Flight of autogyro from Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania. The autogyro appears to be a hybrid blend of an airplane and an early helicopter. Autogyro inventor Juan de la Cierva demonstrates a new model at Bryn Athyn. The autogyro taxis and takes off from the airfield. 'GAAKY' written on the side of autogyro. The autogyro in flight over field and lands.
Autogyro arrives in Bryn Athyn,Pennsylvania after its first United States flight. Autogyro taxis and takes off from field. 'G-AAKY' written on side of autogyro. Autogyro with pilot Juan de la Cierva in flight over the English Channel. Pilot disembarks autogyro and demonstrates his flight.
The Bryn Mawr College for young women in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Girls at a traditional celebration at the Bryn Mawr College. Girls speak different languages as Spanish or French study in separate group on a table with different lecturer. Girls of geological studies on a trip outside the college examining a rock formation. A girl student sits and talks with children. Political science students during a lecture. A meeting of The International Relations Club of the college, together with male members of the club from nearby Haverford College. A male student smoking a pipe, a female student smoking a cigarette as they talk during the meeting. Students act during a stage play, again combining students from Bryn Mawr and Haverford College.
On the Bryn Mawr College for young women in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. High altitude view of the city of Philadelphia Pennsylvania with its buildings, streets, and distant farms. Statue of William Penn on clock tower, buildings and farmlands of Philadelphia. A young woman enters the Bryn Mawr College after her high school. Warden shows her room to live. The girl in library and auditorium of the college. Students move inside the building for classes. A teacher and students in classes of English literature, psychology and Biology. A mouse dissected in biology lab. Girls during leisure hours at the college.
The Bryn Mawr College for young women in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Fine arts, sculpture and painting studies at various classes. Students in chemistry, biochemistry and physics laboratories. Girls riding bicycles, a girl practicing archery, girls playing tenns. A girl dives into a swimming pool from a diving board. Class student government representatives during a meeting. (Here the narrator mentions the students planning assistance for relief operations in Europe...a clue to the estimated 1948 date of this footage). The student government members meeting with a faculty member. Couples dancing at a school dance. Girls study books and notes for final exams preparation. Professor guides a student of archeology. Girls practice concerts in chorus for graduation ceremony. Girls sitting on the lawns and outdoor patios of Bryn Mawr College, reading, talking, an knitting.
A film about means of transportation ca 1920 in the United States. Promotional scenes about the advantages of Electric Traction. A railroad tunnel. An electric railroad train moves down a track. A Pennsylvania Railroad electric train at a station in Bryn Mawr,Pennsylvania. Passengers get off and on the train.