Thrills at the National Air Races in Cleveland, Ohio. A V-formation of P-l2s in flight. Crowd-filled stands at the Cleveland Air Races. A formation of U.S. Navy F4B-4s in sets of three in flight Clarence MacArthur flies a 1910 Curtiss pusher-type aircraft. Waco Taperwing aircraft trails smoke in a dive, levels off and climbs. Milo Burcham flies in a P-12 aircraft. Mary Pickford looks up at the sky and points. Two policemen, a civilian and an army officer stand in the background. A crowd-filled grandstand. Milo Burcham in the aircraft rolls over and flies upside down. He flies low over the ground and goes into a vertical climb. People stand behind a fence. A Kinner Bird minus a wheel in flight. Its engine stops. It touches the ground down and skids. Parachutists jump from two Ford Trimotor C-3As. A number of parachutists descend and two of the parachutists land.
City of Cleveland in Ohio United States. Major productions are iron and steel. Elevated views from a tall building looking out over the city center buildings and streets below. Euclid Avenue Street, one of the famous streets. View of Sailors and Soldiers Monument in Cleveland Public Square, fountain, pedestrians walking in Cleveland, and streetcars on busy streets. Slate notes that the Cleveland street railway systems have attracted nationwide attention for their fixed 3 cent rate of fair, as long as the returns permit a 6% dividend upon an arbitrated valuation of the railway properties. Statue of founder General Moses Cleveland in the center of the city.
Discharged employees stand outside the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea company in Cleveland, Ohio. The companies got closed due to dispute between employees and the striking warehouse men.
Bird men risk lives to provide thrills at a big air show and give sensational exhibition of flying at Cleveland, Ohio. A formation of nine P-12 aircraft in flight low over the ground. A formation of U.S. Navy F4B-4s (P-12s) in six sets of threes in flight. The flight of English RAF Lt. Ackerly, wearing a top hat and a frock coat, flying his plane while sitting in a saddle on the fuselage. Milo Burcham in flight upside down in his aircraft 'The Blue Flash' P-12. Parachutists jump from two C-3As. United States Army Air Corps Martin B-10s in flight. A B-10 in flight over a desert terrain and another B-10 in flight in the background. A propeller hub on a B-l0. Three B-10s in flight. Martin B-10b aircraft in flight over a mountainous terrain on a training exercise between Marchfield California and Tucson Arizona. Two B-10s in flight. Clouds in the background. A formation of nine B-10s in flight.
The work of black American civil rights leaders in the United States. Mayor Carl Burton Stokes, political leader in Cleveland, along with other officials at a formal gathering where former General Benjamin O. Davis Jr. takes oath of service as Public Safety Director and assumes duties in Cleveland. A board in the background reads 'City Of Cleveland'. Black and white police officers take oath of service. Carl Burton Stokes speaks to the people of Cleveland Ohio on snowy ground about a new hospital or hospital addition, and then sits in a moving bulldozer with a nurse and the machine operator.
State Capitol building in Ohio United States. Views of downtown Columbus, the state capital. People walking in the State University campus. Crowd of city people in the Ohio stadium. Ohio State Fair scenes. 'Ohio Welcomes You-ENTRANCE' seen on the gates of the State Fair. Men grooming a cow. City of Cleveland and buildings seen by Lake Erie. Rail terminal, train, busy downtown streets. People getting onto trains. Iron ore port is seen. Lake freighter coming to the port. Huge cranes loading raw materials in freighter. Birth place of Thomas A Edison, inventor of electric light bulb. Man in lighting institute shows working of light bulbs. World's smallest bulb at the tip of thin stick. Memorial to Wilbur and Orville Wright brothers,inventors of the first powered heavier- than- air aircraft.. Air planes flying during the Cleveland Air Races annual sky carnival. A formation of Air Force Boeing B-29 superfortress bombers flies overhead. Other U.S. Air Force aircraft fly past, including one jet aircraft that flies low and fast over the assembly. On the ground, a Convair B-36 "Peacemaker" bomber is on static display.