Car of an automobile racer turns over and catapults from the track during last lap of a race at new speedway in Hammond, Indiana. Cars race on the track. Group of people stand along the road and watch the race. A car turns over and gets off the track.
U.S. President John Calvin Coolidge addresses 2nd Infantry Division troops in Hammond, Indiana. A large number of soldiers at a roadside. President Coolidge's motorcade drives past them. The President addresses the soldiers from a dais. Soldiers standing at attention.
Several takes of promotional film made for the Cord automobile company, featuring Hollywood Stars Sonja Henie and Tyrone Power. Sonja Henie sits in a white Cord 812 convertible parked (outside what appears to be Erret Lobban Cord's private mansion in Auburn, Indiana).Tyrone Power drives up, next to her, in a matching black Cord 812. Sonja flirts with Tyrone from her car and he responds.They drive away together in their cars.
( Note: Sonja Henie was a 3-time Olympic Figure Skating Champion, turned Hollywood actress. Reportedly, Tyrone Power became Sonja Henie's new romance in connection with the successful Hollywood movie "Thin Ice" in which they co-starred . It premiered September 3, 1937. Sonja Henie did a publicity deal with E.L. Cord to do this promotional with co-star, Tyrone Power.)
Damage caused due to flood in Ohio Valley , United States. Newspaper headlines read: '80000 desert homes as Midwest streams rage to higher levels'. People engaged in the rescue and relief work. Men aboard small boats as they carry on rescue work in the steets of downtown Louisville Kentucky. Buildings along the flooded area. Flooded buildings in Evansville Indiana and Paducah Kentucky. Flooded farms and fields washed away. Marooned livestock atop a levy. A dog atop a car. A cat perched in a 2nd story window just atop flood waters. Aerial views of the flooded Ohio Valley heading toward the Mississippi River. View of the blasting of the so called "fuse plug" in the levy below Cairo Illinois (on the Missouri Side at the junction of the Ohio River and Mississippi River) to prevent the flood waters from destroying Cairo. An army of workmen building extensions on top of the levees near Cairo Illinois to protect it from the flood. Water lapping at the wall built by the workers.
U.S. Army anti aircraft artillery of the 55th Brigade AAA, during training exercises at Hammond Bombing and Gunnery Range, adjacent to Hammond Army Air Field in Hammond Louisiana during World War II. A camouflaged gun emplacement with crew around antiaircraft gun. A Sergeant puts on a gas mask and sounds a gas alarm by striking it with a piece of iron. Scene shifts to a U.S. Army Air Force P-47D aircraft flying over the training area as it comes in for a landing at Hammond Army Air Field.
First Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of United States, John Edgar Hoover awarded a Medal in the United States. An official of the Boys Clubs of America addresses the attendees. He states that Hoover is only the second person to receive the Medal after John Hays Hammond in 1934. He talks about a poll at the New York Boys' Club that depicts Hoover as an inspiration to the youth. He reads out the citation and presents the medal to Hoover. Hoover accepts. The official displays the Medal.