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Ventura California USA 1948 stock footage and images

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The Los Angeles Dons learn to tackle moving mechanized dummies during training in Ventura, California.

Practice session with mechanized dummy in Ventura, California. The Los Angeles Dons, an American football team gets training under President Don Ameche and Coach Jim Phelan. President Don and Coach Phelan watch the team members during the training. Team member tackles a dummy. Squad learn to tackle moving mechanized dummies (the Tikker Blocking Dummy). Mechanized dummy with wheels. Team members practice with a dummy on ground.

Date: 1948, July 19
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Rodeo stars participate in a game at Ventura in California

Rodeo stars give an example of excellent horsemanship by tactfully controlling horses in a Rodeo tie at Ventura in California. But they fail to control a bull.

Date: 1935, May 27
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Early nuclear power plants for peaceful generation of electrical energy in the United States

Animation of a family presenting the increasing power supply demand from1500 KW/Hr to 3000 KW/Hr in homes. Similar animation for factories. Animation of coal power plant dependent on coal supply. Animation of atomic power plant as a renewable source of energy. View of technician climbing atop the small U.S. Army SM-1 (2-megawatt ) nuclear reactor at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. More views of the reactor facility seen through woods. Change of scene to the Sodium Reactor Experiment (SRE) nuclear facility, built by Southern California Edison and Atomics International, at the Santa Susana Field Laboratory in the Simi hills near Moorpark, Ventura County California. Scene shifts again to the Vallecitos Nuclear Power Plant near Pleasanton, California, built jointly by PG&E and General Electric Company. (It is the first privately funded plant to supply power in megawatt amounts to the electric utility grid.) Inside the plant, a technician is seen in its control room. View of the reactor containment vessel. Film shifts to aerial view of the first full-scale PWR (Pressurized Water Reactor) nuclear power plant in the United States, under construction at Shippingport, Pennsylvania on the banks of the Ohio river. The site is busy with construction activity. View from ground of a large container of fresh concrete being moved by a crane to be poured as workmen adjust its position, before releasing the contents. More views of the construction site, with cranes and numerous constructions workers engaged.

Date: 1957
Duration: 3 min 47 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Floats of different states and department at a parade during a Rose fete in Pasadena, California.

Rose Bowl parade and fete in Pasadena, California. Men stand with poster that reads '52nd annual tournament of roses'. A girl on a float waves. Name on a float reads 'our navy'. Model of an eagle on a float. Float of San Francisco with model of Golden Gate Bridge on it. Floats of Stanford, Nebraska, Ventura, Los Angeles and Glendale go by.

Date: 1941, January 2
Duration: 2 min 3 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Assembly Line Production of Ventura and Constellation airplanes at the Lockheed Plant in Los Angeles.

British working men visit Assembly Line Production of Ventura and Constellation airplanes at Lockheed Plant in Los Angeles. Two men leave a house in suburbs of Los Angeles where they were staying. They drive to the Lockheed factory. Drill presses and electric spot welders are used. Shows assembly line production of lightning wings and other airplane parts. An outdoor assembly and production area covered by camouflage netting from above. Women in factory's cafeteria. Paymaster, transportation coordination, ration book, and driver's license fulfillment windows are shown at the factory, all giving needed services to war production workers so they can take less time off and not waste resources like fuel on such services. A large jig for assembling B-17 Flying Fortress wings is shown. Completed fuselage and wing assemblies being mated. A finished B-17 rolling out of the factory.

Date: 1944
Duration: 5 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
President Harry S Truman and Governor Thomas E Dewey during 1948 presidential election campaign activities in the United States

United States President Harry S Truman with Vice President Garner in Texas during an election campaign. President Truman in car with Vice President John Nance Garner 'Cactus Jack'. Man with a sheep. Sign on the sheep reads 'Dewey Goat', and Truman is seen petting the sheep that represents his opponent. Crowd greets President Truman in San Antonio and waves as his car goes by on a street. Truman is seen posing in front of the Alamo. Next Truman visits Austin Texas where he addressed Civil Rights, according to the narrator, saying that his opponents, the Republicans, don't want public unity. President Truman meets on his moving train car with Sam Rayburn, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives. President Truman addresses a large crowd gathered outdoors in Fort Worth Texas. Next seen shows his opponents activities: Crowd greets Governor Thomas E Dewey in Oakland California. Banner reads 'Welcome Governor Dewey'. Train of Governor Dewey is seen moving on tracks. Scenes of Republican presidential candidate Dewey with Mrs. Dewey addressing a crowd in Kelso, Oregon. Officials there present him with a string of fresh caught salmon fish as a gift. Governor Dewey on dais with his wife. Mrs. Dewey addresses crowd.

Date: 1948, September 30
Duration: 1 min 39 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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