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Workers moving flour gunny bags from mill and on railway platform in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States,1931.

Machines seen inside a flour mill. Workers download flour gunny bags from a table. Workers moving flour gunny bags loaded on a hand cart on a railway platform.

Date: 1931, November 9
Duration: 32 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Family in Chicago, Illinois, sees mafia gangster Al Capone boarding a train to Leavenworth Prison , United States, 1931

Men and women stand and move around on a platform in Chicago. Gangster Al Capone along with officials arrives at the station and is seated in a train car. He tries to hide his face from the photographers present at the station.Several friends and family wave sorrowfully as he boards the train.

Date: 1931, November 9
Duration: 1 min 4 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Philip Hauser briefs George Stone on U.S. census from 1820 to 1931 in USA; also some Wall Street depression scenes

George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser at the presentation of U.S. census. A slide of U.S. map appears on the screen. 1820 and population figures are marked on part of the map inhabited at that time. The reasons for the increase in the population are discussed by George Stone and Dr Philip Hauser. In the next slide census figures of 1830 appears. Concern for the handicapped lead to including of deaf, dumb and blind category in this census is shown. Dr Philip Hauser shows cartoons appearing in newspapers of that time to George Stone. In the next slide, census figures of 1850 and 7 classes of occupation of people are seen. A percentage representation of various occupations in the population is given in the next slide. The stress on accuracy of 1850 census is seen in the next slide. A comparison of number of occupations of males and females from 1840 to 1870 is shown in the next slide. Census of 1930 is mentioned in the next slide. 1931 is shown as a Special Unemployment Census. Newspaper headlines about stock market crash is seen. Around clip timecode 8:13 are images of Wall Street stock exchange floor near time of stock market crash. Wall Street region in New York City filled with people and views of lines or queues for homeless, unemployed, or food during the Great Depression.

Date: 1960
Duration: 9 min 20 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
U.S. Army airship tows surfboard riders off Langley Field in Virginia, United States.

U.S. Army airship in flight off Langley Air Field in Virginia, United States. U.S. Army airship in flight as it tows two men riding surfboards. Men being towed by the airship. Damaged rudders of the airship as it heads towards the coast.

Date: 1931
Duration: 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Baseball great Babe Ruth exercises during the 1931-32 offseason

Newsreel clip showing baseball great Babe Ruth exercising indoors during the winter of 1932. Title card says he is demanding $80,000 contract -- he would receive a reported $75,000 instead. Ruth, wearing shorts and sweatshirt, climbs on stationary cycle and begins pedaling as a man rides another cycle beside him. Camera pans down to Ruth's well-known skinny legs. Ruth looks at clock on wall, wipes sweat from his face. Next, Ruth sits in 1930s-style sauna box and takes a sauna with a towel over his head. Other man playfully shoves his head while he is inside the box. Same man later seen wearing boxing gloves and throwing several punches at Ruth's stomach. Ruth takes a few, then delivers a left-handed punch to the head that pushes the much smaller man away.

Date: 1932, January 7
Duration: 1 min 11 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Colleges prepare students for military and civil occupations useful in war effort, United States.

Aircraft in formation. Officers working and looking at charts in a plane. Flying boat in flight. Military vehicles cross pontoon bridge. Gun crew beside a gun. Men operate artillery. Graduation at Annapolis in Maryland. Various colleges across United States. President of Purdue University, Edward C Elliott at desk gives a speech. Planes parked at Purdue University Airport. Instructor talks with college students in civilian clothing who are learning to fly. Tuskegee school students before war. Fliers operate planes at Tuskegee in Alabama. Men attend ground crew classes. Pilots outside laboratory to learn meteorology. At the University of Virginia, in the aeronautical department, students are seen learning principles of aircraft design use of wind tunnels. Mechanical Engineering college students work with equipment. Student work with communication devices. Medical college trains doctors and nurses. View of the University of Virginia School of Medicine building facing University Avenue. Men and women students in laboratory with test tubes and various tests underway. Another scenes shows a student working in a blood bank. Military messages and various diplomatic terms are taught to students by instructors. Students in Chinese and Japanese library at Harvard University learn Asian relations. Scientists work with selected students. U.S. Navy sailors in uniform work at Purdue University. Some are seen training as electricians. Other training classes are seen at Cornell Universtiy. At a Law school lecture auditorium of the University of Virginia law school, high ranking officers learn how to control occupied territory. At Tulane Medical school, officers learn how to fight tropical diseases. Army medical officers look through microscopes in a Tulane laboratory. Cadets at Quartermaster School at the Harvard School of Business are seen receiving instruction in how to manage army camps. They learn how to supervise camp kitchens. Students at Cornell University in a nutrition department laboratory are working to create vitamin rich, compact foods to be condensed in small blocks and carried in aviator kits. At a University of California laboratory, a students works to dehydrate foods to one fifth of their former size. Dehydrated fruits and vegetables are shown being weighed. African American students are trained at Hampton Institute. They are seen in the classroom, in a science laboratory, and working in a machine shop turning out war materiel. African American students learn welding in a shop classroom, and then some are shown working at shipyards. Men work with field equipment. Training of ROTC cadets is given at many schools including Perdue University. Cadets handle modern rifles, military vehicles, and learn artillery skills. Cadets beside a stadium at Texas A&M University put on gas masks and are trained for gas-raids. Cadets learn to thrown hand grenades. Navy ROTC students at Georgia Tech learn naval tactics. A groups of California students study a torpedo. Tulane University Navy ROTC students learn ship gun skills. Navy ROTC students in Virginia board a ship to learn practical sea skills. At University of North Carolina, students in the Naval pre-flight program attend fitness classes, do formation calisthenic exercises, learn boxing, and hand-to-hand combat. Navy cadets at a swimming pool practice swimming and diving skills, including fully clothed diving and swimming, and swimming under simulated burning oil.

Date: 1942
Duration: 10 min 49 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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