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Naval officers photographed at The Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads, Virginia in 1925.

The Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads, in 1925 (re-designated "U.S. Naval Station Norfolk," in 1945). Opening scene shows Senior Naval officers (mostly captains plus a couple of rear admirals) seated in front row, and two rows of others officers standing behind them. At one point, they all remove their caps. Behind them is a concrete wall. But tops of some some buildings can be seen behind in the background. Closeup of a seated young rear admiral flanked by captains. In change of scene, all the officers are seen standing at attention, side-by-side on a gravel waterfront area, with a river and numerous buildings on the opposite shore visible in background. The camera pans across the assembled officers. Next, officers are seen on the waterfront, marching in white hats and carrying swords. (In these scenes, the motion is too fast, due to lack of compensation for low hand cranking speed of source camera.) The officers stop and stand in formation, and then march away.

Date: 1926
Duration: 1 min 31 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Chief of Naval Operation, Vice Admiral Edward W. Eberle at The Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads, Virginia in 1925.

Vice Admiral Edward W. Eberle at Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads in 1925. (The base was re-designated "U.S. Naval Station Norfolk," in 1945). Opening scene shows Admiral Eberle, Chief of Naval Operation, standing on deck of a ship with a captain, a Commander, and a Lieutenant Commander. They are pointing and peering through binoculars at objects (likely aircraft) passing overhead. Next, a Navy launch is seen entering a channel and moving toward the camera. It arrives at a dock is made secure by sailors. Vice Admiral Eberle then steps to the dock, followed by a Captain, a Commander, and several other naval officers, who line up on the dock They exchange salutes with the Admiral, who then ascends stairs followed by his retinue. The last scene is reconstituted and re-filmed. This time, naval staff officers are lined up beside the launch. They salute as Admiral Eberle steps from the launch, followed only by a staff Lieutenant Commander. The admiral then proceeds up steps, followed by officers on his staff. Another scene shows Admiral Eberle, standing on the dock with senior members of his staff behind him.

Date: 1926
Duration: 2 min 37 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Scenes of Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads, Virginia in 1925

Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads, Virginia (renamed U.S. Naval Station Norfolk, in 1945 ). U.S. Navy Commander seated in a chair aboard a ship. A large group of civilian businessmen and officials pose on board a ship with several American Navy officers and one British Naval officer, for a photograph. Some of them stand and some are seated. One civilian stands in front of the group and poses with an American Navy Captain. Change of scene shows Admiral Way on the Navy Base, containing mansions and other structures from the 1907 Jamestown Exposition. It is a very windy day and several civilians are seen on a sidewalk and entering a large building on Admiral Way. Numerous Navy personnel in uniform are seen in the area, including a number of Naval officers entering that building and others heading there along a sidewalk. Residential mansions are seen in the vicinity along Admiral Way.

Date: 1925
Duration: 1 min 2 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon showing hero names from Korean Campaign to the Vietnam War

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).

Date: 1968, April 25
Duration: 3 min 56 sec
Sound: No
Color: Color
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Busy city street with 1920's era automobiles; also Kerosene and by-products obtained from distillation of crude petroleum in US

Slate indicates that 200 million gallons of gasoline are used annually in the United States for power (in 1925). View of a busy city street, possibly New York City, circa 1925 with motor vehicle traffic, pedestrians and many tall buildings. Many early automobiles seen. A worker tests flash point of kerosene. Lighted candle in stuck block of paraffin (wax) showing wax or parrafin as a byproduct of petroleum. Slate indicates that petroleum provides motor fuel, common light, a lubricant for machinery and other important by-products.

Date: 1925
Duration: 1 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Lt. Williams puts on a parachute and climbs into the cockpit of a R3C1 and two R3C1 fly over Mitchel Field in New York.

Lieutenant Al Williams flying a Curtiss R3C1 racer aircraft for the 1925 Pulitzer Race at Mitchel Field in New York, United States. View of the navy R3C1. Lieutenant Al Williams and a civilian look at a map laid out on a wingtip of the aircraft. Lieutenant Cy Bettis and Lieutenant Williams standing behind the navy R3C1 aircraft. Lieutenant Williams removes his uniform coat and cap, then Lieutenant Bettis helps him put on a parachute and he climbs into the cockpit of the aircraft. Lieutenant Williams seated in the cockpit of the navy R3C1. He smiles at a camera and puts on goggles. A civilian comes up to side of the cockpit and the two men confer over a small notebook. The navy R3C1 with its engine running on a grass field. Several Curtiss mechanics push the tail of the aircraft around. An army officer, a civilian and an army enlisted man are standing nearby and are watching. The navy R3C1 taxis in front of a small hangar. The army R3C1 takes off. Two aircraft flying over Mitchel Field during the course of the 1925 Pulitzer Race. The navy R3C1 lands. Lt. Williams wearing a flight jacket and a navy service cap.

Date: 1923, August
Duration: 5 min 29 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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