Los Angeles County Relief Administration (LACRA) work with Sheriff's probation officers in enlisting youth for work during the Great Depression in the United States. A juvenile offender undergoes interview with probation officers. Young men work at the Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Camp near San Bernardino, California, digging into rock and gravel and dirt piles as they build new roads. Boy workers seated at a table eat food. They are shown seated receiving school lectures, and playing baseball and boxing. The American flag is lowered outside the camp barracks (operating similar to a CCC or Civilian Conservation Corps camp).
The importance of roads and highways in the development of United States. The city of Big Bear Lake amidst San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California. The city reached by a new developed forest road. The forest road over a bridge amidst the mountains.
A film titled 'Pittsburgh Pirates Getting Into Shape at Training Camp.' Hall of Fame shortstop and Pirates coach Honus Wagner clowns with a movie camera. Reverse film special effect with players. Close up of Pirates manager and Hall of Fame second baseman Frankie Frisch. Players running, doing calisthenics with mountains as backdrop. Shots of batters and pitchers warming up, including brief shots of 1940 National League batting champion Debs Garms (#18) and famous 'eephus ball' pitcher Rip Sewell (#30).
Burlesque dancer Sally Rand (Hattie Helen Gould Beck) and her dance troupe perform the Bubble Dance at the San Diego Expo (the California Pacific International Exposition) in Balboa Park in 1935. Ms. Rand and her dancers perform at a fountain of the Plaza del Pacifico, with the California State Building in the background (which became the San Diego Automotive Museum in 1988)
California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego, California. A high tower rigged with two parachutes. Parachutists jump from the tower., descend and land. A female parachutist lands.
The California Pacific International Exposition in San Diego, California. Aerial view of Balboa Park , the venue of the exposition. A band plays at the opening ceremony as U.S. Marines march. People lined up to enter a studio. A flag with a sign that reads ' Californian Republic'. A movie being shot at the studio. Actors play out their characters. An actor kisses a woman's hand. Different rides at the exposition. Men dressed in colorful costumes march. Men of Shriners and Catholic organization seated at a podium during a ceremony. Men march with American flags. Priests perform prayers as people gather for the ceremony. Girls in fancy costumes march. Marines seated as priests conduct prayers.