An old man wearing a hat smiles and talks. Another old man in a hat. Men seated near a store, one smokes. Empty bottles nearby. A man sleeps outside a door on the pavement. Men talking. An old man walks on the pavement and enters a store. An old woman walks by the store. Man reading San Francisco newspaper with headline about Vote Snafu in election for Board of Supervisors. (This refers to O'Shea narrowly Defeating Mailliard only after absentee ballots were finally counted on Wednesday night, November 8, 1967.)
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.
United States delegates to the United Nations Security Conference meet with President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Washington, DC, United States. Seen are: Congressman Sol Bloom, of New York; Virginia Gildersleve, Dean of Barnard College; Senator Tom Connolly, of Texas; Edward Stettinius,Jr., Secretary of State,Commander Harold Stassen, USN, former Governor of Minnesota; In San Fransisco : Senator Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg, of Michigan; and Congressman Charles Eaton of New Jersey. View of Golden Gate Bridge and street scenes of San Francisco. Views of San Francisco hotels. The San Francisco Civic Center. Hotel buildings. Veterans War Memorial building. In Washington DC, U.S. delegation meets to form preliminary plan for their part in the organization of the World Security Council and International Court of Justice. Secretary of the State Edward Reilly Stettinius as Chairman of the U.S. delegation, speaks about their mission.
USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) leaves the Naval Air Station Alameda in San Francisco bay. Mobile crane picks up after brow for removal. Some dependents seen on pier. USS Procyon (AF-61) tied up. Officers and men on weather deck of the Coral Sea look down on the pier. Looking down over the pier at Naval Air Station Alameda. Crowd of dependents spread out at the pier. The USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) out away from the pier. Dependents around the edge of the pier. Personnel on the flight deck area. The skyline of San Francisco framed by two crewmen manning the rail on the flight deck. Gear on deck next to the island. Some officials on the flight deck. USS Coral Sea underway. The officials on the flight deck as the ship passes underneath the Golden Gate bridge. The city of San Francisco. A part of the flight deck seen. some officers are seen on flight deck edge. A United States Navy UH-2C Seasprite helicopter comes in for a landing on the flight deck. The helicopter lands. Pleasure boat cruises past the ship. View of the San Francisco Bay. A part of the Golden Gate Bridge is seen framed by a sailor.
An Italian journalist speaks in his office in New York City. A map of Manhattan on the wall in the background. Documents lay in front of him on the table. View of streets in San Francisco, California. The Golden Gate Bridge and The Presidio. Buses and street cars on road. Pedestrians cross the streets. People board Washington & Jackson Street tram of Municipal Railway of San Francisco, as it swings in circle to reverse course. Crabs being cooked in Italian market. Italian-American fisherman repairs nets at harbor in San Francisco. Statue of Paul Revere near the North Church in Boston, Massachusetts. Fishing boats of Italian-American fishermen at the dock. Fishermen unloading their catches. Sea birds snatch pieces of fish on the wharf. Views of small fishing boats named "Salvatore" and "St. Angelo". Fishermen work on their nets. Cluster of fishing boats at the pier.
A film titled 'Hannibal Victory' on the sea voyage of the victory ship Hannibal Victory from San Francisco to the Philippine Islands during World War II. Steam boat underway at Mississippi river. A man at the controls of the boat. Bridges over the river. A statue of Mark Twain amidst the ground. Two girls arrive near the statue. 'Samuel Langhorne Clemens Mark Twain' engraved on a plaque. Another statue amidst the ground. Cars passing on the street. Buildings along the sides of the street. People walking. Trains passing on railroad stations. Aerial view of the town of Hannibal. Wheels of the freight cars on the ground. Men standing nearby. Animated map locates Hannibal and San Francisco. The wheels are loaded onto ships on the docks of San Francisco.