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March of Time -- outtakes -- Foreign Service Officers Training; Dept of State

Film | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1139 | Film ID: 937

Sign over door: Foreign Service Officers Training School. Seal and machinery for stamping the seal. Sign: Appointments: Department of State. Statement to camera (and to those gathered for class). Sync sound about the American Foreign Service, duties, importance. Silent views of individuals seated in the room taking notes. Sync sound: swearing of oath. Another take of same. (Two men) Calendar on wall in background: November. WS, of large room, procters during examinations at desks. Candidates are exclusively male; most in shirts and ties, no jackets. McCrory's store on corner, trams and traffic passing in street. Sign over door: U.S. Civil Service Examination Rooms. Street number 820. MWS, View of candidates during exam (includes one woman). Closer shots of individuals; VAR. Another woman seen in CS. 02:10:02 Candidate "Donovan" in informal questioning situation in study. Sync sound. Four examiners include George Messersmith. Books and globe in BG. Sample question: "What are the prospects, Mr. Donovan, of concluding a trade agreement with Great Britain?" VAR takes.

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State Department
United States
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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