U.S. President John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. invites New York Governor Alfred Emanuel Smith, Jr. (Al Smith) at his house in Paul Smiths, New York. The Governor exits his car at the house of the U.S. President. A lake in the background. Officials get off the car. He is greeted by the officials. Civilians stand in the foreground and watch the Governor. The Governor shakes hand with the officials. The President, First Lady Grace Coolidge, Governor Smith and his wife stand together with officials.
U.S. President John Calvin Coolidge's Summer White House in Paul Smiths, New York. The Summer White House of the President at White Pine Camp. A lake and a wooded region in the camp. Administrative offices in the near by town of Paul Smiths. A car parked in the background.
U.S. President John Calvin Coolidge, Jr. with his family at White Pine Camp in Paul Smiths, New York during his summer holidays. Three guards stand in front of the Summer White House of the President. A car arrives at the house and stops. A guard opens a door of the car. U.S. President Coolidge, First Lady Grace Coolidge, and their pet collie dogs emerge from the car. They enter the summer home and look around the home. Views of the exterior of their summer cottage. Mrs. Coolidge and the President in a garden. A guard stands near the car in the background. U.S. Marine guards march in formation and enter the Presidential cottage, serving as protection for the President in his summer White House. Panoramic view of Lake Osgood (or Osgood Pond), dock area, and a boat anchored at the dock. View of Adirondack Mountains in the background.
The Adirondacks Mountains in New York. A view of the mountains from U.S. President John Calvin Coolidge's vacation house. The mountains in the background and a lake in the foreground. Trees in the mountainous area. The lake and trees in the background. A boat in the lake. A ship underway in the lake. An officer on the deck of the ship.
U.S. First Lady Grace Coolidge inspects a camp of marines at White Pine Camp in Paul Smiths, New York. U.S. Marine officers escort the First Lady. The marines stand in front of their tents. She talks to a marine. Two marines stand in their tent. Grace Coolidge inspects the tents of the marines.
Opens with scenes of aviators unsuccessful attempts to cross the Atlantic in pursuit of the Orteig Prize. Failed attempt by Fonck in his Sikorsky aircraft as he headed for Paris on September 21, 1926. French aviator René Paul Fonck standing beside his aircraft before takeoff. Fonck's plane taxiing for takeoff. View of the plane crashed and consumed in fire and smoke. Crash of Byrd's Fokker plane on April 16, 1927, injuring Byrd and crewmen Noville and Bennett. View of Byrd in uniform before the crash. View of the crash as Byrd's plane is seen tumbling nose over on landing. Failure of Chamberlin's Bellanca aircraft carrying Chamberlin and two little girl passengers. The plane stalls at landing but passengers are safe. Next scene of crash of plane carrying Davis and Wooster on April 26, 1927 near Langley Field, Virginia, killing both men. The crashed plane beside a swamp. View of France's Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli before their attempt in L'Oiseau Blanc (The White Bird). Plane with Nungesser and Coli taking off; it disappeared after taking off from Paris, with the last sighting of it over Ireland. View of Charles Lindbergh and then also of Lindbergh and his mother, and of the Spirit of Saint Louis on May 20, 1927 before his successful Atlantic Crossing to Le Bourget at Paris on May 21, 1927. The aircraft being backed out of a hangar and being fueled. Captain Charles Augustus Lindbergh enters the cockpit. The Spirit of Saint Louis Wright Whirlwind powered monoplane taxiing and taking off slowly from Roosevelt Field in New York, heavily burdened by fuel. Aerial view of the Spirit of St Louis in flight, taken from another airplane. Charles Lindbergh crosses the Atlantic in the plane 'Spirit of St. Louis'. Charles Lindbergh is greeted by huge crowd in Paris. Views of crowds, dignitaries and celebrations as he is welcomed by people in Paris, Brussels and London. Also views of his receptions in Washington DC and New York City in the United States in June 1927.