States in 1936. The Kennebec River, Maine: men stand on blocks of ice and view a broken bridge due to flooding. Ice jams loosened on the Penobscot River threaten towns near Bangor, Maine. View of giant ice flows and downed utility poles The Housatonic River, Connecticut: Broken electrical towers on the blocks of ice. Men walk on the ice blocks. Men clear the ice from road. Passaic River, New Jersey: the water of the river flows above limits over a bridge. Lake Conemaugh, Pennsylvania: View of submerged houses from flooding. The destoyed houses due to flood. The people stand on a bridge and heavy flow of water under the bridge. Ohio River: the submerged buildings from flooding are seen. Men on boats in front of the submerged shops. People on bridge run. The damaged cars,trains and trams lie on the streets. The streets filled with water. From a 1961 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.

Date: 1936, March
Duration: 2 min 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Guards at the USS Maine Memorial and Tomb of the Unknown at Arlington Cemetery, Virginia, United States

USS Maine Memorial and Tomb of the Unknown at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, United States. USS Maine Memorial at a distance. Tomb of the Unknown, guard in front of the Tomb. Guard in front of the USS Maine Memorial. Flowers in honor of Filipino President Manuel Quezon placed before the USS Maine Memorial where he is buried. Cannon near the Arlington National Cemetery Amphitheater. Anchor near USS Maine Memorial.

Date: 1944, August
Duration: 1 min 22 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A single horned bull calf in Maine,United States

A newsreel titled 'Bull calf made into a Unicorn by a Me. Scientist' shows a man pulls a single horned bull calf in Maine,United States. The calf,turned into a Unicorn by a scientist,runs around a field.

Date: 1936
Duration: 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Hall of Heroes in the Pentagon where names of Medal of Honor recipients from the Spanish-American War are listed

John Charles Daly discussing the Medal of Honor and the Spanish American War. Scenes of waves crashing on shores. Mr. Daly standing in the Hall of Heroes, at the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. speaks about Americans called to do battle outside the United States. Map of Cuba with flame and smoke over Havana Harbor. Officials around a conference table. A poster with picture of the USS Maine and words: "Remember the Maine." Excerpts from films depicting events in the Spanish-American War. The Spanish flag being lowered and replaced by the American flag. Back in the Hall of Heroes, Mr. Daly points to names of 30 Medal of Honor recipients from the Spanish-American War, on the wall. He notes they were the first to win Army Medals of Honor on foreign soil. He states that 81 Navy and Marine Corps fighting men were also awarded the medal.

Date: 1968
Duration: 1 min 23 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Names and artwork on 303rd Bomb Group B-17s seen at Dow Field, Bangor, Maine, on their way to England, during World War Two.

World War II. B-17s of the United States Army Air Force (USAAF) 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) 'Hell's Angels' staging at Dow Field, Bangor, Maine, on their way to their base at RAF Station Molesworth, in England. Airmen work on a parked Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. Names and artwork on the B-17s: Nose, body, and tail art reveal names like: 'Perk the Jerk', 'Gunnin for Marijane' under the dorsal turret, 'Duke of Paducah', 'Klee's Lounge', 'Kiler Kilgore', 'Hell Cat', 'The 8 Ball', 'The Duchess', 'One 'o' Clock Jump', 'The Devil Himself' under the aircraft nose, 'Bad Check', 'Delta Rebel No. 2', 'Knock-Out Dropper', 'Sky Club' and 'Continental' on propellers, 'Wild Bill' on a nose, 'Pepper Box' under a dorsal turret, 'Wee Willie Woo', 'Hornet's Nest', 'Lady Fairweather', 'Margaret - M' under a dorsal turret, 'Canuck' on a nose, 'Squirt' and 'Maggie' on propellers, 'Mimi' on a nose. A B-17 called 'The Green Hornet'. Two airmen stand under the aircraft. 'Yahoodi' with 'Si the Gonuf' made on an aircraft. Note: From Brian O’Neill’s “303rd Bombardment Group” here is the fate of the name ships in this film. “Hell Cat” 41-24580, pilot: T.O. O’Connor, fate: MIA 23 Jan 43 “The 8 Ball” 41-24581, pilot: W.R. Calhoun, fate: C/L UK 20 Dec 43 “The Duchess” 41-24561, pilot: H.L. Stouse, fate: ret USA, 7 Jul 44 “One O’Clock Jump” 41-24582, pilot: W.N. Frost, fate: MIA 12 Dec 42 “The Devil Himself” 41-24612, pilot: R.S. Hayes, fate: ret USA 20 Dec 44 “Bad Check” 41-24587, pilot: B.B. Southworth Jr., fate: MIA 11 Jan 44 “Knockout Dropper” 41-24605, pilot: J. Rolle, fate: ret USA 27 Mar 44 “Lady Fairweather” 41-24568, pilot: A.R. Redding, fate: MIA 23 Nov 42 “The Green Hornet” 41-24603, pilot: E.J. Sanderson, fate: MIA 23 Nov 42 “Yehudi” 41-24608, pilot: F.A. Saunders, fate MIA 3 Jan 43 (Also seen is a 91at Bomb Group B-17:“Delta Rebel No. 2” 42-5077, pilot: Lt Birdsong, fate: MIA 12 Aug 43. It is seen because the 91st BG was passing through Dow Field at the same time, during deployment to England.)

Date: 1942
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Famous astrologer, Belle Bart reveals her predictions for the year 1936 in New York, United States.

Belle Bart, famous astrologer at desk in her office, New York, USA. She speaks on her predictions for the Year 1936. She reminds viewers of her predictions for the year 1935. She says that the period of prosperity will extend from 1936-1943. She further says that although war is imminent in the far East, and that some nations will become eclipsed during this period, the general trend through 1943 will be "happiness and prosperity for all."

Date: 1936, January 3
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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