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A still photograph of a memorial dedicated to Orville and Wilbur Wright at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina, United States.

A memorial dedicated to Orville and Wilbur Wright on November 19, 1932 at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina, United States. A still photograph of the memorial atop Kitty Hawk hill.

Date: 1935
Duration: 28 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Delegates of The Pan American Highway Commission visit North Carolina

The Pan American Highway Commission officials received by Cameron A. Morrison, Governor of North Carolina. Governor Morrison and the delegates pose for a photo on steps of a building. The commission visits the Highway Equipment Depot near Raleigh and inspects the machinery. They proceed towards University of North Carolina. Traffic signs and direction boards on road sides. University of North Carolina college students give a cheer and greet the group. The commission buses, cars, motorcycles and motorcycles with sidecars are seen traveling on highway roads in North Carolina. The commission members observe road machinery and try out the machines including early tractors, graders, scrapers, and plows, trench diggers, and steam shovels. Two delegate members ride in the bucket of a steam shovel. They halt at the newly completed Wilcox Bridge spanning the Yadkin River near Spencer, North Carolina. A view of the caravan on the open-spandrel (open support system) Wilcox Bridge over the Yadkin River and then in a North Carolina town. The group entering Bessemer city in North Carolina, where a welcome banner spans the roadway.

Date: 1924
Duration: 4 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Memorial to Wright brothers is dedicated on site of the first flight, and Orville Wright is present; Kitty Hawk North Carolina

Monument dedicated by Ruth Nichols and Patrick Hurley. The shaft reads 'Erected by the Congress of the United States, Begun 1928, dedicated 1932'. People gathered to watch the unveiling of a granite pylon. The ceremony marks the feat of two air pioneers. Orville Wright is present. He receives a congratulatory message from U.S. President Herbert Hoover. 'Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright' seen written on the memorial.

Date: 1932, November 21
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Mid 1940's New York City; also John C Campbell Folk School in Brasstown North Carolina helps farmer to develop creative ideas

Credits for the documentary titled 'Creative Hands' about mountain handicrafts in North Carolina. Background info about earlier handicrafts as an important part of civilization. A farmer weaves, sculpts a swan, whittle in clay. Scene change to New York City and busy areas of Manhattan, with people outside the Rockefeller Center in New York watching ice skaters. Women do window shopping. People enter Radio City Music Hall. Scene change again to farming areas in the mountains of southwest North Carolina. Animated map of United States. Wide views of farmland and a house in Brasstown North Carolina. Men cut a tree for lumber using a two man saw. Teacher at John C Campbell Folk School in Brasstown helps farmer to develop creative ideas using local materials. A sign reads "John C Campbell Folk School Handcrafts." Farmers walk with their materials and are seen seated at a table of the school showing some of their handicrafts. They are taught creative ideas by the teacher.

Date: 1945
Duration: 5 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Launch of Wright plane in North Carolina on 17 December 1903 and in Virginia on 09 September 1908, United States.

Launch of Wright plane in North Carolina on 17 December 1903 and in Virginia on 09 September 1908, United States. Wibur Wright places wheels beneath wing on Kill devil hill, Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, United States. Wright plane takes its first flight after launch. Flight of plane in France. Two men pull props through on the Wright aircraft. Frenchmen stand and watch Wilbur Wright who makes adjustment on aircraft engine. Launching tower at right. Wright plane launches by catapult in France. Civilians and officers attend the air show. Wright plane passes overhead. Flight of Wright plane in United States. Orville Wright and Lieutenant Lahm sits on control section of the plane. Wright plane launches by catapult launch track at Fort Myers in Virginia on 09 September 1908. Plane in flight at Fort Myers. Spectators watch the plane. Army personnel move the Wright plane across open terrain they remove hangar doors from storage building. Army personnel grouped around the Wright aircraft. President Taft stand along the spectators. President Taft walk through spectators.

Date: 1903, December 17
Duration: 2 min 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Dedication of the Wright Memorial, early flight by Orville Wright, U.S. Navy Martin PM-1 Navy Patrol Boats in formation

Officials gathered to dedicate the Wright Memorial at Kill Devil Hills in North Carolina, USA. A wreath is handed up to two boys standing on a shelf around the memorial, paying tribute to the Wright brothers. A biplane flies past the memorial. Scene from an early flight of Wright Flyer II from approximately 1904, with Orville Wright at the controls. Some years later, a formation of U.S. Navy Martin PM-1 Navy Patrol Boat aircraft (biplane-style flying boats) in the skies over the American coast.

Date: 1932, November 14
Duration: 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
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