A female Air Force service member walks up to a IBM Card Sorter with a stack of punch cards. She loads the card sorting machine and presses the start button. Early computing punch cards fall into various slots. She transcribes information from these cards and hands forms to officer at a desk. Sergeant sitting at desk, talks to an Airman. View of U.S. Capitol building and Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Tourists look at Lincoln statue in LIncoln Memorial. View of National Mall and reflecting pool. Man takes picture of woman with Washington Monument in the background. View of the Jefferson Memorial, and then across the river in Arlington Virginia, a view of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Airman stands in front of church. Close up views of 1953 license plates on cars from various states including California, Wyoming, Iowa, Texas, Tennessee, and the Canal Zone. View of various embassy buildings in Washington DC. View of the White House. Large crowd of visitors walk down the North entrance drive in front of the White House. U.S. military servicemen riding in a bus. Bus stops at drop off area in front of Mount Vernon, home of George Washington, in Alexandria, Virginia. Sign board reads "Mount Vernon Home of George Washington." Service members touring on grounds of Mount Vernon, and exterior views of front of main house at Mount Vernon, with service members seated on chair on porch, and looking out at the scenic Potomac River from the porch. View of information center building at Bolling Air Force Base, and a woman inside giving information on sight-seeing to service members. Military service members standing outside the entrance at the base of the Washington Monument. Wide view of Supreme Court building. Another sign board reads "National Zoological Park" in front of the National Zoo. Tourists view a giraffe inside the Washington Zoo. 1950s car drives through shallow water cascading over road in Rock Creek Parkway area. Elevated view of a parade in Washington DC as military units pass in review.
An American football game between Iowa Hawkeyes and Notre Dame Fighting Irish in Iowa, United States. The players on the ground play. The spectators in the stand cheer for their team. Hawkeyes quarterback Ken Ploen scoring. The spectators in the stands cheer. The players play. The spectators in the stand cheer as Hawkeyes score against Irish. The Iowa Hawkeyes wins against Notre Dame Fighting Irish by 48-8.
A football match between Wolverines of Michigan and Hawkeyers of Iowa at Iowa City. The Wolverines of Michigan defeated the unbeaten Hawleyers of Iowa by 17-14.
U.S. President Herbert Hoover campaigning in Des Moines Iowa, United States. A banner strung across a main street with image of President Hoover reads "Iowa Welcomes You". The motorcade of the President passes through the streets of Des Moines,Iowa. People stand on both the sides of road to welcome President Hoover. People shower ticker tapes. The President seated in a car waves towards people. The State Capitol building can be seen in the background. The President's motorcade is followed by dissidents who ride in trucks, motorcars and on horseback. Farm workers fill a truck bearing a sign that reads "Hoovers Farm Relief. First - Foreclosure. Then -This". A sign on the back of a truck reads 'In Hoover We Trusted, Now We Are Busted'. Two dissidents ride horses carrying signs just above the horses' tails saying: "Hoover Put Us Here".
A farm in Iowa, United States. A portrait. Signs read 'Dallas Center' and 'Oskaloosa'. Several men walk and talk on a road early in the morning. Newspaper and milk bottles delivered outside a house. Hands of clocks show the time as 4:45. Routine work at a farm in Iowa. Th owner of the farm comes and wakes up his son. The boy gets up from the bed and washes himself. He comes and sits at a dining table. His father and sister eat their breakfast. The mother brings breakfast. The son feeds the hogs on the farm. The wife of the owner tends the poultry. She feeds the hens. The owner talks about labor shortage . He plows the farm. His daughter drives a tractor.
"The Big Picture" U.S. Army production with Master Sergeant Stuart Queen, about the spreading threats of communism versus the American way of life in United States. The U.S. Capitol, the Washington Monument, and the Jefferson Memorial are shown. A U.S. Military officer explains the importance of liberty and freedom, taking examples from the town of Ottumwa, Iowa. Images of various communist leaders across the world addressing assemblies of people. American civilians of all age groups in OIttumwa, Iowa. A Sergeant Wallace Bacon drives his car away from the Federal Building in Ottumwa to visit a home. Views of the town of Ottumwa during his drive, including the Hotel Ottumwa and the Tom Tom Tap. A woman welcomes the Sergeant. The Sergeant drives to her son and a young man rides horse in fields. The Sergeant counsels him about his military service. The boy with his herd of sheep. He sits in his truck and drives on to sell his agricultural products along with his father.