Several young women participate in a contest in Luther, Washington. They saw big pine trees with professional skill and strength. Snow on the grounds. Men seen in background. The winners with a saw in their hands.
Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. walking with organized Labor leader Walter Reuther, and Negro leaders including John Lewis, arriving outside the White House in Washington DC. Press and photographers surround them. A. Philip Randolph speaks to the reporters. Mr. Roy Wilkins and Martin Luther King Jr., Walter Reuther, and John Lewis standing nearby. Representative of the Roman Catholic group commission speaks. Labor leader Walter Reuther speaks. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr makes a statement. Black American singers lead the crowd in singing "We shall overcome" in Civil Rights rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. Thousands link arms and sing and sway together to the melody (during the March On Washington for Jobs and Freedom).
Civil rights leaders at the White House in Washington DC. The leaders pose at the White House. Martin Luther King, Jr., a leader in the American Civil Rights Movement moves ahead and is greeted by leaders present. Cameramen take photos. Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders stand in a group and talk. Martin Luther King Jr. and Dorothy Height speaking to Robert (Bobby) Kennedy. James Farmer, A. Philip Randolph, Roy Wilkins, and Whitney Young also seen, as well as Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson. View of the White House.
Evangelist Billy Graham speaks out of affection and admiration for Dr. Martin Luther King at a memorial service in United States. He expresses his tribute to Martin Luther King. Mourners in grief at the meeting. Also shows martin Luther King addressing the masses at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC.
Blind Senator Thomas D. Schall of Minnesota fires a revolver at a target in Berwyn Heights, Maryland. He is guided by the sound of a wand tapped on the bulls-eye by his youngest son Richard. (Note: This newsreel was released December 23, 1935. Senator Schall was killed by a hit and run driver on December 19, 1935 while he was walking across the Baltimore-Washington Parkway within days of this footage being shot, earlier in December 1935 ).
Aerial view of Washington Monument, mall, Lincoln Memorial, Memorial Bridge, across the Potomac River, in distance. Repairs are being undertaken, on the Washington Monument, including replacement of lightning rods on its top. Scaffolding surrounds the structure and working facilities can be seen at the base.