People skiing at 25th anniversary meet of the Leavenworth ski club in Leavenworth, Washington. Spectators watch the event. Skiers jump.
Activities at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington DC, on Memorial Day, 1956. A sign on base gatehouse reads "Bolling Air Force Base". Numerous cars enter the base for the activities. Aircraft parked for static display at the Bolling Air Force Base. A C-119 aircraft on taxi strip. A large crowd of civilians walk among the aircraft. A line of visitors waits to board a B-36 bomber.They climb up a ramp set by the cockpit. A girl walks under the belly of the B-36.
A sign by a jet aircraft identifies it as an F-101 Voodoo fighter.
View of newsmen seated and cameramen at a press conference. President Eisenhower enters the conference room. Journalist asks him questions regarding violence resulting from 'Segregation Issues'. President replies how local government of United States of America is ready to help. Journalists writing in notepads. Close view of President speaking.
United States and foreign officers attend the Command and Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
The 1956 National Convention of the Democratic Party in Chicago, Illinois. Former President Harry S. Truman and his wife Bess, taking seats at the convention.Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, taking her seat. Democratic Party National Chairman, Paul M. Butler standing behind and below the podium as convention prepares to get underway. Amphitheater is filled with seated delegates, as they are called to order. Delegates standing and applauding, following the keynote speech of Frank G. Clement, Governor of Tennessee,who touches the Tennessee delegate identification pole as it is thrust toward him.. Delegates waving poles displaying their respective State Names.
Senator of Tennessee Carey Kefauver at a press conference in Washington D.C. He announces that he will campaign for the Democratic candidacy for the Presidential elections in 1956.