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Yale team wins the Annual Carnegie crew race on the Housatonic River in Derby,Connecticut.

Annual Carnegie crew race on the Housatonic River in Derby,Connecticut. Princeton,Cornell Navy,Yale and other teams participate in the crew race. The race begins. Spectators line up on river banks. People watch the race from a moving locomotive. Yale team wins the race. Princeton and Cornell teams trail behind.

Date: 1937, May 24
Duration: 1 min 8 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Owners near their antique cars lined up for a car race and cars driven during the race in Connecticut, United States.

Antique cars in Derby car racing in Connecticut, United States. Antique cars lined up for a car race. A man near his antique Ford motor car built in 1903. A woman and a child sit in a car. Steam comes out of a steam powered car built in 1910. People stand around the car. Spectators watch the car race. Antique cars driven during the race on the race track. A man watches the race through binoculars.

Date: 1942, July
Duration: 52 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Igor Sikorsky, in Vought-Sikorsky VS-300 helicopter, sets new record for sustained flight,at Stratford, Connecticut

Igor Sikorsky seated inside Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, an experimental helicopter at a field behind the Vought-Sikorsky plant off Sniffens lane, Stratford, Connecticut. Sikorsky takes off in his VS-300 helicopter attempting to set a new world's endurance record for sustained flight. At one point during the flight, Robert Mackellar III, an employee, in white lab coat, holds up a sign reading "Worlds Record BROKEN, 1 hour 20 mts, as the helicopter continues to hover, breaking the record of 1 hour, 20 minutes and 40 seconds, set in 1937 by Heinrich Focke in Germany. Judges check their watches to confirm the airborne time of the helicopter. The Vought-Sikorsky VS-300 helicopter sets a new record of 1 hour and 32 minutes sustained flight.

Date: 1941, May 6
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
War Admiral wins the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

63rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs race track in Louisville, Kentucky. Nearly 70,000 people gather to watch the Kentucky Derby. Horses run on the track as the race starts. A woman looks through binoculars. War Admiral wins the race. War Admiral's jockey being presented a bouquet of flowers.

Date: 1937, May 10
Duration: 2 min 57 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
War Admiral wins the 63rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

63rd Kentucky Derby in Louisville, Kentucky. A large number of spectators gather to witness the 63rd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. War Admiral takes an early lead and goes on to win the race. Pompoon and Reaping Reward finish second and third. Winning horse rider being presented a bunch of flowers.

Date: 1937, May 10
Duration: 2 min 57 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
A large crowd and many celebrities arrive and Count Turf wins the Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, United States.

Count Turf wins the Kentucky Derby in Kentucky, United States. A large crowd of fans arrives for the Kentucky Derby. A large numbers of cars parked in the parking lot. Newspapers grabbed from a stack. Kentucky Derby pins on display for sale. A woman pins flowers on the dress of another woman. People wear fancy glasses and sun glasses. As a man smiles, his diamond studded teeth sparkle. An old men reads a newspaper. Spectators watch the derby. Celebrities include the Duke and the Dutchess of Windsor, publicist Steve Hannigan with actress Anne Sheridan, and actress Greer Garson with Senator Anderson People stand in a queue to buy tickets at a ticket window to bet on the race. Horses in the race include 'Mameluke' , 'Counterpoint', 'Fan Fair', 'Sonic', 'Ruhe', 'Battle Morn', and 'Repetoire' Racing horses at the starting gate. The race starts. The spectators watch through binoculars. Count Turf, the son of Count Fleet and the grandson of Reigh Count both of which were derby winners, wins the Kentucky Derby. View of the score board. Count Turf stands in the winner's circle wearing a garland of flowers.

Date: 1951, May 5
Duration: 3 min 42 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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