Herman Pirchner, owner of Cleveland's legendary Alpine Village nighclub, lifts together fifty-five mugs of beer at a bar in Cleveland, Ohio. He duplicates his world record by picking up and carrying 55 mugs of beer at one time. (The record was originally set at a competition hosted by Budweiser beer to commemorate its 100th anniversary.) Customers at the bar cheer him. Pichner carefully places the beer beer mugs on a table, losing only one in the process. He raises a toast along with the fellow bar waiters and drinks his entire glass of beer.
A huge gathering at Cleveland National Air Races in Cleveland, Ohio. Eight airplanes take off for the start of the Thompson Trophy Race. Views of airplanes in flight including Colonel Roscoe Turner in the 'Turner-Laird Special', with Roscoe Turner at control, lands after winning the Thompson Trophy race. Colonel Roscoe Turner holding two trophies, including Thompson Trophy, surrounded by crowd.
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.
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E) welcomes Motion Picture Producer Sidney Kent in Cleveland, Ohio. President of American Federation of Labor William Green and George Browne, union head with Sidney Kent as they walk out of a building. Kent shakes hand with Green and Browne. (With limited, irregular sound.)
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.