A sign reads 'Road closed'. View of a U.S. Air Force B-47 jet like the one that experienced a bomb shackle malfunction, causing the release of an atomic bomb, which fell to the ground in Florence South Carolina. Bomb was not assembled for firing so atomic blast occurred. View of wrecked house of Walter Greg, struck by the bomb. A deep 35 foot pit is formed on the land. Men inspect the damage. Air Force keeps a vigil reviewing the skies and ground for any evidence in the case.
Unbeaten Auburn football team is held to a tie in contest with South Carolina at Legion Field, Birmingham, Alabama, on December 3, 1932. Auburn with overll record of 9 wins and no losses faces South Carolina with overall record of 5 wins, 4 losses, and one tie. The stands at Legion Field are full of spectators. Highlights are shown as the game see-saws back and forth across the gridiron. Scoreboard is not shown. But the game ends in a 20-20 tie. (Note; South Carolina actually beat Auburn 16-14 in 1933.)
Governor of South Carolina Richard Irvine Manning and his wife expect their 6 sons in Army back home in Columbia, South Carolina during World War I. The statues in front of a building. The wife of Richard Irvine Manning stitches a Service Flag. The Service Flag hanged on a wall. The Governor, his wife and a woman look at the flag. The Governor and his wife talk.
U.S. President Dwight D Eisenhower in Charleston, South Carolina. The cadets of the military academy salute the President. Dignitaries and people crowd on the road. President receives an honorary degree from General Mark Clark, President of South Carolina Military College. Cadets march with rifles on their shoulders. President Eisenhower and the General salute.
Reserve airmen of a Recovery Unit in South Carolina. Airman gets in car and drives. Reserve airmen ready the field for use. Reserve airmen and officers of a Recovery Squadron gives a Readiness test at North Field near Columbia,South Carolina. United States Air Force (USAF) C-123B Provider transport aircraft taxis for landing. Reserve airmen check the aircraft and crew for radiation. Wounded men are evacuated by ambulance. Airman operates a radio. USAF C-124A Globemaster II cargo aircraft with modified radome nose lands at airfield. Emergency vehicles drive onto the runway.
Neighbors build a home for United States World War II hero and Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Thomas Eugene Atkins, in the United States. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson presents land and the home to the war hero. Atkins, a U.S. Army Private and war hero during service in the Philippines, shakes hands with Anderson. Atkins walks with his wife into the house. An plaque on the wall of the house commemorating the gift. Atkins and his neighbors eating during a country barbecue in Campobello South Carolina near Spartanburg, South Carolina.