Sports event of Annual Juvenile Dog Race in Big Pines, California. Race between contestant duos of dogs and their owners through the frozen terrain. Victorious duo the 11 year old Bobby Howard and his dog Lou with the winner's trophy.
Nineteen year old, Henry Ellsworth Vines, of Pasadena California and opponent George Lott, Jr., of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, battle for 1931 National Tennis Championship at Forest Hills, New York on September 12, 1931, in the 51st U.S. Men's Singles Tennis championship match. They are seen entering the stadium before a capacity crowd, and shaking hands before the match. Views of several strokes and exchanges during the match. At the end, both players meet at the net,shake hands, and walk off the court together. Vines beats Lott (79 63 97 75). Vines poses with trophy.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, with his daughter, Anna, seated beside him, drives his personal hand-controlled 1931 Plymouth PA Phaeton open car into the courtyard of the Pine Mountain Valley elementary school, built as part of WPA project. Teachers and children and their families are gathered to greet him. Several Secret Service agents walk behind the car. Many American flags are displayed and a chorus of children sings the tune, "Happy Days are here again." The President remains seated in his car as a group of women display a homemade quilt that they present as a gift. President Roosevelt speaks to the children (and other gathered) remarking that things looked improved at the school, since his visit the year before, and noting that the Government's efforts were helpful. President Roosevelt makes a few more comments, and then turns to the Lady standing next to the car (possibly the School Principal) and asks: "Will you get in with me?" She does,and they sit a moment as he talks with a man nearby. A secret service agent places the gift quilt in the empty back seat of the car. The children serenade the President again. FDR drives away through the crowd, followed by Secret Agents on foot and in an automobile.
The importance of roads and highways in the development of United States. The city of Big Bear Lake amidst San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California. The city reached by a new developed forest road. The forest road over a bridge amidst the mountains.
A film about state parks in California, United States. A view of mountains at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. A car drives along a mountain road. A stream of the Big Sur River flows through the park. Water hits against huge rocks. A man walks down a path. A man near a car on an open field. Road signs in the park. A man stands outside a barrack at a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp site. Volunteers of the CCC work with shovels and picks as they construct a road. Mechanized equipment and rollers being used to construct the road. CCC volunteers play baseball to relax.
A U.S. Army soldier having big feet in San Francisco, California. The soldiers march in a squad. Private John from New Jersey wearing sandals while marching. A drill instructor speaks to him. The long feet of the soldier. The soldier gets a desk duty. John seated at a desk. 'US Army' written on his uniform. A close up of the soldier having big feet. A man takes measurement of his feet for making Army shoes.