Aerial view of Fort Trumbell, Connecticut. Coast Guard enlistees learn to tie different types of seaman's knots. At a signal drill they learn flag semaphore. Men receive radio instructions and operate radio sets as well as telegraph keys.
Coast Guard trainees learn rifle shooting at Fort Trumbell, Connecticut. Men practice firing rifles and other small arms.
A football match between the army team and the Yale University team in New Haven, Connecticut. A large crowd gathers to watch the match. The match in progress. The crowd cheering for the teams. The army team wins the match 14-8.
John Lomax and Lead Belly also known as Huddie William Ledbetter, an American folk and blues musician in the United States. They reenact events of their relationship. A car pulls up at an Essolene gas station from a snow covered road. Lead Belly gets out of the car as his employer, Lomax, sits inside the car. Lead Belly opens one side of the car hood and a station attendant adds a quart of oil to the engine crankcase. Lead Belly, the driver, pays the attendant, gets back into the car and they drive away. A sign reads 'Wilton Town'.
Scenes along the Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, in Northern Virginia, near Washington,DC. Sign at section of the highway, reads: "South Fort Hunt." Automobile seen driving along the parkway that runs 15 miles from the Arlington Memorial Bridge to Mount Vernon. Views of the Potomac River which the highway parallels. Several cars in a parking area along the parkway, where sightseers enjoy the view. Sign warning drivers to slow as they approach George Washington's home at Mount Vernon. Visitors at the entrance to Mount Vernon. View of Mount Vernon mansion from the lawn on the Potomac River side. Scene shifts to Rock Creek Park in Maryland with views of the Rock Creek. Automobiles driving through the park. Views of Water falls,ducks, and an old mill with waterwheel turning. A car drives across the creek through several inches of water at a ford. An automobile approaching the Connecticut Avenue bridge over the parkway. Views of the Lincoln Memorial at Memorial Bridge.
The Eleventh Annual Field Trials of Cocker Spaniels in Verbank, New York. Judge Sherburne Prescott of Greenwich, Connecticut and official Ted Mulliken of Saybrook at the Verbank Hunting and Fishing Club. They wait for the dog named Robinhurst Gunman to start. The dog runs across a field. Trees in the background. The dog catches a bird. Harry Cameron with a dog named Midbrook Pirate walks across the field. David Wagstaff waits for a long shot. Midbrook Pirate does not find any bird. The judges call on Mrs. Moffit's dog Rowcliffe Bluestreak to make a retrieve. Will Sinclair handles Mrs. H. H. Rogers's dog Sweet Alice of Avandale.