A United States Army Air Force air show in Cleveland, Ohio. USAAF Generals standing outside a building. 'Administration' written on the top of the building entrance. USAAF General Carl Andrew Spaatz and a civilian standing on the steps of the building. A group of officers and civilians headed by General Spaatz come out of the building. General Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg accompanies General Spaatz down a walk towards a staff car. General staff getting into the staff car. Other officers walking down the steps from the building. General Curtis Emerson LeMay walks down the steps towards the staff car. A convoy of staff cars drives away. The cars go down a road headed by a motorcycle escort. General Spaatz walks up onto a ramp erected near the nose of a USAAF F-80 Shooting Star.
An F-80 Shooting Star on display in the building. A speaker's stand erected near the airplane. The speaker introduces General Nathan Farragut Twining who rises and bows followed by General LeMay. Other notables including General Ira Eaker, Major General Elwood Quesada, Major General Benjamin Wiley Chidlaw, General Thomas S. Power, Major General Carbee Craigie, Spaatz and General Anderson. General Anderson standing on the speaker's stand opens the ceremony. A singer performs.
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.
The National Open Championship at Canterbury Golf Course in Cleveland, Ohio. A three-way playoff between Lloyd Eugene Mangrum, Byron Nelson and Vic Ghezzi. Golfers hit the balls and spectators watch. Mangrum wins the National Open Championship. Mangrum poses with his wife.
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 brushing 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 air planes. Air planes flying during the Cleveland Air Races annual sky carnival. View and sound of early jet plane. People watching air show.
U.S. Army soldiers at a baseball game in Yokohama Park Stadium, Japan, during postwar occupation following World War II. The stadium had been renamed and a sign on it reads "Lou Gehrig Stadium." U.S. soldiers enter the ball park to watch the baseball game. A crowd of American soldiers in the stands. Baseball game in progress. First Lieutenant Don Pinciotti, assigned to ASCOM-C 8th Army Headquarters, as Athletic Officer in charge of all Recreational Activities, for USA troops in and around the Yokahama area, is seen playing as catcher and manager of the 8th Army Chicks. Japanese bat boys sit near the dugout. (Note: Pinciotti returned to the United States in August 1946 to complete his studies at the University of Dayton, where he also played football and made All-Ohio and Catholic All-American in 1946. He graduated in June 1947. Prior to graduation, he signed a contract to play professional football with the Detroit Lions and after graduation, he signed a contract to play professional baseball with the Chicago White Sox.)