Evolution of United States Air Force uniforms in the United States. A captain wearing a 1907 uniform approaches Bleriot XI aircraft. He does a preflight checking of the aircraft. He puts on a flying jacket and a parachute. He gets into the cockpit.
A pilot wearing a 1907 uniform walks up to a Bleriot XI aircraft. The pilot climbs into the cockpit of the aircraft. View from tail, up the length of the plane, toward pilot in cockpit. Close up views of the pilot as he works the tail rudder and elevator controls of the parked plane.
Floods in Pennsylvania. People walk on a street. The men removing debris, with shovels, from streets after the flood. A man points with a stick on the old high water mark from Johnstown flood in15 March 1907 and new high water mark. The cars lined up on a snow covered field. A man digging snow from the front of wheel of an old car. Men with shovels clearing snow from Johnstown streets. The men removing debris in snow fall. Water flowing on streets. Men walk on the street. Men unload food supplies from a truck. The victims stand in a line to receive food.
King George V and Queen Mary at the Coronation Durbar arena in Delhi, India, in 1911. They are seen under the royal canopy, surrounded by troops wearing White helments, white gloves, and white puttees. Complete change of scene shows women on horse-drawn floats in a suffrage movement parade on 42nd street, East of 5th Avenue in New York City, circa 1912. A woman dressed as Columbia stands in the first float,wearing a banner with word "Suffrage" on it. and some men supporters march in the parade. Crowds watch from the sidewalks. Uniformed policemen escort the marchers. Several women ride in a second float, wearing various costumes, including those of 17th Century pilgrims and of the 18th Century revolutionary war era. The float displays an American flag and some other type, as well. An automobile festooned with flowers, follows behind. The final scene shifts to London, England, circa 1905, and shows women's suffrage leader, Emmeline Pankhurst, carrying a bouquet of flowers, as she is escorted by a gentleman, out of a professional office building. One sign on the building reads,"Goodale, Hobson, & MacHahon.This refers to William Goodale, Alfred Allen Hobson, and Patrick Maurice MacMahon, Solicitors, 9, Essex Street, Strand London, England. (Note: that firm dissolved in 1907.)
'Our Hebrew friends' , part 2 of the film titled 'Fights of Nations' depicts two Hebrew men arguing outside a shop in the United States. They interfere, comically, with a man walking on the sidewalk. Another man comes and they involve him in their argument. A policeman comes threatens to arrest each of the three men, in turn. The third man, a Hebrew, pleads with the policeman, and secretly slips him some money. The policeman walks away, happily. The three men hug each other and dance.
'Sunny Africa,Eighth Avenue New York' , part 4 of the film titled 'Fights of Nations' captures professional African American dancers in the roles of couples dancing at a cafe, ostensibly on 8th Avenue in New York City, United States. A man plays a piano. After dancing, the couples sit at tables and eat and drink. . One man, in a striped T-shirt, gets up and gives a wonderful demonstration of tap dancing. Other people applaud and cheer him. A waiter serves. The man in the striped T-shirt goes out. Another man sits near the Striped Shirt's date. They converse and dance. The man in the striped T-shirt comes back. and picks a fight with the man dancing with his date. The fight involves everyone, but finally ends with Striped shirt and his date dancing away merrily, together.