Drag Racing Championship held in California, United States. A large crowd gathers to watch. Racing vehicles parked on the ground. Driver Don Garlits is seen in his car: Wynn's Jammer. He makes a run at 206 miles per hour. View of drag chute deploying and stopping his car. Driver Mike Snively is seen donning his protective mask. Two cars race side by side on the strip. Brief glimpse from behind staff in the control booth, where Ray Francisco,is at the mike, with his wife,Bernie,beside him, as they mark elapsed time (ET) and speed of each racer. Snively narrowly beats Garlits to become day's winner and is seen accepting the winner's trophy and being kissed by a young woman presenting it.
West Coast Waterfront Strike ends in San Francisco, California. Mayor Angelo Rossi congratulates President of the San Francisco Labor Council, Edward Vandeleur on the successful arbitration of strike. Troops march down The Embarcadero. Workers with 50-60 Fremont St. Yawman Filing Equipment and Supplies unload a truck at the Farnsworth Warehouse. Workers line up outside a cannery. View of busy Market Street with cable car and San Francisco Ferry Building in the distance.
A parade held on the streets of Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The parade held for the crew of the B-17 "Memphis Belle." Men on horses. A man riding a horse holds a U.S. flag. The crew rides in a jeep in the parade. Landmark buildings in Las Vegas before the "glitter gulch" days are seen, including Bank of Nevada; the Jack Pot Casino with a small amount of neon lighting; the Boulder Club with somewhat more neon lighting; the Apache Lounge, Cafe, and Hotel with its art deco signage at the Corner of Fremont and Second, and the El Portal Theatre at 310 Fremont Street which was the city's first movie theater; a directional arrow sign for the Hotel Sal Sagev (Las Vegas spelled backwards). After the parade on Fremont Street, the crew moves on to Las Vegas Army Airfield (today it is Nellis Air Force Base). They gather on a raised speaker's stand near the nose of the B-17 Memphis Belle. Troops assembled on the airfield, B-17, and crew of the Memphis Belle. The crew is introduced and the Memphis Belle crew members address the gathered soldiers. A United States Army Air Force band plays. A crowd around the Memphis Belle after the ceremonies.
U.S. President W G Harding visit former President Rutherford B Hayes in Fremont, Ohio. Colonel Webb Hayes son of former President Hayes,greets them. Dignitaries proceed for the unveiling ceremony of Sandusky County war memorial. Mrs Lucy Ware Webb does the honor.
Fremont street, Las Vegas, Nevada at night. Several buildings including gambling casinos. People gather outside a casino. Neon signs on the buildings. Signs on the building read: 'Lucky Strike Club', 'The Mint' and 'Pioneer'.
Neon lights and signs along Fremont Street in Las Vegas, Nevada. Neon sign for 'The Mint' outside the casino and and restaurant "Biff's Famous Foods - Specialties Miners Chuck and French Dip". Neon lights shown. Neon lights and signs outside a club. Giant neon cowboy "Vegas Vic" in front of the Pioneer Club Casino.