Giant short cake baked to serve 6600 people in Lebanon, Oregon. Hube cake with 'Lebanon the Strawberry City' written on it. Men, women and children relish the cake as they take several helpings.
Young boys eating the cake.
The largest pastry being sliced in Lebanon, Oregon. A sign on the pastry reads 'Lebanon is a strawberry city'. A woman cuts the pastry with a seven feet long knife during a gourmand festival. Pieces of the pastry in plates. Men and women cut many more slices of the pastry.
Discussion of the Tillamook Forest Fire of 1933 in Oregon. Men cutting huge fallen tree with two-man saw. A man works on a Steam Donkey, dragging cut logs. The end of a log in flames. Lumberjacks try to put out the fire. A ranger spots smoke rising from the forest. A phone call being made and organized firefighting crews including the Civilian Conservation Corps respond to fight fire. CCC men cross a log bridge and climb steep hill into the forest. Other responders seen in mule trains. Forester atop a burned out telephone pole, where wire had been destroyed. Firefighters using wireless radios. Smoke rises from the forests. Smoke rises from the hill. Suddenly, wind changes and fire explodes. Views of the actual Tillamook Forest fire storm of August 1933. Two weeks later, rain suppresses the fire. View of firefighters using shovels, axes and other tools to dig fire line by hand, next to smoking underbrush. View of man holding a "Pulaski" tool, half axe and half hoe. Men looking over the aftermath of the Tillamook burn. Lumberjacks chopping a huge standing tree with axes. Cut logs suspended from cables, being moved.
Forester with backpack, hiking along trail. Firefighters suppressing small wild fires with hand tools.
Approximately 20 contestants, dressed in white, are seen at horseshoe pitching lanes in a fenced enclosure. Spectators are seated in bleachers nearby. A stray dog wanders in the foreground. View of the spectators (mostly men). View of a shoe landing as a ringer. View from the pins as a contestant throws five shoes at four pins. One shoe appears to have landed closed against the first pin. The remaining four are all ringers. In a complete change of scene, Ted Allen, wearing a sweater emblazoned with his name and title: "World's Champion," gives a demonstration. He throws four ringers at one pin, while an intrepid assistant leans over, with his hand atop the pin, confident that he won't be hit by one of the horseshoes. Final view is a closeup of Ted Allen posing with his face framed by a horseshoe. (Note: Ted Allen was born in Kansas. His family moved to Colorado in 1922; to Oregon in 1932; to California in 1933; and finally back to Colorado, in 1936.)
Trucks and cars on roads in America going west during the Great Depression. The vehicles are laden down with lots of gear and possessions as people migrate westward in search of work and better conditions during the Great Depression. One unusual view shows a car towing a covered wagon. Two men walking west on road with their baggage. Logging men or lumberjacks cutting a giant tree into logs of wood and floating the logs down a river to a sawmill. Two men working in the sawmill as the giant sawblade cuts the logs into lumber. Aerial view of little activity at the Portland Lumber Mills of Portland Oregon, as the Depression cut into business. Abandoned sawmills in disrepair. A man talking to a group of workers seeking jobs. Idle men who are unemployed on a street corner, standing in front of the Julian S Chybke Pharmacist and Chemist shop at the corner of East 13th Avenue and Spokane Avenue in Portland, Oregon. Unemployed men stand together looking dejected and talking. Views of dust storm underway during the Dust Bowl. Farm equipment covered in dust and dirt. A man crossing over dust dunes. A farmer looking at dust bowl devastation, and a woman with her child in a dust ravaged area.
An American football match between Oregon State and the Oregon Ducks in Eugene, Oregon. Spectators seated in a stadium watch the match. The match in progress. Oregon State wins the match.