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.
Launching and christening of USS Santa Fe (CL-60) Cleveland Class light crusier from the Camden, New Jersey yards of New York Shipbuilding. Men, women and U.S. Navy officers and sailors at the harbor during the ceremony, including Santa Fe Mayor Manuel Lujan, and 14 year old Caroline Trevelyan Chavez who receives coaching on how to christen the ship and then smashes a bottle of Santa Fe River water on the bow as the crowd claps and the ship slides down the ways. Ambient sound heard briefly at the christening and afterwards with crowd cheering at different times in the clip. The cruiser slides down the ways enters into the Delaware River. Dignitaries raise their hats to bid goodbye to the ship. The ship turning about in the Delaware River.
Launching of USS Santa Fe (CL-60) in Camden, New Jersey. Sponsor of the Santa Fe, Miss Caroline T. Chavez speaks into a microphone. Officers and guests in background. Chocks under the side of the Santa Fe prior to the launch. Miss Caroline and two maids of honor at the launching ceremony. Miss Chavez breaks a bottle of champagne on the bow of Santa Fe as she starts to slide down the way. Shipyard workers wave at the launching of the ship.
Launching of USS Santa Fe (CL-60) in Camden, New Jersey. USS Santa Fe slides down the way. Shipyard workers at the launch of the ship. Tugs take over Santa Fe and tow her into a basin.
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.