Men standing on logs, chop wood from it in a chopping competition. The winner smiles with axe on his shoulder. A woman is included in the sawing competition. Contestants saw the wooden logs at speed. The woman wins the competition and smiles.
Woodchoppers pit their skills in Skytop, Pennsylvania. Woodchoppers on raised beams. They chop wood with axes. A large crowd of spectators at the contest. Men, women and children watch the event. Woodchoppers sit on thick wooden logs and chop them away. The chips strewn all over. Men in boots on the logs. Woodchoppers with axes seated on a log. A man smiles. A woodchopper saws wood with a buck-saw. People sit around and watch. A woman saws a log. She poses with her bucksaw.
The 1949 Hollywood Gold Cup was held at Santa Anita racetrack in Arcadia, California. (The entire Hollywood Park season was moved to Santa Anita, following a devastating fire on the night of May 5, 1949 that destroyed Hollywood Park's grandstand.) The spectators seated in the stands. The horses on tracks . The owner of the horse, Solidarity. The race starts. The spectators watch the race and cheer. The horses run on the track. The spectators watch as Solidarity wins the race.
Large number of spectators gathered to watch a football match between teams of U.S. Army and Navy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The U.S. Army and Navy soldiers parade before the start of the match. The U.S. President Truman and other dignitaries watch among the spectators. Players show their tactics during the match. Players Galiffa and Stephenson run during the match. The Army defeats the Navy 38-0.
The White House in Washington DC, viewed from across the street in Lafayette Square Park. Street cars move past on Pennsylvania Avenue. Pigeons near and around a bench in the park.
Eagle Scouts from the 12 regions of the Boy Scouts of America visit the Pentagon building in Arlington Virginia during Boy Scout Week 1949 (celebrating the 39th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America). The group of Boy Scouts on the steps of the Pentagon building. The Boy Scouts look around at the building and surroundings. The scouts walk up the stairs and enter the Pentagon building. U.S. Secretary of Defense James Forrestal seated in his office. The Defense Secretary meets with the scouts and talks to them. He shakes hands with various Boy Scouts. The 12 scouts in the group are: Alan Fritts of Troop 11 in Mankato, Minnesota; Andrew L. Clement, senior patrol leader of Troop 2 in Raleigh, North Carolina; George Barron of Troop 17 in Franklin, Virginia; Daniel Abbott of Senior Outfit 16, in Newtonville, Massachusetts; James Roswurm of Troop 31 in Huron, Ohio; Charles S. Wilson of Troop 3, in Bristol Tennessee; H. Cumings Johnson of Senior Outfit 230 in Traverse City, Michigan; Joseph L. Cox of Troop 98 in Trenton, Missouri; Howard M. Williams of Explorer Post 345 in Houston, Texas; James C. Vincent of Sea Scout Ship 232 in Brookings, Oregon; James E. Gill of Air Scout Squadron 234 in Berkeley, California; L. Drury Cathers of Troop 22 in Gouverneur, New York.