PGA (Professional Golfers Association) contest in Buffalo, New York. Players on the golf course. Spectators watch the match. Paul Runyan of White Plains, New York wins the PGA title afterdefeating Craig Wood. Paul Runyan receives the winning trophy.
On November 2, 1940, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and party visit P-39 aircraft production line at the Bell Aircraft Company factory, 2050 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York, and P-40 production lines at the Curtiss Aeroplane factory, 2303 Kenmore Avenue, Buffalo, NY. Workers in the Bell plant pose around and inside fuselages taking shape along a production line for Bell P-39 Airacobra airplanes. In the Curtiss plant, view from rear, of Secret Service agent in coat and hat, standing on running board of an open Packard motor car carrying President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and his party as they drive slowly along an aisle in the factory, showing P-40 aircraft in various stages of completion. The President is barely visible in the back seat. (This is a 1939 Packard twelve, model 1708, special parade car, built for the President's use.) View from ahead of the President's car, as it proceeds along the Curtiss P-40 production line. (The President, in coat and hat, sits in the right rear seat.) As they progress along the production line, the aircraft seen are increasingly more complete. At the Bell plant, the motorocade passes a fully assembled P-39 on display. The President holds a desk model of the plane. The American flag and Presidential flag are displayed on the front of the car. The president is now seen without his hat. The car moves into a section of one of the factories that fabricates wing assemblies and other smaller parts. Closeup front view of the President and party as the car begins to exit the Bell factory on Elmwood Avenue. The building has "Bell Aircraft Corp." written on it. Employees are lined up outside the plant and applaud the President. [Note: There is a possibility that some scenes may be from other Buffalo-area aircraft factories that started production in 1942, including the Bell Plant in Wheatfield, NY (Niagara Falls) and the Curtiss Plant #2 at the Buffalo Airport.]
Dramatization of gangster bank thieves robbing a bank in Buffalo, New York. The bandits flee in their car. A police plane tracks down the fleeing car. The pilot radios headquarters about its position. The gangsters are seen firing guns at the aircraft and a police man in the aircraft fires back. Squad cars quickly surround and capture the bank robbers.
United States Fire fighters host Junior firemen in an outing at the amusement park area of Harry Altman's Glen Park Casino and Amusement Park, in Williamsville, New York, 12 miles Northeast of Buffalo, New York. Men, women and children walking in Glen Park. A man climbs a ladder and performs an acrobatic stunts where he leaps from a great height onto a trampoline catch below. People gathered to watch the stunt. A boy waves from behind the wheel of a miniature car ride. Children eat cotton candy (or candy floss) and young children ride on a merry go round-like car carousel, among various attractions of the park.
U.S. President Woodrow Wilson attend American Federation Labor conference in Buffalo, New York. U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and Vice President Thomas Riley Marshall attend an American Federation of Labor conference in Buffalo, N.Y. (1917). President Samuel Gompers and Secretary Frank Morrison of the American Federation of Labor meet. The Labor Day parade in Buffalo. Troops and motorcars participate in the parade. Views of President Samuel Gompers and Secretary Frank Morrison. Hugh Frayne, General organizer of the American Federation of Labor, joins the group. They all take out their hats.
Buffalo Fire Department in action in Buffalo, New York. Firemen loaded onto large horse-drawn wagons accompanied by several pieces of firefighting apparatus, including two smoking steam pump engines. (Filmed by Edison Company, June, 1897) Note: The 1902 date on the Library of Congress leading title is in error.