A massive fire in Nashua, New Hampshire. An area on fire. A building on fire. A gale spreads the fire to a larger area. Nearly two hundred and fifty buildings including factories, lumber yards and houses are destroyed due to the fire.
British narrated film discusses people and climate of the United States. Shots of CIO (Congress of Industrial Organizations) President John L Lewis and Father Coughlin speaking. Harlem street scene. Crowd entering a subway station in New York City. Newspaper headlines posted in China Town New York. Storefronts of Greek and Italian merchants in downtown New York City. Signs seen include 'Grande Deposito Dolio Doliva,' and 'Anthony Coulapides, manufacturer of high grade cigarettes.' Hebrew writing and star of David seen on side of building. Buildings with Spanish language signs in New York. A parade float with Virgin Mary depiction. Wide shot of a vineyard. View of a water wheel turning at a mill. Boys skinny dipping. 1930's and 1940's era cars on deep snow covered roads of an American town. Homes in deep snow. People recline on a beach in Florida in winter while on the same day in New Hampshire people ski, some pulled by horses. People slip while walking across a street during a blizzard. A boy takes removes an apple from an icebox (early refrigerator). Dust storms in farm country of the midwest during the dust bowl. Man races across a field toward a barn as a dust storm bears down on it. A farmer leads his horses out of a corral. A farm is destroyed by dust storms during the dust bowl. A family piles their remaining things on a farm truck and abandons their farm destroyed by the dust bowl. A poor family in a shack in the River Mississippi Valley area.
Horse race at Wood Memorial in Jamaica, New York. People at Wood Memorial to watch the race. Jockeys on horse back. The race begins. Competition between Nashua and Summer Tan. Spectators in the stands cheer and watch the race. Nashua wins the race.
Camden Stakes in Camden, New Jersey. Large crowd of spectators gathered at the race course. Bidders and spectators cheer for racehorse Nashua. Nashua with jockey Eddie Arcaro wins the race and a prize money of $22,000.
Monmouth Handicap Race at Oceanport, New Jersey. Horses run on a turf track. Spectators watch and cheer during the race. Horse named Nashua wins the race giving a lead of four lengths.
The flooded areas after the Smith Paper Company dam has been opened in Manchester, New Hampshire. A bridge over the Merrimack River The top of a house floating under the bridge. A power plant surrounded by water. Two U.S. Army Air Corps Martin B-10s flying over New Hemisphere River and mountains. The crew aboard B-10. The B-10 dropping relief bundles to stranded flood refugees in New Hampshire.