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New York United States USA 1922 stock footage and images

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Montage of scenes reflecting life in the United States during the decade of the 1920s, following World War I

Baseball great, Babe Ruth starting to trot around the bases after hitting a home run. An inverted stunt biplane, N57323 with "EM Avery" readable on fuselage while flying inverted. A wing walker is strapped under the airplane (on top wing, now underneath). The airplane rolls over into upright position, trailing white smoke to be more easily seen by spectators on the ground. A 1920s jazz band playing in a night club. A couple and then four women, dancing the Charleston. View from car driving along New York street surrounded by nighttime illuminations. A flagpole sitter atop structure behind an RKO Keith's Advertising sign. Closeup of the man on his perch. A room full of women sewing garments in a factory. Formal dressed couples at a city supper club, where an orchestra is playing. Exhausted couples clinging to one another on dance floor during a marathon dance contest. Gangsters firing a machine gun from window of a moving car. Charles A. Lindbergh steps past a policeman, to board his Ryan monoplane, "Spirit of St.Louis,"at Roosevelt field, Long Island, New York, on May 20, 1927. View of takeoff roll. Registration number "NX-211," visible atop the right wing. Manhattan ticker tape parade welcoming Lindbergh back to New York City, following his successful solo transatlantic flight. Charles Lindbergh speaking at a microphone. Traders on floor of the New York Stock Exchange during era of frantic stock market speculation. Money counted out at bank teller window. Labor strife at the gates of a Massey-Harris Company plant, with workers fleeing attacks by men with clubs hired by the company. Boy workers pose for a photograph While narrator mentions Child labor Act declared unconstitutional (1922). A girl worker. Boys employed as coal miners. Workers installing body panels on cars and working on engines in automobile production lines. Partially completed vehicles driving out of an automobile factory. Babe Ruth rounding third base and coming to home plate after hitting a home run in a baseball game.

Date: 1927
Duration: 1 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Miller Highway, the first elevated highway, under construction in New York, United States.

Ground and aerial views during construction of the Miller Highway on the west side of Manhattan Island in New York, United States. It was named after Julius Miller, the President of New York's Manhattan Borough from 1922 to 1930. It was also known as the West Side Elevated Highway or the West Side Highway. It was the first elevated highway in the United States. The elevated highway under construction. Men work on the highway. Sections also designated NY Routes 9A and NY 27A. The Miller Highway was shut down in 1973 and largely dismantled in 1989.

Date: 1930, August 11
Duration: 48 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Women pacifists march in New York parade demanding complete disarmament, during anti-war movement of early 1920s

Scenes from a November 12, 1921 protest parade of anti-war women march to support disarmament and promote messages of peace and "No more war". The parade coincided with the start of the Washington Naval Conference, also called the Washington Disarmament Conference. Women march in New York City, under the Washington Square Arch, with a banner that reads "The way to disarm is to disarm." A banner for "Religious Society of Friends" (Quakers). People march holding placards demanding complete military disarmament. A placard reads "Thou shalt not kill" and another reads "War means death famine pestilence." Another sign reads, "Cooperation pays better than competition. Let's try it between nations." A banner reads "Mothers do you teach your sons to save life or to kill?". View changes to parade as it continues on 5th Avenue in Manhattan, New York City. Large banner includes "Immediate, Universal, complete disarmament". Scene changes to Washington DC, several months later, on July 29, 1922. A group of pacifist women in Washington DC in front of their "No more war' banner. Women hang "no more war" signs on a artillery piece that is on display in a public square. Group of women raise their banner for "No more war" in front of the Headquarters of the Council for Limitation of Armaments, located at the National League of Women Voters headquarters building, at 532 17th St., NW, Washington, DC. (The Friends Disarmament Council of the Society of Friends was involved in this group, which was predecessor of the National Council for Prevention of War in the United States.)

Date: 1921, November 12
Duration: 45 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Animated map-exemplifying the route of disease in U.S.

It exemplifies the spread of disease from New-York to California with the help of an animated map of U.S. 1922.

Date: 1922
Duration: 1 min 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
The first takeoff and the first landing of airplanes on the U.S. Navy's first Aircraft Carrier, USS Langley (CV-1)

The first U.S. Aircraft Carrier, USS Langley (CV-1) anchored on the York River, in Virginia, October 17, 1922. A Vought VE-7airplane, piloted by Lieutenant Virgil C. Griffin, accelerates along its flight deck and successfully completes the first airplane takeoff from the deck of the Langley. The VE-7 seen flying over the ship. On October 26, 1922, Lieutenant Commander Godfrey de Courcelles Chevalier, in an Aeromarine 39-B airplane, makes the first successful landing on the USS Langley, while she is underway. Eugene Ely was the first when he took off from the USS Birmingham, Hampton Roads, Virginia, November 14, 1910

Date: 1922, October
Duration: 1 min 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes of New York City buildings in 1939, and of the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair

From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.

Date: 1939
Duration: 4 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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