Grand parade in Hagerstown,Maryland as Tri-State Convention ends. Large crowd of civilians gathers during the Grand parade. Buildings on either side of street. Float of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks pass in parade. Governor of Maryland Albert Cabell Ritchie review the parade. Matchers hold flags and banners. The Baltimore contingent float.
T L Smith welcomes District Rotarians to 34th Conference in Hagerstown, Maryland. Delegates from various districts come out of a building. Penn Glee club wins cup presented by Chairman Danzer.
A report on United States Air Force C-123B assault transport aircraft performance in engineering and field assault condition test in Hagerstown, Maryland. A C-123B assembly line at Fairchild Aircraft Manufacturing Company. A man places yarn tufts on the left wing of a C-123B. The C-123B lands on a runway. Two special flight analysis cameras manned. A C-123B steep take off climb. The aircraft in flight. A low altitude fly by of C-123B over the runway. A C-123B with one prop feathered performs low altitude maneuverability demonstration over the runway. A C-123B minimum distance take off. The C-123B lands at Hangerstown plant. C-119 Flying Boxcar planes parked along runway.
A report on United States Air Force C-123B assault transport aircraft performance in engineering and field assault condition test in Hagerstown, Maryland. A C-123B taxis and takes a right turn at Fairchild plant. Pylon tank or external fuel tank mounted under a wing of the C-123B. It takes off and in flight. The aircraft releases the pylon tank from the wing. The C-123B drops one of the main cell tanks from a 40' altitude past the runway and lands on grass beyond.
The members of Kiwanis International spread the large flag of Britain and pose on street of Hangerstown. President McDavid, of Kiwanis International, greets Harry Kimball, District Governor of Washington DC. Members hold Pittsburgh's attendance trophy. Close view of trophy. Wives of the members pose.
A crowd gathered to watch a U.S. Army exhibition show in Aberdeen in Maryland . Explosion and smoke seen. Heavy artillery put on display in exhibition. Fighter planes and bomber planes in flight. An aerial bomb containing a ton of TNT (Tri Nitro Toluene). Monster Railway and Barbette cannons fired.