The city of Toledo in Ohio. View of buildings in Toledo. Railroad trains at a station. Women near a clothesline outside a house. Women come down the stairs of a house. Cars on a street. Men work on a model of Toledo of tomorrow. A model of a congestion free express highway in Toledo.
Statue of John Burroughs at the entrance to Toledo Museum of Art. Burroughs with children gathered around him. 20000 School children assembled on the terrace of the Toledo Museum of Art to greet their honored friend. Boy scouts carrying flags surround Burroughs. Flower strewn steps. Crowd including boy scouts parade past Burroughs. Mayor Schreiber calls for 'Three cheers for Mr. Burroughs'. Mr. Burroughs reviews children. Children strewn flowers at his feet as they pass. George W Stevens presents the statue, the Gift of W E Bock, to the children of Toledo. C. S. Pietro can be seen. Mr. W E Bock. Mayor Schreiber delivers rousing welcome address.
Willys automobile company makes post war use of military jeeps as tractor, light truck and passenger car, in Toledo, Ohio. Men drive military jeeps out of a building. Jeeps used as tractor for attachments of plower and harvest machine. Jeeps used as a sack making machine. conveyor belts attached to the jeeps. Jeep being used as shredder and independent power unit.
American robot bombs, America's answer to the German V-1 buzzbomb, being prepared in Dearborn, Michigan during World War 2. Workers weld bomb casing at Ford robot bomb factory. The workers move long tube like bombs with jet engines. They are known by nickname "Flying Chimney". The bombs on wheels. Men with ear protection in a testing area as the engines are fired during testing. Buildings in the background. Flame shooting from the jet engines. Workers including some women assemble the bombs at a plant in Toledo, Ohio, where wings and warheads are also built. A woman war production worker lying inside the body of a robot bomb and working on its assembly. The bombs take off from a launch pad in a gully at an Army Air Force test site. A booster cuts loose from the American Robot Bomb and hits water at a distance as the buzz bomb flies through the air, with an estimate 200 mile range. The bombs in flight. The booster hits water.
Toledo Naval Armory, training center for naval services in Toledo Ohio. The Armory building constructed with salvage material with the help of the WPA. 'OHIO' can be seen carved on the top center of the building. Marines and reservists lined up for inspection by senior officers. A naval officer provides gunnery instructions to marines and reservists.
Standing in front of a statue honoring William McKinley at the Lucas County Courthouse in Toledo, Ohio, in 1920, two United States Civil War veterans in uniform read the 'New York Times' dated September 19, 1901. The headline reads 'Mr McKinley's body in his old home'. Cut to footage from shortly after President McKinley's death in 1901, with citizens, police and constabularies on horse back gathered outside the Milburn Residence in Buffalo, New York, where McKinley died. President William Mc Kinley's body is carried out of the house in a coffin. McKinley's funeral procession leaving the Milburn residence. Cut back to 1920 and the men standing beside the statue of President McKinley at the Lucas County Courthouse in Toledo, Ohio.