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Mount Hamilton California USA 1939 stock footage and images

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The damaged part of the Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton in California after an airplane crashed on it.

An airplane crashes at the Lick Observatory on Mount Hamilton in California. The damaged side of the building. The wrecked airplane inside the building.

Date: 1939, May 24
Duration: 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Douglas B-18 Bolo bomber fly in formation over Hamilton Air Force Base in California, United States

United States Army Air Corps exercises on Hamilton Air Force Base in California, United States. United States Army Air Corps Douglas B-18 Bolo bomber fly in formation.

Date: 1938
Duration: 56 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Eve of the preview of the film, 'The Hollywood Story' in New York and Hollywood, California.

American film stars of the silent screen arrive at the preview of the Universal International film, 'The Hollywood Story' in New York, USA. American actor James Neil Hamilton receives a scroll from New York's Walter Shirley. Cast and crew of the film present at the eve including William Barnum and Francis X Bushman. Scenes from the preview of the film at the Academy Awards Theater in Hollywood, California. Several renowned Hollywood stars arrive at the preview.

Date: 1951, May 10
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Sites of mob attacks and lynchings in San Jose, California, and St.Joseph, Missouri.

Crowd gathered in front of the Jailhouse in San Jose, California, where a mob of thousands had broken in and seized prisoners Thomas Thurmond and John Holmes, who had reportedly confessed to the kidnapping and murder of Brooke Hart, son of Alexander Hart, the owner of Leopold Hart and Son Department Store. The mob had taken the two and lynched them, in St. James Park, across the street. Under-sheriff Hamilton, is interviewed and states that they held the mob off until they ran out of tear gas, and then didn't shoot, because of women and children. View of many people and cars outside, as seen through cell windows inside the prison. One of the prison inmates, testifies about seeing the mob break into the prison and make their way to the third floor. View of the St. James Park, where many people are seen gathered beneath its palm trees. Camera focuses on trees where the prisoners were hanged. California Governor,James Rolph, Jr., makes a statement tantamount to condoning the lynchings. The film shifts to a new location, in Missouri, where, On November 28, 1933, a crowd of 7-thousand broke into the Buchanan County Jail, St. Joseph, Missouri, to seize and lynch a negro charged with criminal assault. The mob overpowered defending police officers and members of the 35th Tank Company, Missouri National Guard. One of tank company's six ton M1917 light tanks parked in front of the prison. View of broken steel prison door and battering ram used by the mob. Wrecked interior of the prison quarters. People posing near a broken prison steel door.

Date: 1933
Duration: 2 min 36 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
University of California crew team participants hope to win the 1939 rowing championships and go for practice on Frisco Bay

College students from the University of California Bears crew team begin training in hopes of winning the 1939 rowing championships. California oarsmen in Oakland turnout for the spring training. Ten shells get underway for vigorous practice on Frisco Bay. Crew teams rowing on the bay.

Date: 1939
Duration: 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
British royalty visit Washington DC in June, 1939, at the invitation of President Franklin D. Roosevelt

Opening scene shows a military parade along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, DC, in honor of the visit of British King George VI and Queen Elizabeth. The parade is led by a contingent of mounted Army cavalry. Spectators line the sidewalks. The Capitol building is clearly visible in the background. Closeup of Cavalry passing the camera. Closeup of King George VI with President Roosevelt conversing in an open automobile. Both are formally dressed. The President wears a top hat. Riding in the back of a car are First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt and Queen Elizabeth, together with a Navy officer. Next, seen posing on the porch of the Roosevelt family home, Springwood, at Hyde Park, New York, are: First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt; King George VI; the President's mother, Sara Ann Delano Roosevelt; Queen Elizabeth; and President Roosevelt. Camera pans in closeup across the group, as they engage in friendly conversation.

Date: 1939, June
Duration: 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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