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Main Street Defends America
Description: A U.S. Treasury Dept film about patriotism in America in the early 1950s

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Clip #: TFA-142E
Length:
Year: 1951
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
City: Las Cruces
Original: 16mm
Keywords:
1950s, crowds at fair, cowboys, food stand, United States Capitol Building, church tower, street scene, worker stacking baskets, cars on rural roads, farmer on tractor in field, factory workers operating machinery, rotary phone, utility pole, switchboard operators, agricultural workers picking crops, picnic, children laughing, Mesilla Valley, Las Cruces, New Mexico, three crosses monument, sign for City of the Crosses, Mesilla, old town, old buildings, Home of Billy the Kid Museum, main street, Dońa Ana County Courthouse, pueblo architecture, Las Cruces public library, Chamber of Commerce, club meeting, Lions Club of Las Cruces, society, payroll savings plans, defense bonds, Frank Adams, now lets all buy bonds sign, people raising arms in agreement, meeting, meeting attendees applauding, female volunteers, filling station attendant, signing up, Mayor Samuel Klein, life insurance underwriter, mechanic, shaking hands, Tortuga Trading Post, Las Cruces newspaper headlines, voting, people raising arms in agreement, U.S. Treasury Defense Bond Flag City sign, Main Street, parade, parade bystanders, air force marching band, armed forces, majorettes, children marching, mounted sheriff's posse, White Sands Proving Ground, firing missile, missile range, soldiers holding armed forces flags, ceremony, New Mexico Governor Edwin L. Mechem, U.S. Treasury defense bond flag


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