People wave to celebrate the victory over Japan in the second world war, as they stand by a street corner in North Platte, Nebraska. Police officers and their families move in a procession through the middle of the road. Two officers drink champagne to celebrate the Victory over Japan day in World War 2. A man and a kid riding on a horse back and holding a flag of United States pass by a street amidst heavy traffic. Cops sit in the middle of a road and drink.
North Platte canteen workers offer negro soldiers fruits at train window and train steps at a station in North Platte, Nebraska. Sign on railroad coach reads 'Back Alive in 45'. Girls wave to soldiers as the train leaves the station.
Woman puts makers on North Platte canteen's Honor Roll board in North Platte, Nebraska. View from inside the canteen door as men enter. Women stand at the doorway wave to men on train, as the train leaves the station. View of interiors of a canteen. Birthday party held. Servicemen presented with a birthday cake.
Scenes from downtown North Platte Nebraska as citizens get word of the surrender by Japan and the end of World War II. On V-J day, people of North Platte come out on the streets to celebrate the end of combat in the war. They hug each other and burn fire crackers to celebrate the event. Children sell newspaper on the street carrying news of victory over Japan as the main lead. Man riding on a horse back carries flag of United States, as a part of celebration. Others sit on top of their car with victory slogans written on it. Traffic jams as people come out in large numbers to celebrate. Stores Hirschfeld Mens Clothing and Dixons Jewelry are among many stores seen on main streets during celebration.
Milk bottled at a dairy in North Platte, Nebraska. Truck loaded with milk crates.
Shoppers enter and leave Sixth Street Market in North Platte, Nebraska.