People gather at Valley Forge to honor visit of President Herbert Hoover and First Lady Lou Henry Hoover in Pennsylvania. U.S. Army horsemen and soldiers on foot gather at the Valley Forge to honor U.S. President Herbert Hoover and his wife on the first Memorial Day ceremony. A huge crowd gather at the valley which was the site of the American Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. A motorcade arrives at the valley. President Hoover and First Lady Lou Henry Hoover in an open motor carriage that lead the motorcade. The First City Troop of Philadelphia accompanies the President. The President standing on a decorated platform, addresses the huge crowd. A number of U.S. flags being displayed on the platform. The army personnel beside the platform. First Lady Lou Hoover and the President gets into the motor carriage. Officials beside the carriage. The crowd leaves the valley. The President and his wife in the carriage. Men and women beside the carriage.
A film titled ' Impressive Greek ceremony honors George Washington.' Shows priests and girls dressed in traditional attires walking into a Church at a Greek ceremony to honor George Washington in Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Priests perform the ceremony as people and sailors are also seen.
Boy Scouts of America camp at 6th National Jamboree with 52,000 scouts at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Boy Scouts in uniform during training. Scouts in a campsite emerge from a tent and approach a dining tarp area. Scouts cooking. Scouts go through an obstacle course with a balance beam and then they pass through a series of suspended tires. Visiting Boy Scouts from other countries talk with American Boy Scouts from California's Golden Empire Council and exchange patches. Group of Canadian scouts beneath a timber entrance structure with a flag that reads Ontario. Boy Scouts sit outside camp sites.
Loading of the USS Valley Forge (CV-45) in San Diego, California. An admiral, another officer and a lady leaves the Valley Forge and drive away in a car. Brow being removed from Valley Forge. Wives of sailors stand on dock as the USS Valley Forge as it begins to pull out. Bow of the ship as it gets underway.
Homecoming of the USS Valley Forge (CV-45) in San Diego, California. Wives of the sailors wave as USS prepares to tie up at quay wall. Mayor of San Diego Joshua H. Bean speaks. Consul of Sweden, Waldo Homburg speaks. Consul of Norway speaks. Flags of both those nations and State flag of California are seen. Vice Admiral Sprague speaks. Miss California stand with flowers and waves. Spectators in the background. A band plays. (Presence of the Scandinavian representatives may be related to the cooperation of USS Valley Forge and other U.S. Naval vessels, during production of the motion picture "Windjammer" about the voyage of the Norwegian training vessel, Christian Radich.) Note: Korean war demands required the USS Valley Forge to resupply and sail again on December 6, 1950.
Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Shah of Iran, visits the United States. Shah Pahlavi salutes as he is greeted by U.S. Navy officers aboard the aircraft carrier, USS Valley Forge ( CV-45). Shah Pahlavi and Marine Captain review contingent of U.S. Marines, on board. Elevator brings them up to the flight deck of the aircraft carrier. Harry B. Temple, Captain of the USS Valley Forge, escorts the Shah. They talk to a pilot, standing by his aircraft for inspection. A helicopter takes off and lands again. The Shah speaks with a pilot about his flight gear. Douglas AD Skyraider Aircraft takes off and in flight. Aircraft wings fold as it taxis after landing on the carrier. The Shah and Captain Temple look at photo albums of the USS Valley Forge.