Amelia Earhart takes off from the U.S. Naval Air Station in Oakland, California in her Lockheed Electra aircraft, to begin her round-the-world flight. The runway and ramp contain small puddles of water from a recent rain shower. Aerial views from another airplane of the Lockheed Electra as it flies over the Oakland area of California. View of Oakland Bay Bridge.(These were probably shot on March 13th during their checkout flight.) In separate scenes, prior to departure, on the ground, Amelia talks with her husband, George P. Putnam.
Images of destruction of Black Panter Party National Headquarters Office in 1968, by Oakland, California, police. Black American male image seen through broken window and another through window with gun shot hole in it. "Black Panthers" printed on signs in background. Scenes accompanied by drum beats. Huey P. Newton, one of the Black Panther Party founders speaks about police brutality in Oakland, California, United States. He is speaking from an anteroom adjacent to Oakland Police headquarters. Police officers can be seen in their offices, through windows in the room.
Preparations for Amelia Earhart's trip around the world in her Lockheed Electra airplane. Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan in flight, checking navigation equipment and procedures in the air. Aerial views from another aircraft of the Lockheed Electra over the Oakland Bridge and other landmarks. The aircraft is seen landing and taking off at the U.S. Naval Air Station, Oakland, California
Soviet flier fly towards the south in the United States. A U.S. transport aircraft lands and taxis at an airfield in Oakland, California. People at the airfield wave and greet the three Soviet fliers who spanned the Arctic wastes from Moscow to Vancouver, Washington. People around the transport aircraft. The three fliers aboard the aircraft. In Vancouver, their aircraft is dismantled to be shipped back to USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) for study of its engine and other parts.
The disappearance of American aviatrix Amelia Earhart in 1937. A smiling Amelia Earhart stands with a man, possibly Fred Noonan. Earhart and crew loading up an airplane parked in a hanger. May 20, 1937, Lockheed Model 10-E Electra taking off from Oakland, California bound for Miami, Florida on the first leg of Earhart's second attempt at an around-the-world flight. Earhart and her navigator disappear during the flight and are last heard from on July 2, 1937. A huge air sea search is undertaken to find them. An aircraft carrier underway at sea. Airplane parked on the flight deck. Bi-Planes fly in formation during search.
Amelia Earhart's Lockheed Electra parked, with engines running, on wet ramp in front of hangar at U.S. Naval Air Station in Oakland California. In change of scene, Amelia Earhart climbs from cockpit of the parked airplane and, with helping hand, from Mechanic Bo McKneely, jumps from the wing to the ground. (McKneely is on top of the fuselage, refueling the airplane.) Earhart talks with her husband, George P. Putnam.