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Philadelphia Pennsylvania USA 1940 stock footage and images

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Draftees being administered an oath as they head for a training in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

U.S. Army draftees head for a training in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Girls walk down a road as they carry American flags. Girls dressed in colorful dresses beat drums. Men carrying banners walk on a street. The draftees being administered an oath of office as officials look on. A sign on a bus reads 'Philadelphia's 1st contingent of draftees'. The draftees aboard a bus wave.

Date: 1940, November 27
Duration: 1 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Franklin Roosevelt inspects a navy yard and receives an honorary LLD degree in Philadelphia.

U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt receives an honorary LLD (Doctor of Law) degree in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The President seated in a car. He inspects a navy yard. Troops stand at attention. He receives the LLD degree from the University of Pennsylvania at its bicentennial celebration. People gather in a hall to greet the President. He addresses the people. The crowd applauds.

Date: 1940, September 13
Duration: 1 min 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Brazilian flag is raised to fore top of USS Philadelphia and USS St. Louis docked at Philadelphia Naval Base in Philadelphia.

Activities aboard ships docked at Philadelphia Naval Base in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rear Admiral Schuirmann comes aboard the USS Philadelphia (CL-41) light cruiser prior to ceremony. American flag is lowered from the fore top of the USS Philadelphia. Naval officers await the ceremony to start. Brazilian flag is raised to fore top of the USS Philadelphia light cruiser. Brazilian and American Naval personnel salute. USS Philadelphia tied alongside pier. USS ST Louis (CL-49) light cruiser tied along the pier. American sailor in the foreground. Sailor salutes and Brazilian being flag raised to fore top of USS St. Louis.

Date: 1951, January 29
Duration: 2 min 18 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Cierva C30 Autogiro parked at airfield. Autogiro lands on roof of new Post Office Building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Cierva C30 Autogiro (G-ACIO) built by British A.V. Roe & Co. is seen parked at Air Park, London, England. Several views of the autogiro. Scene shifts to aerial view of the new Federal Post Office building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. A Kellett autogiro lands on the building roof, on May 25, 1935,as part of dedication ceremonies,for the new Post Office building. Officials stand on the rooftop watching the landing. The pilot delivers a mail pouch to James A. Farley, the U.S. Postmaster General, thus initiating airmail service between Camden New Jersey and Philadelphia. Aerial views of the Post Office building and surrounding downtown Philadelphia. The autogiro climbing steeply away.

Date: 1935, May 25
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Girls dressed in gowns and graduation robes being presented degrees at a graduation ceremony in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

5,800 students receive diplomas at a graduation ceremony in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Girls dressed in white gowns with bouquets in their hands during the graduation ceremony. The girls being presented the degrees. A large number of students gathered in the stands in their graduation robes. A man addresses the gathering. A girl being presented a degree at the ceremony.

Date: 1940, June 24
Duration: 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The Penn Quakers defeat the Cornell Big Red 22-20 in a football match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

A football match in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Highlights of the match between the Penn Quakers and the Cornell Big Red. A large number of spectators cheer their teams. The Penn Quakers defeat the Cornell Big Red 22-20. Spectators gathered on the field after the game.

Date: 1940, November 25
Duration: 1 min 41 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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