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Collection Number RG0542.MI
Collection Name RG0542.MI: United States Army
Identifier Moving images
Size and Materials VHS videotape and 16mm film copies of original 35mm film
Title Motor Convoy (1919)
Target Tokyo (1944)
Report from Nebraska: The North Platte Canteen (1945)
V-J Day in North Platte (1945)
Operation Snowbound (1949)
Date or Date Span 1919-1949
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1949
Level of description Fonds/Coll
Scope & Content Five moving images created by the U.S. Army Signal Corps photogaphers:

Motor Convoy (1919). VHS videotape copy of original 35mm film, showing an Army motor convoy's transconcontinental trip on the Lincoln Highway in 1919. Includes scenes in Nebraska.

Target Tokyo (1944). 16mm film copy of original 35mm film. Documentary about the formation of the 21st Bomber Command and its activities through its first mission. Includes training in Grand Island, Nebraska.

Report from Nebraska: The North Platte Canteen (1945). 16mm film copy of original 35mm film. Shows activities of volunteers at the North Platte (NE) Canteen and other wartime activities in the North Platte area.

V-J Day Celebrations, North Platte (1945). 16mm film copy of original 35mm film. Shows celectrations in the town of North Platte, Nebraska, at the end of hostilities with the Japanese.

Operation Snowbound (1949). 16mm film copy of original 35mm film. Shows Army relief efforts after the Blizzards of 1948 and 1949 in the O'Neil and Ainsworth areas of Nebraska.
Creator U.S. Army Signal Corps
Other Creators United States Army
Language of Material English
Access Conditions No reference copies available. Consult with Archivist for access
Copyrights No use restrictions
Finding Aids None
Location of Originals Originals at the United States National Archives
Subjects World War II
Military
Blizzards
Natural disasters
Search Terms U.S. Army Signal Corps
United States Army
Ainsworth, Nebraska
O'Neil, Nebraska
Grand Island, Nebraska
Lincoln Highway
North Platte, Nebraska
21st Bomber Command
North Platte Canteen
Blizzard of 1949
Genre Form Documentary film
Actuality footage
Reference Copy No reference copies available. Consult with Archivist for access