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Spokane Washington USA 1957 stock footage and images

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USAF Brigadier Generals James Parker and Dale Gaffney are introduced prior to air show in Spokane, Washington, during World War II

At the start of an air show in Spokane, Washington, during World War 2, a U.S..Army Air Force Colonel introduces Brigadier General James G. Parker, Commanding General of the 4th Air Force, headquartered in San Francisco. General Parker says a few words of greeting. People applaud. The Colonel then introduces Air Force Brigadier General Dale V. Gaffney, Commanding General of the Alaska Wing, Air Transport Command. He also says a few words. Then, (sound only) the Colonel introduces a Major, from Spokane, who had survived the Bataan Death March and also successfully escaped from a Japanese prison camp.

Date: 1944, July 22
Duration: 2 min 37 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
At an Air Show in Spokane, Washington, Major Samuel Grashio, survivor of Bataan Death March, speaks during World War II

Army Air Force Major Samuel Grashio speaks prior to an air show in Spokane, Washington, during World War 2. He is from Spokane, a survivor of the Bataan Death March, and had successfully escaped from a Japanese prison camp. The Major begins to describe his experiences during the fall of Corregidor and Bataan, during the Japanese invasion at the start of World War II in the Pacific. Unfortunately, the sound stops (purposely ?) as he gets into the details of his story.

Date: 1944, July 22
Duration: 5 min 44 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
Bill Muncey wins Speedboat Gold Cup in the U.S.A. Donald Campbell sets new water speed record in the UK.

American Power Boat Association (APBA)Gold Challenge Cup race on Lake Washington,Seattle,Washington, August 10th, 1957. Hydroplanes are seen traversing the 90 mile course in 30 mile heats at high speed. One hydroplane motionless in the water,after its engine quit. The winning boat is Miss Thriftway, driven by Bill Muncey, who is seen standing next to the large Gold Cup trophy. Change of scene to England, November 7, 1957, where a group of men stand on a pier next to the Bluebird II, jet-powered speedboat. Owner, Donald Malcolm Campbell, is seen getting into the boat. A man onshore sits at an electronic speed recording device. The Bluebird II, driven by Donald Campbell, is seen speeding across Coniston Water lake in Cumbria, England, where it achieved a new water speed record of 239 mph.

Date: 1957, August 10
Duration: 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A football match played between Texas Christian University and Washington State University at Spokane.

A football match held at Spokane, Washington. The football match is played between the Texas Christian University and the Washington State University. The match in progress. Players at line of scrimmage. A huge crowd seated in the spectator area. The crowd cheers. Texas Christian University's Horned Frogs win with a 21-7 score.

Date: 1953, November
Duration: 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
People being evacuated from the business center during a civil defense exercise in Spokane, Washington.

Civil defense exercise attack in Spokane, Washington. A civil defense exercise being carried out to meet the threat of Hydrogen bomb attack. Women technicians at a map as they work to locate the position of the enemy airplane during the exercise. Business center of the city being evacuated and people move out of their homes. National guards patrol the streets. People carrying umbrellas stand in a large group. Chester Brown, Chief Radio Engineer for the city, speaks on phone as the 'all clear signal' is sounded. People walk on street.

Date: 1954, April 29
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Citizens carry out civil self defense exercise to meet the threat of H-bomb attack in Spokane, Washington.

Civil self defense exercise to meet the threat of H-bomb attack carried out by citizens of Spokane, Washington. Mass evacuation by all citizens. Business area; women working at office, citizens and school children are guided to walk out. Citizens standing near a bridge. A man gets a clear signal of attack in warning center.

Date: 1954, April 29
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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