A man wearing a cowboy hat stands near a group of canvas tents in Williamson West Virginia, where, during a labor dispute with coal mine owners, striking mine workers were evicted from their homes, and established a migrant tent community. An African American family poses for the camera outside a tent in the community, including a man, a woman, and their children. Another family is shown, with close-up view of a young, disheveled girl with a dirty face holding a small puppy dog.
Democratic Presidential nominee, John W. Davis, receives tumultous reception in his home town of Clarksburg, West Virginia. Well-wishers jam the streets, bunting is hung on building, and a brass band plays. An open automobile, carrying the Presidential nominee, proceeds slowly through mass of spectators. Davis stands in the car, waves at the crowd, and shakes hand with spectators. Later, he wipes his face with a hankerchief, as he stands with his wife, Ellen G. (Bassel) Davis, on the balcony of a house. Crowd cheers him. One holds sign reading: "West Virginia." Mr. and Mrs. Davis pose for photograph. Mrs. Davis holds bouquet of flowers. Nominee Davis speaks from a podium. Banner on podium displays official motto of West Virginia: "Montani Semper Liberi" (Mountaineers are always free). American flags are massed behind him.
West Virginia State troopers hold doors as President Eisenhower and the Prime Minister of Canada, Louis St. Laurent, come out of the Greenbrier Resort at White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States. They are joined by U.S. Secretary of State, John Foster Dulles, and Bernard M. Shanley, aide to the President. They all laugh and smile as they pose for photographers. The Prime Minister waves at spectators, and shakes President Eisenhowers hand as they say farewell. A 1956 Fleetwood cadillac automobile is parked on the drive with flag of United States and ensign of Canada on its fenders. The car drives away with the Prime Minister and led by a West Virginia State police car.
U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower in West Virginia. Railroad station in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. President Eisenhower steps down from a train the station. Cecil H. Underwood, Governor of West Virginia and State Police officials greet him. The President enters a waiting car, which moves away with Secret Service agent walking with hand on right front fender.Spectators at the station wave at the President. The President's motorcade of several cars enters the drive of the Greenbrier Resort. The Canadian Ensign, American Flag, and Mexican Flag, all fly at the front ot the Greenbrier central building. Resort managers escort the President into the entrance of the Greenbrier. Exterior views of the Greenbrier Resort.
Tugs positioning to move the USS West Virginia (BB-48) following completion of initial repairs at Pearl Harbor Navy Yard's Drydock Number One. Crews, aboard the West Virginia and the tug boats, secure lines to facilitate towing. Two tug boats, one at starboard and one at port, begin to move the West Virginia.
Scenes from the Academical Village at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. A sketch of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia, on a table. View of the North side of the Rotunda, and the statue of Thomas Jefferson in front of the Rotunda. Students standing on the steps of Old Cabell Hall, with a view past a statue of Blind Homer with his Student Guide, by Moses Ezekiel, and up the Lawn toward the Rotunda South entrance. A couple walking on the lawn. Women stand and talk on the Rotunda terrace near the East Lawn. Lawn at the Academical Village of the University of Virginia. Students walking on the East Lawn steps beside the Rotunda, toward University Avenue. Three U.S. military soldiers stand with a woman in front of a statue of Thomas Jefferson, founder of the University of Virginia, located on the West Lawn.