Newsreel titled 'King Cotton Holds Court' depicting a spectacular night parade by the civilians in Memphis, Tennessee. The civilians enjoy the ripening of their staple crop -- Cotton. Floats depict King Cotton and his Queen. The spectators hail the King. Several floats carry fancily dressed participants of the parade. One float catches fire and is engulfed in flames. Men point fire hoses at the fire.
Mule market in Memphis, Tennessee. Men sell mules on street. View from Overton Park in Memphis, with a view of the Brooks Memorial Art Gallery, opened in 1916, (now Memphis Brooks Museum of Art) among the trees, view of a lake with ducks in it, and various trees.
The Grand (paddle wheel driven river boat) in the Mississippi River loaded with cargo of cotton at Memphis, Tennessee. Workers unload cotton shipment and place them in order.
A football game in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Highlights of the game between Tulane and Memphis. A large number of people gathered to watch the game. At one point scoreboard shows Tennessee 3 and Visitors (New Orleans) 7.
An air crash in Memphis, Tennessee. The wrecked aircraft along the hillside where the plane struck. The damaged wheel of the plane. United States soldiers look at scattered wreckage of the plane on a tree. Soldiers survey the damage caused to the aircraft. Various parts of the wrecked aircraft lay all over the 200 yard area.
The skyline and business district of Memphis Tennessee. A horse-drawn cart coming down a wide boulevard. Factories and various buildings. River boats with paddle wheels; and also barges at docks of the Mississippi River beside the city. Wording "US Mail" visible on the side of one river boat. Smoke billowing from the stacks of the steam ships. A little girl wearing a hat and feeding pigeons in a park.