Works Progress Administration (WPA) building projects during the New Deal effort of the Great Depression: Palisades Interstate Park along the Hudson River in Fort Lee, New Jersey. A group of teenage boys hiking in the park. Groups gathered at a picnic area. Boys and girls playing outside of a new bath house building beside the park beach. View of the Perkins Memorial Tower built in honor of the former chairman of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission, and a wide view of the Palisades Interstate Park Administration Building still under construction. Scene changes to Bethpage State Park in Farmingdale New York, as 1930's cars drive in front of a newly built club house to discharge passengers. A uniformed door man stands by. Women golfers and men golfers play on the new 18 hole golf course in the park which requires no membership.
The National Triplets Convention brings together forty one sets of triplets in Palisades Park, New Jersey. Triplets eat lollipops, seated on chairs and enjoy in children's train. Triplets ranging in age from one to seventeen. The triplets find plenty to eat and plenty of fun.
Marilyn Rich shows stunt in the United States. A helicopter takes off from Palisades Park, New Jersey. Marilyn Rich holds the string attached with the helicopter. The helicopter in flight over New York skyline. Marilyn shows stunts and salutes the Statue of Miss Liberty. Marilyn shows stunts for Korea relief drive.
Light traffic on divided Palisades Parkway near New York -New Jersey border. Colorful Autumn trees on both the sides of the highway. Road signs on side of the highway. Exit lane branches off on the right side of the of Palisades Parkway.
View of the Hudson River from an aircraft flying North, over the New Jersey shoreline. United States Navy warships are seen in the Hudson River, on the occasion of President Truman's first official visit to New York City, on Navy Day, October 27, 1945. Approximately 50 ships were anchored in the Hudson. The first clearly identified is the Battleship, USS Missouri(BB-63) with the Destroyer USS Renshaw (DD-499) tied alongside (bringing President Truman aboard during his review of the fleet). Others seen include the USS Midway (CVB-41); the USS Enterprise (CV-6); The USS Augusta (CA-31); and the USS Boise (CL-47). Several more surface ships are seen followed by six submarines on the surface, as the aircraft approaches the George Washington Bridge. More warships seen North of the bridge. Scene shifts to the USS Missouri and USS Renshaw, again. Next, the aircraft flies past a Navy blimp hovering below, over the river. The Aircraft Carriers, Enterprise and Midway are seen again. Glimpses of the New York City shore and buildings are seen at times in the film, as well as the palisades on the New Jersey shore, near the George Washington Bridge.
The prettiest legs contest in Palisade Park, New Jersey. A girl shows off her legs with her upper body behind a cardboard with a sketch on it. Contestants cover their faces with sacks and walk down a ramp. Boys look on from behind a fence. Audiences clap. A girl shows her legs as they protrude from a cut out. A man tears apart the cut out and girl steps in front of the cut out. The winner of the contest.