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Charles Lindbergh and wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, in Nome, Alaska, in survey flight over Great Circle route to the Orient

Charles A Lindbergh (Lindy) and wife, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, in Nome, Alaska on their survey flight over the Great Circle route from New York to Tokyo, for use by commercial airlines. The Lindberghs pose in front of their Lockheed Sirius airplane, parked in the water behind them. (It is equipped with pontoons as a float plane.) Citizens of Nome are turned out to greet them. The Lindberghs cleaning up their aircraft. The couple is seen mingling amongst a large group of Eskimo men, Women, and children, who turned out to see the famous aviator. Next, Lindbergh stands behind his wife, as she sits in the seat of a sled hitched to a team of dogs. The Lindberghs ride with the Eskimo sled driver as the team of dogs pulls the sled over the tundra grass. Later, they pose with three women dressed in furs. They also pose with several Eskimo women.

Date: 1931, August
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A fire in Nome, Alaska reduces the city to ashes.

Aftermath of a September 17, 1934 fire in Nome, Alaska. Debris spread across a large area after a massive fire swept the city of Nome in Alaska. Soldiers near a damaged car. A view of the area with debris all around. The 1934 Nome Fire began at Steadman Avenue between First and Third Avenues.

Date: 1934, October 8
Duration: 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The U.S. Army Air Service flight expedition from Mitchel Field, New York, to Nome, Alaska, and return.

U.S.Army Air Service flying expedition to Alaska and back. DH-4B aircraft of the Black Wolf Squadron preparing to depart Mitchel Field, Long Island, New York, on their record-breaking flight to Nome, Alaska, and return. Change of scene to Alaska. Captain St. Clair Streett and other members of the expedition posing next to the DH-4B flown by 2nd Lieutenant C.H. Crumrine. An itinerary of their flight on the fuselage of the airplane. Two aircrew hold pet dogs.

Date: 1920
Duration: 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The whaler Herman at Nome and Port Clarence on its way to the Arctic.

Cruise of the whaler Herman to the Arctic. A dog mobile railroad at Nome in Alaska. Dogs pull the rail car with people seated in it. The 50 miles long railroad. Herman in the docks. Crew waves to the natives as they depart. Herman arrives at Port Clarence. A fishing camp on the beach. Natives near tents at the camp. A native woman seated.

Date: 1915
Duration: 3 min 44 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Various "firsts" in U.S. aviation history from 1918 through 1924; early history of flight and vintage flight scenes

Shows several aviation "firsts" accomplished by U.S. Army Air Service aviators in the period from 1918 through 1924. A close formation of biplanes in flight. President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson chat with Major Fleet, Officer in charge, on the occasion of the first air mail flight, inaugurated on May 15,1918 between Washington DC and New York.The mail is loaded into the Curtis JN-4 aircraft. Pilot in the cockpit. The aircraft takes off and in flight. Air Service. Mention of aviators helping spot forest fires. Smoke rising from forest fires and mountain ranges. In 1920, U.S. Army Captain St. Clair Streett is seen with some of his Squadron who flew four De Havilland DH-4 aircraft 9,000 miles, from New York City to Nome, Alaska. Two of the men play with pet dogs. Their itinerary is painted on the side of one of the aircraft, along with the names of pilot and mechanic (C.E. Crumline and J.E. Long). In 1923 the first non stop coast-to-coast flight was made in the Fokker T-2 aircraft. . A sign on the aircraft reads 'Army Air Service non stop coast to coast'.First Lieutenants Oakley O.Kelly and John A. Macready board the aircraft, at Roosevelt Field, Long Island, New York, on May 2, 1923. Their Fokker T-2 in flight. Their arrival at Rockwell Field, on Coronado Island (San Diego) California. In 1924, Lt. Russell Maughan is seen boarding his P-1 Hawk airplane at Mitchel Field, on Long Island, New York, and taking off , bound for Crissy Field at the Presidio, San Francisco, California. His goal is the first dawn-to-dusk, coast-to-coast flight. Views of his P-1 Hawk airplane flying over Manhattan, New York City.

Date: 1920
Duration: 2 min 18 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
 
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