Cruise of the whaler Herman to the Arctic. The crew is welcomed at Point Hope. The natives seated during the welcome ceremony. The men's dance. Men perform a dance while others play instruments. Women dance. Susie the champion dancer gives a solo performance. Native children and families. Native man with hair dressed for mourning.
Cruise of the whaler Herman to the Arctic. The whaler at Point Barrow, the Northern most point of Alaska. An Eskimo village. Houses, tents, natives and families. Clothes dry on a clothes line. Esquimau mothers pose. A house in the background. A baby named Woodrow Wilson. The most northerly school in the world. Children sitting. Children learn at a manual training shop.
Cruise of the whaler Herman to the Arctic. Reindeer herding at Point Barrow. The largest herd of reindeer in Alaska. The herd grazes in a field. Natives near tents. Natives with reindeer. A reindeer camp in summer. A native holds two puppies. Men brand a young reindeer. A herder and his family outside their tents.
Cruise of the whaler Herman to the Arctic. 4th of July at Point Barrow, Alaska. An Eskimo village. Natives climb up a rope ladder. They take their place on a raised platform with the United States flag flluttering atop. Esquimau man and woman. H. Liebes and Co., a whalebone and fur company in the village. A 104 years old Esquimau woman. An Esquimau man, 'Happy Joe' and another man display their face ornaments.
The new Twin City Motor Speedway. Dario Resta beside his Mercedes race car, number 24, posing with his racing team, after dropping out of the AAA-sponsored 500 mile race, at the 110 mile point, with a broken oil pump. (A cap from the back of the pump case had jolted off, causing a loss of oil.) Additional scenes from the race are seen. Start of the race. Cars racing on track.
U.S. Army Air Corps YB-10 bomber,tail number 121, of the Alaska Flight Project, takes off from Patterson Field, Ohio, heading for Washington, DC, the official starting point for the operation. A few YB-10s taxiing at Bolling Field, Washington, DC. Several YB-10s parked in a line, with ground crews attending them. Chief of the U.S. Air Corps, General Benjamin Delahauf Foulois; U.S. Assistant Secretary of War Harry Woodring and Commander of the Alaska Flight, Colonel Henry H Arnold, stand along with the Alaska Flight pilots, in front of a project airplane, number 143, painted with the project logo: an eagle perched over a map of Alaska. Secretary Woodring meets and shakes hands with the pilots.