Shows a legless native of Guadalupe in Mexico descending a steep hill on his hands. Large crowd gathers and cheers him as he descends. The legless man is applauded by the crowd.
A town square in Mexico. 'Inspection De Policia' written on top of a gate entrance. Police officials on horseback come out of the gate. View of the municipal court building with signage indicating it is for "Distrito Bravos", which makes the location likely Guadalupe Mexico or possibly Juarez Mexico. View of 'Carcel Publica' jail building between two court buildings. Vendors selling goods on street.
Pilgrims flock to the shrine of 'Virgin of Guadalupe' in Mexico City, Mexico. More than 2000 native worshippers crowd into the privileged Guadalupana Church to atone for their sins and pay homage to their beloved patron saint. A huge crowd of the pilgrims on the streets around the Church. The dome of the Church. People enter the Church gates. A man holds a sign that reads 'Ixtapalapa'. Many pilgrims climb the 'Tepeyac' mountain, using the huge and steep set of stairs to the site. People buy toys from toy sellers en route. Women buy beads and necklaces. A crowd moving to and from the site.
View of Palacio de Bellas Artes ( the National Theater) in Mexico City. Pedestrians, automobiles, horse drawn vehicles are seen on the streets. The Majestic Hotel is seen. Other landmarks seen are: The National Pawn Shop; the Plaza de la Constitucion; and the Basicila of our Lady of Guadalupe. A Mexican girl and boy on a dirt street. The Girl carries an infant in blanket on her back.
Robert H. Goddard with the first flight of a liquid fuel rocket on March 16, 1926, in Auburn, Massachussets. He stands next to the rocket perched high on a launching frame. Goddard uses a long pole and can of benzene to fuel the rocket. Photogaph of his camera and barograph used on July 17, 1929. An 18 meter tower being prepared. A 6 meter high test stand. The barrel could be filled with water and serve as ballast. Picture of a Performance recording device. A man in a protective bunker 15 meters from the launch point for tests in New Mexico. A man using a telescope to observe from a shed 900 meters from the launch point. Another with a telescope and recording device on a tripod. Pictures from the first gyro-controlled rocket flight on April 19, 1932
14 people died in a coal mine blast in Madrid, New Mexico. The coal mine blast site. Men go into the mine. A girl standing at the site. Men carry wounded people. The girl cries. A joint burial for coal dust explosion victims.