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Launches of several U.S. Warships during World War II

Preparations for launch of the USS Hancock (CV-19) at Fore River Shipyard, Quincy, Massachusetts, on January 24, 1944. . Shipyard riggers removing supports from under the ship's hull. Platform at bow is decorated with bunting. Scene shifts to Brooklyn Navy Yard, New York, and the launching of the USS Missouri (BB-63), on January 29, 1944. Crowd gathered around the bow as the Missouri goes down the ways. Another change of scene to the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company of Newport News, Virginia. Here the ways are emptied following the launch of the Light Cruiser, USS Hancock (CL-81) on June 19, 1943. The Hancock can be seen in the water. Tugs attend to the newly launched Cruiser.

Date: 1944, January 24
Duration: 3 min 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Margaret Truman christens battleship USS Missouri during its launch in United States.

United States navy launches mighty ship USS Missouri. Margaret Truman christens the battleship. Ship Missouri move from its bay area into water. Huge crowd gathered to watch the launch. Battleship Missouri sails on water surface.

Date: 1944, January 29
Duration: 1 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Harry S Truman becomes the Vice President and then takes over as President of the United States.

Harry S Truman and other officials work on some documents. Truman's Vice Presidential campaign. People hold boards reading 'Truman for Vice President' during Democratic National Convention of 1944. Vice President Truman with President Franklin D Roosevelt. View of the exterior of the U.S. Capitol in Washington DC. Soldiers and horses with Roosevelt's casket during funeral of Franklin D. Roosevelt. A crowd at the Washington Monument. The United States flag at half staff on the White House. Truman addresses the Congress. He talks about cooperation and duty. Nazi German Axis soldiers surrender during World War II in Europe. A large crowd at Broadway celebrates VE Day in New York City. The first atomic bomb mushroom cloud billows into the sky over New Mexico during the Trinity atomic bomb test. Signing of Japanese surrender documents aboard the USS Missouri at the end of World War 2. Japanese official Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu signs documents, then General Douglas MacArthur signs documents, and presents a pen to General Wainwright standing behind him. An American official takes a seat and goes through some documents. An officer reads documents at a table as soldiers stand by and watch.

Date: 1948, October 18
Duration: 2 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Harry S. Truman and others at the dedication of the Truman Library in Independence, Missouri.

Dedication ceremony of the Truman Library in Independence, Missouri. Former President of United States Harry S. Truman at the dedication ceremony of the library. Dignitaries including Chief Justice Ear Warren, Herbert Hoover and Elanor Roosevelt at the ceremony. Ten thousand people gather for the ceremony. A representative of President Eisenhower receives a deed on behalf of the government. Interiors of the library that houses 3 ½ million documents of Truman's seven year term. At the Truman Museum pictures of Truman with former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill. Another picture of Truman after winning the presidential election of 1944.

Date: 1957, July 8
Duration: 1 min 34 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
General John J. Perishing and Enoch Herbert Crowder receive LLD degree at University of Missouri, United States.

LLD awarded to U.S. General John J. Pershing and General Crowder at the University of Missouri, United States. U.S. Army officer General John J. Perishing receives honorary degree at University of Missouri. President of the University of Missouri, Hill awards LLD degree to General Pershing and also to U.S. Military officer Enoch Herbert Crowder. General Pershing wears a cap and gown after receiving his degree. A finger point's to Pershing's name on diploma.

Date: 1948
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Missouri State Festival, a race track and stands built by Works Progress Administration Projects in Missouri, United States.

Development works under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) Projects in Missouri, United States. The Missouri State Festival with various attractions and swings. People at a race track built by WPA. People in packed spectators stand watch athletes run.

Date: 1937
Duration: 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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