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Syracuse New York USA 1931 stock footage and images

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Harry Bull gets into a rocket sled and a smoke cloud rises as the rocket speeds up over snow in Syracuse, New York.

A rocket sled speeds up with explosives in Syracuse, New York. Harry Bull, a 21-year old university student, stands near a rocket sled. A large crowd gathers to see Harry Bull. He gets into the rocket sled. Explosives seen on either side of the rocket. A man assists him in donning goggles. Harry Bull is greeted by a woman. A smoke cloud rises from the explosives as the rocket speeds up over snow.

Date: 1931, March 12
Duration: 1 min 6 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Car stunts at a fair; Volunteer operator of a speed car injured in an accident during a race at a fair in Albion, New York.

Several car stunts are performed at a fair. A man drives a car with a partially rounded, open roof. He brakes the car quickly and it rolls back over front on the rounded roof rails. Next scene shows a stunt man being dragged behind a moving car at high speed, then letting go and getting up to walk away. Final stunt shows involves operator of speed cars, and one is injured in an accident during a show in Albion, New York. The referee signals and drivers race their speed cars toward each other at high speed in a game of "chicken", except that both drivers leap from their cars at the last moment and the card have a head on collision. The car drivers are Mike Felber, of Syracuse, with Ernie Fosnaugh of Chicago. Fosnaugh is injured, seemingly having tripped during his leap from the car. It leaves him badly injured after the leap out of his car. Rescue workers arrive and escort the stunt racer off the race track, in an ambulance.

Date: 1931, August 27
Duration: 58 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Army defeat Syracuse by 9-2 at Polo Grounds in New York.

An American football match between Army and Syracuse at Polo Grounds in New York. West Point cadets march in the ground. Army defeats Syracuse by 9-2.

Date: 1962, October 1
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes from political life of Franklin D. Roosevelt during 1928

1928 Democratic National Convention in Texas. Governor Alfred E. Smith tips his hat. Al Smith persuading Franklin to run for Governor of New York. Street scene in Albany, New York with Capitol in background. Newly elected Governor Franklin Roosevelt at his desk in office in Albany. Newly elected Governor Franklin Roosevelt, seated next to Mrs. Edith (Atschul) Lehman,as they converse, at the inaugural ball. Roosevelt's son-in-law, Curtis Dall; his daughter, Mrs. Curtis Bean Dall (Eleanor Anna E. Roosevelt) ; his wife, Eleanor; his mother, Mrs. Sara Delano Roosevelt; and Herbert H. Lehman, are standing behind them. Governor Roosevelt, riding in an open car with his mother, at the New York State Fair in Syracuse, New York. Governor Roosevelt lunching in an open pavilion at the Fair.

Date: 1928
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Philip Hauser briefs George Stone on U.S. census from 1820 to 1931 in USA; also some Wall Street depression scenes

George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser at the presentation of U.S. census. A slide of U.S. map appears on the screen. 1820 and population figures are marked on part of the map inhabited at that time. The reasons for the increase in the population are discussed by George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser. In the next slide census figures of 1830 appears. Concern for the handicapped lead to including of deaf, dumb and blind category in this census is shown. Dr Philip Hauser shows cartoons appearing in newspapers of that time to George Stone. In the next slide, census figures of 1850 and 7 classes of occupation of people are seen. A percentage representation of various occupations in the population is given in the next slide. The stress on accuracy of 1850 census is seen in the next slide. A comparison of number of occupations of males and females from 1840 to 1870 is shown in the next slide. Census of 1930 is mentioned in the next slide. 1931 is shown as a Special Unemployment Census. Newspaper headlines about stock market crash is seen. Around clip timecode 8:13 are images of Wall Street stock exchange floor near time of stock market crash. Wall Street region in New York City filled with people and views of lines or queues for homeless, unemployed, or food during the Great Depression.

Date: 1960
Duration: 9 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Views of the Empire State Building in New York City, including views during construction and after 1945 plane crash.

The Empire State Building in New York City. Views of the Empire State Building in 1970. Views of the Empire State Building under construction in 1930 and 1931. A blimp passing near the Empire State building in the 1930s. People gathered in front of the Empire State Building for its grand opening in May 1931. Next scene shows the 79th floor of the Empire State Building engulfed in flames after a B-25 aircraft crashed into the building in 1945. Views of the fire from the ground an from the 79th floor areas as firemen extinguish flames. Final scene is street levels views of the Empire State building from a moving vehicle, again in 1970.

Date: 1970
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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