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State Senator Summer Sewall and other fliers arrive for the 94th Squadron's Annual Reunion in Portland, Maine.

State Senator Summer Sewall in Portland, Maine. Marine World War I ace, Summer Sewall disembarks from aircraft. He arrives for the 94th Squadron's Annual Reunion. He shakes hands and greets other officials. Captain Eddie Rickenbacker and other famous fliers also arrive for the annual reunion.

Date: 1940, June 5
Duration: 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Relief light ship underway at Portland station and lighthouse tender underway in the United States.

Lighthouses in the United States. Views of various lighthouse. Building beside lighthouses. Relief light ship underway at Portland station. Lighthouse tender underway. Portland, Maine lighthouse depot.

Date: 1939
Duration: 2 min 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Scenes of New York City buildings in 1939, and of the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair

From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.

Date: 1939
Duration: 4 min 9 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Great Depression era; westward migration; views of port area of the Columbia River and dust bowl dust storm in United States.

Trucks and cars on roads in America going west during the Great Depression. The vehicles are laden down with lots of gear and possessions as people migrate westward in search of work and better conditions during the Great Depression. One unusual view shows a car towing a covered wagon. Two men walking west on road with their baggage. Logging men or lumberjacks cutting a giant tree into logs of wood and floating the logs down a river to a sawmill. Two men working in the sawmill as the giant sawblade cuts the logs into lumber. Aerial view of little activity at the Portland Lumber Mills of Portland Oregon, as the Depression cut into business. Abandoned sawmills in disrepair. A man talking to a group of workers seeking jobs. Idle men who are unemployed on a street corner, standing in front of the Julian S Chybke Pharmacist and Chemist shop at the corner of East 13th Avenue and Spokane Avenue in Portland, Oregon. Unemployed men stand together looking dejected and talking. Views of dust storm underway during the Dust Bowl. Farm equipment covered in dust and dirt. A man crossing over dust dunes. A farmer looking at dust bowl devastation, and a woman with her child in a dust ravaged area.

Date: 1933
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American pioneers conquer the west in the 1800s, compared to 1940s workers

The U.S. Capitol dome at night. Montage of U.S. Declaration of Independence with view of U.S. founding fathers. Depiction of 17th century immigrants arriving in the U.S. Group of men marching while carrying a "Don't Tread on Me" Gadsden flag. Depiction of Betsy Ross with U.S.A. flag. A covered wagon at sunset. 18th century men cutting down trees. 18th century men building a log cabin. Settlers arrive to the remains of their burned out cabin. A stage coach on the U.S. prairie. A covered wagon in the midwest. A stage coach traveling through grass lands. 18th century depiction of a western town in the U.S.A. A white man and a native american man driving the last spike to complete a railroad as the steam locomotive starts. An 18th century steam locomotive passes by. External view of 1940s factory. Inside 1940s factory men are building engines. Wide shot of workers entering factory. New York street scene. Los Angeles street scene. A rancher mends a barbed wire fence. Cowboys-ranchers on their horses. Fisherman pulling in nets on shore. Tobacco farming. Leather worker. Shirtless worker wielding a pick axe. Plant worker turning a large valve. A woman painter with a maritime village scene...perhaps Provincetown. A woman scientist in a laboratory. A 1940s family at the dinner table. Farm laborers harvesting melons. Man drives a tractor with woman riding behind him.

Date: 1947
Duration: 2 min 59 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People watching the production process of the Ford car and various other exhibits during the 1939 New York World's fair.

The New York world's fair of 1939 - 1940. People gather on the fairgrounds. Streamline train on display. People watching the railroad train. AT&T building, United States Steel building, Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, General Motors and Ford buildings in view. Entrance to Ford building. Statue of Mercury. Interiors of the entrance hall. People watch various displays. A couple looks at Ford, Lincoln, and Lincoln Zephyr cars outside the building. They look at Henry Ford's first gasoline-powered engine on display. Crowd look at a huge mobile mural by Henry Billings. They move through hall as they look at exhibits. They watch the main exhibit-'Ford Cycle of Production'. The steps involved in the production process of Ford being displayed at the fair

Date: 1939
Duration: 3 min 0 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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