RETRO SOUND BITE ON FIGHTING OVER WINNING TICKET - HD A group of 1930s well-to-do people argue over who owns a racing ticket. When no one claims responsibility, the ticket is ripped up. When one man says it's worth 55,000, the group loses all decorum and clamors after the winning ticket. Note: Mastered in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 1920 x 1080. 1080p 23.97 fps - All forms of HD and SD available.
L.B.J. AND ORDAZ IN MEXICO Presidents Lyndon B. Johnson and Ordaz settle a century-old U.S.-Mexican border dispute as a brief ceremony returns to Mexico 437 acres of land separated when the Rio Grande changed course in the 1850's.
GENERAL MOTORS LABOR STRIKE ENDS A six-week strike that has paralyzed General Motors and kept 135,000 men out of work ends as Michigan Governor Frank Murphy, U.S. Department of Labor's conciliator James F. Dewey and other employers and union representatives sign a settlement that all agree to. Happy workers everywhere leave the plants they've been striking against to celebrate.
U.S. STRATOSPHERE BALLOON FLIGHT SUCCESS Search parties fan out across New Jersey looking for Commander Thomas G.W. "Tex" Settle and Major Chester L. Fordney of the Marine Corps after the men make their second balloon flight into the stratosphere. The scientists are found safe with their instruments and happy to talk about their success at reaching an altitude of 59,000 feet.
18,000 COLONISTS OFF TO AFRICA One of the greatest mass migrations in history. Thousands of people from Italy sail aboard a fleet of ships for Libya, North Africa, to help settle the desert-like colony.
Date: November 13, 1939 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:31:00, No Audio
U.S. STRATOSPHERE BALLOON CRASHES The first stratosphere balloon flight of Lieutenant Commander Thomas G. W. "Tex" Settle and Major Chester L. Fordney ends abruptly in a Chicago railroad shortly after take-off. A leaky valve brings the balloon down but the team is determined and a second flight this year will bring them success.
FOREMAN MEETS WITH WORKERS - 1951 - HD In a factory, a foreman calls two workers into his office to settle a dispute with them. One of the workers asks for a transfer but the foreman turns her request down. Master in Apple Pro Res 422 HQ 29.97fps 1080p.
HOLLYWOOD TEN ON HUAC HEARINGS - 4 - HD The Hollywood Ten comments on the HUAC hearings. John Howard Lawson says: "Who is loyal to this land? Those who want to settle world problems with the hydrogen bomb?" Note: Mastered currently in DVC PRO HD 16 x 9 from film. Available in all HD and SD 4:3 formats.
TOURISTS VIEW MANHATTAN BY BOAT AND BY PLANE In New York, NY the U.S.S. Constitution, once the Queen of the Navy, sails into harbor of the metropolis. The German airplane, "Do-X", the 20th century's mode of travel, floats over Manhattan's skyline to settle in a nearby berth and vie with the Navy ship for favor among the sight-seers, aerial views of 1931 Manhattan.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:45:00, No Audio
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