A red hen adopts puppies in Tallahassee, Florida. The orphan puppies move with the red hen. The hen in its coop with a puppy. Other puppies try to get in the coop. The puppies play with hen. The puppies and red hen in the coop. The puppies sleep with hen. A puppy sleeps on the hen . The puppies with the hen in the coop.
The 1932 Democratic National Convention in Chicago, Illinois. New York Governor Franklin Delano Roosevelt with his daughter Anna Roosevelt and granddaughter Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Dall (sometimes known as Sistie) outside a building circa 1930. Roosevelt holds a cane while leaning against a column and plays with his grandson using the cane. People gather in the convention hall for the 1932 Democratic National Convention. Roosevelt addresses them, speaking of the need to "break foolish traditions" and "to win in this crusade to restore America to its own people." The people applaud.
Hard times in the Great Depression led to formation of The Bonus Army. American veterans of World War 1 march on streets of Washington DC, carrying a large poster demanding immediate cash redemption their "bonus" service certificates awarded by Congress in 1924 (but not lawfully payable until 1945). Army Chief of Staff, General Douglas MacArthur, ordered by President Hoover, to clear the Bonus Army encampments, is seen standing in a street surrounded by several U.S. Army troops. People watch from sidewalks as a contingent of U.S. Army cavalry rides down the street. U.S. Army M-1917 tanks roll down Pennsylvania Avenue in July 1932. Bonus marchers and others watch from Lafayette Park in background. Scene shifts to the 1932 Democratic Party Convention in Chicago Stadium, Chicago, where delegates cheer after nominating Franklin D. Roosevelt as their Presidential candidate. Roosevelt seen waving from the podium. Migrant farm workers seen at temporary, dilapidated dwellings in close quarters, and sitting at a campfire, some with sad and desperate faces. Migrant farm workers' cars on the road, piled high with family belongings during westward migration. Migrants riding atop an open railroad freight car. Two men share a copy of the "Epic News" newspaper (published by supporters of Upton Sinclair and the End Poverty Movement in Los Angeles and central California). Narrator describes programs of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) and the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Construction workers ignite demolition charges during construction of Boulder Dam (aka Hoover Dam and officially so-named in 1947). Glimpse of President Roosevelt at the site in an open car, for its dedication on September 30, 1935. Construction workers engaged in building the dam. Another shot of President Roosevelt in his open car. Towers being erected to carry electric power from the dam's hydroelectric generators. President Franklin D. Roosevelt smiling broadly at the formal dedication ceremony, September 30, 1935. Controlled discharges of water through the dam. Views of the Boulder Dam hydroelectric generating station. Oil well rigs or oil derricks at work during construction at night. People at work in fabric mills or textile mills, and in a print shop
A speed car arrives to try for a new world record in Daytona Beach, Florida. The Bluebird , the fastest motor car, is unloaded after a long trip from England. Natives view the queer stream lined vehicle (speed car). The speed car is towed on a road. His chief aide guides the machine through the streets from a rail road station to a service station. Mechanics under Leo Villa check the automobile.
Grady Nix rides a motorcycle upside down in a locked cage in Miami Beach, Florida. A locked cage in Miami Beach. Spectators stand around the cage. Grady Nix rides a motorcycle upside down in the locked cage as Mrs. Nix sits calmly in the "globe of death" (locked cage). The spectators watch the stunt performed by Nix.
English motorist Malcolm Campbell sets a new world speed mark at Daytona Beach, Florida. Malcolm Campbell, a racing motorist drives his Blue Bird car over the course and sets a new record. People at beach. Campbell get off from his car. Men assist him in getting off the car. People standing around Campbell.