The Bonus Expeditionary Force (BEF) at Fort Hunt in Virginia, United States. Men working. They cook food for the Bonus Army. Men serving food to them. The Bonus Army personnel eating the food.
The Bonus Expeditionary Force (BEF) (or Bonus Army) at Fort Hunt in Virginia, United States. The First Lady of the United States Anna Eleanor Roosevelt arrives to meet them. The Bonus Army cheers. Tents in the background. Roosevelt sits in a car and then leave the camp.
The Bonus Expeditionary Force (BEF) in Washington DC, United States. Men gather outside a building. Men standing near parked trucks. U.S. Capitol building in the background. Veterans registering. Veteran soldiers erect tents and electrical lines at Fort Hunt in Virginia.
Scenes along the Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, in Northern Virginia, near Washington,DC. Sign at section of the highway, reads: "South Fort Hunt." Automobile seen driving along the parkway that runs 15 miles from the Arlington Memorial Bridge to Mount Vernon. Views of the Potomac River which the highway parallels. Several cars in a parking area along the parkway, where sightseers enjoy the view. Sign warning drivers to slow as they approach George Washington's home at Mount Vernon. Visitors at the entrance to Mount Vernon. View of Mount Vernon mansion from the lawn on the Potomac River side. Scene shifts to Rock Creek Park in Maryland with views of the Rock Creek. Automobiles driving through the park. Views of Water falls,ducks, and an old mill with waterwheel turning. A car drives across the creek through several inches of water at a ford. An automobile approaching the Connecticut Avenue bridge over the parkway. Views of the Lincoln Memorial at Memorial Bridge.
A new high capacity steam truck demonstrated at Bluefield in West Virginia, USA. The manufacturer's name, ' THE SENTINEL WAGGON WORKS LTD, SHREWSBURY, ENGLAND ' written on the truck. The loaded truck moves uphill. Additional information on this truck: This is the Sentinel S4 steam waggon, Number 9095. Built 1933 by Sentinel Waggon Works, Shrewsbury, England and exported as a demonstration vehicle to the USA with a works driver. Within a short time the vehicle was involved in an accident and overturned, requiring it to be returned to the UK. Many of the salvageable parts, especially those used to convert it to left hand drive were then fitted to a 6 wheel waggon No 9142 which was sent as a replacement. This vehicle was later purchased by the Pocahontas Coal Company of New Bedford. After a very short working life it was displayed at the Long Island Motor Museum, and Steamtown before being reaptriated to the UK in 2003.
Elliott Roosevelt, son of U.S. President Franklin D Roosevelt and his wife Ruth Josephine Googins of Fort Worth Texas marry at an outdoor ceremony, at the home of George Swiller, in Burlington, Iowa, on July 22, 1933. The couple is seen walking with members of the wedding party, to the ceremony. Many guests and others watch. Scene changes to Jack Dempsey and his wife Hannah Williams, at their wedding reception on July 18, 1933. They are at a table with friends. Scene shifts to Jack and Hannah preparing a meal in kitchen of their home at Lake Tahoe, California.