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Riverton California USA 1944 stock footage and images

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Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches of Government in United States.

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.

Date: 1945, November
Duration: 5 min 4 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Volunteers work at the polling place on Election Day in Riverton, California.

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'.

Date: 1945, November
Duration: 4 min 14 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Presidential candidates Franklin Roosevelt and Thomas Dewey during the election in United States.

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.

Date: 1945, November
Duration: 3 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Americans voting and electioneering in national election on November 7, 1944, during World War II.

On November 7, 1944, during World War 2, citizens of Marblehead, Massachusetts, United States, are seen entering the Old Town House (built in 1727) to cast ballots in 40th quadrennial presidential election (in which incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt is running for an unprecedented 3th term). Scene shifts to inside a polling place, where voters stand in booths to privately mark their ballots. Others are seen depositing their marked, folded paper ballots in a collection box, as they finish voting. Closeups of several aged voters. One, an African American man, the narrator says is old enough that he was sold as a slave early in his life. Scene shifts to a full-blooded Native American Indian voter in Maryland, entering his polling place to cast a ballot. An old man who is a United States Civil War veteran, is shown sitting on a bench in a park in Los Angeles California, with friends. He holds a newspaper and wears a Civil War Union cap. A U.S. soldier wearing field uniform and steel helmet, looks at a bulletin board containing State-by-State voting information. A Technical Sergeant marks his paper ballot and leaves to mail it. A soldier takes an oath confirming legitimacy of his ballot as he turns it in at a military collection site. Sign in commercial establishment window of a U.S. town declares "Election Today." A bank window sign reads: "this Bank will observe Election Day, Tuesday, November 7th, a Legal Holiday." Sign in Bar window reads: "Bar Closed during Election Hours, Tuesday, Nov.7, 1944. Will Open at 9 PM." Republican political party workers advertise for their Presidential candidate, Thomas E. Dewey. Democratic political party workers drive a truck towing a trailer office plastered with advertisements for their candidate, Franklin Roosevelt. Republican and Democratic party voter information booths are seen next to one another where advertise their respective candidates to passersby on the sidewalk. A voting place identified by white wash sign on a window, and another, in a rural setting, by a sign pointing to it on a fence post. More signs and voters showing sentiments for their candidates. One displays a picture of Dewey on his car. A woman wears a large Roosevelt button on her sweater. Views of more imaginative signs for candidates and for ballot issues. People discussing ballot issues on the streets.

Date: 1944, November 7
Duration: 2 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Activity at the Kaiser Shipyard in Richmond, California, during World War II.

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).

Date: 1944, September
Duration: 2 min 34 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
The University of Southern California wins over the University of Washington by a score of 29-0 in Pasadena, California.

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.

Date: 1944, January 1
Duration: 1 min 21 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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