The Chicago Cubs run onto the field during spring training for the 1950 baseball season. Mountains and tall trees visible in background. General manager Wid Matthews and manager Frankie Frisch confer. Cubs players pose for the camera. Several players warm up throwing arms, including #17 Bob Rush and #53 Johnny Schmitz. More players pose for camera; in shot with three players, man on the left is Hank Sauer, who would win the 1952 National League MVP for the Cubs. Cubs players take practice swings, including outfielders Andy Pafko (#48) and Bill Serena (#6).
Life of people in California, United States. An automobile driven in open country. A rocky shore as waves break at the coast. A man examines a mast of a Chinese junk off Santa Catalina Island. Automobile traffic on a city street. Pedestrians on a sidewalk. Cars driven along a mountain road. A man mixes a meal with a wooden pestle in a wooden bowl.
Entrance of U.S. Maritime Services Administrative Office. Lieutenant Commander R.J.Casilli (USNR Executive Officer) and Lieutenant Commander Z.K.Fonyo (USMS Training Officer) chatting outside the office. Board sign of 'United States Maritime Service Training Station - Santa Catalina Island'. Trainees moving out for the noon muster in island villa barracks.
Woman taxidermist, Emily Parker, interviewed at Catalina Submarine Gardens, in Avalon, on Catalina Island, California. Numerous preserved species of sea life are mounted on the wall behind her. She is working on a specimen of hammerhead shark. Next, Ms.Parker displays a preserved Tuna and several other species including a pair of so-called Flying Fish. she touches- up a billfish specimen and inspects a shark. (Note: Ms. Parker's husband, C.B. Parker, was a Taxidermist in Catalina. After he passed away in 1926, Ms.Parker continued his business. She was considered to be one of the first women taxidermists.)
Documentary titled 'Woven into the life of America', on manufacture of various types of garments by the Burlington Mills in North Carolina, United States. View of the Statue of Liberty and of New York City Manhattan Island skyline from the New York Harbor. A boat underway at harbor. Aerial view of tall buildings and skyscrapers of New York City. Pedestrians in 1950s fashions walk on sidewalks of New York City, with some shopping. Trendy clothes are displayed in a shop's window. A model wearing a night gown. A bride being dressed. A receptionist at the reception counter of the Burlington Mills. Employees at work on loom machines.
The U.S. Naval torpedo testing range in Montauk, Long Island. PBY Catalina in flight over a sea. The airplanes drop torpedoes. Splashes due to the explosion of torpedoes in water.