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Monroe New York USA 1950 stock footage and images

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Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe dies at 36 after a successful career in films.

Famous Hollywood star Marilyn Monroe dies August 5, 1962 in United States. Marilyn Monroe dies at 36. Flashback shows Marilyn Monroe in Korea with American soldiers. Marilyn Monroe arrives for a USO show in a jeep. Monroe performs on the stage as Korean War soldiers look on. Monroe with her second husband Joe DiMaggio and her third husband Arthur Miller. Wide shot of Times Square, New York City. Marylin Monroe being cheered by crowds as she attends a premiere at Times Square. People hold pictures of Marylin Monroe. Monroe on a balcony as she waves.

Date: 1962, August 5
Duration: 1 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American home life, focusing on women in Monroe, New York

A documentary titled 'Women and the Community'. Aerial view of city of Monroe New York. A railroad train runs on track carrying commuters. Closeup, from outside, of engineer seen through window of the train. Two men working as City Planners in an office. One is pointing at a region of Monroe on a wall map. Both are looking at the map on the wall. A sanitation worker man dumps garbage into a garbage truck. Postman making deliveries to houses in a neighborhood. Snow is on the ground but cleared from sidewalks and streets. At one house, the mailman knocks on the door and delivers the mail personally to a Mrs. Carter, the occupant. View of Mr. and Mrs. Carter at breakfast table with their two small daughters. Mr. Carter, a lawyer, is reading the morning paper, while Mrs. Carter opens the morning mail that includes a sample ballot for the upcoming local elections. She shares it with her husband. Their oldest girl. reaches for the ballot and knocks over her glass of milk, which Mrs. Carter quickly mops up. The postman is seen on his route into the shopping district, View of local grocer placing purchases of a customer in a paper bag. The mailman gives him his mail. He also gives a letter to a Mrs. Brown, who is in the store, shopping. The local dentist meets the mailman as he enters his office, and takes the mail from him. Inside his office, patients are waiting. He gives the mail to his secretary. A Mrs. Gates and her son accompany the dentist into his inner office. An elderly couple collect the mail from their rural outdoor mailbox. The mailman enters the local high school to deliver mail. Inside. students are seen using microscopes in a science lab class. Student, Mary Collins focuses her microscope. The science teacher checks the image in Mary's instrument .As the postman continues his rounds, a bus carrying voters lets them off at Fireman's hall, the local polling place, where they line up, outside. Mrs. Carter is seen in the queue, discussing her sample ballot with others.

Date: 1950
Duration: 5 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Women work as the members of a community in the United States.

The role of women as active community members in the United States. An aerial view of the suburban town. View of the houses, buildings, snow covered area and roads. A railroad train arrives at a railroad station. Close views of the locomotive with sign "Erie" on the front. Men discuss a town zoning map on a wall. A garbage man throws garbage into a garbage truck. A post man delivers postal mail. He walks outside a house. He delivers a mail to a woman. The woman standing outside the house and takes the mail. Interior of the house. The woman sits with her family. A man reads a newspaper. Children have their breakfast. The woman opens the mail and views a sample ballot sheet listing the candidates of local elections. Little girl spills glass of milk on table. Her mother cleans up the spill. A woman shops in a grocery shop. View of small town grocery counter and shelves. The post man delivers mail to a woman in the grocery store. A woman sitting with her children gets mail from the postman. A man takes out a mail from a letter box. A woman stands with him. She reads the mail. Exterior of a school building. Interior of a class room. HIgh school or college age students studying. A young woman views a sample through a microscope. A post man walks on a road and vehicles move past, including a bus with sign "Lake Region Bus Co." Women come out of the bus after it comes to a stop. Destination sign on side of bus reads, "Monroe" (most likely Monroe New York). People stand in a line outside firemans hall to vote in local election.

Date: 1950
Duration: 5 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Women of Monroe, New York, provide volunteer services to their community

Mrs. Carter, a resident of Monroe, New York, is seen with other members of the Local League of Women Voters, as they prepare for upcoming local elections. Sign in background reads: "The League of Women Voters, non-partisan Voters Service League."The women assemble voting information packets. View of one member woman caring for several children of members, during the League meeting. League members distributing election information to homes of their neighbors. (One woman refuses to accept any voting information.) One woman places voting materials into the open window of a parked car. Another posts a campaign poster on a telephone pole. League members prepare voter lists and telephone voters. Candidates speaking at meetings arranged by the League of Women Voters. Varying reactions of women in the audience. Another view of voters in a line outside the polling place. Women of the Parent Teacher Association engaged in a local project to establish a Recreation Center for Teens. Youth square dancing at the new Teen Center and enjoying refreshments afterwards. Students viewing motion pictures about anatomy, birth and growth, provided by the Board of Education. Primary school children going through a cafeteria line and eating their lunch at tables. The local dentist checking teeth of school children during annual exams at school. The dentist's receptionist voluntarily looking after children in a local hospital.

Date: 1950
Duration: 7 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Women participating in the life of their community in Monroe, New York.

A woman named Ann Collins is seen in a vacant lot, where she and others of the community work to clean it up so it can be made into a playground. They pick up trash and deposit it in a wheelbarrow that Ms Collins pushes to a 1947 Dodge pickup truck, parked nearby, where it is unloaded. Views of others working with rakes and shovels to prepare the ground. Some trash falls on Ms. Collins as she hands a bushel basket full to a man standing in the back of the open truck. She smiles and climbs into the cab of the truck, which has "John C. Hunter, Monroe, N.Y. Dial 2371" painted on its door. The truck drives away, with two young men steadying boxes of trash in the back. The truck proceeds along a street in the town, past parked cars of the period, such as a 1949 Pontiac sedan. Ms Collins waves from the truck cab as it drives past a street sign reading "No Littering." They pass people lined up outside a polling place, where election voting is taking place. Scene changes to the interior of a rummage shop run by local women to help the poor. Other women are seen working inside a greenhouse associated with a garden club. Next, a woman is seen handing publications to two girl scouts in uniform. A church choir, with many women, sings during a service. Closeups of the choir as they sing the hymn, "Holy, Holy, Holy" by John B. Dykes. Scene shifts to a physician and nurse taking blood from a volunteer blood donor. Closeup of the blood being collected in a glass flask. Next, citizens are seen inside the polling place where volunteers register them to vote. A uniformed police officer stands nearby as the voters make their way to voting booths. Women enter curtained voting booth and vote.

Date: 1950
Duration: 3 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Women's Club of Monroe, New York, sponsors concert to benefit the General Hospital

Mrs. Gates, of Monroe New York, a member of the local Women's Club, is seen wearing a corsage of flowers as she stands in front of the notice of a concert, sponsored by the club, for the benefit of the General Hospital. View inside the auditorium, where a solo violinist is playing on stage to a full audience. Mrs. Gates escorts a couple to their seats. Closeup of the violinist on stage. Closeup of Mrs. Gates again. Closeup of the concert poster.

Date: 1950
Duration: 1 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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