The U.S. Army cross-continental motor convoy leaving Fort Bridger, in the Southwest corner of Wyoming and proceeding into Utah. Trucks drive on a narrow dirt road alongside a mountain with trees on other side of the road. The whole convoy stops for a meal break in Utah, where fifty or more vehicles are seen parked near a dry riverbed beside a mountain. Next, trucks are seen moving slowly along a narrow mountainside road, past huge rock outcroppings. View from ahead of trucks negotiating narrow road beside an almost dry river bed in mountains of Utah.
President Woodrow Wilson gets into his car. President Woodrow Wilson's car procession on a street. The procession passes by stores. Signboard on a store reads 'Hardware Automobile'. Signboard on another store reads "Skaggs". Others include "Clark's Shoes" and "Bramwell". Mountains seen briefly in background (possibly Ogden Utah 25th Street during President Wilson's September 1919 tour gathering support for the League of Nations?). President ascends steps onto a railroad car. He addresses the crowd, as an African American porter looks on.
The U.S. Army cross-continental motor transport convoy stops in a barren part of Utah, while soldiers cut sagebrush to lay over a sandy area so trucks can gain traction and pass through the area. Soldiers help as a truck drives slowly over the sagebrush. The truck accelerates when leaving the sandy stretch. Other trucks moving through the area, are chained together for mutual assistance. Dust raised by passage of trucks.
Trucks of the U.S. Army cross-continental motor transport convoy entering the Great Salt Lake Desert of Utah, near Granite Peak. They proceed smoothly across the desert and park to prepare a meal. View of the parked vehicles. Soldiers preparing meals on mobile field kitchens. Smoke rising from stovepipe of a field kitchen.
On Utah and Mormonism (LDS or Latter Day Saints). Dramatization of the Mormon migration, showing large wagon train crossing prairies and wagons, horses, and cowboys crossing a river; scenes of snow covered mountains as people continue westward; view of people overlooking Salt Lake City valley. Mormon people farming, locust attack on farms and people massed together beating down locusts with shovels. Depiction of seagulls arriving in mass to destroy the locusts. Elevated view of Salt Lake City including Mormon Temple, Temple Square, and Utah State Capitol building in the mid 1940s. View of Fort Douglas building in Utah. Sign on board reads 'Separation Center Fort Douglas'. U.S. Army soldier at the separation center in Fort Douglas after his return from duty in World War 2. Army corporal receives a certificate that reads 'United States Army Honorable Discharge'. U.S. Army Corporal with his wife.
War veterans in Utah, United States. A sign for the city of 'Ogden'. Traffic on the streets. A sign reads 'Entering the Cedar City'. Farmers till and plow farm land. Cattle graze on farm lands. A war veteran talks to Veteran's Department official. The veteran meets the Dean at the University of Utah campus. He enrolls for a course at the university and attends lectures.