Russian troops on the Southwestern front in World War One. Soldiers riding horses and seated in horse carts cross a major bridge. Officers arrive and soldiers stand at attention. Commander of Russian Forces, General Mikhail Vasiliyevich Alekseyev, and his staff, review the troops. The General stops to greet Russian Orthodox Priest. Russian Army on the march in background.
Map depicts States of the Southwest United States. Montage of small images illustrating aspects of the Southwest. Cowboy herding cattle; Skier stirring up snow on downhill slope; Mormon Tabernacle Choir; Red hills; Cowboy riding bucking horse at rodeo; Saguaro Cactus at sunset; Southwestern cuisine; Native American in traditional costume; Native American crafts; Grand Canyon National Park; A steam locomotive underway;Carlsbad Caverns; Montage of normal-size moving images of Southwest scenes begins. Two riders in western clothes, on horseback, ride across a stream. Views of desert flora (mainly cacti). Sunlit peaks above a dark canyon. Ancient pueblo dwellings in Mesa Verde National Park. Rock formations and snow-covered mountains. A steam locomotive pulling a train and leaving a trail of steam and smoke, in a Southwestern valley. Vacationers riding in an open observation rail car. Coal being shoveled into the locomotive fire box. Passengers taking photographs. Riders competing in bronco busting at a rodeo. Skiers in deep powder snow. Musicians playing, steaks grilling, and customers sipping beer at a restaurant in Park City Utah. Car driving away from rock formations. Visitors in Santa Fe, New Mexico; Native Americans displaying handcraft items on their porch there. Views of visiters perusing the wares and closeups of some items. The Grand Canyon and visitors mounting horses and riding down a trail into the canyon. Riders on horseback reach a group of people who applaud. They prepare an outdoor picnic for the visitors. Couples dancing at a Texas Honky Tonk. Couples square dancing outdoors. Visitors in front of the Alamo, and riding in boats on the San Antonio River in the River Walk area. The skyline of Dallas, Texas. Western fashions in boots, handbags, shoes, and sun glasses. Dallas skyline at night.
A film based on Pueblo Indian people living in Pueblo villages of the Southwestern United States. A Pueblo Native American Indian woman holds up a shallow basin of wheat. Wind blows the chaff away as she pours the wheat onto a blanket. A kneeling woman grinds corn on a stone slab in front of a mud oven. A man uses a long handled wooden paddle to place in and remove bread from the oven.
United Garment workers (UGW) Union members discuss plan for 1914 convention in Nashville Tennessee. View from locomotive traveling on a straight train track. A steam locomotive pulling a passenger train. Trainman on rail car waving a lantern. Views of the convention, October 12, 1914, in Nashville, headed by UGW President Thomas A. Rickert of Chicago. Union locals from New York, Boston, Rochester, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, were deemed in arrears on dues (although they had been on strike) and not allowed to participate. They walked out, with the Chicago delegation too. View of Telegram sent from Nashville, by the dissidents, to Sidney Hillman in New York, October, 1914, asking him to head a rival union. Photo of Hillman taking telephone call. A special convention at Webster Hall, in New York City, where dissidents join with Journeyman Tailors union and form the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, with Sidney Hillman as President. Key members of the new union are seen standing in front of a car. Sidney Hillman in his office dictating to his secretary. Copies of the new union's House organs in various languages. Amalgamated Clothing Workers holding signs in various languages. Workers pose on a truck by a sign reading:"A Fair Deal, A Chance to Live, Arbitration is all we ask." Workers in cars. Girls on roller skates wearing sashes reading: "Don't Be A Scab." A man in a barrel with sign reading: "Can't afford to wear pants. Pa works in an open shop." Women pose in sandwich boards that spell out: "Closed Shop." Philadelphia garment worker ostensibly writing letter to Sidney Hillman. Shop owners examine sewn item and shop records while man works at sewing machine.
Arctic cruise of the Whaler "Herman." Stefansson camp at Banks Island. Several ships of ill-fated Stefansson expedition (Canadian Arctic Expedition) in a harbor.The name "Alaska" can be seen on stern of one. Two-masted schooner ashore on beach. The four-masted schooner S.S. Holmes, appearing partially sunk and leaning to port. Two men in cold weather gear on board, working to repair her. Later view of the SS Holmes appearing to have been uprighted. View from a boat proceeding along a shoreline. Christian Theodore Pedersen, Captain of the "Herman" with another man, possibly William J. (Levi) Baur, both in fur coats, being welcomed by Charles D. Brower, owner of a store at Point Barrow. He poses with them and others in front of his store.The camera pans other buildings in Mr. Brower's compound.
The United States of America in 1914. In 1914 : A U.S. guard with a gun on the Mexican border. A dog beside the guard. Wire fences in a row on the border. A group of U.S. guards on the border on guard. The guards hold guns. The guards beside an inverted board which reads 'United States'. Huts in the background. Men, women and children with belongings move along a paved path along the border. People seated with the guards in a trench. A carriage arrives in front of a building. Officials with guards descend the steps of the building. A group of men seated around a table. A few men standing behind them.