New York Yankees baseball team during Spring Training for the 1934 season. Players warm up by running on track. The "Sultan of Swat", Babe Ruth, and Manager Joe McCarthy. Lou Gehrig plays. A practice game in progress. From a March 12, 1959 newsreel featuring events from 25 years earlier.
Large regatta of small two-person sloops,in a bay, in Florida, United States.One sail boat with the number 1246 on the sail. Two men in bathing suits, in the sail boat, trying to control the boat. The sailboats in a line. A wooden motor yacht carrying officials in white uniforms. It displays Florida registration number: FL 230 on bow and flies a burgee with dark cross on white field. Another motorboat carrying several civilians, displays the Cuban flag from its stern. Trees on the shore. A Gazebo with a dome and a walkway in view. A steel bridge over the water. Numerous boats under the bridge and nearby. A small building on the shore. Boats tied up at the shore.
Sailboat racing regatta, over a fixed course, in a bay, in Florida, United States.. Large number of two-handed sloops compete. The course is marked by flags attached to anchored dinghies. Clouds in view in the sky. Trees along the shore.
United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt sails on Astor's Yacht, Nourmahal for 10 days vacation at sea in Jacksonville, Florida. President Roosevelt with his son and other officials aboard the yacht. He waves his hat to the crowd. Ascot Yacht sails away from the harbor for a trip to the Bahamas.
Crashing of airplanes in Daytona Beach, Florida. Two army fliers die due to the crash. Crashed planes in a snow covered field. People gather near the crashed planes. Wrecked parts of the planes. Planes parked outside a hangar. Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh confers with U.S. Secretary of War Dern on aerial postal system plans in Washington. The President orders rigid restrictions of flying schedules to prevent further fatal accidents.
Telephone lines laid along the Florida coast in the United States. Equipment in view during the extending of telephone lines along the Florida coast. A crane beside the train station in the town of Jewfish, Florida in the upper Florida Keys. A board on the train station building reads 'Jew Fish'. The crane at work. Florida in later years: View of rolls of telephone cables outside a building. Men laying telephone cables from a roll kept on a wheel cart. A small wooden building with a board that reads 'The New Telephone Bldg., Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company'. Another small building with a few boards. One of the boards reads 'Keeping Face With Orlands'. A large concrete building with a path in the front. Trees along the side of the path.