The Challenge cup at Cowes Week in Cowes, England. Yachts at dock. King of the United Kingdom George V at controls of HMY Britannia. Yachts during the Challenge cup.
The Royal Yacht Squadron Regatta in Cowes, England. Men along a sea shore. Yachts preparing for the Royal Yacht Squadron Regatta. King George of Britain with other officials aboard his yacht the 'Britannia'. The yacht race begins. Several yachts sailing in the sea. Britannia in view among the yachts in the sea. The shore in view. A raised platform with steps on the shore. The yachts in the sea.
Famous passengers aboard ocean liner SS Manhattan (later USS Wakefield during World War 2) in the United States. Flashbacks show USS Manhattan being christened by Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt on 5th December, 1931. It is seen being launched from New York Shipbuilding Corporation in Camden New Jersey. View of maiden voyage on 10th August,1932, with passengers boarding the ship. It leaves a port for her first trip to Thailand, England, Germany and France. The passengers dance aboard the deck of SS Manhattan. Passengers including Babe Ruth, Jimmy Walker, Glenn Cunningham, and aviator Douglas Corrigan ("Wrong Way Corrigan") seen aboard the ship.
United States President Harry S. Truman, and his party, make unplanned stop at RAF Station Harrowbeer during return from the last 4-Power meeting of World War 2, held at Berlin in July, 1945. (Their planned destination, RAF Station St Mawgan, was fogged in. So the President instructed his pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Henry T. Myers, to land at Harrowbeer, when they saw it was clear.) Truman descends steps from the Presidential Airplane (Douglas VC-54C named the "Sacred Cow," used by Presidents Roosevelt, and Truman). Two other C-54 aircraft have also arrived (unseen). One carried Secretary of State, James F. Byrnes, who poses with the President and three members of the British WAAF (Women's Auxiliary Air Force) identified as: Section Officer Eira Buckland Jones, Corporal Clarice Turner, and Leading Aircraft Woman Audley Bartlett. Views from inside car taking members of Presidential party to Plymouth Harbor. Groups of local people wave as the car passes through the English countryside. Larger numbers of spectators line the streets of the city of Plymouth. View of Plymouth Harbor from launch taking members of President's party out to the USS Augusta, anchored in Plymouth Sound (not seen).
A worker at a refrigerated railroad box car loads fruits or vegetables onto a delivery truck of the W. Chas Heitmuller wholesale company in Washington DC. Truck departs train loading area. Men deliver goods from truck into a Sanitary Grocery Company store. A cow or livestorck being transported in a small truck. Two negro farm workers load barrels of produce onto a truck on a farm field. A line of trucks from the W.A. Simpson Dairy in Washington DC drives on a rural road transporting Simpson's Milk to the city. A Simpson Milk truck backs into a bay at a home or business in Washington DC for a delivery. View of oneumatic tires on a truck, that ease wear on the roads.
A new strain of cow developed to give a record quantity of milk in Williamstown, Massachusetts. Men pull two cows in the lawn of a building. A cow named Mount Hope being pulled by a man. John D. Rockefeller's son-in-law who has produced this new breed of cow. Cow being fed as a man milks the cow. Man weighs the milk collected with a weighing meter.