Women play in an All American Girls League baseball game in Kenosha. Players in the locker room. They put on their uniforms which include skirts. The baseball game underway. Players pitching, batting, and fielding. Running between the bases. A woman slides into base. A player argues with the umpire at home plate after a strike call, and her manager comes out to argue too. A team in the dugout. Players chat, knit and relax while they wait to bat. A player sets down her knitting and walks out onto the field for her at bat. The winning team celebrates after the game.
The University of Wisconsin Badgers and the University of Illinois Fighting Illini college football teams play football on field in Madison Wisconsin competing for Big Ten honors. Huge crowd gathered to watch the match. The Wisconsin team wins by 28-7 over the Illinois team.
Democratic Party primary contest activity in Wisconsin. A building in Wisconsin, identified as local headquarters for John F. Kennedy Presidential campaign. Next is a billboard advertising Hubert Humphrey for President. Views of several Kennedy and Humphrey political campaign posters. Cars in parking plade at a olling place. Inside, Wisconsin Democratic voters cast ballots in the primary election. Several views of voters coming and going at the polling place. Next, Republicans are seem gathered at the Republican Womens' National Conference in Washington, DC. Republican notables eating from box lunches, include H. Ross Perot; Senator Barry Goldwater; President and Mrs (Mamie) Eisenhower; Vice President Richard Nixon and his wife, Pat. Next, President Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon are seen onstage, together, as Ike prepares to speak, indorsing Nixon for President.
Rear Admiral, M.F. Draemel, Commandant of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, introduces Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Ralph, A. Bard, who speaks to large group of Navy Yard personnel and visitors and spectators. The occasion is the launching of the second USS Wisconsin (BB-64) on December 7, 1943.
Governor of Wisconsin, Walter S. Goodland and his wife are present. Mrs. Goodland is the official sponsor.
Strike at the Allis Chalmers factory in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The United Auto Workers (UAW), a labor union-Congress of industrial Organizations(CIO) workers carry flags of America and of CIO as they move in huge crowd. Views of the Allis Chalmers plant and smoke comes out of the smoke stack. The crowd advances and a car being driven amidst the crowd. Horse driven carriage carry people. Governor of Wisconsin Julius Peter Heil walks from the crowd. He calls for help and closes the plant. Rear of a car having a spoiled glass. Police force controls the crowd. Police sprays water on the protesting workers . Crowd runs all around the area. A damaged police vehicle. Worker throw stones at the vehicles.
Mrs. Walter S. Goodland, wife of the Governor of Wisconsin, holds a bottle of champagne, preparing to christen the battleship, USS Wisconsin (BB-64). Rear Admiral, M.F.Draemel, Commandant of the Navy Yard advises her how to swing the bottle and then steps away so Governor Goodland can stand next to Mrs. Goodland for photographs