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.
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.
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.
Americans listen to a chamber string quartet playing music on stage. Vintage views of various famous American cities in the 1950s. Sweeping wide views of American wilderness with mountains in distant background. Elevated view of a river in America. A railroad marshaling yard with skyline of Chicago Illinois in the distance. Close view of two railroad trains passing in opposite directions in downtown Chicago with skyscraper in background. A city street in downtown Detroit Michigan with 1950s cars on the road. View of the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis Minnesota and the city skyline in background. View of Saint Paul Minnesota with river, bridge, and some nearby factories. View of Saint Louis Missouri as seen from an anchored position on the Mississippi River. The city skyline of New Orleans from a distance. View of Pittsburgh skyline with the West End Bridge over the Ohio River in the foreground. People walk on the grounds of Liberty Island in New York, with the Statue of Liberty seen towering above. Aerial view of New York city's skyline, skyscrapers and New York harbor. Camera view panning from ground to top of Empire State Building in Manhattan. Aerial view of Washington DC and Potomac River. Ground view of Jefferson Memorial. The Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol seen together. Steps of Lincoln Memorial and view of statue of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln inside the memorial. An eastern American mountain view, witha lake or river in the foreground. View of Half Dome peak in Yosemite National Park seen from a moving vehicle. Elevated view of a dense forest in the western United States. Pacific coast scene of surf washing onto rocks in a rocky area with nearby cliffs and mountains.
Dramatization of historical American events. United States President Thomas Jefferson looks at a wall map of the Louisiana Purchase, acquired from Napoleon Bonaparte, the leader of France. Jefferson sits with a few officials seated at a table. A pictorial map showing the Columbia River and the Missouri River flowing into the Pacific. The Lewis and Clark expedition is sent to western territory. The life of the Native American Indians. The Indians wearing traditional costumes. Indians hunting buffalo. Scenic views of a hillside with a flowing river. Lewis and Clark cross a water body led by an Indian guide. A large waterfall. The expedition members sleeping in trees to avoid predators. The rapids of the Columbia River. Men crossing the river with water up to their necks. The men wading through the water holding their guns up. Natives watching the men. The course of the Columbia River. Two men from the expedition team lying beside a tree. The expedition watches English men in boats on the river who have come from Canada to establish outposts.
The 1953 Masters Tournament of Champions in golf in the United States. Golfers playing golf. Spectators under umbrellas in the background. A golfer hits a ball with a club. A golfer sinks a ball during the game.