Aerial view of aircraft carrier underway. Aerial view Navy destroyer parting wave with bow in heavy seas. Aircraft carrier entering Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Grumman Panther jets seen on deck. Hula dancers alongside ship in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Navy engine room engineer turning wheel. Sonar and radio operators in Navy. Orderly in hospital attends to a patient's foot. Quarter master at helm of ship. Two destroyers side by side at sea.
The 1949 Hollywood Gold Cup was held at Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, California. (The entire Hollywood Park season was moved to Santa Anita, following a devastating fire on the night of May 5, 1949 that destroyed Hollywood Park's grandstand.) The spectators seated in the stands. The horses on tracks . The owner of the horse, Solidarity. The race starts. The spectators watch the race and cheer. The horses run on the track. The spectators watch as Solidarity wins the race.
Eagle Scouts from the 12 regions of the Boy Scouts of America visit the Pentagon building in Arlington Virginia during Boy Scout Week 1949 (celebrating the 39th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America). The group of Boy Scouts on the steps of the Pentagon building. The Boy Scouts look around at the building and surroundings. The scouts walk up the stairs and enter the Pentagon building. U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal seated in his office. The Defense Secretary meets with the scouts and talks to them. He shakes hands with various Boy Scouts. The 12 scouts in the group are: Alan Fritts of Troop 11 in Mankato, Minnesota; Andrew L. Clement, senior patrol leader of Troop 2 in Raleigh, North Carolina; George Barron of Troop 17 in Franklin, Virginia; Daniel Abbott of Senior Outfit 16, in Newtonville, Massachusetts; James Roswurm of Troop 31 in Huron, Ohio; Charles S. Wilson of Troop 3, in Bristol Tennessee; H. Cumings Johnson of Senior Outfit 230 in Traverse City, Michigan; Joseph L. Cox of Troop 98 in Trenton, Missouri; Howard M. Williams of Explorer Post 345 in Houston, Texas; James C. Vincent of Sea Scout Ship 232 in Brookings, Oregon; James E. Gill of Air Scout Squadron 234 in Berkeley, California; L. Drury Cathers of Troop 22 in Gouverneur, New York.
A football match is played between Texas and Georgia at orange bowl. Texas, also called Longhorns win over Georgia by 41-28. 61000 people turn up to see the match.
A football match is played between Oklahoma and North Carolina at Sugar bowl. Oklahoma, also called Sooners win over North Carolina, also called Tar Heels by 41-28. A crowd of 80500 witness the match.
A football match is played between California and North western University at rose bowl. California also called Golden Bears win over Northwestern University, also called Wildcats by 20-14. A crowd of 93000 witness the match.