Exhibition race at the 9th Pimlico Classic in Baltimore, MD. Female jockeys get dressed for a no-betting exhibition race between female jockeys. The women jockeys adjust their hats. Long shot of horses leaving the starting gate as the race begins. Medium shots of crowd cheering during race. American jockey Wantha Davis wins the race by 12 lengths. Wantha Davis poses for pictures with a silver plate presented as trophy.
The Baltimore Colts and Los Angeles Rams play a game of football at Baltimore Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore continues its headlong gallop towards the Western Division title. Huge crowd gathered to watch the match.
Baltimore riots in the wake of Martin Luther King's assassination in 1968. A busload of men, arrested during rioting in Baltimore, are bused to the Baltimore City Courthouse, on Calvert Street, where they unload, single-file, with hands held over their heads, and enter the courthouse, under armed guard by Federal (or Federalized) troops. Spectators fill the sidewalks to watch the goings on. Brief closeup of soldier wearing helmet and carrying rifle with fixed bayonet. Soldiers form a cordon around the line of prisoners as they walk into the courthouse. Two civilian officials follow the prisoners into the courthouse. Closeup of a Baltimore City policeman holding a Remington 870 Police Magnum shotgun. He smiles for the camera. Army troops are in the background. Closeup of the bus with some prisoners at the windows (apparently having reboarded the bus). Army troops begin moving spectators away from the courthouse entrance.
U.S. President Harry S. Truman dedicates Friendship International Airport in Anne Arundel County Maryland, United States, south of Baltimore. Aerial view of the new airport. A sign on a terminal building reads 'Friendship International Airport'. President Truman disembarks from an aircraft together with Baltimore Mayor Thomas D'Alesandro, Jr., and is greeted by officials. He reviews an honor guard. A crowd seated during the dedication ceremony. The President speaks into a microphone and gives a short address (sound is present in clip for this portion). (The airport was later renamed Baltimore/Washington International Airport, and subsequently, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Also known as BWI.)
Activities of the United States Army after the Baltimore Riots in Baltimore, Maryland. The city of Baltimore. Normal street traffic. View of a building and flag of the United States on it. Soldiers stand guard outside the building. A car parked outside. Views of the residential area of the city.
Activities of the United States Army after the Baltimore Riots in Baltimore, Maryland. A sign on a building reads : To The Glory Of Maryland. A flag of the United States on the building. Officers talk. Generals Robert H. York and Melvin Zais chat. Officers get into a car and drive off. A jeep parked outside the building.