Minuteman missile test facility under construction at Hill Air Force Base in Utah. Sign beneath statue reads 'Ogden Air Material Area, Hill Air Force Base, Minuteman'. Traffic pass on road. Aerial view of Minuteman I test facility under construction. Drawing of instrumented Minuteman I launch silo. Minuteman II test site under construction. Crane in operation. Minuteman aging and surveillance farm in Hill Air Force Base. Igloos above ground for storing aging and surveillance motors. Men inspecting motor. Test performance of Minuteman missile.
War veterans in Utah, United States. A sign for the city of 'Ogden'. Traffic on the streets. A sign reads 'Entering the Cedar City'. Farmers till and plow farm land. Cattle graze on farm lands. A war veteran talks to Veteran's Department official. The veteran meets the Dean at the University of Utah campus. He enrolls for a course at the university and attends lectures.
President Woodrow Wilson gets into his car. President Woodrow Wilson's car procession on a street. The procession passes by stores. Signboard on a store reads 'Hardware Automobile'. Signboard on another store reads "Skaggs". Others include "Clark's Shoes" and "Bramwell". Mountains seen briefly in background (possibly Ogden Utah 25th Street during President Wilson's September 1919 tour gathering support for the League of Nations?). President ascends steps onto a railroad car. He addresses the crowd, as an African American porter looks on.
Medical Corpsmen carry a wounded U.S. soldier on a stretcher across snow covered battlefield, in World War 2. U.S. infantry firing small arms at German enemy on snow covered battlefield.They run across the field and occasionally take cover, lying down in the snow with close-up views of soldiers firing from prone position. U.S. troops on the march single file and running along path in woods in fog and snow. Troops in winter clothing, with snow encrusted, suffer wind and snow as they try to clear roadway using shovels. A tractor with a snow blade sits nearby. Snow covered U.S. troops enter a town. U.S. artillerymen fire 240mm howitzer and 155mm long tom gun, under camouflage nettings. Troops moving single file up a mountain roadway. M4 high speed tractors pulling 155mm guns along a snow covered road, shrinking Nazi progress in the Battle of the Bulge. Troops ride a tank through snow. Some soldiers wear white camouflage coveralls. Two U.S. soldiers ride in jeep over rainy muddy road with snow on roadside. "Ogden, Utah" painted on bottom of windshield. U.S. troops wade through mud and water. German prisoners of war being marched single file through a woods. Jeeps and an ambulance mired down in mud. Formation of U.S. C-47 aircraft flying low and air dropping ammunition and supplies to American forces on the ground. Soldiers rush to an air dropped bundle and distribute its contents.German prisoners of war march along a path. Four carry a wounded comrade on a stretcher. Temporary U.S. field cemetery with white wooden crosses. A temporary field cemetery with German crosses. Group of U.S. soldiers reading letters from home, and then looking up as a group to watch a formation of B-17 bombers leaving contrails at high altitude overhead. View from a B-17 as bombs explode on target below. Views from U.S. fighters strafing and firing rockets at German ground targets.View from bomber of incendiary bombs creating fires at night in Germany. A B-24 Liberator bomber seen from the ground, as it flies through smoke and flak.
A study of educational inequalities between the white and the negroes in South Carolina in USA. A church of negro parishioners. People emerge from their cars and move towards the church. Parishioners entering the church and later exiting the church. Views of a negro cemetary. The Crawford Rosenwald School at Ogden. Negro children play and dance at the Crawford School built through their efforts rather than state funding.
Mixture of reenactments for older 18th and19th Century life scenes in America, and actual footage from the 20th century. Workers cut timber with an axe. Cattle-drawn carriage passes. Laying log roads. Building a railroad. View of Chinese railroad laborer. Stringing telegraph wire on log poles. Steam locomotive pulls passenger train and belches black smoke. Reenactment of farmers ("Minute Men") assembling and marching off to meet the British. Facsimile of United States Declaration of Independence. Actual footage from the early 1900s (circa 1910) of newly arriving immigrants arriving at Ellis Island for processing, including men, women, and children. Two boys pose for the camera smiling. Immigrants with their luggage in hand walk on docks of Ellis Island to or from processing areas. View of the Statue of Liberty on Bedloes Island and the words inscribed on statue of Liberty. Immigrants at Ellis Island. Diverse group of peoples raising their right hands as they take oath and become U.S. Citizens. Myriad different faces of Americans, including men, women, and children and people of different ethnic backgrounds including Asian, African American, and white. Three children gathered around a seated elderly man as he reads to them. Citizens deliberating on local development matters. Congress in session. Women voting registrars checking names as as voters arrive to cast their ballots in an election, and people entering voting booths to vote. Views of new 1965 Ford and Chrysler and other automobiles. New Ford tractors on display. 1965 "concept" automobiles on display. Reenactment of engineers using time and motion studies in a factory. Workers in different kinds of factories and manufacturing plants in the the early 20th century (1910s, 1920s, and 1930s) employing mass assembly line methods for the creation of goods. Various machines operated in factory. Workers engaged in mass production. Finished goods display in shops. Sales person selling curling irons. Another selling a flat iron.Two women and an early version clothes washer. A woman tries out vacuum cleaner as salesman helps her. Men making sinks and tubs. A crew of women tightens fasteners on assembly line, using "Yankee" screwdrivers. Warehouse men moving crates and a shipping warehouse filled with boxes and busy workers. One scoots with his foot on a hand cart. Workers leaving factory at end of work shift. Grain harvester at work. Laboratories for medicine, industrial, and plant research, with scenes of scientists and technicans running experiments and views of test tubes, beakers, flasks, and measurement apparatus. Image of globe spinning. An African city and women near a market selling goods and moving good held high on their heads. A Latin American city. American cooperation with hispanic people on civic projects. Families lined up at a health clinic for babies. One baby is being weighed. Americans including US Army soldiers working with Latin Americans on a construction project.