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West Branch Iowa USA 1962 stock footage and images

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Large crowd of well wishers and dignitaries gathered for the dedication of the new Herbert Hoover Library in West Branch,Iowa.

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch, Iowa. A banner reads Happy Birth Day to Hoover. Large crowd of well wishers gathered for the dedication of the new Herbert Hoover Library, on the occasion of former United States President's 88 birthday. The interior of the library. Few people walk towards the cottage where President Hoover was born. Former Presidents of the United States Herbert Clark Hoover and Harry S Truman arrive at the event. Hoover receives a tribute from Truman. Hoover addresses the gathering and receives Distinguish Service Award from two Universities.

Date: 1962, August 13
Duration: 1 min 12 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Miners around open door of a shop at Twin Branch in West Virginia.

View of town of Camp Maher at Twin Branch in West Virginia. View of tipple. Miners around open door of a shop. Workers at mine cars.

Date: 1924
Duration: 1 min 33 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ford Motor Company coal mining town at Twin Branch, West Virginia

View from mountain overlooking the Ford Motor Company coal mining town where 900 miners are employed at Twin Branch, West Virginia. From mountain overlooking the scene, camera pans across Lodging and other buildings, near river, and to the town, itself. Scene shifts to ground-level where several homes and cars are seen as well as a canal. A steam shovel is seen digging near the site of a new dam. It loads earth into dump trailers pulled by Fordson tractors. Closeup of the tractors pulling their loads to the dam site, and returning empty.

Date: 1924
Duration: 1 min 42 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Ninth National Convention of the Communist Party, New York City. Earl Browder and theme"Against hunger fascism war"

Ninth National Convention of the Communist Party USA in New York City, June 24 -38, 1936. The theme as seen in outsize banners included a huge likeness of Earl Browder displaying the words: "Against Hunger Fascism War" and a banner around the hall reading in part: "forward to Unity..." The activities seen are like any major political party convention, including having placards identifying delegates from all the States of the Union, such as Georgia, Virginia,Iowa,West Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, District of Columbia,Oregon, etc. Lights sweep over the darkened arena highlighting the signs of the various states. Several scenes show massed flags of the Communist Party displaying the hammer and Sickle on a solid field.

Date: 1936, June 24
Duration: 3 min 1 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Unedited
Language: None
 
 
Chief Iron Whip introduces himself to Indian the tribal council

Chief Iron Whip introduces himself to the Native American Indian tribal council. He belong to tribe Sioux or the first nation people. Sioux have three main divisions: The Santee or Dakota who reside to the east of Dakotas, Minnesota and Northern Iowa; The Yankton or Nakota who reside in the Minnesota river area; the Lakota who are the western most Sioux. Chief Iron Whip uses Indian sign language to introduce himself.

Date: 1930, September 4
Duration: 14 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Flood water covers large area of five states of Midwestern United States.

Flood in Midwest United States. Rain brings heavy flood damage. Five Mid Western States ravaged by floods. Buildings surrounded with flood water. Flooded areas of Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and South Dakota. Water touches surface of a bridge as a man looks on. Ground flooded with water as people look on.

Date: 1960, March 31
Duration: 29 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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