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Mesquite New Mexico USA 1931 stock footage and images

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Small tents pitched for little kids, and the goat herd around a pond, in Mesquite, New Mexico.

A goat herd in Mesquite, New Mexico. Goats in an enclosure. Small tents being pitched for the little kids to save them from the scorching sun. Two kids near a tent. They get under the tent. The goats in a herd move along a path. The goats, one by one, slide on a slanted piece of wood and come out of the enclosure. The goat herd moves on a rough terrain. The goat herd around a small pond drinking water.

Date: 1931, June 1
Duration: 1 min 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Sign for Mesquite in Indian sign language by General Hugh L. Scott, United States.

General Hugh L. Scott of Smithsonian Institute, is seated on a chair demonstrates Indian sign language. General Scott demonstrates a sign for Mesquite (Acacia).

Date: 1931
Duration: 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of the Empire State Building in New York City, including views during construction and after 1945 plane crash.

The Empire State Building in New York City. Views of the Empire State Building in 1970. Views of the Empire State Building under construction in 1930 and 1931. A blimp passing near the Empire State building in the 1930s. People gathered in front of the Empire State Building for its grand opening in May 1931. Next scene shows the 79th floor of the Empire State Building engulfed in flames after a B-25 aircraft crashed into the building in 1945. Views of the fire from the ground an from the 79th floor areas as firemen extinguish flames. Final scene is street levels views of the Empire State building from a moving vehicle, again in 1970.

Date: 1970
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ellsworth Vines defeats George Lott in National Title tennis match at Forest Hills, New York.

Nineteen year old, Henry Ellsworth Vines, of Pasadena California and opponent George Lott, Jr., of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, battle for 1931 National Tennis Championship at Forest Hills, New York on September 12, 1931, in the 51st U.S. Men's Singles Tennis championship match. They are seen entering the stadium before a capacity crowd, and shaking hands before the match. Views of several strokes and exchanges during the match. At the end, both players meet at the net,shake hands, and walk off the court together. Vines beats Lott (79 63 97 75). Vines poses with trophy.

Date: 1931, September 12
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dr Philip Hauser briefs George Stone on development of various aspects of U.S. census from 1820 to 1931 in United States,1960.

George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser at the presentation of U.S. census. A slide of U.S. map appears on the screen. 1820 and population figures are marked on part of the map inhabited at that time. The reasons for the increase in the population are discussed by George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser. In the next slide census figures of 1830 appears. Concern for the handicapped lead to including of deaf, dumb and blind category in this census is shown. Dr Philip Hauser shows cartoons appearing in newspapers of that time to George Stone. In the next slide, census figures of 1850 and 7 classes of occupation of people are seen. A percentage representation of various occupations in the population is given in the next slide. The stress on accuracy of 1850 census is seen in the next slide. A comparison of number of occupations of males and females from 1840 to 1870 is shown in the next slide. Census of 1930 is mentioned in the next slide. 1931 is shown as a Special Unemployment Census. Newspaper headlines about stock market crash is seen. Around clip timecode 8:13 are images of Wall Street stock exchange floor near time of stock market crash. Wall Street region in New York City filled with people and views of lines or queues for homeless, unemployed, or food during the Great Depression.

Date: 1960
Duration: 9 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Baseball great Babe Ruth exercises during the 1931-32 offseason

Newsreel clip showing baseball great Babe Ruth exercising indoors during the winter of 1932. Title card says he is demanding $80,000 contract -- he would receive a reported $75,000 instead. Ruth, wearing shorts and sweatshirt, climbs on stationary cycle and begins pedaling as a man rides another cycle beside him. Camera pans down to Ruth's well-known skinny legs. Ruth looks at clock on wall, wipes sweat from his face. Next, Ruth sits in 1930s-style sauna box and takes a sauna with a towel over his head. Other man playfully shoves his head while he is inside the box. Same man later seen wearing boxing gloves and throwing several punches at Ruth's stomach. Ruth takes a few, then delivers a left-handed punch to the head that pushes the much smaller man away.

Date: 1932, January 7
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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