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Accomplishments of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, and later challenges of the Civil Rights movement in America

Turn of the Century immigrants to the United States pose aboard ship. Some wear fez hats. View of clothing industry workers at sewing machines. Picture of Sidney Hillman and his wife, circa 1910. Older garment worker cutting cloth. Clothing workers punching a time clock. Men operating sewing machines. A cutter marking cloth from a pattern. A man sewing button holes on clothing. Old pictures of earlier garment workers. More modern view of unionized clothing workers at sewing machines. A cutter using a machine to cut multiple layers of fabric. Supervisors discussing a sample of sewn product. numerous views of men and women sewing garments. Flashback to earlier times of workers marching to demand a union contract. Union member distributing literature at a factory gate. Small group of union picketers on sidewalk. Union leader speaking to group of women workers in Southern town. Union organizer with bloodied head, smoking cigarette. Striking Workers (mostly women) standing in group outside employment office of Tuf-Nut Garment Manufacturing Company in Little Rock,Arkansas. The striking women being arrested by policemen. Change of scene to closeup of Alabama State policeman smoking cigar. Civil rights marchers during demonstration in Birmingham Alabama on May 7, 1963 during the "Birmingham Campaign" or "Birmingham Movement". Fire fighters in fire engine pumper truck stops near police on street in town and sets up fire hoses to spray high powered water directly at African American civil rights marchers. Civil Rights marchers soaked by high powered water hoses. One protestor or demonstrator tries to run away from the fire hose and is grabbed by two white police men. A protestor takes cover behind a telephone poll as a firehose is directed toward him. A black man converses with two women on a snowy street. Civil Rights marchers of the negro Southern Christian Leadership Conference carrying signs during a demonstration. People fill the area around the reflecting pool by the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington, August 28, 1963. A man and his daughter share time together on a snowy day. Children sledding in the snow. People ice skating on lake in Central Park, New York City. Closing views of early immigrants to the U.S.A.

Date: 1964
Duration: 8 min 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A review of U.S. efforts, Post World War II, to place atomic weapons under international control.

Film opens showing logo of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. Glimpse of several U.S. warships, ostensibly disarmed after World War II, berthed together. View on deck of one, from under triple guns. Aircraft being destroyed in explosions after the war. A troop transport ship returning American servicemen back home at the end of World War 2. Views of the deck jammed with servicemen waving to loved ones who are waving back to them from a dock. Bernard Baruch giving a speech at the first session of the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission, at Hunter College, New York In presenting a proposal for International control over the spread and development of nuclear weapons and technology, He begins: "We are here to make a choice between the quick and the dead." (The proposal was rejected by the Soviet Union.) View of the United Nations building in Manhattan, New York City. Delegates at a UN session in the building. Boys and girls in a typical U.S. school class room. Younger children being weighed and measured in school. The teacher watching as the children leave the school building. Another view, from across the East River, of the UN building in New York. Flags of the United Nations on display outside the UN building. Views of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, DC. President Lyndon Johnson addressing a joint session of Congress on November 27, 1963. Behind him are seated President pro tempore of the U.S. Senate, Carl Hayden, and Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, John William McCormack. A submarine traveling on the surface of the water. An American B-52 Strategic bomber in flight. An Atlas ICBM on a launch pad. View of missile from inside a silo. The setting sun.

Date: 1963
Duration: 3 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Major Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr in New York

Coverage of Major Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr in New York and his 34 hour orbital flight. Major Cooper speaks. Scenes of parade showing small child waving Ameican flag. Navy and AF flights marching and fireman putting up flags. Major on dais Cooper with dignitaries. Cameramen shoot films and pictures.City Hall seal and bunting.Intercut with cheering crowds,policeman with barricade and fireman with hook and ladder put up flag and make arch over street. City Hall dome.The attendees include Mrs. Trudy Cooper, Mrs. Susan Wagner, Vice president Lyndon B. Johnson and Mayor Robert F. Wagner. Major Cooper acknowledges cheering spectators, speaks and signs City Hall guest book. Crowd and high vantage viewing point.22 May 1963

Date: 1963, May 22
Duration: 1 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The Cuban Missile Crisis. The Limited Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.

