An Army Day Parade held in Bath, Maine. People march with a banner that reads 'The way to disarm is to disarm'. People march holding placards demanding complete disarmament. A placard reads ' Thou shalt not kill'. A banner reads ' No more war'. Women near an artillery piece.
An Army Day Parade held in Bath, Maine. People march holding placards demanding complete disarmament. The people protest against war taxes and pledge their support to Gandhi.
The launching of USS Sims in Bath, Maine, United States. U.S. sailors aboard the ship. The American flag flutters from a pole on the bow of the ship. A board reads 'USS Sims (DD 409) Keel Laid'. U.S. sailors march with the American flag in hand. Mrs. William S. Sims stands with a bouquet in her hand. Men and women gathered during the launch. Governor Lewis O. Barrows present at the launch. USS Sims departs from the dock and moves into the Kennebec River. Mr. and Mrs. Robert H Hopkins, Ann Sims Hopkins and Mrs. William Sims who is the widow of U.S. Navy Admiral Sims, pose for a photograph.
A new J-Class yacht ready to go down the ways at Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine. On her stern are the words: "Ranger, Newport." (She will be the last J-Class yacht to defend the America's Cup in races.) Shipyard workers begin removing stays from the Ranger's hull. Owner, Harold Stirling Vanderbilt, descends ladder from cockpit of the yacht. Vanderbilt's wife, Gertrude "Gertie" Vanderbilt, stands beside the new yacht, holding a bouquet of flowers. From below, she strikes a bottle of champagne on the bow of the Ranger, to christen her. The yacht Ranger goes quickly down the ways into the water. Using a derrick, shipyard workers lower the Ranger's 154 foot mast into place, as Harold Vanderbilt watches.
From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.
1940's vintage educational film on raising healthy and happy children in the United States. Teenage girl and boy, in bathing suits, paddling a canoe in canal. The boy paddles the towards the bank of canal and they both climb out and watch another couple in canoe pass. Young children play with a dog in the garden. A young boy holds a ball. A woman breast feeds her child. Baby lies on his stomach. Baby in the mother's lap. Baby jumps on a bed. Toddler of four years old in garden, plays and stand by walker. Babies by the chair and table. More children in the garden. Babies smile. Children of seven, eight, and nine years old play. Healthy young children. A young girl climbs up a pole. A boy in shorts hoists himself on a pullup bar.