Golfer J. Smith Ferebree plays his shot at a golf course in Olympia Fields, Illinois. Spectators and staff members around him watch the shot. He and his assistant runs towards the direction of the ball. He plays another shot in the sand. His physiotherapist relaxes him. During next session he plays his shots making total number of '18' over 95 strokes. Spectators and his fans congratulate him on winning prize money worth $ 2,500.
University of Illinois Gymnasts Team pose before camera and show off their gymnastics skills at a field in Champaign Illinois. Gymnasts tumble, twirl and somersault through the air. April 1938.
Views of a scattered wreckage of a B-18 aircraft in a plowed field in Delavan, Illinois. Civilians inspecting the parts of the wreckage including unopened parachutes, a set of broken golf clubs, a music book and a shoe. This was B-18 serial no. 36-265, that crashed June 10,1938. It was assigned to ACTS, Lowry Field, Denver, Colorado.
Crowd gathered to watch air show celebrating 20th anniversary of Langley Field, Virginia. Seven Y1B-17s from the 2nd Bombardment Group, at Langley Field, fly very low in an echelon-right formation. The crowd gazes at the sky. Several Consolidated PB-2As, from the 8th Pursuit Group, in flight. R3-2As dive and fly by in front of the crowd. A lone Y1B-17 flies low over the ground. One of several low-flying PB-2As, 35–50, of Headquarters Squadron, 8th Pursuit Group, suddenly dives into the ground and crashes, bursting into flames. People watch the burning wreckage. A crash truck responds and is seen besides the wreckage. Spectators rush towards the crashed plane. (Army Air Corps Major Alfred J. Waller was killed in the crash and Observer, Sergeant John Johnston was injured.)
Jitterbugs jam Soldier Field during their dance sessions in Chicago, Illinois. A large crowd of jitterbugs, followers of "shag", jam Soldier Field. They perform unique steps in their dance sessions. Other people cheer as they dance.
The U.S. Army rehearses for war in Chicago, Illinois. An aircraft in flight. Soldiers fire artillery and advance on a field. Antiaircraft guns fire at diving aircraft. Soldiers fire machine guns. Tanks advance on a field.