Excerpts of the first round of 1939 basketball National Invitation Tournament in Madison Square Garden, New York City. The New Mexico A&M (Aggies) vs. Long Island University. Large crowd. Exciting game. (LIU won).
The international border between United States and Mexico at Tijuana. The check point of Immigration and Custom Department of Mexico. First scene shot from the Mexican side shows cars entering Mexico from USA, motioned on by Mexican inspectors, the building with arches is the Mexican Customs office, The two story building behind Mexican inspector is the USA Customs office, Scene with cars shot from behind was taken from the USA side of the border and shows cars entering Tijuana. ( Note: The USA Customs office shown here still exists today but no longer functions as such, the Mexican customs office building was demolished.)
25th anniversary celebrations of the revolt of 1914 in Mexico City, Mexico. Mexican troops parade at a ceremony to mark the 25th anniversary of the revolt of 1914. A stone statue of the father of the revolt, Don Venustiano Carrauza. Troops march at the parade.
Body of a Pilot Francisco Sarabia brought to Mexico City DF in Mexico. An U.S. Army air plane on ground. Body of Francisco Sarabia. Crowd around the air plane. Air plane taxis. Police use force to stop the crowd. Crowd on street.
Cuban Colonel Fulgencio Batista in Mexico. President of Mexico Lazaro Cardenas with Fulgencio Batista and his family and other Cuban officials who are on a goodwill trip. The officials standing and talking on a gangway at a port. The officials walk up the gangway to a vessel. Colonel Batista with his family members and other government officials inside the vessel. The vessel underway at sea
Russian revolutionist Leon Trotsky in Mexico. An aircraft lands on a runway in Mexico. Leon Trotsky disembarks from the aircraft and is welcomed by officials. His wife Natalia Sedova hugs and greets him. A group around them as they walk includes Frida Kahlo, wife of Diego Rivera. They converse with Mexican officials dignitaries, including Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera (possibly while Kahlo and Rivera were hosting Trotsky for a time while he was in exile).