Scenes of fire works. New York city in America. Views of Manhattan skyline and 5th Avenue in New York City. The Third United States World trade fair at the Coliseum on Columbus Circle in New York city. Flags hang on walls in the building. Stalls from various countries around the world like France,Germany,Norway,Italy,India,Venezuela, Japan,Luxembourg and China. Two men ride up on escalator. Men greeted by a Japanese woman at Japanese stall. Japanese woman adjusts flowers kept in a porcelain vase. Japanese Noritake China crockery and furniture on display along with other Japanese merchandise like vase,bowls,scissors. American women check Japanese leather bags made by Matsutaki Company. Bamboo merchandise on display. Silk clothes made by Kanegafuchi spinning company are also on display. 1964-65.
Views of the 1964 World's Fair in New York. Shot of the Unisphere, which is the symbol of the 1964 World's Fair. Street level view of crowds at the World's Fair. Lighting, decorations and fireworks at the World's Fair at night.
Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in New York City during the Great Depression. Skilled architects, draftsmen, and artists work for the WPA on a massive scale model of New York City, built in cooperation with New York University (this model predates the famous Panorama of New York City model built for the 1964 World's Fair). An artist is seen leaning over part of the model painting one of its features, which include detailed roads, bridges, buildings, and waterways. A hand lifts a building and measures its base with a ruler. Cartographic Survey WPA workers are seen creating a relief map of Staten Island for educational use. Artists including sculptors are seen creating new sculptures funded by WPA. A man carves a bust. Another man carves a relief stone commemorating Dewitt Clinton. A man stands in a Free Library and looks at books. Two women on a park bench look at books from the WPA Free Library holdings. A skilled artist is seen laying out and buildings stained glass windows for the United States Military Academy at Westpoint in New York. Stained glass panels depicting George Washington and soldiers are seen. A series of the George Washington stained glass windows is seen in place, with the artist applying final touches. Men work on the Federal Theater Project. Billboard signs advertising various WPA funded theatre productions in 1936 are shown, including Jefferson Davis, The World's Greatest Circus, Taking the Air, The Mikado, Macbeth, All American Minstrels, Battle Hymn, and Horse Eats Hat.
U.S. Army Sergeant York passes away in the United States on September 2, 1964. Scenes from the life of Sergeant York. Alvin York seen flashing the 'V' for victory sign. York in the front yard of his home. Newspaper headline reads, 'War with Germany.' World War I newly drafted men in civilian clothing marching along with tags pinned to their civilian clothes. World War 1 new recruits undergoing physical examination as they enter the U.S. Army. Soldiers standing in formation learning to drill. Closeup of front of artillery piece as it fires. Trench fighting against the enemy on a World War I battlefield. A soldier hurls an explosive toward no man's land. Soldiers rushing out of trenches going "over the top" to charge the enemy. Sergeant York in uniform during WWI. Later in life, Sergeant York is seen seated in a car with his wife as photographers scramble to take photos. Sergeant York at the White House with his family. York receives a citation from the Gold Star Mothers Club and then gives a short speech.
Japanese products on display at the United States World Trade Fair at the Coliseum on Columbus Circle in Manhattan, New York City. A stall displaying Japanese photograph cameras. A microscope by Hitachi company. Japanese photo-flash lamps and radio. A woman sewing cloth on a Brother sewing machine. Approximately in 1964-65.
Republican Presidential and Democratic Senator Primaries in California in 1964. U.S. Senator Barry Morris Goldwater emerges from a car and receives congratulations for being nominated for President in United States Republican Presidential Primary. Governor of New York, Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, exits from a bus and meets delegates. Nelson Rockefeller addressees a large crowd as he loses the U.S. Republican Presidential Primary. Barry Goldwater speaks to a large crowd during the presidential campaign. People applaud and cheer for the nominees. Exterior views of the Cow Palace arena near San Francisco, California, which will be site of the Republican National Convention of 1964. Next scene shows Alan Cranston, California Senate Controller, casting vote in a ballot box for Democratic Senatorial Primary. Pierre Emil George Salinger, former Press Secretary, wins the Senatorial nomination in the Democratic party. He is greeted by his wife. He is congratulated by his supporters and party.