Voting process of United States Presidential elections. Election Day in Riverton, California. A document reads 'Constitution of United States of America'. Animation explains the three branches of Government of United States. The three branches are Executive Branch (President of United States), Legislative Branch (Senate and House of Representatives) and Judicial Branch (Supreme Court). The three branches have some powers and no branch has all the powers. The system of checks and balance among the three branches in United States. A voter casts his vote in Riverton.
Voting process of United States Presidential elections. Aerial view of city of Riverton, California. A cyclist and a car pass on the street. Houses in the street. A woman gets out of a car and enters a school building. The school is one of the polling places. Signs read 'Election Today', and 'Closed Election Day'. Volunteers work at the polling place. Voters list kept on the table. Traces of campaign activities are removed before the election starts. U.S. flag in the classroom. First citizen arrives in a milk-van to vote. He enters the polling booth. He first votes for the President and Vice-President, then for Senator of State and Representative from district. A document reads 'Constitution of United States of America'.
Voting process of United States Presidential elections. Citizens of United States cast their votes for the presidential elections. People stand lined in front of the polling booth. Ballots at the polling place. Election Day in Riverton, California. People stand in a school which is selected as a polling place. A man dusts chalk from the sleeves of his jacket. Abraham Lincoln written on the board. A portrait of Abraham Lincoln. Several cartoons depict the election in 1864. Presidential candidates selected in the nominating conventions of the parties. Huge crowd in the campaign rallies. Banners read 'America needs Roosevelt' and 'Roosevelt and Victory'. The candidates of Republican Party are Thomas Dewey and John Bricker. The candidates of Democratic Party are Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman.
Overview from a height of the sprawling Kaiser shipyard in Richmond, California, during World War 2. Cranes moving and workers in hard hats at work. Derricks at the waterfront and large hangar-like structures. Sections of ships' superstructures being assembled in open areas of the yard. Several large cylindrical fuel tanks. Several Victory ships tied up at a pier, being outfitted. One is the "Boulder Victory" which was built by the Permanente Metals Corporation, in Yard 1, and launched on August 31, 1944. It was commissioned October 12, 1944 as the USS Boulder Victory (AK-227).
College football 1944 Rose Bowl game between the University of Southern California and the University of Washington, held in Pasadena, California. A crowd in the stands. The game in progress. USC Trojan's quarterback Jim Hardy throws three touchdown passes in the highlights. The USC Trojans win over the University of Washington Huskies by a score of 29-0.
A documentary on The United Nations Conference on International Organization that continued from April 25, 1945 to June 26, 1945 in San Francisco. A plane in flight and ships are seen in San Francisco Bay. Aerial views of Golden Gate Bridge. People on streets on San Francisco, with streetcars, buildings, pedestrians, and mid 1940's cars vseen. Aircraft parked at a USAF Base as delegates from 50 countries arrive. Delegates like Jan Christian Smuts from South Africa, Vyacheslav Molotov from Russia, U.S. secretary of State Edward Stettinius arrive in San Francisco. Delegates register for the conference. United States flag on a building. Interior of the War Memorial Opera House serving as the initial meeting hall. Delegates seated. U.S. President Harry S. Truman addressing the general assembly remotely, as delegates listen through radio speakers in the opera house. Narrator recalls words of Franklin Roosevelt and recorded audio of Roosevelt is heard where he urges continuation of the work first begun by the defunct League of Nations. View of various working committees and smaller groups of the organization meeting during the Spring of 1945. Representatives debate and review concepts initiated at the Dumbarton Oaks conference in Washington DC in 1944. Delegates addressing those assembled and signing documents that create the United Nations.