Shows Avalon Bay and City of Avalon from porch of Wrigley home. Houses in Avalon City can be seen. Views of Casino, Avalon dock and U.S. flag flying.
Map showing the location of Avalon on Santa Catalina Island in California. Passesngers climb steps of a steamship going to Avalon from San Pedro. A lighthouse is seen. Many other passenger boats also seen. Hotel Stamford is seen. Passengers disembark. All ashore at Avalon Harbor.
Entrance of U.S. Maritime Services Administrative Office. Lieutenant Commander R.J.Casilli (USNR Executive Officer) and Lieutenant Commander Z.K.Fonyo (USMS Training Officer) chatting outside the office. Board sign of 'United States Maritime Service Training Station - Santa Catalina Island'. Trainees moving out for the noon muster in island villa barracks.
Shows Avalon dock with USMS trainees waiting to unload the T.U.Avalon. View of Cargo booms from Casino balcony. Shows Cargo booms from Casino point. Cargo handling and transfer apparatus can be seen. The boom is supported by a series of ropes. Winches and lift cranes in action. Trainees learning in Cargo boom class. Close views of trainees in Cargo boom class
Woman taxidermist, Emily Parker, interviewed at Catalina Submarine Gardens, in Avalon, on Catalina Island, California. Numerous preserved species of sea life are mounted on the wall behind her. She is working on a specimen of hammerhead shark. Next, Ms.Parker displays a preserved Tuna and several other species including a pair of so-called Flying Fish. she touches- up a billfish specimen and inspects a shark. (Note: Ms. Parker's husband, C.B. Parker, was a Taxidermist in Catalina. After he passed away in 1926, Ms.Parker continued his business. She was considered to be one of the first women taxidermists.)
United States Maritime Services trainees marching to classes on main streets of Avalon. Various views of trainees marching.