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.
A documentary titled 'Women and the Community'. Aerial view of city of Monroe New York. A railroad train runs on track carrying commuters. Two men working as City Planners in an office, one is pointing at a region of Monroe on a wall map; both are looking into the map on the wall. A sanitation worker man dumps garbage into a garbage truck. A postman walking, goes to a house, puts the mail letter into the house and walks away. Mail man walks on road and then goes to a house, a lady comes out, postman hands her the relevant letter and lady goes inside the house. 1950s vintage image of American middle class family around a dining table with two girls eating, husband reading newspaper, a lady comes in with the envelope. She opens the envelope and shows it to the man. Woman helps clean up milk spilled by child at table. Woman in a typical grocery store aided by immigrant grocer who came to United States 20 years prior; postman comes in, talks to the lady. A woman at her desk in an office, man comes and hands her an envelope. A woman with a boy in a dentist office is seated next to a woman at her desk. Dentist enters office and boy follows him back. An old man and elderly woman walking beside a farm building collect letters from a mail box and walk away. Postman enters local High School building. Women students work in a laboratory, a girl looks through a microscope. A bus on road bringing passengers to a stop at a polling place on voting day for the town. American citizens wait in line to vote.
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.
Women cleaning a garden, trash is collected and taken in a cart to a garbage van. 'John C Hunter Monroe, NY' is written at the back of truck. Woman at a sale counter'. 'Rummage Sale' is written on the wall in the background. Girls working in a greenhouse. People singing prayers in church. Women at work in various offices in the U.S.
The White House past and the present. Aerial view of The White House in Washington DC in the late 1950s. Scene with 1950s cars parked and moving in parking areas and roads in front of the White House. Visitors walking on the White House grounds near the North Portico. View of a Birch tree planted by wife of President Calvin Coolidge and Magnolia trees by President Andrew Jackson. View of the south portico entrance and the north entrance of the White House. Plans and sketches of of The White House. Portraits of President John Adams and his wife Abigail Smith. Portrait of President Thomas Jefferson. Plan of the east and the west wing of The White House. Illustration of British attack on The White House. Portraits of President James Madison and his wife Alley. Portrait of President George Washington. Portrait of President James Monroe. Picture of President Abraham Lincoln. Footage of President Lincoln's study room, and his bedroom with its custom bed over 8 feet in length. Sketch of President Benjamin Harrison taking oath. Still images of ornate furnishings in the White House during Harrison's tenure. Still images of more simplified furnishings in the White House under Theodore Roosevelt. Picture of President Theodore Roosevelt with sons. Aerial view of the new west wing area enlarged for White House office use. Still photo of Theodore Roosevelt writing. Footage of President Woodrow Wilson signing a bill at his desk, with a crowd of officials standing by. Footage of United States Military officers and French General Ferdinand Foch and other French military officers entering the White House to meet with President Harding on October 29, 1921. (Foch was touring the U.S. and being officially thanked for his leadership in World War I.)
Documentary titled 'Woven into the life of America', on manufacture of various types of garments by the Burlington Mills in North Carolina, United States. View of the Statue of Liberty and of New York City Manhattan Island skyline from the New York Harbor. A boat underway at harbor. Aerial view of tall buildings and skyscrapers of New York City. Pedestrians in 1950s fashions walk on sidewalks of New York City, with some shopping. Trendy clothes are displayed in a shop's window. A model wearing a night gown. A bride being dressed. A receptionist at the reception counter of the Burlington Mills. Employees at work on loom machines.