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Alien Property Custodian - Sale of Property - Tobacco for Austria confiscated by U.S. Nearly four and a half million pounds of tobacco, purchased by Austria before the war, was confiscated by the U.S. government and sold at public auction. The sale attracted a gathering of tobacco dealers, who bought the entire consignment. Photo shows the tobacco piled up in front of the old tobacco exchange at Richmond, VA. May 20, 1918. International Film Service

Airplanes - Instruments - Aircraft Range Finder. British soldiers of the Royal Garrison Artillery using a range finder to get the range of an enemy airplane in France. British Official Photo- from Int. Film Ser

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Lay people at work in the work room of the American Women's Hospitals at Headquarters, 637 Madison Ave. International Film Service

Airplanes - Wings - Making a main wing, showing the trailing at the top in skeleton before covering. Inter. Film Service

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Aerial Gunnery School, North Island, Cal. Squadron of bombing planes used by the students. The aviators in training here are taught how to handle a machine gun under actual flying conditions. Inter. Film Ser

Airplanes - Types - Types of aeroplanes. Giant Plane. International Film Service

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - First photos taken by Government permission at the Army Aviation School at Mineola, L.I., N.Y., after the outbreak of the war. Photo shows Army officers observing students on test flights. Int. Film Ser

Airplanes - Historical - Selfridge Field, Mt. Clemens, Michigan. Line up of Curtissmachines waiting for word to take to the air. International Film Service

American Red Cross - Motor Car Service - Women's Motor Service, Jersey Chapter, of American Red Cross on front line. International Film Service

Airplanes - Flight - Squadron of Curtiss planes taken from a Caproni plane. International Film Co. N.Y

Airplanes - Parts - Assembling the new De Haviland plane. The latest model of the De Haviland plane being assembled. International Film Service

Airplanes - Wings - Wings of new type De Haviland Plane. Planes of this type created a favorable impression with their flight over enemy territory. Inter. Film Ser

American Red Cross - In the Service of Interior - Canteen Service - Red Cross workers greet overseas mean. Food being distributed to the "Blackhawks" upon their arrival in Chicago. International Film Service

Airplanes - Flight - Independence Day, New York City. Group of airplanes passing tower of Municipal building, N.Y. City. Inter. Film Ser

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Aerial Gunnery School at North Island, CAL. Students firing at movable targets. The art of firing machine guns and hitting planes travelling at great speeds is not easily acquired but U.S. aviators are apt in learning and they develop rapidly. Inter. Film Service

Airplanes - Types - Selfridge Field, Mt. Clemens, Michigan. Planes on starting line. They are all J.N. 4 A machines with Curtiss Ox 5 motors. Int. Film Service

American Library Association - Miscellaneous - From Ford Weekly, "Your Job Back Home", Goldwyn Release. April and May 1919. Film made at Detroit Public Library directed by Marian Humble

Airplanes - Flight - A raid over London in which 32 German aeroplanes joined. Note the three British planes that came up to give combat. Inter. Film Serv

Airplanes - Types - Airplane type. De Haviland Bombing plane with new Liberty Motor which is capable of developing 460 H.P. Inter. Film Ser

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Knit while waiting for trains. Women passengers at the Grand Central Station, New York, take advantage of the Red Cross knitting booth there and knit for our fighting boys while waiting for trains. April 27, 1918. International Film Service

Airplanes - Types - Types of aeroplanes. Giant Plane. International Film Service

Airplanes - Inspection - Motors thorougly tested before installation. Every motor installed in a plane is throroughly tested by experts. International Film Service

Airplanes - Types - Camouflaged airplane at Mineola, Long Island, N.Y. Int. Film Ser

Airplanes - Flight - A nose dive, headed straight for the ground. International Film Service

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Women's Motor Service, Jersey City Chapter, American Red Cross, carrying patient. International Film Service

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Keeping tabs of Army fliers. This man is stationed in the observation tower at Mineola L.I. observing the flights of the Army aviators. Despite the cold, 3 degrees above zero, the fliers are continuing their training. Inter. Film Ser

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - New York women sew hospital garments for Red Cross. Over a thousand women volunteers are at work at the big factory for the manufacture of hospital garments for the Red Cross in New York. It is planned to get 11,000 women to pledge their support and devote three hours a week to the work. Photo shows a general view of one of the workrooms. International Film Service

American Library Association - Libraries - Kansas through Mississippi - Camp Meade, Admiral, Maryland. Camp Library. Rec'd from C.P.I. International Film Service

Airplanes - Transportation - Motor transportation of Aeroplanes. A completed aeroplane leaving a U.S. Factory enrooted to its destination overseas. Inter. Film Ser

