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South Dakota United States USA 1970 stock footage and images

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Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski and his Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota, United States.

View of the Crazy Horse Memorial, a colossal sculpture in situ, located in Thunderhead Mountain, in the Black HIlls of South Dakota, United States. Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski with his five sons working on the project. He sculpts a model of Chief Crazy Horse known as the Crazy Horse Memorial and he describes the project, including how he declined offers of U.S. government funds for the project. The in-progress sculpted model is of the Oglala Lakota Indian Chief Crazy Horse riding on a horse. A studio down the hill. Korczak Ziolkowski and his sons drill with drilling machine on rock. Dynamite explosion on the rock face. Ziolkowski poses for a photograph in front of a model of the Crazy Horse Memorial with his family.

Date: 1970
Duration: 3 min 8 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
The flood of immigrants from Europe to America from 1870 to 1890. Traveling experiences of immigrants are depicted.

Contains mix of vintage still images, 1970s interview footage, and a small amount of vintage film footage. Images of an old signs, in Europe, advertising land and promoting the virtues of various of the United states, including: Iowa, Nebraska, California, Kansas, and Dakota. One says "room for millions of immigrants." One cites "free homes." One contains a cartoon image of a grim "old World,"opposite a smiling "New World." Poster for steamship line, Norddeutscher Lloyd, of Bremen. Poster for railroad company. Poster for steamships from Liverpool to New York citing fares from 12 to 30 pounds sterling for "Saloon Passage"; 8 to 10 pounds for Second cabins; and 4 pounds for steerage passage. A Polish publication expressing concern over the "epidemic" of immigration to America. Articles calling for measures to restrict this immigration. Documents in cyrillic that narrator describes as mail from America that Russian officials censor. Samples of letters to relatives back home, from immigrants in America, enclosing steamship tickets, railroad tickets, and the like, that the narrator states "never arrived." Animated map showing the flow of immigrants from interior of Europe to ports of Hamburg, Bremen, and Rotterdam, noting that Hull and Liverpool also prospered on immigrant trade. Note on map states that between 1870 and 1880, two and three quarters of a million American immigrants came from Europe and by 1890, five and a quarter million more had crossed the Atlantic. View of immigrants waiting to be processed by government officials before departure at a port in Europe. People crowded in a long line outside, waiting to enter the office. Views of shanties in a town. A woman is seen describing immigrants' circumstances. Pictures of men women and children traveling by horse-drawn wagons. Actual vintage footage of an old railroad steam locomotive pulling a passenger train into a station area circa 1900-1910. View of train station at a European port city. Huge number of people from all over Europe, standing in the courtyard of a train station. A man is seen describing these people as like "coming from another world." A barracks-like housing arrangement for immigrants waiting to pass health screening by the steamship companies, which included carefully examining their hair. A woman who experienced this described her embarrassment at the health examinations.

Date: 1975
Duration: 6 min 59 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
American artists Gutzon Borglum and Lincoln Borglum sculpt the Rushmore Memorial.

Children build sand castles on a beach. Artist Gutzon Borglum working in his studio and later on site building the Mount Rushmore Memorial. His son, Lincoln Borglum, is also pictured and interviewed about the project. Footage of the actual carving efforts is shown. The sculpture of the Mount Rushmore Memorial shows face sculptures of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln in South Dakota, United States. The American flag over the face of Abraham Lincoln's sculpture. Tourists view the Rushmore Memorial.

Date: 1970
Duration: 4 min 3 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A pack of American buffalo are rounded up for annual inspection at the Custer State Park in South Dakota, USA.

Annual round up of American buffalo by cowboys and cowgirls at the Custer State Park in South Dakota, USA. View of the buffalo being rounded up for inspection. Riders on horseback seen assisting with the buffalo round-up.

Date: 1934, July 16
Duration: 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Examples of middle-class United States American lifestyle in early 1970s.

Shows early 1970s era construction activities, economic growth, retail shopping, and American fashions and goods of the 1970s. As a contrast to the modern way of life, a farmer is seen using teams of horses to plow his land. Views of middle-class suburban living in the U.S.A. New, modern houses and cars in the suburbs. Construction workers building new homes. Modern farm machinery being employed. Panels being placed on a new car in a factory production line or assembly line. A long freight train moving goods. U.S. consumer retail stores selling a variety of products, and pedestrians in 1970s fashions shopping on town and city streets for various goods including ice cream, lawn mowers and hardware, custom framing, fast food (McDonalds restaurant shown), an "organic food" cafe or store, barbecue grills, outdoor lounge chairs, and antiques, among others. Shipping containers being loaded on a ship for export abroad. Various construction sites ranging from those for suburban neighborhood homes to those for high rise buildings. Construction of the Dunhill Condominiums in progress in Atlanta Georgia. A 1970 Ford Falcon car in a neighborhood of new homes in the suburbs. Sink and bath tub fixtures in a typical kitchen and bathroom. Families at a high school graduation. African American students on a college campus. White students walking on campus of a college or university. Families shopping for high price goods: View of a hand starting a phonograph record player, a man examining a Ford Pinto car in a new car show room, views of home appliances, washers, dryers, stoves, ovens, televisions in a show room, and window air conditioner units. Private pleasure boats operating near a large ferry boat. More views of carpenters and other construction workers and building tradesmen working at construction sites. People at work compiling statistics in the U.S. Bureau of the Census.

Date: 1974
Duration: 3 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Missile Guardians,SAC's Minuteman Security Police at Missile bases in Montana, N.Dakota, S. Dakota, Wyoming, and Missouri.

Scenes of U.S. Strategic Air Command Minuteman Missile Security Police at work in missile bases at Malmstrom AFB, Great Falls. Montans, Minot AFB, North Dakota, Elsworth AFB, Rapid City, South Dakota, Francis E. Warren AFB. Cheyenne, Wyoming, and Whiteman AFB, Missouri. An armed Air Force Security policeman walks past a parked B-52 bomber. Air Force film "Missile Guardians, SAC's Minutemen Security Police." Animated description of Missile Control Facilities. Missile Combat Officer opens 8 ton blast resistant door of facility. Interior of Launch Center with Officer at duty station. Safe (Red) containing missile launch keys. View of missile location, showing fence and intrusion detection radar antenna. Access cover, above missile, with seismic alarm system and combination lock. Security Police Controller in his office. Security alert team is summoned to respond to intrusion alarm. (Note: Narrated by Kemal Amen "Casey" Kasem)

Date: 1966
Duration: 5 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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