Dignitaries and people gather at the NSDAR Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days in Lexington, Missouri. Madonna of the Trail inscribed on it. Miniature models of the statue.
A film on maneuvers of the U.S. Navy in the United States. USS Lexington underway at sea. Several aircraft parked on the flight deck of the ship. A clock shows 8 o'clock. Pilots of the Lexington air group man the aircraft. The aircraft take off and in flight overhead. Airplanes being catapulted from battleships and cruisers. A formation of seaplanes in flight overhead. Airplanes take off to assist in maneuvers of a U.S. fleet. A formation of airplanes in flight over Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California. A torpedo installed on an airplane. The airplane takes off. A formation of three torpedo airplanes in flight. Torpedo squadron drops the torpedoes during the fleet maneuvers. Gun crew of 6" guns of a battleship man the guns and fire them. A line of battleships steaming in formation and firing turrets. A torpedo airplane with a torpedo in flight. A dive bomber during dives on USS Utah. USS Lexington steaming at sea preparing for the landing of an airplane. Undercarriage of the airplane approaches the aircraft carrier for landing. Airplanes land aboard the carrier. A large formation of airplanes in flight.
Scenes from game 7 of the World Series in 1934: Detroit Tigers, of Detroit, Michigan play against the St. Louis Cardinals from St. Louis, Missouri, at Navin Field in Detroit Michigan. The players include Frankie Frisch, Mickey Cochrane, Dizzy Dean and Joe "Ducky" Medwick. The players playing the game. Notable persons watching the game include: Henry Ford, son Edsel Ford, Will Rogers and R Judge Landis (Kenesaw Mountain Landis), the first Commissioner of Major League Baseball. A large crowd of spectators watch the game in the stadium. Fans throw pop bottles and fruit onto the field in the 6th inning of game 7 after Cardinals star Ducky Wucky Medwick slides into the Detroit 3rd baseman Marv Owen. Medwick is removed from the game by Commissioner Landis. St. Louis Cardinals with its infamous "Gashouse Gang" win the game and the series. From a "25 years ago today" retrospective in a UN newsreel, dated September 24, 1959.
Members of a Fox Hunt gather with hounds at step of a church in Lexington, Kentucky, for annual blessing of the Hounds at opening of the Fall Hunt. Members are dressed in formal foxhunting uniforms of scarlet (pink) coats with white stocks (cravats) and black velvet caps. A clergyman blesses the hounds and some members of the hunt. A crowd of spectators watches the ceremony. Afterwards, members of the hunt proceed on horseback following the hounds.
A newsreel titled 'Blessing of hounds' shows people gathered in large number outside the church in Lexington,Kentucky. Priests bless the dogs at a ceremony. Few men ride away on horses.
Launch of the aircraft carrier USS Lexington at Fore River Shipyard, Quincy,Massachusetts, United States. The decorated aircraft carrier stands in the dock. A sign reads 'The navy wants this ship to replace the Lexington. Let's go. Fore River!' Several sailors who served on the 4th USS Lexington, are present for the launching. Mrs. T.D. Robinson, who also christened the 4th USS Lexington, does the honors for the newest one, and the aircraft carrier glides down the ways into Boston Harbor.