Bche, a two ton heavy hippopotamus and his newly born baby swim in a pool at Chicago Zoological Park in Brookfield, Illinois. Bche gave birth to the baby in a pool.
Woman explorer, Ruth McCombs Harkness, (widow of explorer, William Harkness) brought the first live panda (named Su-Lin) into the United States, when she returned from an expedition, on December 18, 1936. Here she is seen in the Brookfield Zoo, in the Chicago suburb of Brookfield, Illinois, where she is playing with a second baby panda (named Mei Mei) that she acquired in 1937. A large group of children, enjoy the antics as she plays with the baby panda. At one point, Mrs. Harkness lifts Mei Mei up close to the chilren. Next, she holds Mei Mei close to Su-Lin, as zookeeper Sam Parratt holds the larger panda. The two pandas nuzzle one another.
The Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, Illinois. Man feeds milk to baby rhino with a bottle. The baby rhino and lion cubs play in a cage. Children play with a baby orangutan.
Governor Horner and Mayor Kelly along with other dignitaries present at a function on the opening of a new zoological garden at Brookfield in Chicago, Illinois. Thousands of people present at the eve. Animals in the zoo such as lions, elephant, bears and crocodiles. A zoo-keeper with a bird in his hands.
Manufacture and storing of butter at Swift's Brookfield Creamery in Marion, Indiana. Men remove butter from a churn. The churn revolves. Machines are used to cut butter into 1 pound ( lb ) blocks. Girls wrap the butter. The girls stack the butter in piles. A butter storage room- storing of an 800 lb block.
Newsreel clip on game 3 of the 1935 World Series at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Famed baseball announcer Graham McNamee seen sitting at microphone, recreating some of his broadcast. Cubs outfielder Frank Demaree (#6) hits home run in the third inning. Cubs' Augie Galan gets hit in fifth inning to drive in Billy Jurges. Galan slides into second when throw goes to home. In sixth inning, the Tigers' Pete Fox hits a triple to drive in Goose Goslin. In eighth inning, Tigers Goslin and Billy Rogell get hits to drive in three runs and tie the game. McNamee does voice-overs for all the plays, with loud crowd noise in background. When game ends, police stand at the edges of the infield to prevent spectators from walking across it. McNamee announces the final score of 6-5 Tigers, in 11 innings.