A newsreel film titled "Floods: thousands homeless in Pacific northwest" . People flee for safety as heavy flooding hits the region and city of Vanport in Oregon. Water from Columbia River spreads over the city as houses remains submerged. Some houses and buildings are seen floating in the river, including very large homes and businesses and warehouses. Some men are seen standing on top of the roof of building as it floats down the river. Men in rowboats scan the debris. An underwater scuba diver with large scuba helmet is seen rising to the surface from under water. Massive erosion of river banks opens the way to widening waters. U.S. soldiers arrive to rescue people. Cows seen in a large rowboat after their rescue from the rising waters. An ironic sign "Let us help plan your trip" is seen visible just above the flood waters. Water flows over a bridge as floods take heavy toll of life and property. Refugees receive food in a gathering area. Aerial views of the massively flooded region.
United States President Harry S Truman with Vice President Garner in Texas during an election campaign. President Truman in car with Vice President John Nance Garner 'Cactus Jack'. Man with a sheep. Sign on the sheep reads 'Dewey Goat', and Truman is seen petting the sheep that represents his opponent. Crowd greets President Truman in San Antonio and waves as his car goes by on a street. Truman is seen posing in front of the Alamo. Next Truman visits Austin Texas where he addressed Civil Rights, according to the narrator, saying that his opponents, the Republicans, don't want public unity. President Truman meets on his moving train car with Sam Rayburn, the former Speaker of the House of Representatives. President Truman addresses a large crowd gathered outdoors in Fort Worth Texas. Next seen shows his opponents activities: Crowd greets Governor Thomas E Dewey in Oakland California. Banner reads 'Welcome Governor Dewey'. Train of Governor Dewey is seen moving on tracks. Scenes of Republican presidential candidate Dewey with Mrs. Dewey addressing a crowd in Kelso, Oregon. Officials there present him with a string of fresh caught salmon fish as a gift. Governor Dewey on dais with his wife. Mrs. Dewey addresses crowd.
An American football match between Oregon State and the Oregon Ducks in Eugene, Oregon. Spectators seated in a stadium watch the match. The match in progress. Oregon State wins the match.
College football game between Oregon State Beavers and Oregon Webfoots in Corvallis. Large crowd cheer in stand. Game in progress. Oregon State Beavers beat Oregon Webfoots with a score of 18-0.
Panoramic views of the Oregon Trail which was one of the main overland migration routes on the North American continent, leading from locations on the Missouri River to the Oregon Territory from 1841 to 1869. The Great American Desert with high plains. Deer at a river bank. Bison bulls fight on the plains. View of a wagon on the plains. Independence Rock on the Oregon Trail, Wyoming bears the names of pioneers who carved their names in its surface between 1841 and 1869. The Missouri River leading to the Oregon territory.
American football match between Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers in Oregon, United States. The players on the ground in starting position. The match starts. The players playing. The spectators seated in a stand cheer for their teams. The players playing. The spectators in the stand watch the players play on the ground. The match draws as both the teams score 14-14.