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National City California USA 1931 stock footage and images

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Reconstruction of U.S. Ships at the port in National City, California.

U.S. Ships at port in National City, California. Reconstruction of vessels going on. People work on a ship.

Date: 1931, July 13
Duration: 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ellsworth Vines defeats George Lott in National Title tennis match at Forest Hills, New York.

Nineteen year old, Henry Ellsworth Vines, of Pasadena California and opponent George Lott, Jr., of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, battle for 1931 National Tennis Championship at Forest Hills, New York on September 12, 1931, in the 51st U.S. Men's Singles Tennis championship match. They are seen entering the stadium before a capacity crowd, and shaking hands before the match. Views of several strokes and exchanges during the match. At the end, both players meet at the net,shake hands, and walk off the court together. Vines beats Lott (79 63 97 75). Vines poses with trophy.

Date: 1931, September 12
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
International Houses in New York, University of California at Berkeley, and Chicago.

Clouds move in the sky. A college student lies in the grass with his hands behind his head, then joins two fellow students of differing nationalities as they enter the main gate of a college. Exteriors of the college building. A young engineer draws designs. Young woman draws a sketch. A student examines corn and makes notes. A man reads a medicine book. Scenes from International Houses in New York, Chicago and Berkeley, California. Front facade of International House building on Riverside Drive in Manhattan, New York City, with words "That brotherhood may prevail" inscribed above "International House". Exterior shots of college buildings in New York City, at the University of Chicago, and at the University of California at Berkeley. Individuals arrive at International House at the University of California, Berkeley. Exteriors of the building. Student named Carlos walks up the steps. He is greeted by a staff person who escorts him inside. In the lobby, Alan Blaisdell, Executive Director of Berkeley's International House, meets him and escorts him upstairs.

Date: 1948
Duration: 4 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Burning buildings and aftermath of the race riots in the Watts area of Los Angeles, California.

Loss and damage in the city after race riots in the Watts area of Los Angeles, California, during the Civil Rights movement. Night time views of the streets in the largely African American section in Los Angeles. Smoke and flames rise from buildings. Buildings on fire, set by arson during the riots. Interiors and exteriors of the buildings on fire, spanning many city blocks. Policemen arrest two men and lead them away. The devastated areas in the city, and a few buildings which are left intact. Armed National Guard troops in the streets on patrol to prevent further looting and damage. Damaged buildings on either side of the road. The Watts area of the city where a curfew was put into effect. A soldier with a rifle patrols the area. The remains of buildings in the area. Views from a moving vehicle of block after block of gutted and destroyed buildings. A special task force on alert. Policemen come out of a truck and National Guardsmen exit a bus. A helicopter in flight over the area. The police vehicles on the streets, and police in the streets behind makeshift covers for protection.

Date: 1965, August 16
Duration: 2 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Philip Hauser briefs George Stone on U.S. census from 1820 to 1931 in USA; also some Wall Street depression scenes

George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser at the presentation of U.S. census. A slide of U.S. map appears on the screen. 1820 and population figures are marked on part of the map inhabited at that time. The reasons for the increase in the population are discussed by George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser. In the next slide census figures of 1830 appears. Concern for the handicapped lead to including of deaf, dumb and blind category in this census is shown. Dr Philip Hauser shows cartoons appearing in newspapers of that time to George Stone. In the next slide, census figures of 1850 and 7 classes of occupation of people are seen. A percentage representation of various occupations in the population is given in the next slide. The stress on accuracy of 1850 census is seen in the next slide. A comparison of number of occupations of males and females from 1840 to 1870 is shown in the next slide. Census of 1930 is mentioned in the next slide. 1931 is shown as a Special Unemployment Census. Newspaper headlines about stock market crash is seen. Around clip timecode 8:13 are images of Wall Street stock exchange floor near time of stock market crash. Wall Street region in New York City filled with people and views of lines or queues for homeless, unemployed, or food during the Great Depression.

Date: 1960
Duration: 9 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Tourists travel through mountainous countryside while on their way to the view giant Sequoia trees in California, United States

A trip to see giant Sequoia Trees or "Sequoia Washingtonia" Giant Forest trees in California's Sequoia National Park. A motorcade of tourists leaves a city hotel for a trip. Open top convertible cars drive through mountainous countryside on dirt roads in California. In the old Gold Rush town of Mariposa the group stops and enters the Mariposa County Courthouse, a mortise-and-tenon Greek Revival courthouse and California's oldest court of law. Sign over entrance reads 'Erected 1854'. A car or vehicle tunnel through a giant Sequoia Tree.

Date: 1917
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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