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A waterfall in the Catskill mountains of New York State

Library of Congress Slate states that this Edison film of July 31, 1897, was restored in 1996, from the Paper Print Collection. The scene is named: Waterfall in the Catskills. It depicts Haines' Falls in the Catskill Mountains, New York. (Filmed by Edison Company, June 1897, and copyrighted July 31, 1897)

Date: 1897, June
Duration: 33 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
221st anniversary of Navy celebrated at Aircraft Carrier Theodore Roosevelt in Norfolk Virginia.

U.S. Navy Marine Corps newsreel from 1996. Opening scenes show glimpse of the USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) followed by a Green shirt giving signal for catapulting of an F-14 Tomcat aircraft from an aircraft carrier. Next the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71)is seen underway. Behind a waving U.S. flag, the destroyer, USS Barry (DDG-52) is seen in the distance. Closeup of the fast attack submarine, USS Atlanta (SSN-712) surfacing with a huge splash. Petty officer Terry Mathis and Petty officer Ron Flanders hosting the program, are seen outdoors at U.S. Naval Station, Norfolk, Virginia, on the Navy's 221st Birthday. Scene shifts them speaking as they walk along the empty flight deck of the USS Theodore Roosevelt. Suddenly a slate, reading,"March 1996, Crisis Looming?" overlays view of the USS Theodore Roosevelt. An F-14 aircraft takes off from a carrier deck. An amphibious assault ship is shown. Red shirts moving ordnance aboard a carrier. An F-14 being catapulted. Four segment split screen shows a Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC); a marine aiming a weapon; an amphibious assault ship; and President Bill Clinton, wearing a flight jacket and a cap identifying the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) as he speaks during a visit to that ship. Full screen of the President, is followed by another F-14 being catapulted. Scene shifts back to empty deck of the Theodore Roosevelt. Petty Officer Demetrios Adams is introduced. Noting that their catapult is in some maintenance activity, Adams describes its operation. Below decks in the bomb assembly shop, Aviation ordnanceman 2nd class Joel Bell, who describes assembling 500, 1000, and 2000 pound bombs seen behind him. Next, Petty Officer Charles Warren is introduced in the jet shop. Standing near jet engines he describes duties of his shop. Next, in damage control central, Electrician's mate, 1st Class, Jack Rickart, explains his duties (mentioning two nuclear reactors). At the flight deck control board, Petty Officer, Michael Knowles tells about the flight deck "Ouija board." Program hosts are back on flight deck next to ship's "Island." Sailors approach in dungarees. Others are shown at work on the ship. The USS Albany (SSN-753) moving on surface. Sailor Layton McGaw,Landing Craft chief Engineer speaks briefly. Sailor Jackie Tatum, Air Traffic Control Supervisor, speaks, and is seen in the control tower. Corpsman Donald Abele, talks of his responsibilities and is seen treating a sailor's foot. A Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) headed to shore, and interviews with LCAC navigator, Christopher McCoy, and Chief engineer Andrew Sebastian. Interior of LCAC. Hosts in Primary flight tower. A sailor receiving a warfare pin. A submarine on the surface. Sailor Richard Cooper discusses the warfare pin. Sailor Ron Schneider, on the USS Barry, discusses it. Views inside a submarine. Sailor Jeffrey Strickland on the USS Atlanta, and Curtis Sears,on the Roosevelt.

Date: 1996, March
Duration: 9 min 59 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A Navy recruitment advertisement.

A boy reading. Scene of a globe on a table. Scene of a board in a classroom. A man practice boxing, a girl painting. "Navy" flashes on screen and some young girls and boys on a jeep.

Date: 1996, March
Duration: 15 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps advertisement directed at youth to prevent drug abuse and to avoid illegal drugs.

Animated television advertisement encouraging youth not to take illegal drugs. Animation of a giant baby stomping its foot on the ground. Statue of a soldier changed into a statue of a graduate. Animated word 'Drugs' written on screen. "It's a life or drugs situation". An animated child shows his fist. "A message from a drug free, Navy and Marine Corps".

