An awareness film about Syphilis by United States Public Health Service, United States. Film titled 'Three countries against Syphilis'. Map of Georgia. Waves hit sea shore at islands of Georgia. Sea shore of Brunswick. Women work in an industry. Men work in industries of Brunswick. Man injects a person and takes a blood sample. Doctor takes sample at a modern clinic. Nurses work in a clinic. Doctor and nurses in the clinic. Men work at rural areas. Blood test at school health program. Children come out of school. Clinic for poor patients. Men work at timber saw machine. Mobile clinic on roads in woods. Map shows Georgia, McIntosh, Glynn and Camden, areas covered by mobile clinics. Women walk towards a mobile clinic for an examination. Men loaded on an ox cart. Old man walks towards the clinic. School bus brings patients. The medical vans consist of electric sterilizers, refrigerators, fans and lights. A nurse immunizes a negro boy against Typhoid. A nurse takes blood samples for laboratory tests. A doctor examines a male patient.
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the chapel at Georgia Warm Springs Foundation in Warm Springs, Georgia. Cars parked on the road side. President Roosevelt arrives at the new chapel and drives up footpath to the door. Closeup of license plate on the President's 1938 Ford convertible (with hand controls) reads 'Georgia FDR 1938'. Following the dedication service, the President is seen standing supported by door of his car, as he shakes hands with Rt. Rev. Henry J. Mikell, D.D., Bishop of Atlanta. Standing nearby are Rev. J.D.C. Wilson, Rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in LaGrange, Georgia, and FDR's neighbor and friend, and former owner of Warm Springs, Georgia Mustian Wilkins, who donated the funds for the chapel. Scene shifts to large group of polio victims, in wheel chairs. Closeup of President Roosevelt. Group of polio victims , in their wheel chairs, posing outside a Foundation building, with McCarthy Cottage and the E.T. Curtis Cottage in background.
Governor of Georgia speaks about prison reform program in Georgia. He says that Georgia has modern prisons where prisoners are segregated according to their crime. Newsmen take notes. He speaks that rehabilitation program is underway and chain gang has taken its place in history.
5 people dead and 20 hurt in head on crash of passenger trains. Wrecked train cars seen after two Central of Georgia passenger trains ran into each other near a swampland curve of Ogeechee, Georgia. The accident killed five crew members due to explosion of boilers and twenty others were hurt. Rail cars and twisted metal seen at the site of the collision. Executive cars seen on their sides, one with a large hole in the rear side. A Central of Georgia crane loads train wreckage into a waiting Central of Georgia open railroad car.
An awareness film about Syphilis by United States Public Health Service, United States. Building of Health department headquarters at Brunswick. Mobile van parked outside the building. Technician diagnose serum in the laboratory. Syphilis germs under a microscope. Name plate over door reads 'State department of public health'. Blood test performed. Technician pours chemical in test tubes. It shows negative and positive signs of Syphilis. Two nurses doing double check. Tube containing milky and transparent content. Tubes with negative and positive samples of Syphilis. Two women sit. Follow up workers doing house to house survey. He asks question from women. Man lectures midwifes in a class. Nurse demonstrate blood test. Grocery man gives pamphlet of 'Free Test' with goods. Woman hangs a sign board. People see the notice. Man work at trees. Nurse takes blood sample in turpentine woods. Man takes sample at pier and in country dance hall. People sit at the `church. Man addresses people in church. Blood test at church. Mobile clinic goes. People walk in woods. Ox cart driven in woods. Women walk towards a mobile clinic. Nurses work in the clinic.
Governor of Georgia in his office in Georgia. Governor's secretary stands beside Governor and waits for him to sign documents. Governor signs documents. Exterior of a building.