Old cars parked as they take part at Antique automobile pageant in Mineola, New York. People look at old cars and men take to driver's seat. Various old cars participate in a race including a Stanley steamer.
American aviator Hillig and Hoiriis take off for a trans Atlantic flight from Mineola, New York. Otto Hillig and Holger Hoiriis stands beside a Bellanca, a high wing monoplane. Hillig stands up in the cockpit as he waves before leaving for a flight from New York to Denmark. A sign on the cockpit reads 'Bellanca 3003 Transatlantic flight, Liberty, New York, to Copenhagen, Denmark. Owner : Otto Hillig, Liberty, New York; Holger Hoiriis, pilot'. Bellanca aircraft takes off.
Otto Hillig and Holger Hoiriis leave on a flight to Denmark in Liberty plane from Mineola, New York. Hillig and Hoiriis stand near Liberty plane. "Bellanca" written on the plane. A man waves. They are cheered by friends of the upstate New York photographer. The plane takes off.
Arrival of displaced persons and refugees of World War 2 in New York, after the war. Men, women, and children arriving at New York City on May 20, 1946 after a voyage that departed Bremerhaven Germany on May 11, 1946. People greet relatives at the dock in New York. Two young men and a girl stand together and show the concentration camp tattoos on their arms. The tattoo numbers are A9496 on the young man with the hat, A13889 on the girl, and B3073 on the young man without a hat. The young man with tattoo B3073 is Berek Gola (also called Bernard Gola) a 20 year old Jewish man from Poland. He had been imprisoned by the Nazis at Treblinka and at the Auschwitz Concentration Camp (where he received the tattoo). A woman and a man holding a young girl stand. Women holding children stand by. A man holding a young child. People debarking from the ship. People crowd at the dock. They meet their relatives. People stand behind a fence. A woman greets her relative. An emotional woman cries when reunited with relatives.
Aviatrix Elinor Smith escapes a plane crash in Mineola, New York. Her plane crashes in height flight trial. Elinor Smith is unhurt. A plane in the background. A man stands near her. Several men gathered around her. A man smokes. Elinor Smith wears her sun glasses.
Captain James A Mollison during the World's First 2 way Transatlantic Hop. Captain Mollison boards his small Puss Moth airplane for his return trip from Mineola, New York.. He shows his 10 shilling note before boarding the airplane. The aircraft taxis and takes off from a runway.