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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
 
 
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
 
 
The launch of a Wright aircraft and bombs explode on the ground during the 31st anniversary celebration in North Carolina.

31st anniversary celebration of a Wright aircraft at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina. Several men push an early Wright aircraft. Mr. Orville Wright stands and smiles. Several men pull a rope which lifts a weight in a tower in order to launch the Wright aircraft. The aircraft is in the background. Several men push the Wright aircraft and turn it around near a launch track. Two men turn the propellers on an early Wright Pusher. The launch of the Wright aircraft. The aircraft in flight low over the ground. A tug tows a Sikorsky S-42 flying boat on a road. Water on either side of the road. Hangars and buildings in the background. The S-42 takes off from water surface. The copilot of the camera aircraft. Seven P3Y Catalina in a step-down formation. A Boeing 247 in flight. 306 and 600 lb bombs drop from United States Army Air Corps B-3As and explode on the ground. Bomb-pitted earth. A civilian inspects a bomb crater.

Date: 1934
Duration: 2 min 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
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
 
 
Families greet United States Army Special Forces soldiers as they return at Pope Air Force Base in North Carolina.

United States Army Special Forces return to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. United States Army soldiers and a band lined up as they hold American flags at Pope Air Force Base. Families wait for the return of United States Army Special Forces. A sign reads ' United States Air Force Pope Air Force Base'. A United States C-123 aircraft taxis after landing. Soldiers of the special forces get off the aircraft as they return after an attempted rescue of American prisoners of war from a camp near Hanoi, North Vietnam. The family members greet the soldiers. Photographers take pictures. An officer of the special forces speaks into a microphone.

Date: 1970, November 24
Duration: 2 min 48 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. Army Special Forces return at Pope Air Force Base in Fort Bragg, North Carolina and are greeted by their families.

United States Army Special Forces return to Fort Bragg, North Carolina. United States soldiers lined up holding American flags at Pope Air Force Base. Families wait for the return of United States Army Special Forces. A sign reads ' United States Air Force Pope Air Force Base' . A United States C-123 aircraft taxis after landing. Soldiers of the special forces get off the aircraft as it returns after an attempted rescue of American prisoners of war from a camp near Hanoi, North Vietnam. The family members greet the soldiers. An officer of the special forces speaks into a microphone as cameramen record the event.

Date: 1970, November 24
Duration: 2 min 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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