CALIFORNIA & PACIFIC NORTHWEST FLOODS - 1955 The worst disaster since the San Francisco earthquake hits California and the Pacific Northwest as storms roar in on a 1,000 mile front and bring record floods in their wake. A wall of water inundates California towns leaving over 50,000 homeless and 47 dead.
FROGMEN PRACTICE MANEUVERS - 1955 Military frogmen practice maneuvers for dangerous missions at San Simeon, California during "Operation Surfboard." Exercises include dropping from speed boats to plant explosivers underwater, sneaking on shore to take out enemy guards, and returning to the safety of their boat.
Date: March 23, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:57:00, With Audio
NEWBORN KIDNAPPED FROM HOSPITAL NURSERY - 1955 A shocking crime brings grief to a San Francisco family as their newborn son is kidnapped from a hospital nursey. One of the largest police dragnets searches for clues in the kidnapping while Dr. Sanford Marcus and his wife and children are grief stricken.
Date: September 19, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:49:00, With Audio
COLLEGE GRIDIRON GAMES - 1955 College football sees two great games: At College Park, Maryland UCLA takes on the home team to open the season with a titanic grid clash that leaves UCLA defeated 7-0. At South Bend, Indiana Notre Dame downs S.M.U. with their new star Paul Hornung as he steps into Ralph Guglielmi's shoes bringing Notre Dame victory with a 17-0 score.
Date: September 24, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:06:00, With Audio
ARTHUR THE ROBOT - 1955 Arthur the robot does chores for his sixteen-year-old inventor, an Oakland high school student in California. Arthur helps with chores mowing the lawn, watering the grass and playing pranks on watching family - efficient and mischevious too.
USC BREAKS 4-TIME LOSS WITH NOTRE DAME - 1955 The University of Southern California with four losses in the season puts together its greatest game and mightiest upset as they defeat Notre Dame 42-20 before 94,892 fans in Memorial Coliseum.
Date: November 26, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:30:00, With Audio
THE WALNUT CREEK DOODLE BUG CLUB - 1955 The Walnut Creek Doodle Bug Club, is a junior edition of the Oakland Police Motorcycle Drill
Team in California. Youngsters aged 10 to 15 demonstrate their prowess on tiny scooters learning to drive the scooters so well law enforcement will take it laying down - literally.
LOS ANGELES BLAZE RAZES FACTORY BLOCK - 1955 A three-alarm night time fire guts a block-long factory building housing a box factory and rug dyeing firm. The next morning the gutted remains of the building are all that is left as firemen help their injured brethren out of the smoldering ruins which begin to topple creating more danger.
Date: November 16, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:04:00, With Audio
EUGENIE THE DUGONG - 1955 A rare Dugong, or Sea Cow, named Eugenie enjoys her new home at the Steinhart Aquarium in San Francisco, California. Her staff, ahem handlers, give her loving medical care and a peaceful place where she can relax and get some much needed admiration and sleep.
Date: November 18, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:39:00, With Audio
S.F. RADIOLOGICAL LABORATORY - 1955 The San Francisco Naval Shipyard dedicates its new radiological laboratory exclusively to defenses against atomic radiation. A virtual tour of the laboratory and its various projects is given.
Date: October 14, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:55:00, With Audio
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