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Sioux City Iowa USA 1920 stock footage and images

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William Eugene "Pussyfoot" Johnson raids an illegal distillery in Sioux City, Iowa during Prohibition.

A staged news film showing Prohibitionist William E. Johnson (aka "pussyfoot") accompanied by uniformed police officers raiding a rum liquor still, in Soux City Iowa. The officers kick open the doors of the distillery, and pull a man out. Then, from inside, two law enforcement men carry out a simple piece of distillation apparatus. Johnson sheds his coat jacket and proceeds to destroy the still equipment with a sledge hammer, bashing holes in the container and breaking pipe and distillation coils from the device. (Note: a slate alludes to Johnson losing an eye while crusading in London. That occurred on November 13,1919, when he was publicly "teased" by medical students who carried him on a stretcher through the streets. Johnson lost sight in one eye, after being struck with an object thrown by a spectator.)

Date: 1920
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Farmers protest against the transportation of agricultural products to markets in Sioux City, Iowa.

Farmers on strike in Sioux City, Iowa. Farmers armed with logs of wood and guns protest against the transportation of agricultural products to markets. They dismantle the rail road track in the area. Reconstruction work carried on the track. A train moves on the track after the reconstruction.

Date: 1933, November 9
Duration: 38 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Chief Iron Whip introduces himself to Indian the tribal council

Chief Iron Whip introduces himself to the Native American Indian tribal council. He belong to tribe Sioux or the first nation people. Sioux have three main divisions: The Santee or Dakota who reside to the east of Dakotas, Minnesota and Northern Iowa; The Yankton or Nakota who reside in the Minnesota river area; the Lakota who are the western most Sioux. Chief Iron Whip uses Indian sign language to introduce himself.

Date: 1930, September 4
Duration: 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Broadcasting the news about launch of Friendship 7 in cape Canaveral, Florida.

Launch of Friendship 7 piloted by astronaut John Glenn in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Emblem of NASA. Message in light circling the Times Building in Manhattan, New York City, at night, reads: 'Glenn ready for orbital flight.' A title slate reads: 'Friendship 7'. View of Times Square New York City, at night. Views from various parts of the world, with voices in background, broadcasting about the event in their respective local languages. Parliament buildings in London. Wide view of the Eiffel Tower in Paris at dusk or dawn. A woman in a vegetable market. People buying and selling goods in an Arab market including some men wearing Keffiyeh. A neighborhood in China. A Japanese city at night with neon signs. A Mexican man carrying a guitar. View of various images broadcast on television (the images show the television screens) from American cities, including titles "Man into space -- Los Angeles;" "Sioux City --Mercury shoot;" "New Orleans-- standing by orbital flight." and "Please stand by man in orbit --Boston."

Date: 1962, February 20
Duration: 1 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A football match between Wolverines of Michigan and Hawkeyers of Iowa at Iowa City won by Wolverines 17-14, United States.

A football match between Wolverines of Michigan and Hawkeyers of Iowa at Iowa City. The Wolverines of Michigan defeated the unbeaten Hawleyers of Iowa by 17-14.

Date: 1956, November 5
Duration: 59 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Mrs Ilo Wallace, wife of U.S. Vice President Wallace, christens the USS Iowa (BB-61); also seen is launch of USS New Jersey.

Wife of Vice President Wallace, Mrs Ilo Wallace christens the Navy Battleship USS Iowa (BB-61) at New York Naval Yard in Brooklyn, New York City. After she breaks a bottle on the bow, the ship is slid down skids into river. Ship's crew working on deck. Next is shown the launch of the Iowa-class Battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62) from Philadelphia Naval Shipyard on December 7, 1942. USS New Jersey slides down into water. Crowd assembled for the ceremonies.

Date: 1942, August 27
Duration: 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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