A snake gets caught in a spider web in Elgin, Illinois. The snake after it got caught in a spider web in the cellar of a local banker.
W C Bailey of Underhill, Vermont poses with his bicycle during his trip to Chicago in Elgin, Illinois. He rides a bicycle.
Classic National Stock Car Road Race in Elgin,Illinois. Spectators seated at the grandstands. Drivers in Ford V-8 cars. Officials on back of V-8. 'Shanesy Motor Co Inc.' written on side of car. Driver holds a black cat. 'Litsinger Chicago De Palma' written on side of the car. Classic National Stock Car Road Race begins. Cars 1 and 2 flag off. Other cars like Dodge,Chevrolet and Plymouth flag off. Cars race around a course. Trees on either side of a road. Cars cross the finish line. Ford V-8 car wins the race. Winner being kissed by his wife.
Aftermath of a cyclone in Elgin, Illinois. Damaged buildings and houses after a cyclone hits the city. Wreckage on the ground. An upturned car. A damaged house after the cyclone. Cars move past uprooted trees.
60 mile bicycle race in Chicago,Illinois. The 60 mile Elgin to Chicago bicycle race begins. Riders ride through a field and streets. Armin Massin wins the race. Winner poses with the trophy.
The 1932 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. New York Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt with his daughter Anna Roosevelt and granddaughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall (sometimes known as Sistie) outside a building circa 1930. Roosevelt holds a cane while leaning against a column and plays with his grandson using the cane. People gather in the convention hall for the 1932 Democratic National Convention. Roosevelt addresses them, speaking of the need to "break foolish traditions" and "to win in this crusade to restore America to its own people." The people applaud.