A horse-sleigh full of children moves on snow. Students sit and smile in a class room. Some are sledding while some throwing snow on each other. Boys climb a tree with a staircase. They climb to the branches and jump from it as it bends down.
Horse-sleigh carry children after the school is over. Students run and board sleigh. Some sled while some jump-off the branches as they bend down.
The German merchant submarine Deutschland being assisted by the tugboat "Thomas F Timmins" into Baltimore Harbor (Maryland) on July 9, 1916. Her crew stands on deck and she flies the German flag. The Captain (Paul Koenig, sometimes spelled König, or Konig) and crew pose on shore for a photograph, behind a sign reading: Deutschland, Bremen. (Note: This commercial submarine was operated by the North German Lloyd Line. Submerging to avoid British patrols, she was able to carry valuable cargoes through the British (and other Entente Powers) WWI blockade. On this first trip to the U.S. She carried industrial dyes and gemstones. The Deutschland left Baltimore about 3 weeks later and returned safely to Bremen with with cargo of nickel, tin and rubber.)
Ninth National Convention of the Communist Party USA in New York City, June 24 -38, 1936. The theme as seen in outsize banners included a huge likeness of Earl Browder displaying the words: "Against Hunger Fascism War" and a banner around the hall reading in part: "forward to Unity..." The activities seen are like any major political party convention, including having placards identifying delegates from all the States of the Union, such as Georgia, Virginia,Iowa,West Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, District of Columbia,Oregon, etc. Lights sweep over the darkened arena highlighting the signs of the various states. Several scenes show massed flags of the Communist Party displaying the hammer and Sickle on a solid field.
Members of President Truman's administration and other politicians and celebrities play, with golfing professionals, at Columbia Country Club, Chevy Chase, Maryland, near Washington DC. Among the notables seen are: Margaret Truman, the President's daughter; General Omar Bradley; Senator Robert Taft; and singer-movie star, Bing Crosby, who sinks a putt and winks at the camera.
Montage of scenes related to European mobilization and preparations for World War I, from 1914 through 1919, plus brief views of Mark VIII tank maneuvers, circa 1924. Patriotic French citizens fill a street as France mobilizes for World War 1. Italian soldiers marching to war through a town. British King George V seen with Prime Minister David Lloyd George and other British officials. British First Lord of Admiralty, Winston Churchill poses and "mugs" for camera. British troops being transported along a country road on double-decker buses and slogging through the mud in France. Two French soldiers join the line of "tommies" to be photographed, and then step out of line to watch. King George V with Field Marshal Douglas Haig, and other officers, next to their automobiles in field, during the King's visit to his troops in 1916. The King and British officers observe tests of Mark IV tank, circa 1917. Scene shifts to August 10, 1916 showing the Prince of Wales and King George V, accompanied by Field Marshal Douglas Haig, and other officers, observing the Battle of Pozières (in Battle of the Somme) from a safe distance, using a telescope. U.S. Army Mark VIII International Tanks in daytime and nighttime maneuvers (likely at Fort Meade, Maryland) circa 1924.