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Miller Highway, the first elevated highway, under construction in New York, United States.

Ground and aerial views during construction of the Miller Highway on the west side of Manhattan Island in New York, United States. It was named after Julius Miller, the President of New York's Manhattan Borough from 1922 to 1930. It was also known as the West Side Elevated Highway or the West Side Highway. It was the first elevated highway in the United States. The elevated highway under construction. Men work on the highway. Sections also designated NY Routes 9A and NY 27A. The Miller Highway was shut down in 1973 and largely dismantled in 1989.

Date: 1930, August 11
Duration: 48 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Pilots are prepared for facing dangerous weather conditions at Langley Research Center in Virginia, United States.

NASA's research on the effect of dangerous weather conditions at Langley Research center in Virginia, United States. The time laps photos. A jet aircraft takes off. The jet in flight. A pilot at controls in a Langley simulator. A computer model of wind shear. The pilots in a cockpit. Hinton talks about the incident which took place in the past summers and helped the pilots to survive because of the training that they got. A heavy rain simulator at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Langley Research center. A tabular steel carriage. A heavy rain test conducted at the center. Slow motion test conducted. Aero Space technologist Goudy Bezos talks bout the tests conducted. The rain simulator.

Date: 1989, July
Duration: 3 min 35 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A mock up of the National Aerospace Plane made by the engineering students in rolled out of a hangar in Virginia.

Engineering students prepare a mock up of the National Aerospace Plane in Virginia, United States Animation depicts the National Aerospace Plane ability to fly any where in the world. A group of engineering students building a half scale mock up of the Aerospace Plane. Faculty advisor Walt O' Brein helps a student. A student makes the parts of the plane. A student makes a computer design of the plane. The students making parts of the plane. Berin stead at a desk talks about the designing and different aspects of the plane. The students working. The students work inside a hangar. A half skeleton of the plane. The student assemble the aluminum structure. The airplane is rolled out of the hangar on the graduation day. People applaud and take pictures. The students are awarded. A truck carrying mock up drives on a road. The mock up is loaded on USAF (United States Air Force) C-5 Galaxy. C-5 takes off. The mock up at pairs airport. The mock up plane at the Paris air show. Visitors at the show look at the plane. A close up of the mock up. Animation depicts the actual Aerospace plane mock up in flight.

Date: 1989, July
Duration: 3 min 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Equipment transported to the Exxon Valdez oil spill zone and being deployed in Prince William Sound in the United States.

Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound in the United States. California : Supervisor of Salvage and Diving team's emergency boats carried on a trailer. A United States aircraft Lockheed C-5 Galaxy being loaded with the equipment. The C-5 aircraft lands on Elmendorf Air Force Base. The boat offloaded from the aircraft. The boat carried on a trailer. Supervisor of Salvage and Diving personnel prepares boats and skimmers. Boats being lowered in water. Skimmer boat moves to the Exxon Valdez. Equipment kept on bases in California and Virginia. Men load a skimmer boat onto a trailer. The boat offloaded from C-5 aircraft. Spare parts and other equipment. Equipment in a shop. A rope on deck. Oil containment boom stacked. Rubber oil storage bladders in water. A satellite communication van. Officers and coast guard personnel stand. Skimmer boat around the Exxon Valdez. Oil containment booms being deployed. An aircraft in flight over the sea. Skimmer boat in sheltered area. Oil spilled on water dragged by wind to the beaches.

Date: 1989
Duration: 3 min 45 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Color
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
 
 
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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