A 50 mile car race at Hankinson speedway in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. A large number of spectators gather at the Hankinson speedway to witness an inaugural 50 mile car race. Car race gets underway. A driver looses one of the wheels at top speed during the race. Mackenzie crosses the finish line ahead of others to win the race. He drinks after the race to celebrate his victory.
A 50 mile sweepstakes car race in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Cars race ahead of each other on a dirt track as 23,000 spectators watch the race. Driver Ken Douglas skids on a turn and hits a ditch during the race. Douglas being carried away on a stretcher for medical aid. The race continues. Bill Cummings smiles after winning the race.
Woodsey Castonguay sets motorbike speed record at the National Amateur National Motocross championships in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Riders ride motorbikes along dirt course. Spectators cheering. Woodsey Castonguay sets a new speed record.
Survey of potential site for the Democratic National Convention of 1936. People along the beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey. A building with American flag hoisted on it. Democrats look at the building as they consider it the site for the Democratic Convention of 1936. Two policemen hold a scroll in front of the men and they look at the picture on the scroll. Mayor Harry Bacharach and others discuss about the site for the Convention. (The convention was ultimately held in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, in 1936)
Senator Joseph Taylor Robinson calls the 1936 National Convention of the Democratic Party to order and asks delegates to remain standing for the opening invocation delivered by a clergyman. The words of invocation are heard. Afterwards, he asks delegates to be seated. Microphones of all the major radio broadcasters are seen at the podium, such as NBC, CBS, and others. Large crowd of delegates are present in the hall but still milling about. Photographers take pictures. The first speaker addresses the assembly.
A poster of the President, Franklin D. Roosevelt. United States flags on both the sides of the poster. Scenes of the crowded Convention Hall, in Philadelphia, where the Democratic National Convention is nominating incumbent President Franklin D. Roosevelt to run again, for a second term. The crowd applauds and cheers.