Jewish war veterans in Atlantic City, New Jersey. People walk along the Atlantic City boardwalk as they hold American flags. War veterans (mostly from World War I) and women march during a procession. The veterans march out onto the beach, and then back onto the boardwalk. The veterans, led by a veteran Civil War union soldier, gather in front of the Stanley Theater (later the Roxy Theater) on the Boardwalk at Kentucky Avenue. The Stanley Theater marquee is advertising the Warner Brothers Pictures show, "Gold Diggers of 1933. 200 girls. 50 stars." The Civil War veteran is recognized first, and presented with a U.S. flag by Jack Warner of the Warner brothers. The Civil War veteran shakes hands with a young boy who wears a cap bearing the star of David.
Atlantic City, New Jersey. Views of buildings in the city from a higher building, looking out over the city. View of the Atlantic City boardwalk, with walkers on it. Group of men playing a ball game on the Bathing Beach in Atlantic City. Then the men climb on top of each other, one on the shoulders of another. Pilings and rocks with the surf coming in. Buildings on the beach. Steel Pier is seen in the distance.
Structure of a giant, hollow wooden elephant building. Dubbed Lucy, this building was built in 1882. It weighs 90 tons and has a substructure of wood and skin made of hammered tin. Men and women tourists go inside the elephant building through a door in the elephants leg at bottom. It is located near the Atlantic coast, in Margate, New Jersey, United States, two miles south of Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Wind swept forest fire destroys thousands of acres of woods near the Atlantic City in New Jersey, United States. Fire fighters work day and night to fight the blazing forest inferno.
Scenes from the New England Hurricane of 1938 (or Great New England Hurricane) (or Long Island Express) (or The Great Hurricane of 1938). Hurricane hitting U.S. Eastern Seaboard on September 21, 1938. The Coast from New Jersey to New England felt its effect. Cars and people drenched with water in streets. Policemen wade through hip deep water. New York is whipped by 70 mile-an-hour winds and the raging sea pouring tons of water far inland. A man retreats from a dock as waves pour water on him. Outcome of hurricane shows broken ships, downed trees, and devastation at the water front in coastal areas including Atlantic City, New London Connecticut, and Long Island. Firemen in New London Connecticut battle fires. Aerial view of destroyed shoreline and beached boats in New London. Broken cars crushed by fallen trees. Crowds gather to look at damage as a lone sentry guards against looting. Boats along the Atlantic Coast are destroyed. A boat is seen on a road in front of Merkel's Delicatessen. View of a train that was derailed by the hurricane on Long Island. Shot of a car that was carried far off a roadway and impaled on an upright beam.
Italian liner Rex in New York City harbor, New York. A vessel in the Atlantic. Italian liner Rex in the Atlantic Ocean. Smoke emanating from the smoke shaft of the liner. Water gushing at the bow of the liner Rex. The liner reaches the harbor in New York City after crossing the Atlantic in record time. Buildings in the New York City visible on the shore. The liner approaching the harbor. Several flags on strings on the mast of the liner.