Under the direction of City Manager George W. Welsh a new civic plan is introduced for unemployed men in Grand Rapids, Michigan, during the Great Depression. George W. Welsh poses. Unemployed men are employed on the Highway and Street Improvement projects for which they receive food and fuel as supplies from the municipal relief stations. Men work on road with shovels and use wheel carts. Exteriors of the Social Welfare Store. Supply bags in the store. Bottles of milk and bread are distributed to children.
Highlights of the Kent County Emergency Medical Training program in the Grand Rapids and Kent County area of Michigan, United States. Men gathered at an accident site. They open a medical aid box and give emergency medical treatment to a road accident victim. Innovative program of Emergency Medical Training is developed at Grand Rapids, Michigan and surrounding Kent County. Civilians walk through the streets. An ambulance drives through a snow covered street. Professors give classroom training about emergency medical treatment to students. Technicians bring a patient who needs emergency treatment. They contact a nurse in the emergency room of a city hospital. The nurse instructs the technicians how to provide immediate life saving treatment to the patient. In the training program: trainees learn how to diagnose heart rhythms, how to treat cardiac victims and to access patient's breathing system. They learn how to clear the air passage. The trainees receive an advanced training to become EMTs "Emergency Medical Technicians". They learn about life support exercises. They are taught to treat fractures, cuts, electrical shocks and radiation injury. Apart from practical exercises they receive basic instructions in physiology. Teachers and drivers learn how to evacuate victims from vehicles after road accidents. Doctors discuss about the Emergency Medical Training Program during a conference.
A travelogue of Mid West regions of the United States in the mid 1980s. Map highlights Mid West regions. Montage of small images followed by full screen footage. Close up of corn plant stalk and corn field with bright sun behind. Elevated sweeping pan of a farm with corn and wheat fields, barns, and a river behind. Point of view shot in a wheat field at tops of wheat stalks looking far across the field and then focusing on individual wheat stalks. Combine harvester moving in field and harvesting wheat. Next scene shows group of two canoes on a river. A fly fisherman casting with his fly fishing rod and reel into fast moving rapids of a river. A man and a woman hiking; the man helps the woman step over a shallow stream. Two young men playing on a moving water wheel. They stand atop it and try to balance as it spins, and one falls in the water. Flock of white birds ascending from a lake, with a farm and barns in the background. Aerial view of a recreational vehicle camper on a road surrounded by trees with colored leaves in autumn. Aerial view of many lakes surrounded by trees in autumn. Next scene shows airport worker guiding a large TWA jumbo passenger plane as it taxis into a gate at an airport. Scenes inside an airport. Customers at ticket desks and information desks talking to airline agents and workers. A woman speaks in Spanish and provides guidance to a Spanish-speaking family as they look at a map inside the airport. Point of view shot from moving car at night on a highway of the midwest. Street lights illuminating the roadway. Pedestrians and cars in a town or city at night. Cooks wearing white chef hats prepare food in a casual restaurant. A full glass of beer slides across a bar to a patron, from a bartender. Batter Chet Lemon, number 34, hits a ball at a Detroit Tigers baseball game. A young boy in the stands wearing a Detroit Tigers baseball hat. Aerial view of Detoit Tigers baseball stadium lit up at night. View on field a Detroit Lions quarterback dropping back to deliver a pass in a football game. Kent Benson making a shot at a Detroit Pistons basketball game. Brief scene from a professional hockey game. Scenes from a high speed motor boat race as fans watch the race. Track level view of a pit stop underway during a Formula One car race. Scene of a Formula One car losing control during the race an swinging around backward with smoke coming up from tires. Front view of a red sports car (possibly a Pontiac Fiero) in front of a garage turning on its lights. Automatic pop up lights open and shine at the camera position. View of assembly line operations at an automobile factory in the midwest. Work being done by both automated welding machines and men working on the assembly line. Sunrise or sunset view of city of Detroit skyline with skyscrapers, as seen from a boat on the Detroit River. A large cargo vessel then is seen in the foreground as the camera position continues moving . Sunrise or sunset view of the Gateway Arch in St. Louis Missouri. Aerial wide view of downtown Chicago skyline as seen from a low flying aircraft over Lake Michigan. Young people in swimsuits jumping into a large swimming pool in Chicago Illinois, with view of skyline and skyscrapers of Chicago in the background. Two small motor boats underway in a lake cove. A local civic band playing in a small town as the director conducts them. Children march in a small town parade in a midwest American town. More children riding on a float covered with bunting and American flags, likely in an Independence Day parade. View of a tractor driving on a rural midwest road beside farm fields, as seen from a low-flying aircraft. The farmer on the tractor waves. Low flying aerial view of a Greyhound bus driving on a roadway with farm fields on either side.
The Michigan Wolverines defeats the Northwestern Wildcats at an American football match in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Wolverines defeat Wildcats by 15-6 in the first game between the schools in seven years. Large crowd gathers to see the match.
Relief activities after flood in Rapid City, South Dakota.HUD (Housing and Urban Development) mobile trailer park in Rapid City. Sign reads 'Rapid City Mt Rushmore'. Mobile homes in the background. Trucks parked outside a mobile home. Many mobile homes in area. Hillocks in the background. Traffic along road. Roads leading to hills.HUD (Housing and Urban Development) mobile trailer park in Rapid City. Sign reads 'Rapid City Mt Rushmore'. Mobile homes in the background. Trucks parked outside a mobile home. Many mobile homes in area. Hillocks in the background. Traffic along road. Roads leading to hills.
The 1932 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. New York Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt with his daughter Anna Roosevelt and granddaughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall (sometimes known as Sistie) outside a building circa 1930. Roosevelt holds a cane while leaning against a column and plays with his grandson using the cane. People gather in the convention hall for the 1932 Democratic National Convention. Roosevelt addresses them, speaking of the need to "break foolish traditions" and "to win in this crusade to restore America to its own people." The people applaud.