This Department of the Interior film, part of an ongoing series by the National Archives, shows White Sands National Monument, New Mexico, as it appeared in the 1930s. SUMMARYThis film shows White Sands National Monument, the drifting desert sands, and close-ups of plants and weird rock formations. An automobile tows a skier across the sand. Fishermen fish in a lake near the desert. Girls walk across the desert. The sun sets.Transcript (PDF): http://www.archives.gov/social-media/transcripts/transcript-white-sands-1938-11703.pdfCREATED BYDepartment of the Interior. Division of Motion Pictures. REPOSITORY:Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-M), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.For information about ordering reproductions of moving images held by the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, visit: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/broadcast-quality-film-dc.htmlSUBJECTSDesertsFishingSkis and skiingDepartment of Defense. Department of the Army. U.S. Army Materiel Command. White Sands Missile Range. (08/01/1962 -01/22/1976 )Department of the Interior. National Park Service.(1916 -1933 ), ProducerMORE INFORMATION:More information is available in the National Archives online catalog:http://arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=11703
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