President Woodrow Wilson voting in the Presidential election on November 7, 1916, in Princeton, New Jersey. He is seen walking with an entourage, along the sidewalks of Chambers Street, past the entrance to G.A. Rule Real Estate offices, where men on the steps, remove their hats in acknowledgement and respect. The President and his party continue on to the old firehouse, that has been set up as a polling place. After greeting people there, President Wilson enters to vote. He comes out of the building after casting his ballot and doffs his hat to the camera and people in the vicinity. The scene shows American soldiers at an army camp casting their ballots in the election. They huddle around tables where there names are checked on voter lists and they receive ballots. One soldier is seen sealing his ballot before depositing it in a ballot box. Camera focuses on a ballot table with soldiers crowded around it. The final segment of the film contains completely unrelated footage of British women in the United Kingdom working in an industrial operation during World War 1. Some are seen at a railroad siding, clearing up scrap beside open rail cars. They use wooden wheel barrows with wooden wheels. Two women push a load of steel rail parts on a small flat rail car. In another location at the plant, women push a flat rail car loaded with lumber to a spot where several other women remove and stack it. Many steel railroad wheels are lined up in the background. The camera focuses on women pushing railroad axles, assembled with wheels, along tracks, toward a building in the rail yard. Two women touch-up paint on the side of a railroad car, as another woman (supervisor) watches. Back at the area of stacked lumber, two women fabricate something using a saw and hammer and nails on lumber placed atop wooden saw horses. Another woman wields a hammer in the background.
President Wilson visits his hometown to vote in the primaries in Princeton, New Jersey. A coach of a train arrives at the station. President in between the security and a large crowd follows him. The U.S. flag in the background. President digs with a spade.
College football game between the Princeton Tigers and Yale, held in Princeton, New Jersey. The teams play on the field in their 62nd meeting. Spectators watch the thrilling match. Princeton Tigers team wins over Yale with a score of 20-7. Ambient sound of the crowd cheering is heard.
The Princeton Tigers and Harvard Crimson battle it out in the Ivy League Big Three in Princeton, New Jersey. Spectators cheer in the packed stadium. The game progresses. Spectators under umbrellas. The Tigers lead 14-6 at the start of the final quarter. The Princeton Tigers beat the Harvard Crimson 14-12.
The United States of America in 1916. In 1916 : A large crowd gathered outside the St. Louis Coliseum for the 1916 Democratic National Convention. Dignitaries arrive for the convention. Nominated President Woodrow Wilson with his wife in an open motor carriage. Woodrow Wilson with officials in his New Jersey home. A large crowd gathered outside his home. Woodrow Wilson delivers an acceptance speech. The large crowd listens to the speech. The nominated Secretary of State William Jennings Bryan. William Bryan and officials in the balcony of a building. William Bryan shakes hands with people gathered outside the building
Brief scenes from life of Dr. Albert Einstein, who died on April 18, 1955, in Princeton, New Jersey. Dr. Albert Einstein relaxed at home, posing for the camera. He is wearing a sweater. He dons his spectacles. Einstein with Yeshiva University President, Samuel Belkin, and New York State Attorney General Nathaniel L. Goldstein, as they present him a model of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Einstein in an academic procession at Princeton University.