Training Schools (1926)
Shows classroom and workshop scenes of Navy technical schools at the Hampton Roads Naval Base, Va. (reels 1-4), and at the Great Lakes Naval Training Station, Ill. (reels 5-6). Reel 1, motors and generators are repaired and tested at an electrical school. Reel 2, sailors operate lathes, drill presses, and printing presses at a machinist school. Reel 3, sailors practice at a radio school. Reel 4 shows laboratory scenes at a school for pharmacist's mates, a demonstration of first aid, a mock battle, and sailors semaphoring. Reel 5 shows scene at an aviation mechanic's school. Sailors make blimp propellers; use lathes, shapers, drill presses, and weld; overhaul and install motors; and finish wings. Reel 6 shows views at Great Lakes. Reel 7 shows views of the Norfolk Navy Yard. Reel 8 shows unidentified officers at Norfolk. - National Archives and Records Administration - ARC Identifier 5903 / Local Identifier 24.2 - TRAINING SCHOOLS, ca. 1926 - : Department of the Navy. Bureau of Naval Personnel. (1942 - 09/18/1947).