USS Constitution after her fourth reconditioning at docks in Charlestown, Massachusetts. American sailors fire a canon. USS Constitution gets underway in the water. Sailors aboard the ship. U.S. flag flutters atop the ship.
Tourists visit Charlestown in Boston, Massachusetts. View of the Bunker Hill Monument with buildings in the background. People walk outside the Old State House located at the intersection of Washington and State Streets in Boston. The State Capitol Building with pedestrians walking by. View of the Custom House and Boston Harbor behind it.
Collision of New York bound express passenger railraod train with local train at Readville, Massachusetts. The trains collided at the crossing derailing the cars of opposite train and leaving 50 people injured. Low visibility due to snow blamed for disaster.1931.
Annual hoop roll in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Participants stand in formation to form digits 1931 on Severance Green. Severance Dorm buildings in the background. Girls run. Trees along the sides of a street. The girls run during the competition.
Colonel Bernt Balchen flies off to rescue the survivors of SS Viking vessel. The vessel was rocked by explosion about eight miles off the Horse Islands. It caught fire during shooting of film The Viking. 23 March 1931.
Views of Goodyear's Powder Manufacturing Plant being built in Charlestown Indiana. Colonel Hardy, Roland Gray and other Goodyear Company and U.S. military officials are seen discussing the project blueprints. Views of roads, buildings, "igloos" for storing powder. Earth moving machinery at work including "earth movers" and bulldozers. Women workers seated near administration offices. Workers gathered around a bus labeled the "Pay Wagon" to receive pay. Workers training to sew powder bags, and training with cracked corn to fill the bags. Views of new fire department and police cruisers in the town. Firemen do a demonstration with water hoses and form a "V" for victory with water jets. Management team for Goodyear emerges from building down stairs. Car traffic on surrounding roads exiting after day's work. Goodyear managers examining powder bag samples.