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Transport plane debris scattered across crash site in Oklahoma City.

Scattered wreckage of a transport plane across crash site. Torn apart wing of plane can be seen. Search and rescue teams stand near the separated fuselage.Bodies of deceased lie at a side with debris scattered all over field.March 1939.

Date: 1939, March
Duration: 24 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) carrying passengers from St. Louis to Waynoka, Oklahoma, on coast-to-coast trip from New York

Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) company's coast-to-coast passengers proceed on their flight legs from Saint Louis, Missouri to Waynoka, Oklahoma. TAT employee closes door on Ford 5-AT-B tri-motor passenger airplane, at St. Louis airport. Ground crewman plugs in compressed air hose to assist start of engine number three. TAT logo seen on side of the airplane. Next, the airplane taxis and takes off on plowed runway of snow-covered field. Animated map shows airplane heading to Kansas City, Missouri. View of cockpit as co-pilot shows weather report to pilot. Shift to a TAT weather station where meteorologists launch a balloon to check winds aloft. Closeup of the pilot's weather report being prepared. TAT officer serving a lunch to passengers in the plane. View from airplane of Kansas City, and then aerial view as it descends to Wichita, Kansas. Pilots in cockpit. Copilot radios Wichita. View of TAT radio operator responding and saying they should lookout for Lindbergh who is flying the route today. Next, Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh is seen flying past the Ford Tri-motor in his Curtiss Falcon biplane. Passengers look out to see him. View from the passenger plane descending over the city of Wichita, Kansas. Animated map shows next stop as Waynoka, Oklahoma. View from the air of numerous oil derricks in Oklahoma. Passengers leaving the airplane and boarding a trailer-bus at Waynoka. Closeup of flowers and sign on restaurant table, reading, "TAT, Reserved for TAT travelers." Passengers dining.

Date: 1928
Duration: 4 min 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Isolationist versus interventionist sentiments of people in the United States regarding America entering World War 2

Americans express their views about United States entering into World War II after the Pearl Harbor attack. Isolationist and interventionist views are presented. Senator Gerald P. Nye advocates in favor of an arms embargo. Urging against American involvement in war, Senator Burton K. Wheeler cautions that war mongers and interventioners or intervention advocates control most of the avenues of propaganda. Wendell Willkie speaks advocating unity of purpose in America and importance of assisting the threatened democracies of Europe with war materiel and supplies. Next, Senator Joshua B. Lee of Oklahoma strongly urges support for lend-lease and "setting in motion an industrial blitzkrieg (of war materiel) that will make it possible for England to blast Hitlarism from the face of the earth." View of Congress meeting in the U.S. Capitol chamber. Anti-war college aged students protests against involvement in war and picket at the White House in Washington D.C.,United States. Adjacent to them are other protestors picketing against the peace advocates, with signs like "Americans are against subversive organizations picketing the White House" and "We Americans protest Communists picketing the White House. A women's organization advocating peace or protectionism or isolationism is seen wearing all black. They pull down black veils over their faces in a show of unity against war and the possible loss of American boys to war. An outdoor rally of a fascist organization meeting in America. Also scenes from a German American Bund meeting in 1939 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Speaker at the meeting is Fritz Julius Kuhn who watches as a protestor leaps on the stage and is subdued by guards. Scenes shown from various other protests in the United States during the same era, including labor strikes and lockouts, and a group holding a rally in favor of equal rights or civil rights, with a woman holding a sign "Did Lincoln Free the Slaves?"

Date: 1940
Duration: 4 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Varying sentiments about war in lead up to World War 2. Roosevelt delivers his war message in the United States.

Disturbances and conflicting views about war versus isolationist approach in the United States prior to World War II. Officials speak about lend lease and officials with anti-war involvement stance advocate protectionism. Speakers include Senator Gerald P. Nye. and Senator Burton K. Wheeler. Wendell Willkie speak advocating a unified approach. Senator Joshua B. Lee of Oklahoma speaks. United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt addresses the Congress and delivers his war message. Pacifist student protestors on street in front of the White House with anti-war banners that read 'Peace Mobilization'. Laborers participate in various strikes. Vehicles drive past in front of the White House. German Bundists (German-American Bund) meet in Madison Square Garden in New York City in 1939. A band plays and the leader Fritz Julius Kuhn gives a brief speech during which a protestor leaps the stage and is beaten down by Bund members. Labor protesters on street and demonstrators for other causes in American society in the early 1940s. A woman demonstrator carries a sign advocating civil rights or equal rights that says "Did Lincoln Free the Slaves?"

Date: 1941, December 7
Duration: 4 min 5 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Oklahoma Aggies play DePaul in 1940 National Invitation Basketball Tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York

Excerpts from the 1940 National Invitation Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal game already underway between Oklahoma Aggies and DePaul at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Numerous scoring scenes are shown in the course of the film, many of them involving long set shots. (Oklahoma won 23 to 22 and advanced to the Semifinals.)

Date: 1940
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Workmen work on overturned hull of U.S. Navy USS Oklahoma (BB-37) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during World War II.

Salvage operations for U.S. Navy USS Oklahoma (BB-37) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during World War II. Salvage holds in overturned hull of U.S. Navy USS Oklahoma (BB-37). A diver wearing mask goes under compartment. Men work on hull of USS Oklahoma. Gasoline drums are hoisted by a crane. Men work on hull of USS Oklahoma.

Date: 1942, July 23
Duration: 3 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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