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Dimas Earthstopper, a dachshund is awarded as the best dog at the Westchester Kennel Club Fixture.

Crowd gathers for the Westchester Kennel Club Fixture in Rye, New York. People arrive with their dogs for the event. Dimas Earthstopper, a dachshund is awarded as the best dog.

Date: 1940, September 9
Duration: 47 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
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
 
 
Neon signs at Times Square in New York City, United States.

Times Square neon signs and theaters in New York City. Theaters include the Waldorf Theater and Roxy Theater at 50th street and Sixth Avenue, the Astor Theater at 1537 Broadway, and the Paramount Theater at 43rd street and Broadway. Neon signs seen include 'Ripley Believe it or Not!' , 'Coca-Cola The Pause That Refreshes' , 'Chevrolet' , 'Old Overholt Straight Rye Whiskey' , 'Wilson That's All' , 'Sunkist Lemonade' , 'Bromo Seltzer' , 'Hygrade Frankfurters' , 'Wrigley's Spearmint' , 'Old Gold Cigarettes' , and 'Florsheim Shoes.' At the Astor Theater, the movie 'Goodbye Mr. Chips' starring Robert Donat and Greer Garson is playing. At the Paramount Theater, the movie, 'Our Leading Citizen' starring Bob Burns is playing.

Date: 1939, August
Duration: 1 min 35 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
U.S. Coast Guard seizes a boat with liquor cargo and capture 11 prisoners in New York during Prohibition.

U.S. Coast Guardsmen with 11 prisoners move in a row on the port. The seized boat with cargo at the port along with the coastal guard boat. Workers removing seized liquor cargo from the boat. A coastal guard supervises them. The seize include liquor packed in bags. 'Pure rye Whiskey' is written on one of the bag. The seize is loaded on a wheeled cart and moved by workers. During Prohibition.

Date: 1930, October 23
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Contrast between the lifestyle of hectic workdays and quiet Sundays in New York City in the late 1940's after World War 2.

"City Pastorale" shows citizens of New York hurrying about their business during workday on a street in New York City. Vehicular traffic and pedestrians. People riding on the subway. Views of workaday foot traffic along New York sidewalk. Macy's department store. Racks of clothes being wheeled along the streets and sidewalks. Scenes of New Yorkers in hectic activity. In contrast, are shown peaceful scenic views of New York City. Penthouse gardens. Clothes drying on a rooftop line. People entering a number of different churches in Manhattan, New York. A woman in a garden. A man and a boy sit and read newspapers in the garden. The young boy looks at the "funny papers" (comic strips). A man walks with a child on a sidewalk. Cars parked. People chatting on the sidewalk of a New York city street. The Chrysler Building and nearby skyscrapers. People taking pictures with handheld cameras at a playground. Families with babies. Children playing in a park. Quiet streets. Car drives beneath an elevated train. Men walk on a ramp. People relax on beaches. Older women gathered together on the beach talking, while boys play in the sand at the edge of the surf. A huge crowd seated in a baseball stadium and watching a game between the New York Giants and the Brooklyn Dodgers, including a shot of Giants pitcher, #36 ( Mickey McGowan ?), throwing from the mound and, in another scene, Giants #23 (Clint Hartung ?) batting and striking out. Views of the fans watching the baseball game, including some men in suits and boys sitting together in the bleachers watching the game and eating ice cream on a stick. Visitors stroll through the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Date: 1948
Duration: 6 min 2 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
 
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