A documentary film, titled "The Dust Bowl", showing the drought ridden areas of Southern plains in United States. Cattle grazing. A map of United States showing Southern plains, then the states of Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma and the city of Dalhart is also seen highlighted. Cattle grazing, a man standing outside a house. Views of Southern plain terrain. Tractors, wind mills and other farm equipment can be seen. Parched and barren land, desolated roads and houses can be seen.
Release of Charles F. Urschel by the agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Oklahoma, United States. A map locate areas. The map illustrates activities and developments in millionaire Charles F. Urschel' s kidnapping case. Men seated in a court room. A federal judge gives verdict for the kidnapping case. An airplane parked at an air base. 'American Airways' written on the airplane. Exterior of a building. FBI agents walk on the street in front of the building. Guns and rifles placed outside the building to display. Men gather outside the building.
A college football match in Oklahoma, United States. Highlights of the game between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Missouri Tigers. The Missouri Tigers win the game 41-19.
Man and dog walk on a barren dry and dust-filled field destroyed during the dust bowl. Jack rabbits in the fields of the midwest during the American dustbowl. Groups of vigilantes organized in Texas and Oklahoma. They slaughter the jack rabbits which cause harm in the field. Several men with guns in the fields. The men seen with the slaughtered jack rabbits tied to their belts. Man opens jaws of dead rabbit to show its teeth.
Aerial view of 1950's automobiles parked outside Burdine Stadium (later the Miami Orange Bowl) in Miami, Florida. Fans of both Duke University (Blue Devils) and University of Oklahoma (Sooners) football teams entering the stadium at entrance gates. View at gates as tickets are checked. A fan tries on a festive hat. View of the field with marching bands on it during their show, displaying a large American flag formation. View of fans in the stadium. Some Oklahoma Sooners fans wearing cowboy hats. 1958 college football Orange Bowl game gets underway. Scenes from the game, crowd cheering, band and cheerleaders performing at half time and from sidelines.
Transcontinental Air Transport (TAT) company's coast-to-coast passengers proceed on their flight legs from Saint Louis, Missouri to Waynoka, Oklahoma. TAT employee closes door on Ford 5-AT-B tri-motor passenger airplane, at St. Louis airport. Ground crewman plugs in compressed air hose to assist start of engine number three. TAT logo seen on side of the airplane. Next, the airplane taxis and takes off on plowed runway of snow-covered field. Animated map shows airplane heading to Kansas City, Missouri. View of cockpit as co-pilot shows weather report to pilot. Shift to a TAT weather station where meteorologists launch a balloon to check winds aloft. Closeup of the pilot's weather report being prepared. TAT officer serving a lunch to passengers in the plane. View from airplane of Kansas City, and then aerial view as it descends to Wichita, Kansas. Pilots in cockpit. Copilot radios Wichita. View of TAT radio operator responding and saying they should lookout for Lindbergh who is flying the route today. Next, Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh is seen flying past the Ford Tri-motor in his Curtiss Falcon biplane. Passengers look out to see him. View from the passenger plane descending over the city of Wichita, Kansas. Animated map shows next stop as Waynoka, Oklahoma. View from the air of numerous oil derricks in Oklahoma. Passengers leaving the airplane and boarding a trailer-bus at Waynoka. Closeup of flowers and sign on restaurant table, reading, "TAT, Reserved for TAT travelers." Passengers dining.