The eve of 53rd anniversary of the Veteran Wheelmen's Association celebrated in Gwynedd, Pennsylvania. Man wearing suit and hat, stands beside a woman. The man is smoking a pipe. Close up of the man.
Camera pans across the stadium at Shibe Park, in Philadelphia, during the 5th game of the 1929 World Series, between the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago Cubs. It focuses on U.S. President Herbert Hoover, standing in private box of Athletics part-owner,Tom Shibe, with First Lady Lou Henry Hoover, at his right. Mrs Harry Mackey, and her husband, Philadelphia Mayor, Harry Arista Mackey, are standing to the President's left. Patriotic bunting is placed on the railing in front of them. Scene shifts to the infield viewed from right center field. Views of infield as play is underway. Athletics' Miller hitting a stand-up double and Haas rounding the bases with a home run that helped the Athletics to beat the Cubs by 3-2 in this 5th and final game of the series.
Sesquicentennial of Washington, DC. 1929 photograph of cars parked in front of the original State and Navy Department buildings on Pennsylvania Avenue, built in the year 1800. View of the Octagon House used temporarily by President James Madison in the year 1812 and now headquarters of the American Institute of Architects. The White House completed in the year 1829.
Opening scene shows the White House in Washington, DC. Scene shifts to President Roosevelt seated, ready to address the Nation by radio. View of the statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. FDR with his entire family posing, in front of the family home "Springwood" at Hyde Park, New York. Roosevelt, when Governor of New York, seen in a sail boat, in 1929. FDR in his car at his Institute for Rehabilitation in Warm Springs, Georgia. He is speaking with a man associated with the Institute, who then greets several polio victims in wheel chairs there. Crowds celebrating Roosevelt's election, in Times Square, Manhattan, New York City, in 1932. Roosevelt, at the Democratic Headquarters at the Biltmore Hotel on November 8, 1932. He is standing, supported by his son James, as he remarks: "It looks my friends like a real landslide this time." Aerial view of the U.S. Capitol. FDR taking the oath of office on March 4, 1933. A man looking at stock market ticker tape. A group of people raising a National Recovery Administration member flag. Glimpse of "Springwood" and then view of President Roosevelt sitting next to his mother, Sara Ann Delano Roosevelt. Next, as Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt sit in the garden, their grandchildren, Anna Eleanor Dall ("Sistie") and Curtis Roosevelt Dall ("Buzzie") come past riding horses, with granddaughter Sara, behind them on a pony. FDR pets the pony and talks with Sara. FDR being nominated for a second term as President, in the 1936 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. President Roosevelt, riding in an inaugural motorcade as he begins an unprecedented 4th term as President in 1941. Glimpse of President and Mrs. Roosevelt in an open car. West point cadets marching in the inaugural parade. Military trucks towing artillery pieces in the parade. President Roosevelt speaking at the dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association at the Willard hotel in Washington, DC, March 15, 1941. He extols the virtues of Winston Churchill and the British people. And he promises that America will supply them with the war materiel they need (This is known as the Lend Lease Speech.)
View of Pennsylvania Avenue. Cars drive on it. Dome of Capitol building in background. Signs on shops read 'Rooming House' and 'Tattooing'. Model of the South side of Pennsylvania Avenue. Model for the north side of Pennsylvania Avenue. View of the Washington monument
"Smiles" O' Timmons, who has lost and arm and a leg, climbs a ladder at the Annual Firemen's Convention in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and then performs stunt in which he dives from a height of 100 feet into a small pool containing water only 4 feet deep.