Workers strike in front of Sun Shipbuilding and Drydock Company's plant in Chester, Pennsylvania. City police breaks the mass picket line with tear gas bombs and clubs. The crowd of strikers disperses. Smoke rises up from a chimney in the background. Men stand in groups in front of the plant.
Pennsylvania military school cadets ride horses in Chester, Pennsylvania. The cadets ride horses in a wooded area and cross a stream.
Survey of potential site for the Democratic National Convention of 1936. People along the beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey. A building with American flag hoisted on it. Democrats look at the building as they consider it the site for the Democratic Convention of 1936. Two policemen hold a scroll in front of the men and they look at the picture on the scroll. Mayor Harry Bacharach and others discuss about the site for the Convention. (The convention was ultimately held in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, in 1936)
Degrees being conferred on to cadets at a ceremony in Chester, Pennsylvania. U.S. Secretary of War George Henry Dern with officers . An aide to the Secretary on crutches. Cadets march past. The cadets lined up on a field. Degrees being presented to the cadets. A cadet shakes hands with a man after the ceremony. Secretary Dern reviews a parade. Men holding broom lined up on a field as the Secretary reviews them.
Mrs. Bergdoll speaks standing near a table in Chester, Pennsylvania. Photo of President Franklin D Roosevelt on table.
Aerial views of shipyards in Chester, Pennsylvania on the Delaware River. Smokestacks, industrial and suburban areas, ships under construction at the ship yard, ships at dock and other views. Opens with power generating plant adjacent to today's Commodore Barry Bridge.