Newsreel entitled "Babe Ruth Breaks All Home Run Records." Title screen notes Ruth has hit 26 home runs to this point in 1919 season, a major league baseball record at the time. Shots of Ruth warming up pitching arm before game at Boston's Fenway Park, with park's famed "Green Monster" wall in background. Shots of Ruth pitching. Shots of Ruth swatting a long hit, running to first base and rounding the base toward second. Shots of crowd waving hats and cheering. Shot of Ruth rounding third, heading for home.
United States President Woodrow Wilson and the members of the American delegation arriving at Boston in Massachusetts. They are returning from the Paris Peace Conference. An official stepping down the ship with a carton. President Wilson along with Secretary of United States Navy Josephus Daniels, Mrs. Franklin Roosevelt, Mrs.Edith Wilson and Admiral Cary T. Grayson seen coming out of USS George Washington. The party is headed by Governor of Massachusetts John Calvin Coolidge who had come to welcome the Presidential party. Officers help Mrs. Wilson and others as they come out.
American delegation return back from the Paris Peace Conference. USS George Washington entering the harbor at Boston. The ship is decorated with the U.S. flags all over. USS George Washigton welcomed by other battleships as she steams towards the harbor. View of anti air craft cannons and the crew men on USS George Washington.
5th Liberty (Victory) Loan drive in United States. Victory Liberty Loan parade in Boston, Massachussets, led by a marching band of soldiers playing instruments.They pass State Capitol building flying the State flag. Holt tractor and army truck drive on city street past a large sign reading: "Show Your Button." Scene shifts to downtown where an Army truck carrying a large artillery gun passes a large sign depicting an ordinary working man saying : "Sure! We'll finish the job, The Victory Liberty Loan."
United States President Woodrow Wilson and his wife after returning from the Paris peace Conference. The Welcome Home Procession includes United States soldiers on horses and motor bikes. President Wilson and his wife sitting in the car. Escorted by the United States soldiers they are seen leaving the Commonwealth pier.
Race riots in Boston, Massachusetts sparked by dissatisfaction with welfare system. African American rioters on the streets in the Roxbury section in Boston. They smash glass, set buildings on fire and loot stores. Mobs throw rocks and bottles at the Boston police. Firemen work to extinguish fires in burning buildings. A rooftop sniper wounds a fireman as he extinguishes a fire. Boston police arrest a rioter.