A 100 mile car race held in Bridgehampton, Long Island. People gather to watch the race. Cars line up on the race track. Participants get inside the cars. A man gives signal to start the race. Spectators watch the event. Tommy Cole of London wins the race.
American men and women do sand-planing along the Atlantic coast in Southampton. Sand-planing is a combination of winter sledding and summer aqua-planing, with a mid sized board, reinforced with aluminum, dragged behind a jeep at 30 miles per hour. Ropes are tied to an Aluminum board at one end, and to a jeep at the other end. Jeep pulls the aluminum board on which a person stands and sand-planes. The boards in some views enter the shallows of the surf (early skim boarding or skimboard concept).
Newsreel clip entitled "World Series: Yanks and Giants Tied Up at Two Games Each." Highlights from games three and four of baseball's 1951 World Series at the New York Giants' stadium in Manhattan, the Polo Grounds. Many fans chomping on snacks, smoking cigars or cigarettes. Fans dangle their feet over edge of the upper deck. Close up of Giants rookie star and future Hall of Famer Willie Mays. Mays singles to right field, scoring Bobby Thomson from second base. Giants fans stand and cheer; black man in hat shouts "That's my boy!" Later, Giants' Eddie Stanky kicks ball out of the glove of Yankees' Phil Rizzuto's glove, advances to third. Giants' Monte Irvin drives in Alvin Dark with infield hit. Giants' Whitey Lockman hits three-run homer. Fans cheer, teammates welcome Lockman at home plate. Giants win game 6-2. Action shifts to game four, still at Polo Grounds. Yankees' Bobby Brown hits long fly to center field. Willie Mays catches it but falls down, allowing Yankees' Gene Woodling to run to third. Joe Collins scores Woodling with a single. In the fifth inning, Yankees' Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio hits a home run to left field, scoring himself and fellow Hall of Famer Yogi Berra, who jumps excitedly as he runs around the bases. Fans cheer as Yankees greet DiMaggio in dugout. Yankees win game, 6-2, and would go on to win the series, four games to two.
Senator Estes Kefauver at a hearing as a Chairman of special Senate Committee to investigate organized crime in 1951. Kefauver campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1952 and 1956. Kefauver emerging from his plane and waving to crowd. Sign on plane: 'Kefauver for President' Kefauver showing his coon skin cap to the press and throwing it to them as he 'throws his hat into the ring' at start of a campaign. Estes Kefauver with Adlai Stevenson at the speaker's stand at the Democratic convention.
A Nazi gathering by members of the German-American Bund at Camp Siegfried in Yaphank, Long Island to celebrate "Deutscher Tag von Long Island 1937," aka Long Island German Day. Men and women dressed in uniforms of the German-American Bund display Nazi salutes as they march on the grounds of Camp Siegfried in front of a memorial commemorating Long Island German Day. Nazi and American flag banners displayed on either side of the memorial.
Plum Island Animal Disease Center in Long Island, New York which is dedicated to study of animal diseases. Visitors and employees of the United States Department of Agriculture board a ferry in Long Island and head for Plum Island. View of dock as ferry approaches. A sign reads 'U.S.D.A. Plum Island Animal Disease Laboratory'. Personnel pass the ferry dock area to enter the guarded gates on Plum Island. Regular employees show passes to enter. The personnel leave the bus used for transportation from the gates to the working area. The employees after entering the building divide into three groups and head for three different locker rooms. Doors of the locker rooms painted red. The employees get rid of their belongings and clothes and proceed through a turnstile to the next locker room to put on a complete set of laboratory clothing. They enter a laboratory to carry out tests.