Inventor of a new aircraft stands near his invention at an airfield in Rushville, Missouri. The aircraft has thick-short wings and two propellers that rotate in opposite directions. Plane takes off for its maiden flight from the airfield. The plane lands back successfully on the airstrip.
Scenes from game 7 of the World Series in 1934: Detroit Tigers, of Detroit, Michigan play against the St. Louis Cardinals from St. Louis, Missouri, at Navin Field in Detroit Michigan. The players include Frankie Frisch, Mickey Cochrane, Dizzy Dean and Joe "Ducky" Medwick. The players playing the game. Notable persons watching the game include: Henry Ford, son Edsel Ford, Will Rogers and R Judge Landis (Kenesaw Mountain Landis), the first Commissioner of Major League Baseball. A large crowd of spectators watch the game in the stadium. Fans throw pop bottles and fruit onto the field in the 6th inning of game 7 after Cardinals star Ducky Wucky Medwick slides into the Detroit 3rd baseman Marv Owen. Medwick is removed from the game by Commissioner Landis. St. Louis Cardinals with its infamous "Gashouse Gang" win the game and the series. From a "25 years ago today" retrospective in a UN newsreel, dated September 24, 1959.
Farmers transporting water for cattle in Kansas City, Missouri. Livestock on a farm. Emaciated, thin, and dead and dying cattle suffering from drought and difficult conditions during the Great Depression. A farmer working on the farm. Water is transported from far areas after a drought in the city. A farmer loading containers in a jeep.
Young boys and girls show horsemanship riding horses in equestrian event in Kansas City, Missouri. Children riding horses in paddock. Child demonstrates mounting the horse. Young rider demonstrates his expertise in show jumping. A rider stands atop the backs of two horses with a third horse in the middle and jumps the horses over a hurdle. Young horse riders.
Dignitaries and people gather at the NSDAR Memorial to the Pioneer Mothers of the Covered Wagon Days in Lexington, Missouri. Madonna of the Trail inscribed on it. Miniature models of the statue.
Postmaster General and other dignitaries present at the 70th National Convention of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in Kansas City, Missouri. Michael F. Shannon named new exalted ruler.