Crowd gathered in front of the Jailhouse in San Jose, California, where a mob of thousands had broken in and seized prisoners Thomas Thurmond and John Holmes, who had reportedly confessed to the kidnapping and murder of Brooke Hart, son of Alexander Hart, the owner of Leopold Hart and Son Department Store. The mob had taken the two and lynched them, in St. James Park, across the street. Under-sheriff Hamilton, is interviewed and states that they held the mob off until they ran out of tear gas, and then didn't shoot, because of women and children. View of many people and cars outside, as seen through cell windows inside the prison. One of the prison inmates, testifies about seeing the mob break into the prison and make their way to the third floor. View of the St. James Park, where many people are seen gathered beneath its palm trees. Camera focuses on trees where the prisoners were hanged. California Governor,James Rolph, Jr., makes a statement tantamount to condoning the lynchings. The film shifts to a new location, in Missouri, where, On November 28, 1933, a crowd of 7-thousand broke into the Buchanan County Jail, St. Joseph, Missouri, to seize and lynch a negro charged with criminal assault. The mob overpowered defending police officers and members of the 35th Tank Company, Missouri National Guard. One of tank company's six ton M1917 light tanks parked in front of the prison. View of broken steel prison door and battering ram used by the mob. Wrecked interior of the prison quarters. People posing near a broken prison steel door.
Little League World Series, in Pennsylvania. A large crowd of spectators gathered in the stands. Baseball game between team from Kankakee,Illinois and one from San Jose,California. The spectators cheer for the players. Outfielder from Kankakee gets knocked unconscious, running into wall trying to field a home run from San Jose hitter. San Jose, San Jose's pitcher throws a no-hitter and they win this game and the series, with it.
A beach in California. Cars moving on highway - 101 Camino Real. Old Mission buildings and monuments in San Diego, California. Monks moving about one of the missions. A monk feeds white pigeons. Adobe home of General Jose Castro before restoration, at San Juan Batista. View in Los Angeles of Avila Adobe - Stockton's American headquarters during the Mexican-American war. People visiting the museum. La Casa de Estudillo in San Diego, also known as Ramona's Marriage Place after the reference in the popular Helen Hunt Jackson novel. A Mexican musician plays guitar outside the house. Agua Caliente resort in Mexico, over the border. Restaurant there with dancers and a band. Olvera Street market in Los Angeles for Mexican arts and crafts. A man and two women make Mexican foods.
California Relay in California. Large crowd of spectators gathered during the California Relay. The 220 yard dash began. Tommie Smith of San Jose State wins the race. Spectators cheer the racers. Jim Hines of Southern Texas wins the100 meter dash equalling the world record 10.0.
Pet frogs are trained in San Jose, California. Pet frogs in water pond. Frog jumps on ladder to eat insect, hanging on stick as frog trainer moves the stick on ladder. Views of frog, in hand of the trainer.
Crowd at Rodeo for a Fireman's fund in San Jose, California. Riders sitting on horses and bulls comes in between ground as gate opens but they throw riders away.