Browse

Virtual Motor City
Detroit News Newsreels

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_16
Title: Coach Knute K. Rockne, director of athletics at the University of Notre Dame is guest in the city.
Date: 1923
Description: Coach Knute K. Rockne, director of athletics at the University of Notre Dame is guest in the city.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_17
Title: Crippled children are guests at Christmas party.
Date: 1923
Description: Crippled children are guests at Christmas party. Rotarians dine and entertain unfortunates at the Hotel Statler. Santa, clowns and band music are all there for the children.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_18
Title: First unit of twenty million dollar structure nears completion.
Date: 1923
Description: First unit of twenty million dollar structure nears completion. Wm. W. Cook is donor of two million dollar Lawyers’ Club, Ann Arbor. Building is considered an architectural triumph.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_19
Title: Pupils of the Linden and Ellis Schools make toys and dolls in their wood shop for poor children at Christmas time.
Date: 1923
Description: Pupils of the Linden and Ellis Schools make toys and dolls in their wood shop for poor children at Christmas time.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_20
Title: Three killed and four injured in downtown fire at Wayne and Woodbridge street.
Date: 1923
Description: Three killed and four injured in downtown fire at Wayne and Woodbridge street. Shots of dowsing of fire with hoses and heavy smoke impeding the firemen’s efforts to stop the fire. Short circuits of high tension wires also shown.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_21
Title: Michigan-Wisconsin meet.
Date: 1923
Description: Michigan-Wisconsin meet. U of M beats Wisconsin at Ferry Field, Ann Arbor. Shots of people cheering and parades also displayed.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_22
Title: Captain Donald B. MacMillan, noted polar traveler visits Detroit.
Date: 1923
Description: Captain Donald B. MacMillan, noted polar traveler visits Detroit. Talked to hundreds of school children about his travels.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_23
Title: Dean Rogers is elected bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal diocese of Ohio.
Date: 1923
Description: Dean Rogers is elected bishop coadjutor of the Episcopal diocese of Ohio. He gives a speech.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_24
Title: Marion LeRoy Burton president of U of M asks board of regents for six months leave
Date: 1923
Description: Marion LeRoy Burton president of U of M asks board of regents for six months leave because of his physical condition following several months illness.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_25
Title: Sousa asks Clarence Byrn, director of Cass Band to direct a Sousa March.
Date: 1923
Description: Sousa asks Clarence Byrn, director of Cass Band to direct a Sousa March. Band shown playing. Shots of Philip Sousa, Mr. Benji and Mr. Clarence Byrn. Captain William Santelmann also shown.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_26
Title: Shots of unidentified men.
Date: 1923
Description: Shots of unidentified men. They’re standing around talking and dressed up in suits.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_27
Title: Football recruits start training.
Date: 1923
Description: Football recruits start training. Sixty candidates for U of M eleven begin strenuous drilling under direction of Coach George Little. Shot of Herb Steger.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_28
Title: Orphan child, seven year old Lydia Ruth Marsh is unaware that her mother died of diabetes a week ago and nobody wants to tell her.
Date: 1923
Description: Orphan child, seven year old Lydia Ruth Marsh is unaware that her mother died of diabetes a week ago and nobody wants to tell her. Shows her in the Receiving Hospital where she had the best care and she is happily opening gifts. Many people have offered to take her in.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_29
Title: “Gar” Wood is made Commodore of the Sea Scout Troop No. 31 in a meeting at the Detroit Yacht Club.
Date: 1923
Description: “Gar” Wood is made Commodore of the Sea Scout Troop No. 31 in a meeting at the Detroit Yacht Club. Dr. C. B. Lundy officiated.
Watch Video
video thumbnail
Record #: 2_30
Title: Telescope view of a total eclipse.
Date: 1923
Description: Telescope view of a total eclipse. Child looking at it through a special lens.
Watch Video