Tourists visit Charlestown in Boston, Massachusetts. View of the Bunker Hill Monument with buildings in the background. People walk outside the Old State House located at the intersection of Washington and State Streets in Boston. The State Capitol Building with pedestrians walking by. View of the Custom House and Boston Harbor behind it.
U.S. Army Air Service Douglas World Cruisers (DWC) in the United States during their first flight around the world. In Boston, Massachusetts Major General Patrick, head of the Army Air Service, praises his aerial pioneers and Mayor of Boston James Michael Curley presents Lieutenant Lowell H. Smith, and Lt. Erik H. Nelson watches. Views of the ceremony. Major General Patrick inspecting an aircraft. Aerial view of a squadron of airplanes flying over New York City. Aerial view of two world cruisers in flight. Edward. Prince of Wales, visiting the United States, is among those at Mitchel Field awaiting the aviators. He looks at the sky. Several people in the crowd look through binoculars. A world cruiser coming in for a landing at Mitchel Field, Long Island. View of the world cruisers on the airfield and the crowd around the aircraft. The Prince of Wales in the crowd. Several views of crowd welcoming the world cruisers.
A young woman opens ribbon and unwraps a gift package containing a vinyl RCA long playing record album disc of Romeo and Juliet. View she places the vinyl record on her phonograph turntable and starts playback. A film titled ' The sound and the story' shows the sound recording procedure at the Symphony Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. View of woman studying cover jacket of her new record album. Exterior view of Symphony Hall building in Boston Massachusetts in the mid 1950s. Interio view of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, circa 1956, in rehearsal under the baton of Music Director Charles Munch. The orchestra plays as a sound engineer of RCA (Radio Corporation of America) sits at a control panel. Close up view of meters on the recording console. Music being played is recorded on magnetic tapes. Close up view of reel to reel recording tape running on recording machine. Views of Maestro Munch, and various sections of the orchestra while they play. Stereophonic or stereo recording equipment configuration is shown. View of two early home stereo speakers. After the recording, Maestro Munch, smoking a cigarette, sits with the recording engineer and listens to the recording. Close up view of a RCA vinyl record spinning on a phonograph turntable.
Boston Fish Pier at the coast of Boston, Massachusetts. Buildings at Boston Fish Pier. Flag of United States flies above the Fish Pier building. The views are as seen from aboard a vessel approaching the Boston Fish Pier through the harbor.
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.
Documentary about the U.S. Army's flight around the world in 1924, employing four Douglas World Cruiser aircraft. A flag of United States. Crowds gather around around. the four Douglas World Cruisers, named Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, and Seattle, as they prepare to depart from Seattle, Washington, on their expedition. One of the aircraft taking off. All the aircraft in flight over Seattle Washington. Major Frederick F. Martin Commander of the flight. An animated map shows the aerial expedition's route and locations of various accidents and incidents that beset them along the way. View of one Douglas World Cruiser in flight, equipped with floats. The expedition was completed by the Cruiser,Chicago, crewed by pilot, Lt. Lowell Smith and Lt. Leslie Arnold; and by the
New Orleans, crewed by pilot, Lt. Erik Nelson and Lt. Jack Harding, who are seen being congratulated by expedition Commander, Major Frederick F. Martin upon their completion of the mission in Seattle, on September 28, 1924.