Tourists visit Vermont, United States. The tourists visit a Vermont marble quarry. Exterior view of the quarry. Workers lift marble slabs with the help of cranes. View of fields and a water stream with hills in the background.
Tourists visit Plymouth, Vermont. Tourists in cars drive through hills and mountains of Vermont. They arrive at an old farm house. United States President Calvin Coolidge and his wife Grace Goodhue Coolidge shake hands with the tourists at the farm house.
Manufacturing of rubber heels for the soles of U.S. soldiers' boots at a Goodyear plant in Windsor, Vermont. Men and women emerge from rubber heel manufacturing facility in Windsor Vermont. Workers wash uncured rubber heels and keep them to dry so as to prevent them from sticking. Man puts rubber heels in molds for nailing. Each nailed heel passes through vulcanization machines. Woman checks the vulcanized rubber heels and puts them together. Women pass completed heels through an X-ray machine and check for defects. In Akron, Ohio, a U.S. Army soldier stands in front of the statue of Charles Goodyear, the founder of Goodyear rubber company, and the discoverer of vulcanization.
Delegates of the Pan American Highway Commission present a gift after a month-long tour of the United States in 1924. Ceremony at the Pan American Union in Washington DC. Tablet is unveiled inscribed with the title 'Highway of Friendship', and presented as a gift to the Highway Education Board. The first line of the tablet reads, "Commemorative of the Official visit of the Pan American Highway Commission to the District of Columbia and the states of North Carolina, Kentucky, Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and New Jersey June 2 to July 3, 1924. The happiness and prosperity of the people of the United States have been greatly enhanced by your definite program of Highway education...." U.S. Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg accepts the tablet and speaks to those gathered.
Putney rest area surrounded by colorful fall leaves foliage on I-91 in Vermont. Also a rest area on Route 11 in Springfield, Vermont. Light traffic on highway. Mountains in the background.
Race for Presidential election in 1924. Franklin D. Roosevelt, on crutches,as a result of polio, poses with Democratic party leaders John W. Davis and Alfred E. Smith. Democratic Party convention in New York, United States. Delegates from various states at the convention. People carry banners of various states. Alfred Smith and William McAdoo are the front runners for the Presidential nomination.