A football game in Joliet, Illinois. Aerial view of the buildings at Stateville Correctional Center. A football game between the Stateville Prison team and the Cabery football team. The players play on mud-soaked field during the game. People watch the game.
The Grohar brothers, grocers induce workers to build a new store in Joliet, Illinois. Debtors including carpenters,brick layers,plasterers,grocers and other artisans work on building of a new store to pay off their due debts. The new store known as 'the store that friendship built'. A cement trolley on ground. Two men note. Workers paint roof. Workers eat food.
Industrial jobs coming available in various parts of the United States during the Great Depression. Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania: Workers at the Sun Oil Company. Long line of men showing up for work. Men hand-digging trenches for oil and gas pipelines, giving work to hundreds of men, instead of to twelve men with machines. Detroit, Michigan: Workers called back to work at the United States Rubber Company (later Uniroyal). Cue of workers passing through the entrance door with sign overhead "Let's Get it done! It can be done!" and then punching time cards as hey head back to work. Scenes of manufacturing and assembly works inside the rubber company, and a rubber tire being made in the factory. Joliet, Illinois: Lines of workers entering the Mayflower Wallpaper Mill. Men rolling large rolls of the paper through the mill. Views of wallpaper manufacturing. Dayton, Ohio: Views of workers entering the National Cash Register Company factory. Workers assembling and testing cash registers before they are placed on conveyor belts.
The prisoners set Joliet Penitentiary to fire causing damage of $1,000,000 at Illinois. The troops charged 1000 rebellion who set fire during the revolt. Ring leader marching to solitary with hands rose. 23 March 1931.
The 1932 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. New York Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt with his daughter Anna Roosevelt and granddaughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall (sometimes known as Sistie) outside a building circa 1930. Roosevelt holds a cane while leaning against a column and plays with his grandson using the cane. People gather in the convention hall for the 1932 Democratic National Convention. Roosevelt addresses them, speaking of the need to "break foolish traditions" and "to win in this crusade to restore America to its own people." The people applaud.
1932 Republican National Convention at Chicago Stadium, in Chicago, Illinois. The floor is packed with delegates. Those from each State delegation are grouped and identified by signs. President Hoover appears. Former President Calvin Coolidge and Mrs. Coolidge, on stage. She holds a large bouquet of flowers. Vice President and Mrs. Charles Curtis stand near the Coolidges. Mrs. Curtis also holds a large bouquet of flowers. General of the Armies, John J. Pershing, is introduced and receives standing ovation. President Herbert Hoover stands with General Pershing on stage.