University of Illinois Gymnasts Team pose before camera and show off their gymnastics skills at a field in Champaign Illinois. Gymnasts tumble, twirl and somersault through the air. April 1938.
Large crowd gathers and cheers during an American football match between University of Illinois and Northwestern University in Champaign, Illinois. Score board as the score increases. Illinois defeats Northwestern by 10-9.
A statue silhouetted against the sky in Champaign, Illinois. A point of light which appears to be an unidentified flying object flies across the sky at great speed.
Patricia Jane Berg of Minneapolis plays golf in Wilmette, Illinois, United States. Patty Berg plays sensational golf and beats Julius Page to win the Women's National Crown.
Views of a scattered wreckage of a B-18 aircraft in a plowed field in Delavan, Illinois. Civilians inspecting the parts of the wreckage including unopened parachutes, a set of broken golf clubs, a music book and a shoe. This was B-18 serial no. 36-265, that crashed June 10,1938. It was assigned to ACTS, Lowry Field, Denver, Colorado.
The horn of the USS Wisconsin (BB-64) sounds loudly, as Mrs. Walter S. Goodland, wife of the Governor of Wisconsin, successfully breaks a bottle of Champaign over the ship's bow and it starts down the ways. She is assisted by Rear Admiral M.F. Draemel, Commandant of the Navy Yard. The ship's horn continues to sound throughout the launching. Navy yard personnel and spectators all cheer.