The Nuclear Ship ( NS ) Savannah during its test trials in the United States. The NS Savannah leaving the New York Shipbuilding Corporation yards at Camden New Jersey, enroute to Yorktown, Virginia, is seen passing the Delaware Memorial Bridge, as she cruises along the Delaware River. views of spray blowing across the ship underway. View of reactor control room, where increasing levels of power are demanded until full (100%) power is set on April 14, 1962 and the Savannah achieves a speed of 22 knots. The NS Savannah docks at her home port of Savannah, Georgia.
Workers unload goods from a ship at the Savannah harbor, Georgia, United States. Workers place resin barrels in a row. Shift to view of New York Harbor. Ship passes with Statue of Liberty in the Background.
The decorated Liberty ship SS John P. Harris (2877) at Savannah, Georgia. Mrs Eleanor Harris christens the Liberty ship in honor of her deceased husband, John P. Harris, who had been Senator from Pennsylvania and a pioneer movie exhibitor. The ship served the U.S. Army Transportation Service (USAT). It was built by Southeastern Shipbuilding Corporation of Savannah Georgia.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, speaks at the dedication of Techwood Homes. (Techwood was a slum clearance project to build twenty-three brick and concrete buildings to house 604 families and 308 Georgia Tech students. It also included forty-two concrete buildings with 677 apartments at Atlanta University.) The President is seen delivering his dedication speech, entitled,"The Meaning of Progress," at Grant Field on the Georgia Tech campus, Atlanta, Georgia, before an audience of 50,000 people. He remembers the day, eleven years ago, in 1924, when he first came to Warm Springs, Georgia. He speaks about those days of so-called prosperity in America,when speculators profited and there was a "fools paradise before "the crash", and the citizens were left "holding the bag." He reflects on the disaster and gloom from 1929 to March 3,1933, and reminds the audience of his administrations subsequent actions to re-open closed banks and establish insurance for bank depositors. He speaks of the efforts of Government to find gainful employment for people out of work.
Celebration of the 200th anniversary of Savannah, Georgia. Large crowd gathers in the grandstand. Flags atop flag poles on the ground. People perform dances. Dignitaries seated in the grandstand to watch the celebration. Women march holding flags.
Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry in Savannah, Georgia. Barbour Lathrop Plant Introduction Garden. A scientist works on plant and tests soil in a laboratory. People in field work on plant and Tung trees.