Register of the Harold Melvin Agnew motion picture film

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Register of the Harold Melvin Agnew motion picture film

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Elizabeth Konzak
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harold Melvin Agnew motion picture film
Dates: 1945
Collection number: 80060
Creator: Agnew, Harold Melvin, 1921-
Collection Size: 1 motion picture film reel, 1 folder
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Depicts the explosion of atom bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Also includes Los Alamos telephone directory for 1943-1944.
Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Administrative Information

Access

Original motion picture film reel closed. Viewing copy available for use in the reading room.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harold Melvin Agnew motion picture film, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1980

Biography / Administrative History

American physicist; member, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory staff, 1943-1946. Agnew participated in the first atomic strike mission, flying as a scientific member of the crew.

Scope and Content of Collection

Depicts the explosion of atom bombs over Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Also includes Los Alamos telephone directory for 1943-1944.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Atomic bomb--Pictorial works.
World War, 1939-1945--Japan.
World War, 1939-1945--Pictorial works.

Genre

Moving-pictures.
Video tapes.


Collection Contents

Reel

Motion Picture Film 1945

Access Information

Original motion picture film reel closed. Viewing copy available for use in the reading room. Use copy reference number: 80060_f_0003766.
Footage (16mm): 000-007, Timecode (BSP): 01:00:00:00

Sign: "American Cemetery / Tinian Island"

Physical Description: Color
Footage (16mm): 007-013, Timecode (BSP): 01:00:18:03

Flagpole, Tinian Island

Physical Description: Color
Footage (16mm): 013-041, Timecode (BSP): 01:00:28:07

Panoramic shots of North Field, Tinian Island

Physical Description: Color
Footage (16mm): 041-054, Timecode (BSP): 01:01:15:13

Hiroshima atomic cloud

Physical Description: Black and White
Footage (16mm): 054-059, Timecode (BSP): 01:01:37:25

Hiroshima atomic cloud

Physical Description: Black and White
Footage (16mm): 059-090, Timecode (BSP): 01:01:44:25

"Great Artiste" (no. 89) and crew after return from Hiroshima mission

Physical Description: Black and White
Footage (16mm): 090-092, Timecode (BSP): 01:02:36:10

"Enola Gay" (no. 82)

Physical Description: Black and White
Footage (16mm): 092-110, Timecode (BSP): 01:02:39:08

Hiroshima atomic cloud

Physical Description: Black and White
Footage (16mm): 110-131, Timecode (BSP): 01:03:09:20

Aircraft en route to Nagasaki; shots of "Bock's Car"

Physical Description: Color
Footage (16mm): 131-159, Timecode (BSP): 01:03:45:08

Nagasaki atomic cloud

Physical Description: Color
Footage (16mm): 159-161, Timecode (BSP): 01:04:30:28

Black

Footage (16mm): 161-211, Timecode (BSP): 01:04:35:02

Nagasaki burst and cloud

Physical Description: Color
Footage (16mm): 211-260 (end), Timecode (BSP): 01:05:58:08

Nagasaki atomic cloud

Physical Description: Color
Envelope: 80060

Los Alamos telephone directory, 1943-1944