Snow plows used to open mountain passes in Sisters, Oregon. The Federal and State Highway Crew open roads for summer traffic. They work with dynamite and giant plows to open the roads. A machine drills through snow. A crew member places a dynamite stick in a hole.
Snow being cleared in Sisters, Oregon. An area covered with snow. Mechanical snow plowss being used to clear blocked highways. A man tries to clear an area covered with snow.
49th Annual Rose Festival in Portland, Oregon. Singing Group Lennon Sisters in a car as they lead the procession at the 49th Annual Rose Festival. Models on lavish floats move on streets during the grand floral parade. Civilians stand on either side of the street to watch the parade.
Mummers parade in Philadelphia. Parade passes along Broad Street. Men in enormous fancy costumes. Men carry a baby in fancy dress. Behind them is a car with sign reading "Oregon NYA." Various decorative floats in the parade. Various groups perform. Bands march and play. Numerous spectators watch the parade. Policemen on horseback patrol along the parade route.
Excerpt from the fictional silent film "The Birth of a Nation" shows Colonel Ben Cameron going back to his home in the United States. A guard stands holding a gun. The Colonel gets discharged from a hospital. Nurse Elise walks with him. The Colonel shakes hand with the nurse. Guards exchange their duty in the background. Elise and Ben talk. The Colonel kisses the back of her hand. The Colonel leaves. Elise in a sad mood and a guard tells her something. Ben's sister Flora Cameron holds a plate. Food in the plate. A man puts a shawl on her. Ben's sister sticks cotton pieces on her dress. She sits in a chair. Flora looks at her dress. Colonel Ben's house. He looks at his house. Flora shows her dress to her mother. They run towards the door as Ben arrives. Ben enters the house. Ben's mother and sister are happy. Colonel's mother, father and sister stand together. Ben's sister meet him and both of them talk. She hugs him. They both enter the house.
Children hit targets in Sheldon, Illinois. Eight years old Robert Foster and his seven years old sister Betty Foster hit a target board. They stand in a garden and hit balloons on the board with guns. A man watches and instructs them. A house in the background. The man watches as the boy hits the target. The children eat ice-cream.