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Video 4-H Club Early History of Virginia to Battle of York Town Includes Queen Elizabeth II Visit



"The Power and the Glory" is a film that dates to 1957. Produced by the 4H Clubs, it shows the glory of America's heritage linked with the promise awaiting today's youth through the development of character and leadership as exemplified in 4-H Club training. The film features rare images of the Atlantic Rural Exposition, which was the predecessor to the Virginia State Fair, and scenes shot during the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to Jamestown in 1957 (5 minutes). The film has a vivid re-creation of the arrival of the English in the New World including John Smith. 4H Club members are seen visiting ships that carried the Pilgrims. Colonial Williamsburg is also shown at the 6 minute mark. At the 10 minute mark, a brief history of the siege of Yorktown is presented, and a re-enactment of the battle is seen at the 11 minute mark. At the 19 minute mark, 4H'ers are seen driving tractors as part of the Exposition. "01:00:12:00 -- President Roosevelt is seen meeting with Winston Churchill at the Quebec Conference." This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k.

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