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Scenes from U.S. 1916 Republican Political Convention at the coliseum in Chicago Illinois.

Exterior view of the The Chicago Coliseum in Chicago Illinois, at 15th and Wabash. Patriotic bunting decoratively displayed on the building as it hosts the 1916 Republican National Convention. Delegates march en masse, to the Coliseum, carrying small American flags. Closeup of Senator Warren G. Harding, convention chairman, tipping his hat and speaking. Automobiles parked at the curb, and people carrying umbrellas as they enter Entrance F of the coliseum. Women suffragettes holding umbrellas as they walk together on wet pavement, in a demonstration for women's suffrage. Closeup of Charles Evans Hughes, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, at the Coliseum. He doffs his hat and says a few words. Another closeup of him seated on a bench in the coliseum. Street scene with Hughes walking with a group of men, when a man steps into their midst to shake hands with Hughes. Another closeup of Hughes, seated on a bench.

Date: 1916, June 7
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Delegates arriving for the Republican National Conventions of 1916 at the Coliseum in Chicago, Illinois

Delegates to the Republican National Convention are seen walking along the sidewalk, on their way to the Coliseum in Chicago. They carry small American flags. Some carry valises. Closeup of Ohio Senator Warren G. Harding (future President) who would give the keynote address at the convention. He doffs his hat and speaks toward the camera. Other key Republican figures are also seen. Rainy street scene outside the coliseum, where taxis are lined up and many delegates are walking along the sidewalk carrying umbrellas. Signs mark "entrance F" and "Press" entrance. Crowds of people carrying umbrellas form two wide columns on opposite sides of a rain wet street, each column walking in opposite direction from the other. One group includes many women in dark raincoats with white dresses showing below them. A live baby elephant (Republican mascot) stands in the street, covered with a blanket displaying the word "Votes."

Date: 1916, June
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Aerial view of city of Chicago, Illinois in the United States; 1920's Chicago skyline (1926)

Aerial view of Chicago, Illinois. Aerial view of buildings and skyline in Chicago. Aerial view of Boston Store building and North American building in Chicago. Smoke arises from the buildings. Curtiss Amphibian flying boat in low fly-by to right.

Date: 1926
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Sailors at the U.S. Naval Training Center in North Chicago, Illinois.

The U.S. Naval Training Center in Great Lakes, Illinois, during World War I. (now called Naval Station Great Lakes, or NAVSTA Great Lakes). Trucks and cars are driven through the main entrance gate. Sailors in uniforms walk in and out of the gate. A building near the gate. A sign on the building reads: 'US Naval Training Station, Great Lakes Illinois'. A flag flutters from a flag pole outside a building. Smoke from chimneys of a factory. Wide ranging views of many buildings at the training station from elevated and ground positions. View of barracks.

Date: 1917
Duration: 2 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Politicians address as Hanneagan calls the Democratic National Convention into session at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago.

Democratic National Convention at the Chicago Stadium in Chicago, Illinois. Helen Gahagan (ex Broadway star, wife of film star Melvyn Douglas and herself a candidate for Congress from California) answers media persons. Photographers take photos. Mrs. Claude Pepper of Florida, Congress-woman Mary Norton of New Jersey, Senator Jackson of Indiana, Senator Scott Lucas, old warrior James Farley and others present. Chairman Robert Hanneagan calls the Democratic National Convention into session. Mrs. Charles Tillett of North Carolina addresses the convention. Helen Gahagan gives a speech. Oklahoma's Chief Executive Robert S. Kerr delivers an address.

Date: 1944, July 18
Duration: 3 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Skyscrapers and Merchandise Mart buildings of Chicago, Illinois

Skyscrapers and cluster of buildings in Chicago, Illinois. Exterior views both elevated and street level of the giant Merchandise Mart building in Chicago's North side. View of the elevated train passing near the Merchandise Mart in the mid 1960s.

Date: 1965
Duration: 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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