October, 1962, U.S. Air Force U-2 reconnaissance aircraft, tail number 56-6707, of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) 4080th Strategic Reconnaissance Wing, lands at Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas. View of Photographic evidence, brought back by the U-2, showing Soviet missiles being set up in Cuba. President John F. kennedy broadcasts to the nation about the crisis on October 22, 1962, announcing measures being taken by the USA to address the situation. A B-58 Hustler bomber landing. Airmen removing camera from nose of a reconnaissance aircraft. Air Force Sergeant, photo interpreter, reading wet film in a base laboratory. U.S. Naval officers and sailors in Command Center viewing large wall map of the world. U.S. Air Force SAC B-52 bombers taking off. View of United Nations Headquarters building in New York City. On October 25, 1962, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Adlai Stevenson, confronts Soviet Ambassador Valerian Alexandrovich Zorin about missiles in Cuba.He looks at Zorin, and says,"Don't wait for the translation, yes, or no." Zorin smiles as the room fills with laughter. He then responds. View of a Soviet ship bound for Cuba being monitored by a U.S. aircraft overhead. Pilot in cockpit of the aircraft. View from U.S. aircraft flying low past a Soviet ship. Crew in cockpit of the aircraft. Soviet ships turning away. Helicopter flying over sandy beach area of Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. The helicopter parked and Undersecretary of State, Averell Harriman, steps from the helicopter and is later seen with President Kennedy, and Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, at the President's Weekend White House. Harriman reports on the successful negotiation of a limited nuclear test ban treaty. Glimpse of Moscow. U.S. Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, Soviet Foreign Minister,Andrei Gromyko, and British Foreign secretary, Alexander Douglas-Home, are seen signing the document for their respective nations, August 5, 1963.

Date: 1962, October
Duration: 5 min 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Participants of a beauty contest walk on ramp and Jacquelyn Mayer receives title of 'Miss America -1963' in Atlantic City.

The 'Miss America -1963' beauty contest in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Participants of the 'Miss America -1963' beauty contest pose and walk on the ramp. An audience watch the beauty contest. A panel of judges give remarks. Miss Ohio Lass, Jacquelyn Mayer receives the title of 'Miss America -1963'. Jacquelyn Mayer is crowned. Photographers take photos. On the next day, Jacquelyn Mayer smiles and waves.

Date: 1962, September 10
Duration: 1 min 7 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of Martin Luther King Jr. and Kenneth Clarke on the position of African Americans in the US; Civil Rights protest scenes

James Baldwin speaks in United States. Scenes of strife and struggle during civil rights movement. Policemen beat a African American man. Doctor Kenneth Clark, Professor of Psychology at the City College of New York; Director of Fallen Youth Opportunities Unlimited and Research Director, North Pride Center for Interpretation, sits in a chair during an interview. He speaks on the position of negroes and America's Promise. Other scenes: Martin Luther King Jr. addresses a small gathering of African Americans. They are standing in a house with fallen roof. He speaks about what happened there alluding that they know the truth of the racist hate crime. He speaks about remaining strong in striving for freedom for negro citizens. People around him sing and clap. Martin Luther King Jr. looks into a bible. Ebenezer Baptist Church and its interiors are seen, where Martin Luther King Jr. preaches. Exterior view of a Woolworths store where African Americans in protest sit at a segregated lunch counter at Woolworth store and wait to be served, in a non-violent demonstration. People pass through doors. Men moving on a road are stopped by a policeman. He stands with other policemen. The civil rights demonstrators stop and pray together. They are then directed to a waiting police paddy wagon van for arrest. Policeman hits a African American man. African Americans are put in police paddy wagons. Policemen detain African American demonstrators during a march and use dogs in rounding up demonstrators. Fire truck arrives during a protest and firemen spray firehoses at African American demonstrators on May 7, 1963 in Birmingham Alabama during the Birmingham Campaign or movement. High powered fire hoses spraying water at demonstrators. Police chasing and detaining demonstrators in a crowd during a black civil rights demonstration.

Date: 1963
Duration: 10 min 25 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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