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Ajman Fort is a large historical building, built circa 1775 at the time of Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid I. It was used as the Ruler’s palace as well as accommodation for the Ruling family. Eleven Rulers of Ajman used the Fort until 1981, the last being Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Abdul Aziz Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman from 1928 to 1981. It became the Ajman Museum in 1991.
Celebrating the accession of Ras Al Khaimah, 10 February 1972
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Sheikh Rashid Bin Ahmad Al Mu'alla, Sheikh Saqr Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Sheikh Mohammad Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi in a group photograph after Ras Al Khaimah joined the Union of the United Arab Emirates, Presidential Palace, Abu Dhabi, 10 February 1972.
Visit to a primary school, 1967
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan with the British Political Agent, Archie Lamb, and school mistress Elizabeth Thompson in a primary school, 1967.
Abu Dhabi Airport in 1966, 1966
Video of Abu Dhabi Airfield, the first airport in Abu Dhabi, and its replacement, Abu Dhabi International Airport, now known as Al Bateen Executive Airport. Arabic narration.
Oil and gas, 1970s and 1980s
Colour videos (with English narration or no sound) of oil activities and gas-related facilities in the UAE, including a map of Abu Dhabi oil fields circa 1980.
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan meeting foreign dignitaries outside the UAE, 1980 - 2004
Colour videos of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan on official visits to Kuwait, Algeria and Somalia; the videos have no sound.
Industry and infrastructure, 1980s
Colour videos of factories, laboratories and power plants in the UAE. The videos have either natural sound, Arabic narration or no sound.
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan meeting Yasser Arafat, 1987 - 2000
Photographs (mostly colour) of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan meeting with the Palestinian President, Yasser Arafat at various times between 1981 and 2000.
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan visiting India, 28-29 April 1992
Colour and black-and-white photographs of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan during his official visit to India in April 1992.
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan visiting China, 7 - 12 May 1990
Colour photographs of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan prior to and during his official visit to China in May 1990, including a visit to the Great Wall.
Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan in New York City , 20 April 1957
Photographs of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan during his first visit to New York City, April 1957.