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Northern United States USA 1920 stock footage and images

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Lumber camps amidst forests of Northern U.S.

Documentary about use of trees titled 'Cut and Dried'. Company. Horse drawn sled loaded with logs. A cook calling the men at work for a meal by sounding a big horn. Loggers working in the forest, cutting trees, loading and transporting them. Women and children standing outside the shacks. Men removing ice from cabin side. Two men cutting tree with a saw. Tree falling down. 1920.

Date: 1920
Duration: 2 min 7 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
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
 
 
Past and present views of the White house and American presidents in United States

View of the North side of The White House. President Calvin Coolidge works at his desk and writes during his tenure in the 1920s. Next scene shows close up view of President Herbert Hoover addressing people at a microphone on an outdoor stage, with his speech carried on radio. View of President Franklin Roosevelt speaking while seated at a desk in the White House. President Harry S Truman seated at a desk in the White House and preparing to deliver a televised address. President Dwight D Eisenhower addressing a press conference in the White House. View of people visiting North Portico area of White House in the 1950s after the White House renovation. View of the extended West Wing of the White House. Man arranges notepads in conference room of West Wing of the White house before a meeting. Chair of the American President flanked by United States Flag and flag of the seal of the President. View of the Oval Office.

Date: 1960
Duration: 2 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
History of the circus in North America, and scenes of early circus circa 1920s and early 1930s arriving and performing in a town

History of the circus in North America. Scenes of drawings, sketches, still photographs, and newspaper clippings regarding the circus. Cites George Washington donating a horse to the circus. Discussion of18th Century English circus organizer, John Bill Ricketts, and a newspaper clipping promoting his circus in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Sketch of his circus hall in Philadelphia. Scenes and information about P.T. Barnum and the famous elephant Jumbo, and singer Jenny Lind, known as "the Swedish Nightingale." Drawing of men with rings standing on stools. Drawing of a cab in front of a building. Promotional sign for the Central Park Menagerie and International Circus Company. Vintage footage with scenes of a Ringling Brother Barnum and Bailey circus train arriving in a city circa late 1920s, pulled by a steam locomotive. Circus performers. Crowds of circus goers milling near a Side Shows entrance sign. A clown inflating the clothes of another clown to a giant size. Chimpanzee rides an elephant and a donkey stands near its foal. Lions, hippos, giraffes, dogs in the circus. Large crowd present during the circus viewing elephant, horse and lion show of the circus. Scenes of the circus parade processing around the big top tent. A tamer handling a female lion (tamer appears to be Clyde Beatty). A male lion walking on high wire parallel tightrope.

Date: 1929
Duration: 2 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Spanish
 
 
Film 'Lumbering in the North Woods' shows U.S. forests being converted into Lumber industry in the United States.

Film 'Lumbering in the North Woods' shows forests being converted to lumber in the United States. Animated map of United States shows Southern forests, Hardwood forests, Northern forests and Rocky mountain forests. View of the pine trees in Northern forests.

Date: 1922
Duration: 2 min 19 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Early means of communication used in case of a forest fire in United States.

Early developments in North American forest fire detection and communication Various methods of communication used to send information during a forest fire. Smoke rises from forest and a Ranger, carrying a spade, climbs a hill in the area. Circa 1920 picture of a man with a carrier pigeon used to send information in case of forest fire. Rangers with shovels working around smoking underbrush. Another man with a hand mirror for reflecting the suns rays and sending a signal to others. A man speaks over a telephone. Man in a room as he speaks over a wireless handset.

Date: 1920
Duration: 1 min 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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