International Motorcycle Road Classic in Dayton Beach, Florida. A large number of people gathered at a beach. Motor bikers race ahead of each other at the Annual International Motorcycle Road Classic. They take sharp turns as people watch. Bikers cross the checkered flag. The winner smiles after the race.
From the Ford Motor Company produced film, "Scenes From the World of Tomorrow" documenting the 1939-1940 World's Fair in New York City. View of buildings of the New York World's Fair of 1940. The Brooklyn Bridge. Aerial view of Manhattan Island, New York City. Skyscrapers of New York City including the Chrysler Building and the Empire State Building. New York Harbor and ships in the harbor. View of the buildings of the New York Worlds Fair in the distance in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, as seen from high in a skyscraper of New York City. The Fair's Trylon and Perisphere stand out. People walk along the sides of fountains and waterways at the fair. Crowds milling about, bands marching, dancers performing. Flags of many nations flying on the flag poles. Celebration of the 150th anniversary of George Washington, as the first President of the United States and a statue of George Washington. A bus moves on the street. Fountains and a small bridge near a waterway. Pavilions of nations of England, Japan, and Italy. The USA building and some of the buildings of U.S. States including Maine and Florida. Fountains and waterways of the fair. Woman and two girls eat ice cream cones. A Raymond Loewy - designed S1 experimental streamlined locomotive created for the Pennsylvania Railroad. Pavilions of American Telephone & Telegraph and of United States Steel Corporation, also of Westinghouse, Goodrich, Chrysler, and General Motors.
A film about an amphibious training of United States troops in Florida. United States troops loaded in a landing craft during a practice invasion. The landing craft approaches the coast of Florida. Barrage balloons in flight. An explosion occurs at the beach. Soldiers unload from the landing craft and land at the beach. SCR-536 hand radio being used by the soldiers during simulated combat conditions. The soldiers fire rifles on the beach. Other landing crafts approach the beach as explosions occur. The soldiers unload and erect a flag at the beach. Landing crafts with beach mats and other engineering equipment arrive at the beach. The equipment being unloaded. The beach mats being laid out on the beach and the soldiers nail down the mats as they prepare the beachhead. A bulldozer levels the beach. Landing crafts carrying ammunition crates arrive at the coast. The soldiers unload the crates. The bulldozer pulls the crates along the beach. A signal man guides barges as they approach the shore. Military equipment being unloaded from the crafts. An engineer makes a detailed record. The equipment being unloaded.
American heavyweight boxer Tony Galento at Miami Beach in Florida. Beer bottles on a table. Galento opens the bottle cap with his teeth. Girls helps him exercise while he drinks beer in a glass. Girls stand around him and as he drinks beer.
Referee checking gloves of Jack Dempsey and Jess Willard at Miami Beach, Florida. They start blowing fists on each others faces in a friendly celebration match. Start dancing holding others hand. They hug each other.
Film 'Emergency Conservation Work' shows development of the National Parks system in the United States. Images from early 1930s in the United States with idle and quiet factories, mills, and smokestacks due to unemployment and Great Depression. Factory with a board that reads 'Closed' on it. Unemployed workers stand in line at the gates of the General Employment Agency and gather around bulletin boards at the agency. Young men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) at a meal with heads bowed in prayer, and then standing in a line at the start of a work day. CCC workers digging in a field. Several sign boards seen including: Edisto State Park developed by U.S. department of Interior; CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) camps SP-3 Poinsett Co. 421; Myrtle Beach State Park Emergency Conservation Work; Co. 262 CCC Camp Florida SP-3; Old Lodge Camp SP-15.