Launching of United States Navy Ship USS Saratoga (CV-3) from New York Shipbuilding Company yard in Camden, New Jersey. U.S. military and naval officers lined up on the deck of the ship. Commissioning ceremonies underway. The ship slides down the ways into the Delaware River. Boats sail near the ship in water. Warplanes fly over the ship.
Camden Stakes in Camden, New Jersey. Large crowd of spectators gathered at the race course. Bidders and spectators cheer for racehorse Nashua. Nashua with jockey Eddie Arcaro wins the race and a prize money of $22,000.
United States destroyer Selfridge in Camden, New Jersey. A large crowd gathered to witness the launch of United states destroyer Selfridge in Camden, New Jersey. A woman aboard the destroyer as she carries flowers. Destroyer being launched as people look on. Destroyer takes to sea.
An auto paint factory in Camden, New Jersey catches fire. Aerial views of Camden shows smoke rising from the auto paint factory after it catches fire. Men carry out wooden furniture from the building. Firemen hose down the burning factory building.
Cierva C30 Autogiro (G-ACIO) built by British A.V. Roe & Co. is seen parked at Air Park, London, England. Several views of the autogiro. Scene shifts to aerial view of the new Federal Post Office building in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. A Kellett autogiro lands on the building roof, on May 25, 1935,as part of dedication ceremonies,for the new Post Office building. Officials stand on the rooftop watching the landing. The pilot delivers a mail pouch to James A. Farley, the U.S. Postmaster General, thus initiating airmail service between Camden New Jersey and Philadelphia. Aerial views of the Post Office building and surrounding downtown Philadelphia. The autogiro climbing steeply away.
The U.S. Aircraft Carrier, USS Langley (CV-1) going through the Gaillard Cut of the Panama Canal with many aircraft parked on her deck. In different sequence, aircraft are seen taking off and landing on the deck of the Langley. Complete change of scene shows launching of the USS Saratoga (CV-3) at the New York Shipbuilding Corporation shipyard in Camden, New Jersey. The USS Saratoga is christened with a bottle of champagne and slides down the ways into the river. Views from the deck of the Saratoga as she proceeds down the ways.