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.
The film 'Mass Production of Jeeps' shows the production of jeeps at the Willys-Overland factory in Toledo, Ohio, during World War 2. Workers seen in the jeep manufacturing plant where Jeeps are being produced on an assembly line. Powertrain installation, chassis painting, and body tub installation are shown. Manufactured jeeps are driven out of the factory through the enclosed ramp alongside factory Building 107. Finished jeeps are shown parked on the roof of factory Building 110.
The Detroit, Toledo and Ironton Railroad in the United States, running between Michigan and Ohio. A locomotive pulling a train of coal cars comes down a track. A sign on the cars read 'Ford'. The railroad was owned by Ford and its locomotives were always kept in tip top condition. (This train was possibly coming from the Wellston, Ohio coal fields.)
From a film titled "A better Ohio". Scenes of depression period in the US: Idle men, closed factories, men searching through trash, sleeping on sidewalk. Scenes of post depression recovery: Smoke from factories, lines of workers, ample food, happy families. Views of Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects in Ohio: Airstrip at Cleveland Airport, Dayton Airport construction, sealing pipes at abandoned mines, remodeled orphanage with orphans playing, repaired homes for sailor's and soldier's orphans in Xenia, dairy farm, old people's home in Napoleon, Tuberculosis Sanitorium in Toledo. Scenes of flood damage followed by WPA -constructed dams and tree planting.
United States Open Golf Championship at Toledo, Ohio. Large crowd of spectators cheer the players at the golf course. Dick Mayer wins the United States Open Golf Championship against Emmett Cary Middlecoff. The winner holds a trophy.
Detroit,Toledo and Ironton (DT&I) Railroad operating between cities of Michigan and Ohio in United States. Views of negro men cleaning and polishing the railroad locomotive. A steam engine attached to the railroad train moving on railroad tracks. Views of rail road station,rail tracks and a steam engine moving on a turntable at the railroad yard. Slates describe Ford policy for lower freight rates, higher wages, unusual service, courteous treatment working in three years' time to transform the D.T.&I.R.R. into a proitable unit.