A large crowd gathers to celebrate opening of 5th (Victory) Liberty Loan drive by William MacAdoo in New York.
New York City USA Date:1919, April 21 Duration:1 min 27 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Former United States Secretary of Treasury, William Gibbs MacAdoo, opens the postwar 5th (Victory) Liberty Loan drive in New York City. A large crowd gathers, on Wall Street in the financial district, to watch the event. Decoration in the area for the purpose of celebration. MacAdoo addresses the crowd from a decorated podium. The scene is embellished by a large pyramid of German military helmets topped by a statue of Nike, the Greek Goddess of victory. An Army officer (not wearing headgear) addresses the crowd. A U.S. Army band, in uniform,is seated on steps, playing music. An Army bugler blows his horn from the balcony of a building. The Met Life Tower landmark skyscraper, located at One Madison Avenue, is visible behind him. U.S. Navy Admiral William Sims speaks to the crowd.
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