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Ward liner "Mohawk" victims honored off the coast of Sea Girt, New Jersey, where the Mohawk was rammed and sunk.

A memorial wreath is cast on the water where the Ward liner cruise ship Mohawk (Clyder liner) was rammed and sunk by the Norwegian freighter Talisman on January 24, 1935. Sailors aboard ship. United States flag on the vessel. Birds in flight. Life boat crews executing careful drills near the site of disaster. A child aboard.

Date: 1935, February 6
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
New Jersey National Guard units return from Punitive Expedition to Mexico and arrive at Camp Fielder in Sea Girt, during Fall of 1916

Film opens showing New Jersey National Guard soldiers returning to their training camp (Camp Fielder) at Sea Girt, New Jersey. Led by an army band, they march in formation along a sandy road with high berms on both sides.Glimpses of the marching troops from the side. As they proceed, toward the camera, they reach a point where they begin to march double-time. Scene shifts to a gate of the camp, where family, friends, and well wishers are gathered and a banner reading "Welcome" is stretched across the entrance. Led by officers on horseback, and the colors, the troops march through the gate. Next, soldiers are seen greeted by women family members. One soldier standing beside a tent, lifts his daughters, one at a time, and kisses them. He motions to his wife to pose with them. She does and he kisses her. Next, soldiers are seen briefly, with shouldered rifles, marching in formation. Scene shifts to another area of the Camp (named Camp Fielder for then Governor James F. Fielder). Here, army officers assist President Woodrow Wilson, to mount a horse. The President is dressed formally, including top hat. He poses for the camera. The President then rides with officers to review the National Guard troops drawn up in formation. He salutes with his top hat over heart, as they pass a color guard. He is next seen seated on horseback next to a commanding officer (possibly Colonel Daniel T. Mather) as they review the New Jersey National Guard troops passing in review.

Date: 1916
Duration: 2 min 12 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
President Woodrow Wilson visits National Guard troops returned from Texas during Mexican Punitive Expedition

President Woodrow Wilson at the National Guard training grounds in Sea Girt New Jersey, to visit with troops returning from duty in Texas during the Mexican Border Campaign (aka Pancho Villa Expedition) of 1916. Brief glimpse of The President stepping from his 1916 Pierce Arrow 38-C Series 4 Brougham Limousine, parked next to a row of army tents. The car displays a unique American Eagle radiator cap ornament (and an AAA emblem on the radiator). He is surrounded by officers, who greet him. The next scene show the President and the unit's commanding Brigadier General, seated in rocking chairs in a tent. Wilson, in dress clothes, including top hat, mounts an army horse, and rides along with officers, to review the Guard troops drawn up in formation. He sits astride the horse, next to the General, and removes his hat in salute as the troops march in review.

Date: 1916
Duration: 1 min 9 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Death sentence by court to convict Hauptmann for kidnap and murder of son of aviator Charles Lindbergh, Flemington New Jersey.

The kidnapping and murder case of the infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh, in Flemington New Jersey. Coverage of court ruling in 1935. A huge crowd outside the court during the trial of Bruno Richard Hauptmann for kidnapping and murder termed as 'the crime of the century'. Lindbergh and his wife confront Hauptmann from witness stand. The letters of ransom written by Hauptmann. Lindbergh testifies in the court of trial. Hauptmann cross examined by Attorney General Wilnetz. On February 13, 1935 Judge declares that Hauptmann will receive the death penalty, by electric chair. From a January 1960 newsreel recounting events 25 years earlier.

Date: 1935, February 13
Duration: 2 min 43 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Cierva C30 Autogiro parked at airfield. Autogiro lands on roof of new Post Office Building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

Cierva C30 Autogiro (G-ACIO) built by British A.V. Roe & Co. is seen parked at Air Park, London, England. Several views of the autogiro. Scene shifts to aerial view of the new Federal Post Office building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. A Kellett autogiro lands on the building roof, on May 25, 1935,as part of dedication ceremonies,for the new Post Office building. Officials stand on the rooftop watching the landing. The pilot delivers a mail pouch to James A. Farley, the U.S. Postmaster General, thus initiating airmail service between Camden New Jersey and Philadelphia. Aerial views of the Post Office building and surrounding downtown Philadelphia. The autogiro climbing steeply away.

Date: 1935, May 25
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Army bomb test sinks USS New Jersey off Cape Hatteras in North Carolina, USA

Demonstration of the American Air Force against naval vessels of battleship class operate from temporary bases. American airmen prepare 1100 pound bombs. Men assemble tail section of a missile. Airmen check two 1100 pound bombs attached beneath an unidentified plane. Airmen attach a 2000 pound bomb to underside of an aircraft. General Mitchell and an airman crouched beneath the plane look at the 2000 pound bomb. Navy cutter type vessel, the San Mihiel, anchored in sea. Observers on the San Mihiel include General Pershing, Davis, Admiral Shoemaker Assistant Secretary of War and General Patrick Chief of Air Service. Four of them stand on the deck of the cutter vessel. Battleship USS New Jersey anchored. Bombs strike near ship. Bomber flying 175 miles from Langley Field score five direct hits with six 100 pound bombs from an altitude of 11,000 feet. Views of bomb strike on USS New Jersey. A smoke curtain is dropped by a bomber from an altitude of 1000 feet. An aircraft in flight in line with the New Jersey lays a smoke screen across the water. Smoke curtain obscures sight of the battleship. Bomb strikes near and upon the battleship USS Virginia. Direct hits scored by 1100 pound bombs on the deck of USS Virginia.

Date: 1923, September 1
Duration: 7 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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