Demobilization - Miscellaneous - Transport Manchuria arrives after rough voyage. The transport Manchuria steaming up the bay after a rough voyage, bringing in 4,557 men, and among them Captain Robert Warwick, the famous film star

American Red Cross - Motor Car Service - Women's Motor Service Jersey City Chapter American Red Cross Sanitary Troop in marching order; Beatrice Koonz in charge. International Film Service

Airplanes - Engines - 20 Cylinder French Airplane Motor used in instruction. The Anzani, 20 cylinder motor built in France for an aeroplane which was to cross the Atlantic, is being used by the students of the West Side Y.M.C.A., New York City. They are being taught the various workings of the immense motor. Inter. Film Ser

Airplanes - Flight - Doing stunts above the city. International Film Service, N.Y

Airplanes - Flight - Flying upside down. International Film Service, N.Y

Airplanes - Types - Line up of Curtiss Plane waiting for the word to take to the air. Mt. Clemens Aviation School, Mt. Clemens, Mich. Int. Film Ser

Airplanes - Ordnance - Gun carriage on the latest De Haviland plane. The gun carriage on the latest type of the De Haviland bombing plane. Inter. Film Ser

Airplanes - Parts - New De Haviland bombing plane with Liberty Motor. The engine is capable of developing 400 H.P. International Film Ser

Alien Property Custodian - Sale of Property - Tobacco for Austria confiscated by U.S. Nearly four and a half million pounds of tobacco, purchased by Austria before the break in friendly relations, was confiscated by the U.S. Gov. and sold at public auction. The sale was held at the old tobacco exchange at Richmond, VA. The photograph shows prospective buyers on the scene of the sale. This is the first public sale of enemy property by the Alien Property Custodian, May 20, 1918. International Film Service

Airplanes - Miscellaneous - Chicago Airplane School Training Men for Service. The Bud Morris Airplane School at Chicago has prepared a course for airplane mechanics and has taught many men the intricacies of the airplane. Photo shows the large wing building room of the school where wings for airplanes are constructed by the students, many of whom are Jackies. April 22, 1918. Int. Film Ser

Airplanes - Types - Types of airplanes. Le Pere plane, a new American type, at Boiling Field, MD., it is of high speed and camouflaged. During the war battle planes were not camouflaged to any extent. International Film

American Library Association - Campaigns - Their answer to the appeal for books for men in our fighting forces. Girls from Hunter College delivering books at the Public Library, New York, for distribution to soldiers. They contributed 3500 books to the fast growing pile. 1918. International Film Service

Airplanes - Types - Types of aeroplanes. Handley Page plane. International Film Service

American Red Cross - Classes in Red Cross Work - Women's Motor Service, Jersey City Chapter, American Red Cross, opening litters. International Film Service

American Red Cross - Refreshments - Canteen workers in Chicago. Women putting up lunches for drafted men who are due to leave for camp. International Film Service

BODY OF IRON, SOUL OF FIRE: THE STATUE OF LIBERTY

From stump to ship: A 1930 logging film

Photograph of Storage of Film Inside Fort Hunt, Virginia

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of NARS Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of Cine Film Festival

Photograph of Cine Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of Ford Film Festival

Photograph of NARS Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of Ford Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of Cine Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of Ford Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of Cine Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of Cine Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of Cine Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of Pare Lorentz Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of Cine Film Festival

Photograph of Cine Film Festival

Photograph of Cine Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Photograph of the Opening of the Aerospace Exhibit and Film Festival

Oscillator tube, 27-inch cyclotron. Cooksey 28-7,1936. Note on original that "...gave film 28 to EOL." [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]

Photograph of the Motion Picture Film Vault in the Division of Motion Pictures Projection Booth

The Plow That Broke the Plains

The Plow That Broke the Plains
The Plow That Broke the Plains

The Plow That Broke the Plains, ca. 1937

Photograph of the Arrival of Nitrate Motion Picture Film from the Bureau of Mines, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania

Photograph of National Archives Staff Cleaning Motion Picture Film

Photograph of the Nitrate Motion Picture Film Storage Vault at the National Archives

Photograph of the Acetate Motion Picture Film Storage Vault at the National Archives

Photograph of Inspection of Motion Picture Film at the National Archives

Photograph of the Acetate Motion Picture Film Storage Vault at the National Archives Showing Air Conditioning Duct

Photograph of Staff Withdrawing Film from the Nitrate Motion Picture Film Storage Vault at the National Archives

Photograph of National Archives Staff Checking Motion Picture Film in Temporary Storage

Photograph of Shipment of Motion Picture Film from the Works Progress Administration (WPA)

Ernest O. Lawrence and workers sitting inside and on top of of 60" cyclotron magnet yoke in August 1938. Originally from film #8, page 2, frame #7. See also B&W negative Cooksey-789. [Photographer: Donald Cooksey]