QUEEN WILHELMINA OPENS PARLIAMENT - 1930 Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands rides through the streets of The Hague in her royal carriage for the opening of Parliament, then hastily enters the Dutch parliament building.
PRESIDENT HOOVER OPENS LEGION CONVENTION - 1930 President Herbert Hoover opens the national convention of the American Legion in Boston. He is flanked by notables including ex-president Calvin Coolidge and Generals Gouraud and Pershing as thousands hang on his every word.
CHINA & U.S. CONFERENCE IN GENEVA - 1955 For the first time, the U.S. and Red China envoys meet face-to-face in an attempt to ease Far East tension at Geneva. U. Alexis Johnson heads the American delegation and Ambassador to Poland Wang Ping-Nan the Reds. Wang, after announcing the liberation of 11 American fliers opens the parley on a conciliatory note via a translator.
Date: July 31, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:10:00, With Audio
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF DISNEY - 1955 Disneyland opens in 1955 with visitors arriving at the train station where they are greeted by none other than the Mickey Mouse Main Street USA is the attraction where people enjoy the world famous entertainment park in its infancy.
Date: 1955 - COLOR Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:53:00, With Audio
DISASTER STRIKES TOWN OF NICOLET - 1955 The peaceful small town of Nicolet in Quebec, Canada is laid to waste when an underground stream from a nearby river opens a hole 40 feet deep and 1,000 feet wide. The resulting landslide kills three people and causes millions of dollars in property damage.
Date: November 12, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:07:00, With Audio
DUTCH PARLIAMENT OPENS - 1955 Queen Juliana and her family arrive for the official opening of Dutch Parliament. Princess Beatrix and Princess Irene are interested spectators as their mother, a nation's beloved Queen, is cheered by the crowd following her famous speech.
WORLD SERIES 1955 - GAME ONE It's New York's twelfth subway series as the Yankees and Dodgers meet for the first game of the World Series. Brooklyn, in quest of its first series victory, opens with big Don Newcombe opposed by Whitey Ford. Despite a strong effort, the Yankees win the game as Joe Collins belts two home runs and rookie sensation Elston Howard (the first black Yankee) adds a third.
Date: September 28, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:03:40:00, With Audio
67TH NATIONAL HORSE SHOW OPENS - 1955 The 67th National Horse Show opens in Madison Square Garden. The Good Will Challenge Trophy competition is the highlight of the show as the finest horses and riders of four nations
tackle the tough jumping course. Ireland's Lt. Pat Kiernan rides his handsome bay gelding Ballynonty to an impressive triumph.
Date: November 1, 1955 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:01:01:00, With Audio
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