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People celebrate in Philadelphia as American labor leader David Dubinsky receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Celebration in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Buildings along the sides of a street. Buses passing on the street. A banner on a bus reads: 'Philadelphia congratulates David Dubinsky'. American labor leader David Dubinsky being awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. People march on a street. They wear caps. Officials discuss amongst themselves. A large crowd gathers in a hall. Dignitaries arrive for the celebration. They greet David Dubinsky. Dignitaries and officials seated on chairs.

Date: 1969
Duration: 40 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
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
 
 
Strike of workers in a wage dispute spreads to Philadelphia's transportation system affecting half a million people.

Strike of workers in a wage dispute spreads to Philadelphia's transportation system. People on streets going to work. Philadelphia. Streetcars, subways and buses lie idle. 'Station Closed' sign at Philadelphia subway entrance. Huge crowd of people walking to get to work, waiting at railway station and on streets for transportation. View of empty 46th street metro rail station in Philadelphia. View of taxis on streets and a press company without workers. Buildings and shops along streets of downtown Philadelphia. A line of African American men and women hitchhiking in downtown Philadelphia to get a ride. Group of 5 people runs to catch an available Philadelphia taxi cab. Scene changes to New York City where striking newspaper workers form a picket line. Empty newspaper offices are shown. Longshoreman dock workers on strike so office workers are seen hoisting a giant rope and assisting the Cunard ocean liner Queen Mary in docking operations at New York harbor slip covered in thin ice. Cunard Queen Mary passengers carrying their own luggage at the dock area due to the labor strike.

Date: 1963, January 17
Duration: 2 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Nellie Tayloe Ross and officials oversee first gold shipment to Fort Knox from United States Mint in Philadelphia

Nellie Tayloe Ross, the 28th Director of the Mint, and Employees at the United States Mint, Department of Treasury oversee the first shipment of government gold from the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia to the U.S. Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Clip shows casting and weighing of government gold, at the U.S. Mint facility in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Nellie Tayloe Ross seen speaking and seated at a desk with other officials nearby. Mint officials check the quality and dimensions of a cast gold bar to be transported to Fort Knox in Kentucky. Gold molded into bars by ram machines. Nellie Tayloe Ross signs papers. Molding machines and employees at work. Molten gold in a kiln. Man casts it into gold bars. Officials and armed guards keep an eye on the process. Gold bars are placed on one side of a large scale and weighed. Exterior view of the U.S. Mint department building in Philadelphia. View is of the third U.S. Mint building in Philadelphia, North facade, facing Spring Garden Street (building later owned by the Community College of Philadelphia, as of 1973). Late 1930's automobiles seen passing by the U.S. Mint on Spring Garden Street.

Date: 1937, January 13
Duration: 4 min 30 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Girls learn various subjects at the Bryn Mawr College for young women in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

On the Bryn Mawr College for young women in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. High altitude view of the city of Philadelphia Pennsylvania with its buildings, streets, and distant farms. Statue of William Penn on clock tower, buildings and farmlands of Philadelphia. A young woman enters the Bryn Mawr College after her high school. Warden shows her room to live. The girl in library and auditorium of the college. Students move inside the building for classes. A teacher and students in classes of English literature, psychology and Biology. A mouse dissected in biology lab. Girls during leisure hours at the college.

Date: 1948
Duration: 5 min 50 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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