A rodeo show in Ellensburg, Washington. Huge crowd gathered to watch the Thirteenth Annual Rodeo show. Rider and the bull perform stunts in the arena. Rider gets wounded and is carried by a group of men in stretcher.
Blind Senator Thomas D. Schall of Minnesota fires a revolver at a target in Berwyn Heights, Maryland. He is guided by the sound of a wand tapped on the bulls-eye by his youngest son Richard. (Note: This newsreel was released December 23, 1935. Senator Schall was killed by a hit and run driver on December 19, 1935 while he was walking across the Baltimore-Washington Parkway within days of this footage being shot, earlier in December 1935 ).
Aerial view of Washington Monument, mall, Lincoln Memorial, Memorial Bridge, across the Potomac River, in distance. Repairs are being undertaken, on the Washington Monument, including replacement of lightning rods on its top. Scaffolding surrounds the structure and working facilities can be seen at the base.
United States Senator Nye in Washington DC. U.S. Senator Nye denounces war. As the Chairman of the Munitions Investigating Committee he declares commercial interests want another large European war to serve their greedy interests . He states his belief that adequate neutrality legislation will keep the country at peace. The Neutrality Act of 1935 was signed on August 31, 1935.
View from hains Point, East Potomac Park, of boats in the Washington Channel. Buildings on opposite shore and Washington Monument visible in background. An official boarding a small ferry craft manned by U.S. sailors, on Potomac River shore of the park. Spectators watching the 1935 President's Cup speed boat races from Hains Point. A large yacht is anchored in the Potomac River, as competing boats pass it during the race.(The hydroplane speedboat,"Notre Dame,"powered by a 24-cylinder Duesenberg engine, won the 1935 President's Cup,for owner, Herb Mendelson and driver, Clell Perry.) Equestrians ride horses on park trails,and cross a road,as automobile pauses for them, with Lincoln Memorial in background. Bicycles in a rack and a woman riding a stationary exercise bike. People riding bicycles along Hains Point path.
Provisions of the Social Security Act, 1935 in the United States. The Capitol of the United States, in Washington, DC. Scenes of Americans suffering during the Great Depression. Industrial plants closing putting people out of work. Unemployed and needy Americans lined up for a meal at a soup kitchen. The Social Security Act,1935 its provisions provides immediate aid to the needy, aged, blind and dependent children. A diagrammatic presentation depicts: the procedure by which the jobless and needy will receive monthly income through joint cooperation of the Federal and the State Governments. A postman hands over monthly income to a blind man and a dependent child at their house. Other provision of the act is the Old Age Benefits. A diagrammatic presentation depicts: the procedure by which the worker will receive benefits at the age of 65 years. To apply for a Social Security Account Number, one has to fill out an application and deposit it at any labor organization or post office. Animation shows how one fills out an application. At a post office, officers assist a man in filling out his application. Workers receiving their social security cards from their employers: a soda jerk at a soda fountain receives his and shows it. A man and a woman show theirs. A boss gives a factory worker his new social security card, along with his pay envelope. A man working at a bench receives his from his employer. A projectionist in a movie theater projection booth receives his card from his employer. A number of the cards is shown. An older retired man and woman are shown relaxing at home by their fireplace.