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The Pre Christmas parade during Christmas celebration in New York, USA.

Christmas celebration in New York, USA. People of New York on the streets for Pre Christmas parade with a big helium-inflated balloon. Young girls on eagle shaped float. Children look at them. Animated lion with his master in a boat. People in their traditional costume dance and a big ice cream shaped helium balloon. People watch the parade and cheer. Santa Clause on a decorative float.

Date: 1946, December 23
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
George Craig is elected National Commander of the American Legion at a ceremony in the Convention Hall, Philadelphia.

George N Craig of Indiana becomes the first World War II veteran to head the American Legion. Craig is elected National Commander at a ceremony in the Convention Hall, Philadelphia. A large crowd in the Hall. People hold boards with various state names like Indiana, Philadelphia, Georgia and Texas. Military officers and dignitaries around Craig on the stage. People hold a banner with his name. Officers congratulate Craig. They raise their arms and cheer. People cheer and celebrate.

Date: 1949, September 2
Duration: 49 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Eisenhower gives a speech after he awards Medals of Honor to for heroism in the Korean War at the White House.

President Dwight D Eisenhower awards Medals of Honor for heroism in the Korean War at a ceremony in front of the White House. After presentation the President speaks of the gratitude of the nation, and says he hopes there will be no need for any more battle citations. Relatives of awardees and spectators. The awardees on stage: Sgt Hiroshi Miyamura, USA; Lt James L Stone, USA; Sgt David B Bleak, USA; Sgt Alford Lee McLaughlin, USMC; Private Robert Ernest Simanek, USMC (retired); Lt George H O'Brien Jr, USMC; Lt Raymond G Murhpy, USMC. Secretary of Defense, Charles E Wilson and others watch. The President poses with the awardees for the press.

Date: 1953, October 27
Duration: 2 min 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
President Dwight D Eisenhower awards Medals of Honor to for heroism in the Korean War at a ceremony outside the White House.

President Dwight D Eisenhower awards Medals of Honor for heroism in the Korean War at a ceremony in front of the White House. Citations are read by a Naval Officer. Sgt Alford Lee McLaughlin, United States Marine Corps, stands by the President. President Eisenhower awards him the Medal of Honor and congratulates him. Secretary of Defense, Charles E Wilson and others watch. Private First Class, Robert Ernest Simanek, 2nd Batallion 5th Marine, United States Marine Corps (retired) stands near the President. Naval officer reads the citation. Lt George H O'Brien Jr., United States Marine Corps stands near the President. Naval officer reads the citation. The President awards him the medal and congratulates him. Lt Raymond G Murhpy, United States Marine Corps, is awarded the medal.

Date: 1953, October 27
Duration: 3 min 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: English
 
 
A speech by U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon at the roll out of the X-15 at Edwards Air Force Base, California, United States.

A speech by U.S. Vice President Richard Nixon in the United States. Vice President Richard Nixon and Mrs. Nixon arrive at a speaker stand at Edwards Air Force Base, California. They are escorted by other dignitaries. A flag of United States. People seated for the speech. Dignitaries on the stage. Vice President Nixon climbs up the steps of the stage and shakes hands with the dignitaries. Men take pictures. People seated on chairs at the base. Mr. Nixon; Mr. Kindelberger, President of North America; Mr. Horner, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Research and Development make speechs. The dignitaries stand and applaud. X-15 is towed by a tug and is rolled out of a hangar. Insignia of United States. Dignitaries on either side of the X-15.

Date: 1958, October 15
Duration: 5 min 20 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
A palletized cargo is winched into a United States Air Force C-130 Hercules aircraft in United States.

Army Material Command (AMC) logistic support of United States Air Force C-130 Hercules project in United States. A jet engine of C-130 Hercules aircraft. A man walks in the C-130. A palletized cargo is being winched in the C-130. A man gives directions. Another man puts a wooden barrier. Yet another man attaches snaps hooks to the boxes. The boxes are loaded into the aircraft by using tracks. The palletized cargo is being emptied.

Date: 1958
Duration: 1 min 13 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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