Regiments of National Guard barring the way into the area where spinal meningitis is spreading in Snyder Oklahoma. Guard strops the car along a road. He writes on Military Quarantine Pass and allows the car to move. A truck passes.
Authorities quarantine 30000 people in Kiowa county where outbreak of spinal meningitis has taken place. Man buys groceries from a grocery shop. Doctors and nurses enter a building marked as quarantine. Doctor looks through the microscope. Two men carry a spinal meningitis patient on stretcher. Two men carry a casket of a person who died from spinal meningitis.
A map points Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arizona in the South Western region of United States. Animation points the Kiowas, Pawnees and Apaches tribes living in this region. A building at a field in Texas. A flag on the field. Men in car. Painting of a man and women on horse-cart. Animated globe points places.
Advances in education due to developments from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). Visitors at the Blount County Fair see a school exhibit with a sign "15 Years of Progress in Rural Education." It displays a small one room school house in 1920, and then the new expanded school in 1935. It shows a "how we did it" area depicting cooperative efforts of the school board and citizens. A school boy standing near the display at the fair. A stack of canned produce in jars.
Frank McLaughlin, director of the State Emergency Relief Administration (SERA), and Roy W. Pilling, Director of the Los Angeles County Relief Administration (LACRA), and other state and county officials in meetings at the Los County Headquarters on Flower Street to discuss the LACRA in Los Angeles, California. Relief workers and citizens during the Great Depression tend a State Emergency Relief Administration (SERA) community garden. They till the soil and plant seeds. Workers dig an irrigation ditch and hand weed the garden rows. Two men eat turnips grown in the field. Men load vegetables onto cart to be taken to the food division of the Surplus Commodities Warehouse for free distribution to hungry families.
Salvage operations for U.S. Navy USS Oklahoma (BB-37) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii during World War II. Salvage holds in overturned hull of U.S. Navy USS Oklahoma (BB-37). A diver wearing mask goes under compartment. Men work on hull of USS Oklahoma. Gasoline drums are hoisted by a crane. Men work on hull of USS Oklahoma.