Nineteen year old, Henry Ellsworth Vines, of Pasadena California and opponent George Lott, Jr., of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, battle for 1931 National Tennis Championship at Forest Hills, New York on September 12, 1931, in the 51st U.S. Men's Singles Tennis championship match. They are seen entering the stadium before a capacity crowd, and shaking hands before the match. Views of several strokes and exchanges during the match. At the end, both players meet at the net,shake hands, and walk off the court together. Vines beats Lott (79 63 97 75). Vines poses with trophy.
Men and women perform the old time minuet outside Independence Hall, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The event was organized to recall days of Alexander Hamilton, the most influential of the United States' founding fathers. 1931.
The World Series baseball championship game being played in Shibe Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A crowd in the stands. U.S. President Herbert Hoover watches the game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Athletics. The game in progress. The crowd cheers in the stands. The St. Louis Cardinals beats the Philadelphia Athletics with a score of 5-2. The crowd on the playground after the game is over.
Activities aboard ships docked at Philadelphia Naval Base in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rear Admiral Schuirmann comes aboard the USS Philadelphia (CL-41) light cruiser prior to ceremony. American flag is lowered from the fore top of the USS Philadelphia. Naval officers await the ceremony to start. Brazilian flag is raised to fore top of the USS Philadelphia light cruiser. Brazilian and American Naval personnel salute. USS Philadelphia tied alongside pier. USS ST Louis (CL-49) light cruiser tied along the pier. American sailor in the foreground. Sailor salutes and Brazilian being flag raised to fore top of USS St. Louis.
A motor-bus dental parlor at Philadelphia in Pennsylvania. The traveling clinic aids children. The dentist extracts the teeth and cavities in the teeth filled. The children stand in rows and wait for their turn. Several children have their face bandaged.
Recovery work aboard former Presidential yacht Mayflower in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Men work aboard the burnt former Presidential yacht. Men transfer damaged parts of the yacht from the officers quarters.