War Admiral races with other horses in Saratoga Springs, New york. Scenes of people at inner part of the ground, keenly watching the race and enjoy.
A horse race at the racing spa in Saratoga Springs, New York. The horse racers prepare to begin the race at the racing spa in Saratoga Springs. Officials seated on the stands. The race begins and the horses race on the track. A few officials look through binoculars. Three race horses moving ahead on the muddy track. The American-bred horse Equipoise with rider Sonny Workman races past the stands and reaches the finishing line. Equipoise, which won the Wilson Stakes, with the rider Sonny Workman on it, beside an official.
U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicates the chapel at Georgia Warm Springs Foundation in Warm Springs, Georgia. Cars parked on the road side. President Roosevelt arrives at the new chapel and drives up footpath to the door. Closeup of license plate on the President's 1938 Ford convertible (with hand controls) reads 'Georgia FDR 1938'. Following the dedication service, the President is seen standing supported by door of his car, as he shakes hands with Rt. Rev. Henry J. Mikell, D.D., Bishop of Atlanta. Standing nearby are Rev. J.D.C. Wilson, Rector of St. Mark's Episcopal Church in LaGrange, Georgia, and FDR's neighbor and friend, and former owner of Warm Springs, Georgia Mustian Wilkins, who donated the funds for the chapel. Scene shifts to large group of polio victims, in wheel chairs. Closeup of President Roosevelt. Group of polio victims , in their wheel chairs, posing outside a Foundation building, with McCarthy Cottage and the E.T. Curtis Cottage in background.
The commissioning ceremony of USS Saratoga in New York, United States. A large banner with an insignia and 'USS Saratoga (CVA-60)' written on it. U.S. Navy Admiral Felix B. Stump, Admiral W. F. Halsey and other naval officers and civilians seated near a speaker's stand. Cadets in the background. A flag being hoisted on the mast of the ship. Naval officers and civilians salute the flag. A naval officer speaks into a microphone. The civilians watch the ceremony. A fleet of aircraft fly overhead. Commanding Officer of USS Saratoga Captain R. J. Stroh speaks into the microphone. Chief Warrant Officer Moses, Rear Admiral Roscoe Henry Hillenkoetter, C. R. Brown and Vice Admiral F. W. McMahon. Governor of New York William Averell Harriman speaks into the microphone.
Scenes from the New England Hurricane of 1938 (or Great New England Hurricane) (or Long Island Express) (or The Great Hurricane of 1938). Hurricane hitting U.S. Eastern Seaboard on September 21, 1938. The Coast from New Jersey to New England felt its effect. Cars and people drenched with water in streets. Policemen wade through hip deep water. New York is whipped by 70 mile-an-hour winds and the raging sea pouring tons of water far inland. A man retreats from a dock as waves pour water on him. Outcome of hurricane shows broken ships, downed trees, and devastation at the water front in coastal areas including Atlantic City, New London Connecticut, and Long Island. Firemen in New London Connecticut battle fires. Aerial view of destroyed shoreline and beached boats in New London. Broken cars crushed by fallen trees. Crowds gather to look at damage as a lone sentry guards against looting. Boats along the Atlantic Coast are destroyed. A boat is seen on a road in front of Merkel's Delicatessen. View of a train that was derailed by the hurricane on Long Island. Shot of a car that was carried far off a roadway and impaled on an upright beam.
Baseball events in 1938 in the United States. Closeup of Johnny Vander Meer of the Cincinnati Reds followed by scenes of him pitching during his two back-to-back no-hitters against the Boston Red Sox and the Brooklyn Dodgers, respectively. Spectators seated in the stands. Legendary baseball player, George Herman "Babe" Ruth, now a Brooklyn Dodger coach, is seen donning a Dodger uniform. He hits a ball on the sidelines during warmups. View of fans seated in the stands. Baseball team New York Yankees in its dugout during the 1938 World Series against the Chicago Cubs. Yankees defeat Cubs. New York Yankees manager Joe McCarthy shakes hands with Chicago Cubs Manager Gabby Hartnett after New York wins the World Series in four games straight. New York Mayor, Fiorello LaGuardia, is seen in a box seat, wearing a large-brimed hat. He holds his nose and waves a hand in distain. The spectators in the stands cheer. From a September 16, 1963 newsreel featuring events from 25 years earlier.