Date: 1996, March
Duration: 16 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Secretary of Defense Schlesinger with Joint Chiefs of staff at a press conference in Washington D.C., United States.

United States Joint Chiefs of staff pose for formal portrait in Washington D.C., United States. Joint Chiefs of Staff seated at the table for a formal portrait. Officers seated at the table from the left; General Fred C. Weyand, United states Army, General David C. Jones. United States Air Force, General George S. Brown, United States Air force, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Admiral James L. Holloway, United States Navy, General Robert E. Cushman, United states Marine Corps, Operations deputies stand in the background. Lieutenant General Donald H. Cowles, United States Army, Lieutenant Huyser, United States Air Force, Vice Admiral Train, United states Navy, Vice Admiral Tailey, United States Navy, Lieutenant General Beckington, United States Marine corps. United States Secretary of Defense, James R. Schlesinger, Deputy Secretary William P. Clements and Joint Chiefs of Staff at a conference table. Secretary Schlesinger smokes a pipe and speaks to General Brown. A man clicks a picture.

Date: 1974, November 18
Duration: 1 min 50 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Prewar and wartime conditions of British, exchange of war material via lend lease, supplies rationed in Great Britain.

Prewar and early World War 2 conditions of the British in Great Britain. War ammunition for Britain transported from the United States to Britain as part of lend lease plan. Also war materiel sent the other way around from the United Kingdom to the United States, as the war progressed. A map showing the path between the United States and Great Britain through the Atlantic Ocean. Tanks for Russia from Britain. Aircraft and guns for the United States by Lend Lease. Tons of food and clothing in large containers for troops in Britain. Clusters of houses and buildings. Two men on a bridge. A lane in Britain. People in the lane. Tanks prepare for war. British soldiers in uniform. A woman seated at a vanity putting on lipstick makeup. Men and women in the streets in England. A man turns to notice the legs of a woman as she walks by. View of legs of many women walking by, not wearing stockings due to rationing. Brief shot of driver in a car in the United States as he hands his gas ration ticket to the gas station attendant. Back in England, scene as a man goes to a pub for whiskey. The pub keeper laughs at him as there is none. Men in a field harvesting grains for making industrial alcohol. Soldier painting word "Hitler" onto a bomb shell. Cartons of whiskey being transported to the United States as pay for the material that comes in to Britain. A man opens cartons from the U.S. with 'Made in U.S.A.' painted on it. Images of American made industrial machine goods purchased by the British, including machinery signs for "Cincinnati Bickford", "The Ohio Machine Tool Company", "Niles Tool Works, Hamilton Ohio", "The Cincinnati Planer Co.", "American Hole Wizard", and "Barnes Drill Company, Rockford, Illinois" A woman worker moves a large planer or drill press into position. Crane at a ship dock is seen moving a large wooden crate with "Ford" label on it. A man goes to buy cigarettes. A 'No cigarettes today' board. If there were cigarettes he would have paid the cost of the cigarettes and the tax to the shopkeeper. Close up view of coins on a table and large portion going to British taxes to pay for war. A newspaper headline which says "Britain spends 49,000,000 per day on war." Several industrial plants in Britain, with smoke and pollution rising from chimneys and stacks during high output war effort. Laborers working at a construction site, including brick layers, who pay 29% tax. Rich men who pay 97½ % tax: A man in a nice car parked in front of a church. He leads a bride in a wedding gown and possibly the Bride's father toward the doors of the church. Various views of British workers and workmen walking in and out of factories. British citizens in ration lines. Sheep being herded on pasture land in Australia. Vessels in ocean used by the British for supplies to Russia. Aircraft from the U.S. on board a ship, and British troops arriving on a ship dock.

Date: 1943
Duration: 3 min 31 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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