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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. The new recruits 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
 
 
Brazil takes possession of USS Philadelphia and USS St. Louis at Philadelphia Naval Yard.

Occasion is the transfer to Brazil of the USS Philadelphia (CL-41) and the USS St. Louis (CL-49). A number of U.S. Navy warships are docked as part of the U.S. Atlantic Reserve Fleet at Philadelphia Naval Yard in Pennsylvania. Rear Admiral Schuirmann comes aboard the USS Philadelphia (CL-41) light cruiser prior to the transfer ceremony. American and Brazilian Naval officers are assembled on deck and salute as the American flag is lowered from the mast of the USS Philadelphia. Views of the assembled officers and of several Brazilian sailors, as well. All salute as the Brazilian flag is raised on the Philadelphia Closeup of Brazilian sailors and Marine raising their flag on the USS St. Louis. Views of the USS Philadelphia and the USS St. Louis, at dockside. A Brazilian sailor standing near the St. Louis. He salutes the Brazilian flag flying from her mast.

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
 
 
Civilians watch the parade of military recruits as they move for their training and take oaths in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Girls carrying flags and banner lead a parade of draftees as they move for their training in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The draftees parade on roads and the civilians stand by the side of roads and wave them. The draftees get into their buses. A senior official administers the oath taking of the draftees.

Date: 1940, November 27
Duration: 1 min 38 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Franklin D. Roosevelt begins his election campaign in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Franklin D. Roosevelt begins his election campaign in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He delivers a speech at the convention hall to seek people's support in his favour.

Date: 1940, October 23
Duration: 2 min 26 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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