The National Ski Jump Championships in Steamboat Springs Colorado. Women on skis parade. A band on skis. Spectators watch as the competitors begin the jumps on the nation's steepest slopes. A blizzard on the second day makes it difficult for the jumpers. Various competitors fall from the slopes during unsuccessful jump attempts. Art Tokle from Chicago becomes America's champion jumper with a leap of 295 feet.
Boy Scout Jamboree get-together in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. Views of boy scout jamboree with tents at Colorado Springs. Flags of different nations are raised. Boy Scouts from all over the world assemble for the BSA's 5th National jamboree and 50th anniversary of the Boy Scouts of America scouting movement. Giant cake for the ceremony. Boy Scouts get patches from a box. Sign: 'Choccolocco Council, Troop 53'. Boys erect the tents. Views of Colorado Springs surrounding mountains with various flags. Mountains in the background.
The activities around the Mississippi River in the United States. Mules with slip shovels used to construct the levee embankment. Mules plow a field. Men work on the field. View of the plow. Men picking cotton from field. Smoke comes out of the smoke stack of a steamboat. A steamboat named "Assiniboine" in the river. Men load the steamboat with sacks. View of a bell. Men roll the sacks of cotton into the steamboat. View of Steamboat "Tennessee Belle" being loaded also. Steamboats in the Mississippi river. People aboard the steamboats, including the Chris Greene, the Tennessee Belle, and the Ouachita, which later became the Greene Lines's barge Stogie White.
Scenes of flooding in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as heavy rains bring a flood crest from Monument Creek, destroying much of the town of Colorado Springs on Memorial Day 1935. Damaged bridge section floating by. Man jumps from roof of house into flood waters. People walk holding rope. People float by atop debris, swept along by swift current. Vehicles swept by floods.
A film on the history of U.S. soldiers. Various American landscape wide views, some with roads, some with natural features. Plains, deserts, mountains in the United States. A mountainous area in the western United States. A snowcapped mountain in the background. Three elderly United States Civil War veteran soldiers, both Union and Confederate, walking together in a American military cemetery. United States Army soldiers wearing helmets and marching at an Army base or encampment. U.S. soldiers marching on Constitution Avenue in Washington DC during a parade. They hold rifles and a soldier holds the U.S. flag. U.S. Army cavalry unit riding on horses in formation. Elevated view of an American city square with snow capped mountains rising in the background. Other American cities in the west with city center areas, pedestrians, and 1930s and 1940s automobiles on the roads. Cars parked at a large industrial factory with a water tower rising up. Aerial view of an urban, western United States city with a bridge over water in background. Aerial views of various American cities. United States Army infantry soldiers march along a road and then cavalry are seen galloping by on horses. A railroad train approaching the camera and then passing by at high speed, with views of the locomotive, cars, wheels, and railroad tracks. View of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. Point of view shot from front of moving railroad train in Colorado on the edge of gorge near the Rocky Mountains. A river steamboat or paddle steamer with a bridge in the background. Men harvesting sugar cane in Cuba. Lock gates on the Panama Canal opening, as seen from a ship waiting to enter. A World War I memorial sculpture honoring American soldiers.
New York Giants train in Phoenix Arizona prior to 1953 baseball season. This clip shows many of the prominent Giants from that time, minus Willie Mays, who was in the army that year. Shot of infielders Bobby Thomson, Daryl Spencer, Davey Williams and Whitey Lockman simultaneously turning and throwing. Shot of catchers Wes Westrum, Sal Yvars, Sam Caledrone, and two others. Shot of outfielders Monte Irvin, Jim "Dusty" Rhodes, Clint Hartung, George Wilson, Harvey Gentry, Don Mueller, Bill Taylor. Shots of pitchers Sal Maglie and Hoyt Wilhelm. Manager Leo Durocher confers with his coaches. Announcer notes return of star outfielder Monte Irvin, who missed most of 1952 with broken ankle. Irvin hits a pitch toward left field. Durocher talks at camera.