Friday, May 29, 2015
News of the Week May 29, 1915 -- May 29, 2015
The 29-May-1915 Motography featured "News of the Week as Shown in Films," with items from current newsreels.
"Committee welcoming the Atlantic fleet at N. Y. Copyright 1915 by Universal Animated Weekly." The Navy's Atlantic fleet visited New York to take part in a review before President Wilson.
"School children of Little Rock, Ark., celebrate May Day. Copyright 1915 by Pathe News." Schools used to celebrate May Day. I don't hear about it nowadays.
"Knight Templar's parade at San Francisco. Copyright 1915 by Pathe News." The Knights Templar are a Masonic organization. They had a state commandery session in San Francisco.
"One of the German captive balloons operating in Belgium. Copyright 1915 Hearst-Selig News Pictorial." Captive observation balloons were used for artillery spotting. The fins helped the balloons remain stable.
"Opening of racing season at Hewlett Park, L. I. Copyright 1915 by Universal Animated Weekly." The racing season at Hewlett Park opened on 01-May-1915.
"Atlantic fleet gathers in New York harbor to be reviewed by the President. Copyright 1915 Hearst-Selig News Pictorial." Two battleships preparing for the review.