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Dr Philip Hauser briefs George Stone on development of various aspects of U.S. census from 1820 to 1931 in United States,1960.

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
 
 
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
 
 
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
 
 
President Eisenhower bids farewell to Prime Minister of Canada, Louis St. Laurent, at Greenbrier Resort in West Virginia

West Virginia State troopers hold doors as President Eisenhower and the Prime Minister of Canada, Louis St. Laurent, come out of the Greenbrier Resort at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States. They are joined by U.S. Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles, and Bernard M. Shanley, aide to the President. They all laugh and smile as they pose for photographers. The Prime Minister waves at spectators, and shakes President Eisenhowers hand as they say farewell. A 1956 Fleetwood cadillac automobile is parked on the drive with flag of United States and ensign of Canada on its fenders. The car drives away with the Prime Minister and led by a West Virginia State police car.

Date: 1956, March 27
Duration: 60 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
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