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.
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.
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 film titled 'Dawn Strikes the Capitol Dome' depicts an impressionistic study of Washington DC on a typical day during the Great Depression in the mid 1930s. The U.S. Capitol Building. The Washington Monument. Vehicles driven on a street. A man crossing a wide street of Washington DC. Policemen control the traffic. A woman runs on a street. A horse drawn carriage on the street and a sign reads 'Thompson Dairy'. A man gets down from the dairy carriage to deliver milk bottles. Traffic on the streets. A woman sweeps a house. A man breaks apart a large ice block into smaller chunks. A man waters a garden. A train arrives at Union Station, with closeup view from tracks as locomotive comes to a halt just in front of the camera position. A Pullman car porter places a Pullman step stool on the ground and passengers exit the train. People board a street car or trolley car with sign indicating it is bound for Chevy Chase Maryland. A man in shabby clothing, possibly unemployed jobless seated on a pathway; he stands and walks off. People exit a city bus when it comes to a stop. Construction of a wide sidewalk and men at work building the sidewalk path. Equestrian statue of Ulysses Grant riding Cincinnati on Capitol Hill. A saddle goods and leather shop with a statue of a horse in front of the store. Construction of a building underway, and a steam shovel at work excavating. A Washington street and buildings on either side of the street. A sign reads 'Right Turn Now'. A policeman directs traffic. Elevated views of car and streetcar or trolley traffic on the streets of Washington DC. Another policeman controls the traffic. Many 1930s era automobiles are seen. Point of view shot from inside a moving streetcar or trolley on roads of Washington DC; view of street car driver and passengers riding in the street car. Civilians ride bicycles. A large wheel tricycle leans against a tree in the background. Men attached to ropes work trimming tops of a tree. Sport equestrian riders ride horses on a large green area with the Lincoln Memorial in the background. A person tees off a golf ball on the National Mall. A sign reads 'Do Not Talk to Guard'. Men dive off diving boards in a swimming pool. Children play and splash in the waters of the Columbus Fountain sculpture at Union Station. A sail boat underway on the Potomac River. A woman holds a pet parrot bird on her finger and talks to it. A sign reds 'Please Give The Garden A Chance' as a man walks right beside it. A man lying on grass beside the Potomac River. Brief view of the Lieutenant General George Washington equestrian statue at Washington Circle.