Young auto genius builds midget car for three dollars. Humphrey Cissel designs a small car with the motor of a washing machine. A plate on the small automobile reads 'Maryland 1936, 270252'. He sits in his small automobile and drives it on the streets. Cars parked on the road.
Luxurious facilities provided to the train passengers during journey in the United States. Train moves over the Rockville Bridge across the Susquehanna River above Harrisburg and Enola, Pennsylvania. Mountains in the background. Passengers relax on the reclining chairs during the journey. Attendant helps a woman to place her luggage. Child opens a push door. Women go to the washroom and apply makeup. Man uses the public telephone service. Woman and girl sleep in a master bedroom. Men work on the electrification speed operations at the power directed room.
Negro life and training of teachers in Bowie, Maryland, United States. Houses at a distance on a farmland. Trees and tower in the background. Board on the farmland reads 'Maryland State Normal School Bowie Maryland trains elementary teachers'. School building with a flag on its top. House behind the trees.
Negro life in Bowie, Maryland. Building behind the trees. Negro women sit on bench and talk. White houses at a distance in the background. Negro women walk in front of the house. Truck in front of a white house and women by the side. Clothes hang in the garden at the back of Maryland school building. Negro women sit on bench and talk outside school building. Negro woman and two men stand in front of building and talk.
Ninth National Convention of the Communist Party USA in New York City, June 24 -38, 1936. The theme as seen in outsize banners included a huge likeness of Earl Browder displaying the words: "Against Hunger Fascism War" and a banner around the hall reading in part: "forward to Unity..." The activities seen are like any major political party convention, including having placards identifying delegates from all the States of the Union, such as Georgia, Virginia,Iowa,West Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, District of Columbia,Oregon, etc. Lights sweep over the darkened arena highlighting the signs of the various states. Several scenes show massed flags of the Communist Party displaying the hammer and Sickle on a solid field.
Belle Bart, famous astrologer at desk in her office, New York, USA. She speaks on her predictions for the Year 1936. She reminds viewers of her predictions for the year 1935. She says that the period of prosperity will extend from 1936-1943. She further says that although war is imminent in the far East, and that some nations will become eclipsed during this period, the general trend through 1943 will be "happiness and prosperity for all."