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Funeral procession for President Theodore Roosevelt in Oyster Bay, New York, United States

View of the funeral procession of President Theodore Roosevelt, following his death two days earlier on January 6, 1919. Point of view shot from moving car in procession looking backward toward other cars in the procession. Funeral procession and crowd gathered outside Christ Church in Oyster Bay New York. The Reverend Doctor George E. Talmage seen briefly at door beside hearse automobile, and then President Roosevelt's casket draped with an American flag is seen being placed in the hearse. A uniformed Boy Scout stands by in the foreground. William H Taft, Charles E Hughes, and General Leonard Wood walk in the funeral procession exiting the church. President Roosevelt is buried in Oyster Bay, New York.

Date: 1919, January 8
Duration: 3 min 0 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of Capitol Building, Lincoln Memorial, soldiers, cadets, and midshipmen parading in United States

Capitol Building and Lincoln Memorial at Washington D.C. U.S. Military Academy cadets marching at West Point. Scene then blends to close up of U.S. Army troops marching, wearing helmets and shouldering rifles with fixed bayonets, in World War I . Scene then blends again to U.S. Naval Academy midshipmen marching at Annapolis. Visitors walking the grounds of Mount Vernon. Statue of George Washington at 1939 New York Worlds Fair. Re-enactment of the Crossing of the Delaware. Lincoln's Statue at the Lincoln Memorial . An actor portrays Lincoln in a theatrical film. A view of a New York City victory parade for American soldiers returning World War I in February 1919.

Date: 1950
Duration: 1 min 3 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
First joint flight by Wright Brothers in 1910 near Dayton Ohio. Also scenes from other "firsts" in early aviation history up until 1919.

Wright brothers' first flight together near Dayton Ohio in 1910. Wilber is in the pilot's seat with Orville as passenger to his right.(Until this flight, the Wrights had never flown together so that if one of them was killed, the other could continue their work.) Next, a view of Alberto Santos-Dumont, and the first European flight made by him on 13 September 1909. Following segment shows crowds gathered at Washington DC Polo field as truck arrives carrying mail to be loaded on the first U.S. Air mail flight, May 15, 1918. Army pilot, Lieutenant Webb, in his JN-4H airplane, on Southbound flight from New York, takes off from Philadelphia, where he stopped to pick up more mail. He flies over the Washington Polo Field upon arrival. We see his airplane being unloaded as he jumps down from cockpit and crowds watch. Views of first transatlantic flight begins with takeoff of three out of four existing United States Navy Curtiss flying boat aircraft from Newfoundland, on May 16, 1919. Curtiss flying boats NC-1, NC-3, NC-4 are seen at takeoff from Newfoundland on first leg of the transatlantic journey. Flying Boat NC-4 is also seen at one of its foreign ports, though which is unclear (Azores, Lisbon, or England).

Date: 1910
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Montage of scenes depicting America in World War I, from 1917 to 1919.

U.S. President Thomas Woodrow Wilson signs the declaration of war during World War I. U.S. ships sink after torpedo attacks. United States troops aboard a troop carrier ship bound tor France. Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Franklin D. Roosevelt. U.S. troops disembarking on docks in France. Navy ships being built in U.S. shipyard. Allied troops attack across no man's land. Allied rail gun firing. U.S.Soldiers fire howitzers. Smoke pours out of Allied biplane aircraft after being shot down. German troops fighting in trenches. A horse falls into a trench after being shot. Tanks in action. Tanks advance and fire. German machine gunners. German prisoners walk in a line. American troops in France celebrate the end of hostilities with the Armistice on the 11th hour of 11th day of 11th month, 1918. The American flag flies on a pole as a symbol of victory. Huge crowds of Americans celebrate in Manhattan, New York city, waving newspapers with headlines announcing German surrender. In 1919, President Wilson and General John (Black Jack) Pershing review victorious American troops marching in Chaumont, France (Pershing's headquarters). Franklin D. Roosevelt, Assistant Secretary of the Navy with Secretary of the Navy, Daniels, in France. U.S. troops board transport ships for home. Returning U.S. Armies hold a victory parade in Manhattan, New York City, where they parade through a temporary Victory Arch constructed expressly for the purpose in Madison Square. Hydrogen balloons decorate the Arch. New York City mounted police monitor the crowds.

Date: 1917
Duration: 4 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
America fully mobilized in World War II

Opening slate announces 11 million Americans to bear arms (in World War 2.). U.S. Army Chief of Staff, General George S. Marshall conversing with Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Ernest King. Next, Admiral King is seen standing with Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces, Lieutenant General Henry H. (Hap) Arnold, and Admiral William D. Leahy, Chief of Staff to the President of the United States. Scene shifts to a graduating class of cadets from the United States Military Academy, at West Point. They are seen receiving their diplomas. West Point cadets are also seen cheering at an athletic event and in several views of them marching in formations on different occasions. Views of cadets from the U.S. Naval Academy, at Annapolis, Maryland, on parade and at a graduation ceremony in Dahlgren Hall, where each receives a diploma and they toss their hats into the air at the end of the ceremony. Next, ordinary citizen soldiers (mostly draftees) are seen marching in formation They participate in calisthenics en masse. Heavyweight boxing champion, Gene Tunney, is seen leading an exercise session. Soldiers run over an obstacle. Next cadets are seen on parade in the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, at Kings Point, New York. Some cadets are seen practicing escape from a burning vessel at sea. U.S. soldiers engage in field training that includes live weapons fire above their heads as they crawl under barbed wire on a training course. View of soldier firing a Browning M1917 water-cooled machine gun near the trainees. Another is firing a Browning M1919 air-cooled machine gun.

Date: 1943
Duration: 1 min 34 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Post World War One political issues in the U.S.A. including Red Scare, anarchists, labor strife, and KKK

A huge crowd on streets of New York City cheering and celebrating victory over Germany in World War I after signing of the Armistice. A cemetery of U.S. soldiers died in World War I. Cross burning and views of hooded Klan members at a Ku Klux Klan (KKK) ceremony. Palmer Raid victims: Suspected leftists, left wing, and anarchists seen being led away in a group by police after their homes were raided and searched without search warrants, under program led by U.S. Attorney General A. Mitchell Palmer, during 1919 and 1920. Some arrestees being escorted by U.S. soldiers in uniform. Palmer Raid arrestees seen behind barbed wire fences where they were held without charges for three months and denied legal representation. Vigilante businessmen and town leaders enforcing 12 hour work days at Steel factories in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and Gary Indiana. Vigilantes (deputized and armed by local authorities seen with rifles and shotguns marching down streets enforcing business demands and countering steel workers on strike. They approach a striking worker on the road side and seize a stick he is holding. Together with police they begin to beat back the protesting crowd of men. Someone fires a gun in the crowd and shooting starts. An injured or dead steel worker on the ground is lifted up by a man and carried away.

Date: 1920
Duration: 1 min 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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