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WWI Armistice Celebrations

Reel Number: 220435-02

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1918

Country: France ?,USA

Location: New York City,NYC,Washington, DC

TC Begins: 00:15:53

TC Ends: 00:22:52

Duration: 00:06:59

WWI Armistice Celebrations Soldiers kissing girls from back of truck. Victory celebrations as crowds parade down French street w/ French & US flags. 00:16:23 President Wilson leaves the White House, FDR beside car - rides down Pennsylvania Ave. Shows parade units and crowds in Washington DC - floats, Wilson and wife watching. Parade with mock coffin of Kaiser. Black man in beret leads marching band. Crowd on lawn outside White House. 00:18:46 New York City massed crowd waving to camera. Crowds in front of Wall Street stock exchange listening to unid. man. Signs inc. ‘Liberty Cannot Die’. Jewish man blows horn. Smiling girls in fancy dress. Effigy of Kaiser hanged in NYC in front of City Hall. Man on truck throttles German effigy. Parade through crowd and ticker-tape. Anti German effigies inc. man wearing skull mask. Ticker-tape from buildings. Frantic cheering crowds. 00:22:44 Woodrow Wilson reading newspaper. 1910s; WW1;

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