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A large number of Uppsala University students gathered on a street in Uppsala, Sweden to welcome the spring.

Uppsala University students on a street in Uppsala, Sweden. The students of the university gathered in a large number on the street. A clock in an iron frame on a building. Several buildings on the street. The students gathered to welcome the spring. The students smiling and crowding on the street. A tram arrives and the students crowd beside the tram.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 1 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: German
 
 
Funeral rites of Dag Hammarskjold, former Secretary General of United Nations in Uppsala, Sweden.

Uppsala Cathedral during funeral rites of Dag Hammarskjold, former Secretary General of United Nations in Uppsala, Sweden. Garlands on Hammarskjold's casket. King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden honors Hammarskjold. Other dignitaries present at the ceremony. Among them is 15-year old Crown Prince, Carl Gustaf, Duke of Jämtland, who later became King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden. Priest performs last rites. United States Vice President Lyndon B Johnson and Ambassador to United Nations, Adlai Stevenson pay homage to Hammarskjold. Flower-covered casket is carried on streets of Uppsala atop a horse-drawn wagon. Large crowd walk behind the casket. People honor Hammarskjold by salute. United Nations and National flag are lowered in salute during the burial.

Date: 1961, October 2
Duration: 1 min 2 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Laborers build Germany's Atlantic Wall coastal defenses in Europe from Norway to Spain during World War II.

German coastal defenses in Europe during World War 2. A map of Finland and Sweden. A map southward toward France and depiction of Atlantic Wall running Dutch, Belgium, and French coast facing the English Channel. Artillery and gun emplacements and fortifications along Atlantic Wall in Europe. A German soldier standing atop a fortification bunker looks through binoculars out across the English Channel. Laborers (forced laborers) construct German coastal defenses at a beach. Concrete being mixed and poured and workers build the coastal defense reinforced concrete pillboxes. Massive guns and artillery being raised at the Atlantic Wall coastal defenses. The barrel of a large gun.

Date: 1944
Duration: 2 min 6 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: Portuguese
 
 
Historical references of chemical warfare in the U.S. show an ancient Greek war and the use of a smoke screen.

A film in the U.S. based on historical references of chemical warfare. U.S. soldiers march on a road near a battlefield during World War I. American soldiers setup and fire a World War 1 mortar. Smoke rises from explosions on the battlefield. Series of drawings follows: A drawing depicts an ancient Greek war in which poison gas was used. A drawing depicts usage of 'smoke screen' as a weapon in 1701 by King Charles XII of Sweden which effectively shrouded his forces moving across the Duna River against Russia. A drawing depicts laboratory tests being made by a person in the ancient times.

Date: 1944
Duration: 1 min 48 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Goodyear's management team from Sweden returns to Akron after shutdown of Goodyear's Swedish plant.

Goodyear managers observe a model of the globe. George Hinshaw shows Mr. Paul Litchfield, Chairman and CEO of Goodyear, the route taken by a team of Goodyear managers returning from Sweden to the United States. Management from Sweden come to Akron Ohio as the Goodyear rubber plant in Sweden was shutdown due to a wartime shortage of rubber. Various managers from the closed Goodyear operation in Sweden walk down the gangplank from their ship at dock, including Twisty Monk, Bob Wilson, Lee Young, and others. Press interviews Bob Wilson. Mrs. Walter Condon, wife of the Goodyear Australia Superintendent arrives at Akron Airport to visit her ill mother. View of United Airlines DC-3 taxiing to a halt, and Mrs. Condon emerging from the plane.

Date: 1941
Duration: 1 min 28 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Swedish ice cream products are sampled by Japanese visitors at Trade Fair, Osaka, Japan.

Trade Fair in Osaka, Japan. Sign in front of an exhibit reads: 'Sweden freezer'. Many Japanese visitors stand near the Sweden Freezer. A woman hands out ice cream cones to the visitors. Woman prepares soft ice cream cones from machine and demonstrates it. She speaks about the company product and its quality. Signs identify 'Sweden Soft Server' and 'Sweden Shake Maker'. Woman makes shake and demonstrate shake making machine. She serves shakes, from a pitcher, to visitors at the Fair.

Date: 1962
Duration: 2 min 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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