View of the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon, in the United States, during the Vietnam War. Names of the war heroes in the hall. Nameplates of the war heroes of each historical conflict on the wall. Names of the soldiers and officers who served the best in the wars. Names under the nameplates reading: 'Interim Period (1866-1870)', 'Korean Campaign (1871)', 'Interim Period (1871-1898)'. Other nameplates read: 'War with Spain (1898)', 'Philippine insurrection (1899-1913)', 'China Relief Expedition-Boxer Rebellion (1900)'. Several other conflicts mentioned in the hall. Other nameplates read: 'World War I (1917-1918)', 'Haitian Campaign (1919-1920), 'Second Nicaraguan Campaign (1925)', 'Word War II (1941-1945) and 'Vietnam (1964-Present).
The legislative and maritime history of the U.S. Merchant Marines. Western railroad lines under construction in the United States. Groups of men driving in railroad ties for western railroad expansion. Horse drawn wagons carry equipment for railroad construction. Men work constructing railroads. A gusher oil well spraying oil. View of a port area with many idle tall sailing ships and merchant vessels docked in the harbor, seemingly replaced by railroads as chief method of transporting goods. Close up of a masthead of a woman on one of the sailing ships. Reduction in the number of ships because of inadequate financial assistance by the government. Actor portrayal of ironclad ship ramming a wooden tall sailing ship during Civil War. U.S. military forces unload foreign-bought ships during Spanish American War of 1898. They unload supplies and bring them ashore. View of paddle wheel steam ship named "City of Memphis" steaming on Mississippi River. Smoke from the stacks of the ship. Tug boats push massive freight loads along a waterway in the United States. Men on the deck of a ship that is cutting through ice during spring thaw on the Great Lakes. Ship passing through lock of a domestic U.S. canal. View from inside the wheel house a large domestic waterway ship in the United States.
Names of war heroes in the United States at the Hall of Heroes, located in the Pentagon. Nameplates of war heroes of each historical conflict on a wall. A name plate reads: 'Awards by Special Legislation'. The names of soldiers underneath the name plates. Names of soldiers who served the best in the wars under the nameplates reading: 'Civil War (1861-1865), Indian Campaign (1861-1898)'. Phones on the wall.
Aaron Douglas is shown working on a painting. Aaron Douglas (May 26, 1898 - February 3, 1979) was an American painter and a major figure in the Harlem Renaissance.
Subcommittee of House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) holds hearing in Los Angeles, California, United States. Johannes (Hanns) Eisler, musician, composer and film maker, is being questioned. He is questioned about his associations with the Communist Party and the Soviet Union. The witness spells his full name for the Committee, and states that he was born July 5, 1898, in Leipsig, Germany. He states his occupation, as composer and that he studied in Vienna and was a student of Arnold Schonberg. In response to questions, he recalls visiting the Soviet Union several times in the early 1930s, for film making and musical publishing. He denies ever receiving any monies from the Soviet Government.
A cowboy lassos a steer in the United States. Several cowboys ride up and surround the steer. When the steer starts to walk away, a cowboy holds fast to the lasso which pulls the steer's hind feet off the ground so it falls down. The cowboy dismounts and walks toward the steer. (Edison Company, 1898)