The inauguration of the sailing season on lake Washington in Seattle, Washington. Yachts at dock. Sailors aboard a yacht. Sailors raise the sails of the boat. A sailor rotates the boat wheel. People watch the race. A yacht underway in lake Washington
The first successful model Ornithopter takes flight in Seattle. The Ornithopter in flight at a Seattle park. Children watch as it flies. U.S. Army Captain William Sears with his invention. He shows the children the Ornithopter. The Ornithopter flies again by means of rubber-band powered flappers.
Documentary about the U.S. Army's flight around the world in 1924, employing four Douglas World Cruiser aircraft. A flag of United States. Crowds gather around around. the four Douglas World Cruisers, named Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, and Seattle, as they prepare to depart from Seattle, Washington, on their expedition. One of the aircraft taking off. All the aircraft in flight over Seattle Washington. Major Frederick F. Martin Commander of the flight. An animated map shows the aerial expedition's route and locations of various accidents and incidents that beset them along the way. View of one Douglas World Cruiser in flight, equipped with floats. The expedition was completed by the Cruiser,Chicago, crewed by pilot, Lt. Lowell Smith and Lt. Leslie Arnold; and by the
New Orleans, crewed by pilot, Lt. Erik Nelson and Lt. Jack Harding, who are seen being congratulated by expedition Commander, Major Frederick F. Martin upon their completion of the mission in Seattle, on September 28, 1924.
John Ederer, a polio victim and a Boy Scout, is honored in Seattle, Washington. 'Children's Orthopedic Hospital' written on a wall of a hospital building. Boy Scouts of America members walk towards the hospital. They arrive at the hospital. John seated in a wheel chair for his Court of Honor. He is awarded the Star rank badge by his Scoutmaster, and presented with a robe that has his merit badges sewn on it. The other Scouts in his troop salute him and he shakes hands with them.
Pro wrestlers don grid-togs for a charity clash with the Seattle Ramblers at Tacoma's 'Muscle Bowl' in Washington. Players in the dressing room put on the uniform for the match. Match in progress. People watch the match. They cheer and applaud.
Eleven year old Song Yong Cho, a legless orphan of the Korean war, arrives in America to begin a new life in Boystown. Song Yong Cho disembarks a plane and is greeted by his adoptive mother. He walks with his adoptive mother. Signs : 'Entrance', 'U.S. Customs', 'U.S. Immigration', 'U.S. Public Health', 'Dept. of Agriculture'. Song Cho's luggage is inspected by a custom guard. He stands with a man near a counter and then moves.