The University of Wisconsin Badgers and the University of Illinois Fighting Illini college football teams play football on field in Madison Wisconsin competing for Big Ten honors. Huge crowd gathered to watch the match. The Wisconsin team wins by 28-7 over the Illinois team.
A town in the United States. Automobile traffic on street. Brief view of a riverboat or steamboat on a river. Next scene is Main Street in Madison Wisconsin, with cars and trucks on street. Capitol building dome in Madison is visible in distance. Point of view from a moving vehicle of shops and businesses on West Main Street in Madison, Wisconsin. Businesses include The Drake; Fashion Shop; Chris Eckert; Edward Eckert at 125 and 127 W. Main Street. Next is "W. H. Hanger Plumbing and Heating at 123 West Main Street, Madison, Wisconsin. Then a Steak and Fried Chicken restaurant. Next is Margaret's Beauty Salon; Goodyear Tires; J.C. Penney Company. Scene changes to a house. A man comes out of a house carrying a fishing pole. Brief scene of two young men in a library.
Newsreel clip on the Braves, Milwaukee's first Major League Baseball team, arriving in town for the first time. Girls in theme sweaters hold theme bags to welcome the team. Club owner Lou Perini and Mayor Frank Zeidler wait for the team's arrival. Men lay out a red carpet for the team. Men, women, and children wait to receive and welcome the players. The team arrives at the Union Station. Team manager Charlie Grimm and the players get off the train. A large crowd gathered to witness the event. Players in convertibles ride through city streets crammed with tens of thousands of people. Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Braves Drive for the day) flanked by people on either side. Players, in civilian clothes, wave to the crowds. (Note: the Braves had just moved from Boston. They would stay in Milwaukee only 13 years before moving to Atlanta.)
Democratic Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Delegates from various states at the Democratic Convention. Senator Alben W. Barkley of Kentucky delivers Keynote address, including a call for Congress to repeal the 18th Amendment to the Constitution (Prohibition). A woman temperance supporter who gives the impression of being in a trance (perhaps "channeling" a spirit?), says she is George Nye, the Quaker Evangelist of Madison, Wisconsin. She speaks for the Prohibition Party (sometimes called the Dry's or Dries) and condemns both Republican and Democratic parties for their alcohol tolerance. William McAdoo addresses the convention and declares Franklin D Roosevelt the Democratic candidate for President of the United States.
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York City. People walk with the different breeds of dog to the Madison Square garden. Different breeds of dogs with their owners at the competition. The Doberman Pinscher Rancho Dobe's Storm runs with his owner. The judge watches the dogs. The spectators watch the dog show. The Doberman Pinscher Rancho Dobe's Storm wins the competition for the second time in a row. The judge gives the trophy.
Young boxers of New York Boy's Clubs participate in exhibition boxing matches at Madison Square Boys Club. A man supervises as the boys are weighed. They weigh in around 50 pounds. The 50 pound mini weight category match begins. Referee in the ring with the two boxers. The match underway. Spectators watch and cheer. The bell at the end of the match. Officials in the ring. The match is a draw. A second match begins. The match underway. Spectators cheer. The match ends. Officials announce and congratulate the winner.