Presidential election campaigns by Alfred Smith and Herbert Hoover in 1928, in the United States. Alfred Emanuel Smith, Democratic U.S. presidential candidate at a rally. People gathered outside the convention hall. Many officials and policemen walk with the crowd. Alfred Smith in a car waves to the people. People gathered to watch Alfred Smith at his election rally. Alfred Smith with his wife in a car. Hoover waves at crowd from the rear platform of a train . Hoover gives a speech. Loudspeaker being used for the election rally. Posters with a sign 'Elect Herbert Hoover, The Great Engineer President'. Election rally for Herbert Hoover, candidate from Republican Party.
The activities in the United States after the end of World War I. Herbert Clark Hoover as one of the candidates in the 1928 presidential election and another candidate Alfred Emanuel Smith campaigns during the presidential elections. Paper reads about the election of the President. Sketches of the Herbert Clark Hoover after being elected as the president. A graph depicts a warning situation in stock markets. On 24th October 1929 people panic as the stock market crashes. Several scenes of the people on streets during the crash. People gather on street at Wall Street during 'Black Tuesday' the Wall Street Crash of 1929. A person bends as he sits on a bench. Unemployed workers in a queue seeking aid. Several scenes of the life of people before the stock market crash including dancing. Sketch depicts America's non involvement in the league of nations. People dancing. Sketches of people sitting,dining after the crash. A man with a bowl seeking food handouts.
Herbert Clark Hoover at Republican convention for U.S. Presidential Elections,1928 in Kansas City, Missouri. Crowd gathered at the convention. Crowd carry posters of Hoover. Supporters of President Hoover gathered. Crowd waves the flag of United States. A lady carry poster reading New York. Democratic candidate Alfred Smith delivers a speech. Crowd applauds.
Air Mail Service in the United States. Mail trucks at the center of an airfield. Aircraft, including De Havilland DH-4; Boeing Model 40; Curtiss JN-4 Jenny; Travel Air 5000 ; and Ford Ford 5-AT-B trimotor, parked in a circle around the mail trucks. Mail being transferred from a truck into empty front cockpit of a two-place biplane. The side of a truck reads 'Air Mail Service'. A Travel Air 5000 transport (CAA registry C2614, NAT'S No. 16) on the field. Side of the aircraft reads 'Nat U.S. Mail Express'. The aircraft taxis on the field. The aircraft takes off. Early model air mail aircraft in flight over a large city. Orville Wright. Orville Wright posing indoors, and then standing in front of a residence, with three young boys who hold balsa wood model gliders. The boys launch their wood gliders by means of rubber bands, with some help from Wright.
'The Epic American Trans Atlantic Flight' depicts crashes involving various pilots in the United States. Captain Charles A. Lindbergh. On September 21, 1926, Rena Fonck stands in front of his Sikorsky airplane, ready to try a solo flight across the Atlantic to Paris. He takes off and crashes in flames.
Navy Commander Richard E. Byrd poses. On April 16, 1927, his Fokker C-2 trimotor airplane ("America"), piloted by Anthony Fokker, with Byrd, Floyd Bennett, and George O. Norville,on board, flips over on takeoff at Hasborough, New Jersey. In September, 1927. Clarence Chamberlin in a Bellanca plane taxis and takes off. The tail and right main wheel dig into the soft field on landing and the airplane is severely damaged. The wreck of the "American Legion" Keystone Pathfinder airplane that carried Commander Noel Davis and Lieutenant Stanton Wooster to their deaths, in a crash landing, in the Back river, near Langley Field, Virginia, In Paris, on April 26, 1927,Frenchmen, Captain Charles Nungesser and Francois Coli pose before taking off on their ill fated flight, in a Levasseur PL8 aircraft, named " White Bird." Charles Lindbergh standing next to his mother,Evangeline Land Lindbergh. The "Spirit of St. Louis" is towed out and refueled at Mineola, New York. Charles Lindbergh climbs into the plane and makes a bumpy takeoff. Bystanders watch. People gather to greet him upon arrival in Paris. Lindbergh poses with U.S. Ambassador to France Myron Herrick. Lindbergh honored by the French President Gaston Doumergue.
Balloon and Airship schools ran by the U.S. Air Service at various places in United States. Several hot air balloons inflated at ground at a school in Port Omaha, Nebraska. Eight balloons launched in air, one of them rises high. Students at the Ross Field, Arcadia, California. A big observation balloon moved out of the interior storage by the students. They attach a basket to the inflated balloon. Gasoline driven winch releases wire and balloon rises high in air. The Airship ship School. Langley Field, Hampton Virginia. A dirigible ZDUS.-1at the school. Students haul the dirigible out of its hanger.