A novel method to pay fines in food to aid the needy inaugurated by the Mayor of Marion, Indiana, Jack Edwards. A policeman of Marion, stops a motor vehicle law breaker and inquires. The policemen check the documents. A court building. The interiors of the building shows the Court in session. A lawyer questions the motor vehicle law breaker. The man is told to pay a fine in quantities of staple groceries, vegetables and meat, equivalent to dollars.
American President Thomas Woodrow Wilson visits Indianapolis, Indiana. A reviewing stand with a man in the foreground. View of Marion County Courthouse and United States Post Office. A parade advances towards the Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. The President's motorcade approaches the reviewing stand. President Wilson and Governor of Indiana Samuel Moffett Ralston, Mayor Bell, Senator Taggart and Joseph P. Tumulty in the reviewing stand. The Honor Guard.
Manufacture and storing of butter at Swift's Brookfield Creamery in Marion, Indiana. Men remove butter from a churn. The churn revolves. Machines are used to cut butter into 1 pound ( lb ) blocks. Girls wrap the butter. The girls stack the butter in piles. A butter storage room- storing of an 800 lb block.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives at the Buchenwald Concentration Camp near Weimar, Germany towards the end of World War II. The group includes Frances E. Walters from Pennsylvania, Eugene Worley from Texas, Carter Manasco and Albert Rains from Alabama, Henry W. Jackson from Washington, Earl Wilson from Indiana, Marion Bennet from Missouri, Gordon Canfield from New Jersey, Major General Vanier of the Canadian Army and Major Walter Mosmiller of SHAEF (Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces) who is in charge of the tour. The group views piles of dead bodies and crematoriums. The group poses in front of a memorial.
A car race on the Daytona Beach Road Course in Daytona Beach, Florida. Cars parked at the beach. Spectators gathered to watch the race. The racing cars driven on the racing track. Water splashes as the cars are driven through water. A flag bearer declares the finishing of the race. Milt Marion is declared as the winner. Milt Marion in the racing car.
Depicts life near the southern Appalachian region of Marion, Virginia in Smyth County, and specifically the path of Kenneth G. Killinger from being a mill operator to becoming a mountain missionary of the Lutheran Synod of Viriginia. Man carries sack of corn to a water powered mill. Sign "Corn Ground." Young man actor portraying Kenneth G. Killinger weighs the corn with a simple scale and then pours it into the stone grinder. He gives the ground corn to the customer, along with a booklet that reads, "The Augsburg Sunday School Teacher, 1910." Close view of the contents page of the booklet. The young man standing at the edge of the mill, water wheel turning beside him. Scenes portraying two memories from his youth: A woman taking a paddle to a boy. Boys gathered together drinking whiskey. Scene of men digging a grave in a graveyard beside a rural church. Killinger reenters the mill. Scene of young Killinger sitting on the porch of a rural home, reading to young children. Killinger counseling a bed-ridden elderly woman. On screen text reads, "Kenneith G. Killinger. 'The Mountain Missionary' of The Lutheran Synod of Virginia. Marion, Virginia. July 24, 1921." View of Killinger in 1921, preaching to congregation sitting under a tree. The congregation entering a small makeshift church building. The congregation entering an abandoned rail car turned into their church. The congregation later in a larger church building. Killinger preaching. Rural children singing from hymnals. Churchgoers exiting the church.