Presidential elections in United States. Banners in a street reads 'Vote, Democratic'. Citizens of United States discuss about the U.S. Elections at home and at work. People discuss about the elections in streets. The parties campaign for the elections. Harry Truman addresses his party's conventions. A huge crowd gathers as the candidates pass in cars. Candidates canvass the voters. People hear the candidate's speech on radio at their homes. The candidate of Democratic Party Franklin Roosevelt addresses conventions. Election Day in Riverton, California. The votes are counted after the election is over. A woman poll worker dials a wall mounted candlestick-type phone and reports the totals for her precinct. The vote count from every place is messaged to the headquarters. The results are tabulated and recorded. Closeup views of tabulation machines and ticker tape machines. People wait to hear the final results. Loudspeakers on the street. At midnight the results are declared. President Roosevelt wins the election.
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.