Mine workers on the rail coaches with machine guns in their hands at Fulton County mines in Canton, Illinois. Men patrol. National Guard companies march on a road.
The Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, a shrine dedicated to the greats of Professional Football (predominantly in the NFL). A sign depicting National Professional Football - Hall of Fame outside the building. Interior view of the Hall of Fame. Sculpture of Bert Bell, Founder Coach Commissioner of Philadelphia Eagles. George Halas, Founder of the League and Coach of the Chicago Bears stands next to his sculpture. 'Red' Grange, the galloping horse of Illinois poses next to his sculpture. Sculpture of Jim Thorpe an all-round athlete. The Notre Dame 'Four Horsemen', Elmer Layden, Don Miller, Harry Stuhldreher, and Jim Crowley pose for the camera.
The 1932 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. New York Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt with his daughter Anna Roosevelt and granddaughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall (sometimes known as Sistie) outside a building circa 1930. Roosevelt holds a cane while leaning against a column and plays with his grandson using the cane. People gather in the convention hall for the 1932 Democratic National Convention. Roosevelt addresses them, speaking of the need to "break foolish traditions" and "to win in this crusade to restore America to its own people." The people applaud.
1932 Republican National Convention at Chicago Stadium, in Chicago, Illinois. The floor is packed with delegates. Those from each State delegation are grouped and identified by signs. President Hoover appears. Former President Calvin Coolidge and Mrs. Coolidge, on stage. She holds a large bouquet of flowers. Vice President and Mrs. Charles Curtis stand near the Coolidges. Mrs. Curtis also holds a large bouquet of flowers. General of the Armies, John J. Pershing, is introduced and receives standing ovation. President Herbert Hoover stands with General Pershing on stage.
View of the delegates to the 1932 Republican National Convention at Chicago Stadium, in Chicago, Illinois. The delegates are arranged on the convention floor in groups, by State, each State delegation identified by a sign. Officials coming on stage. President Hoover appears. Former President Calvin Coolidge and Mrs. Coolidge, on stage beside Vice President and Mrs. Charles Curtis. Both ladies hold large bouquets of flowers. War Hero, General of the Armies, John Pershing, is introduced and receives a standing ovation. President Herbert Hoover standing with General Pershing on stage.
Democratic Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Delegates from various states at the Democratic Convention. Senator Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky delivers Keynote address, including a call for Congress to repeal the 18th Amendment to the Constitution (Prohibition). A woman temperance supporter who gives the impression of being in a trance (perhaps "channeling" a spirit?), says she is George Nye, the Quaker Evangelist of Madison, Wisconsin. She speaks for the Prohibition Party (sometimes called the Dry's or Dries) and condemns both Republican and Democratic parties for their alcohol tolerance. William McAdoo addresses the convention and declares Franklin D Roosevelt the Democratic candidate for President of the United States.