Well laid out dinning table. A smaller table laid out for four during a Congressional tour of inspection. Secretary of War, John W Weeks and General Wells review Puerto Rican troops of 65th Regiment in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Congressmen review a parade as an Army band plays. The Secretary meets the soldiers at Hotel Vanderbilt.
Officials dressed in white business suits, march, flanked by American flags,in a parade for the National Youth Administration, past the Captiol Building in San Juan, Puerto Rico. They are followed by youth in black overalls, shouldering spades. Behind them march girls, carrying a banner reading: "NYA, Caguas Proyecto." A truck comes next, displaying a large poster in its rear reading: "NYA for Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Leads the way," amd listing various NYA youth projects in Puerto Rico. Youth carrying N.Y.A. banners and American flags come next, followed by more young men carrying spades. Youthful firemen stand beside reels of hoses and a sign reading: "Bomberos de Guayama." An official pins a badge on the lapel of a man being honored. Next, a fireman, and two youth demonstrate by spraying water from their hose along the street. Remainder of the film is a montage of views. Scene shifts to the harbor, where two U.S. Clemson class destroyers are seen. Then boys are seen playing on a beach. A closeup of a young woman. Closeups of several of the youthful firemen previously seen. Several youth with spades, seen from the rear. An American flag wafting in a breeze.
Secretary of War John W Weeks and other Congressmen during a Congressional tour of inspection at a port in Puerto Rico. The Secretary shakes hands with the Naval officers and boards a train followed by other congressmen. Palm trees and a jungle.
Secretary of War John W Weeks and other officers move towards the cars. Officers look at a big artillery gun. Weeks and other Congressmen including Major W. M. Wainwright, Senators Jones, McKinley, Ladd, Robinson, Howell, Warren and Representatives French, Anthony, Wood, Cramton, Lee, Madden, Quin, Hull, Morin, Strong, Wurzbach, Rankin, Curry, Underhill, Crisp, Winslow, Yound, Sproul, Timberlake, Zihlman, Miller, Michener, Abernathy, Barbour, Burtness, Cole, Dowell, Lee, MacLafferty, Taylor and their wives visit a garden as they move past a row of palm trees in Puerto Rico.
Views of the Comerío Dam under construction in Puerto Rico. A steamer underway in the water as formations of U.S. military airplanes fly overhead. They fly over a building emitting smoke from a chimney. View of the overflying airplanes from a boat.
Aviator Charles Lindbergh visits San Juan, Puerto Rico. A huge crowd awaits his arrival at an air field. Lindbergh's plane 'Spirit of Saint Louis' lands and taxis. Men move towards the plane as it comes to a halt. Closeup of the 'Spirit of Saint Louis'. Several officials stand near the airplane as Lindbergh prepares to leave the cockpit. Among them is George H. Estes, Jr., Commander of U.S. Troops in Puerto Rico. ( He held rank of Brigadier General, in 1918, but now wears peacetime rank insignia of Colonel.) Others greeting Lindbergh include Puerto Rican government officials and civilians, who watch as Lindbergh climbs out of the cockpit. Lindbergh poses with Governor of Puerto Rico, Horace M Towner, and other officials.