Rescue efforts to rescue coal miners stuck in a mine after explosion in Providence, Kentucky. People at the entrance of mine shaft. Iron bars outside the mine. Two men pose. Family and relatives of miners stand outside the mine.
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.
An ice hockey game in New York between Providence Scarlets and New York Metropolitans on ice ground. A fight between the two teams during the game. Crowd seen laughing as match progresses.
Count Turf wins the Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, United States. A large crowd of fans arrives for the Kentucky Derby. A large numbers of cars parked in the parking lot. Newspapers grabbed from a stack. Kentucky Derby pins on display for sale. A woman pins flowers on the dress of another woman. People wear fancy glasses and sun glasses. As a man smiles, his diamond studded teeth sparkle. An old men reads a newspaper. Spectators watch the derby. Celebrities include the Duke and the Dutchess of Windsor, publicist Steve Hannigan with actress Anne Sheridan, and actress Greer Garson with Senator Anderson People stand in a queue to buy tickets at a ticket window to bet on the race. Horses in the race include 'Mameluke' , 'Counterpoint', 'Fan Fair', 'Sonic', 'Ruhe', 'Battle Morn', and 'Repetoire' Racing horses at the starting gate. The race starts. The spectators watch through binoculars. Count Turf, the son of Count Fleet and the grandson of Reigh Count both of which were derby winners, wins the Kentucky Derby. View of the score board. Count Turf stands in the winner's circle wearing a garland of flowers.
CU autoclave sterilizer in use. Girl using washing machine. POV girl opens refrigerator door to grab food. Girl in room with her Raggedy Ann doll. Girl brushing her hair. Teenage girl watching TV while eating popcorn. Teenage girl talking on the phone with camera pan to radio. Woman decorates a modern white Christmas tree. Woman typing on an IBM Selectric typewriter with large IBM reel to reel drive running in background. Leslie Franzos...woman frying eggs in an electric pan while checking oven in background. . Hair dryer shows glowing coils while woman manicures her finger nails. Meat on electric shish kabob machine. Blender in foreground as woman serves drinks to cocktail party. Closeup of lights, dials, and knobs on power plant control panel. External views coal fired power plants. High tension electric towers. External view nuclear power plant. Animated view of an atom. Kite with Thomas Edison bust. Model steam engine running to power a light bulb. Woman dressed in period clothing demonstrates power usage through time. Hydroelectric dams running. Pieces of coal close up. Close up of refined oil. Steam at power plant turning a turbine. MS high power electric tower. White River Junction train station. Aerial view of Providence, Rhode Island. High tension power lines and tower. Close up view of dials and controls for power plant. Animated atom superimposed on a microscope. Woman dances while looking through microscope.
President Harry S. Truman broadcasts to the nation from a desk in the White House, Washington, DC. on V-E (Victory in Europe) Day, announcing that Germany has surrendered to end World War 2, in Europe. He expresses his regret that the late President Franklin Roosevelt had not lived to see the day. Truman calls it a "solemn but glorious hour" and offers thanks to the "providence that has sustained us through the dark days of adversity and into light."