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Spectators watch a football game between Tulane and Memphis, in Tennessee, United States.

A football game in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. Highlights of the game between Tulane and Memphis. A large number of people gathered to watch the game. At one point scoreboard shows Tennessee 3 and Visitors (New Orleans) 7.

Date: 1960
Duration: 1 min 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Involvement of the Tennessee Valley Authority during the Great Depression in the United States.

Recovery efforts from the Great Depression in the United States. (Footage largely from mid 1930's, produced in 1967). A farmer plows his field using oxen. Men and women work in fields. Price tags on food products. Officials of the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in an office discuss reforms to solve farming over production and low demand. Statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial. The White House building. Scenes of dilapidated farms and fields overcome by drought and dust bowl conditions. Farmers sit outside their houses fatigued and exhausted. Faces of tired, fatigued farmers. A town meeting of farmers in a small town. Franklin Roosevelt with cabinet and other officals in early days of his administration. Floods in Tennessee Valley washing away farmland. Farmland scarred by erosion lines and trenches. The Tennessee Valley Authority builds dams and power plants in the Tennessee Valley and helps farmers reclaim and improve land. Farmers in a rural town listen to a Tennessee Valley Authority official present plans of development. Establishment of Rural Electrification Administration. Electric power lines set up in the rural areas of the United States. Franklin Roosevelt addressing the U.S. Congress in the Capitol. Scenes from voting centers and of a voting booth in an American town. Wendell Willkie addressing a crowd. U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt converses with an African American official (possibly in connection with signing of Executive Order 8802, the Fair Employment Act). Eleanor Roosevelt behind him, and Secretary of State Edward Stettinius, Jr. to her left. Eleanor Roosevelt speaking to group of African American children.

Date: 1933
Duration: 6 min 24 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Major General David William Hutchison boards United States VC-54G air plane at Sewart Air Force Base in Tennessee.

United States VC-54G air plane parked on flight line. Major General David William Hutchison stands and then boards a plane at Sewart Air Force Base in Tennessee. Scene of propeller while taxiing from passenger compartment.

Date: 1960, May 25
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Tennessee Valley Authority develops the Tennessee River system in United States.

Harnessing rivers in United States. Tennessee River flows with full force. Floods cause damages in farms and towns. The flow of water causes soil erosion. Tennessee Valley Authority develops the Tennessee River system for flood control and to generate surplus electricity to avert waste of water power. Congress passes Tennessee Valley Authority legislation. Construction crew works on the construction of dam. Workers balancing on steel beams, high in the air. Riverters throwing and catching hot rivets. Steam shovels and pneumatic hammers in operation. Concrete being poured and a welder with helmet and torch,at work. Animated map shows the river and tributaries. Several other dams in view. The dams help in electricity power generation and irrigation.

Date: 1943
Duration: 4 min 17 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Vice President Nixon talks about the foreign policy of America prior to presidential elections in the United States.

The fourth presidential election debate between Democratic nominee Senator John F. Kennedy and Republican nominee U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon on 21st October 1960 in in New York, United States. News correspondent Quincy Howe speaks prior to the fourth Kennedy-Nixon presidential debate. Mr. Howe reads out the rules and conditions under which the candidates will proceed. He says that Senator Kennedy will make the second opening statement and the first closing statement. Vice President Nixon speaks about the present issue in the United States which is keeping peace without surrender. The peace which is threatened by international communist movements. Nixon says that the United States has to learn from mistakes made in past. He relates to this by mentioning the period of the Iron Curtain in Europe and during the Korean War. Nixon says that situation in President Dwight Eisenhower's administration is reversed. He says that the United States made errors in the past in misjudging the Communists, applying same rules of conduct that are applied to the leaders of the free world. Nixon mentions East-West Paris summit conference of 1960 and Eisenhower's policy regarding Formosa Straits. Nixon speaks that that United States should increase its military strength to high level regardless of what potential opponents have and if any surprise attack is launched, the United States can destroy their war-making capacity. Nixon further says that American policies of military strength, economic strength, and diplomatic firmness will keep the peace without surrender.

Date: 1960
Duration: 9 min 54 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Woman engineering worker argues with boss and urges that employees make use of a new information center.

Early information retrieval practices in a corporate engineering office in the United States during the 1960s. Dramatization depicts a woman in the work force in the 1960s: Female worker with vintage 1960s beehive hair style appears to be performing work as a secretary, but, it turns out she is engineer Julie Stone. Julie takes printouts from a printer in information center. She opens a drawer and takes out document files. She leaves her office. She arrives at office of her Chief named George A Price. Chief scolds an engineer called Harry for committing mistakes in his designs. Chief asks Harry to be responsible in his work. Another engineer named Pete Newton draws designs. View of the cabins. Harry meets Newton and discuss about his conversation with Chief. Julie calls Harry. They go to a restaurant for lunch. They talk about the sources of information and Julie encourages Harry to use the information center that she runs, rather than relying on antiquated and incomplete methods of obtaining information. Julie gets up and leaves the restaurant. Harry and Pete talk in the office. Pete asks him about his meeting with Julie. Harry takes his seat and opens a drawer. He looks over the documents and publications, including a Playboy magazine, to get information about transistors. Julie meets with Chief and complains about Pete and other engineers failure to use the information center and to lookup answers to questions in a more comprehensive way. Chief attends a telephone call. Pete enters Chief's office. Depicts woman worker arguing with boss. Clip also shows examples of common work place interpretation of women worker roles in the 1960s, including opening introduction of clip that objectifies the woman worker as a sexual object (before broad awareness of sexual harassment in the workplace), and a restaurant scene that opens with the man assuming that the woman has asked him out to lunch as a love interest rather than for work purposes.

Date: 1965
Duration: 14 min 10 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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