A snow covered farm at the Native American Indian Crow Indian Reservation in Montana. A cowboy wearing boots, a ten gallon hat, and a gunbelt with revolver leans against a fence, as Crow Indian men butcher a steer in the snow nearby. Young Indian boys stand on a fence to watch. An Indian man shows his revolver and fires it for the photographer. A man throws a steer to the ground and the cowboy gives him rope to tie its legs, as other steers run away. Men on horseback, ride through the snow. Uniform gravestones lined up in a snow-covered military cemetery marking the site of "Custer's last stand" at Little Big Horn, Crow Agency, Montana. Indians ride through snow in wagon drawn by pair of horses, A horse and four dogs accompany them on foot. The wagon displays an American flag.
History of fire fighting in forests in United States. United States President Theodore Roosevelt standing with several persons, including John Muir and Chief Forester, Gifford Pinchot. Roosevelt on speaker's stand. Picture of Northern District Forester, William B. Greely and his staff, in Missoula, Montana. Scenes from 1910 during period of drought. A ranger checks a rain gauge. Picture of Smoke rising in a forest as a fire breaks out in Montana. Firefighters are recruited and head to Montana on horses and mules. Smoke rises as fire spreads across the forest. Firefighters work with hand tools and axes in attempt to control the fires. August 20, 1910, hurricane force winds create the "Big Blowup" fire storm starting in Elk City Idaho. Destruction in Wallace, Idaho. Scenes of aftermath, showing swaths of destroyed forest. Men in area filled with smoke, felling a large tree using axes. Forest Rangers standing on a mountain peak, scanning the horizon, with field glasses, for signs of fire. A Ranger on horseback. A Ranger approaches a fire, puts his backpack down and starts to clear brush. A fire warden standing on a peak looking for signs of fire.
Various endurance flights and their comparison. A map of the United States as it depicts the comparison of various endurance flights from 1909 to 1921. Map compares various flights like the 1910 flight by Glenn Curtis, trans continental flight in 1919 by O.C. Read, non stop trans Atlantic flight by Captain John Olcock. 1st transcontinental flight by R.C. Towler in 1912.
British writer Herbert George Wells (H G Wells) poses aboard ship on visit to United States, in 1921, where he will attend Washington Disarmament Conference. He removes his hat.
German composer Richard Strauss, on second visit to America, in 1921. (His first visit was in 1904.)
Several Keystone LB-5s (triple tails) and LB-5As (double tails) move across an airfield, circa 1928. Test bombing of captured German battleship, Ostfriesland, in 1921. Smoke arises due to bombing. A formation of four Martin NBS-1 bombers over the former USS Alabama (BB-8), in the Chesapeake Bay, on September 23, 1921. A white phosphorus bomb explodes atop the ship raising a huge white cloud. One of the Martin bombers flies low over the water drops a smoke curtain.
Group of French and American military men, along with a few civilians, at railway station in Montana. Several stand in the doorway of the railroad cars. Military decorations are seen on some of their uniforms. French General Ferdinand Foch stands near a grove of trees with his French and American entourage. Two women school teachers bring a group of children by to see and greet the General. Two Crow tribe Native American Indians greet the General and make gifts of their feather headdress and other regalia items. A group of Crow Indians is assembled to welcome the General. Crow Indian Chief,Plenty Coups poses for a photograph next to General Foch. A Crow Indian woman shows her baby in a papoose on her back. General Foch and his party reboard their train and proceed on their way, again. A view of the railway track. Snow on the ground.