Harry B. Haines wins a trophy for being an outstanding citizen in Paterson, New Jersey. Vice Chancellor of Paterson Veritans Club, Lewis, speaks during a meeting. The American flag in the background. Governor Morgan Larson congratulates the people of Paterson. Harry B Haines, Paterson's leading citizen poses for a photograph with his winning trophy.
Silk mill strikers march in the streets to protest against the mill owners, Paterson, New Jersey. Strikers carry banners as they march to protest. Strikers engage in a street riot with police. Policemen try to control the strikers. The riot leads to six arrests and renders one injured.
Post-war home front activities in New Jersey, United States, shortly after the end of World War II. Locomotive train running on railroad tracks through the main street center of Passaic New Jersey. The Great Falls of the Passaic River is seen (now part of the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park) with a power generating facility in the foreground. Views of various industries in the Passaic area, some deriving power from the falls. Factory workers seen outside a large industrial factory as they enter it. Narrator notes that the factories are being converted to peace time production. Women seen working in a textile mill. View of bolts of cloth, sewing, and looms. Steel mill activities. A factory making wood veneer or cardboard or thick paper. A man operates an industrial machine. Women sew clothes. Workers work on machines. View of street signs, buildings, pedestrians, and traffic with 1940s era automobiles and buses at the intersection of Broad Street and Market Street, in the Four Corners District of Newark, New Jersey. Narrator describes it as the 3rd most busy intersection in the world. Boats in Lake Hopatcong. A boat launch area at the lake and some people on the lake shore. A woman wearing a swimming cap dives into the lake from a dock.
View of bridge with active waterfalls of the Passaic River behind it, near Patterson, New Jersey. (Produced by International Film Company or the Edison Company, both of whom filmed the same scene in 1896.)
Sir George Hubert Wilkins prepares for perilous voyage undersea to North Pole. He inspects submarine Nautilus before starting his journey at Camden shipyard in New Jersey. 1931.
Famous passengers aboard ocean liner SS Manhattan (later USS Wakefield during World War 2) in the United States. Flashbacks show USS Manhattan being christened by Mrs. Theodore Roosevelt on 5th December, 1931. It is seen being launched from New York Shipbuilding Corporation in Camden New Jersey. View of maiden voyage on 10th August,1932, with passengers boarding the ship. It leaves a port for her first trip to Thailand, England, Germany and France. The passengers dance aboard the deck of SS Manhattan. Passengers including Babe Ruth, Jimmy Walker, Glenn Cunningham, and aviator Douglas Corrigan ("Wrong Way Corrigan") seen aboard the ship.