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Patricia Jane Berg beats Julius Page in a game of Golf to win the Women's National title in 1938.

Patricia Jane Berg of Minneapolis plays golf in Wilmette, Illinois, United States. Patty Berg plays sensational golf and beats Julius Page to win the Women's National Crown.

Date: 1938, September 26
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Fire destroys the Miralago ballroom in the "No Man's Land" unincorporated area between Kenilworth and Wilmette in Chicago

Slate mentions "banned water." Scene is of fire engulfing the Miralago ballroom on Sheridan Road in the unincorporated area called "No Mans Land", between Kenilworth and Wilmette in Chicago, Illinois. "Villa Demetre" appears on a sign near the burning establishment. The fire is seen spreading. The windows of the Miralago ballroom burn and the intensity of the blaze increases. Firemen use a hose to direct water on the fire. On the following morning, the burnt and ice-covered ruins can be seen (The cold weather caused water from firefighting to freeze.) Cars being driven past the ice-covered ruins. View of the burnt ballrooom and damage caused by the fire. The burnt out windows covered with ice. (Note: The comment about "banned water" in the initial slate, refers to disapproval of neighboring communities, regarding No Man's Land, to the extent that Wilmette and Winnetka refused to respond when the fire was initially reported. Wilmette had previously withdrawn fire protection from this neighborhood and shut off their water supply. Evanston responded and had just controlled the fire when Kenilworth police turned off the water to the hydrant being tapped. Consequently, the fire intensified and engulfed the area. Kenilworth relented and turned the water back on and Wilmette and Winnetka joined the effort, but too late to save the Miralago.)

Date: 1932, March 14
Duration: 1 min 36 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
University of Illinois Gymnasts Team perform gymnastics in Champaign Illinois.

University of Illinois Gymnasts Team pose before camera and show off their gymnastics skills at a field in Champaign Illinois. Gymnasts tumble, twirl and somersault through the air. April 1938.

Date: 1938, April
Duration: 46 sec
Sound: No
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: None
 
 
Views of wreckage of a B-18 aircraft after it crashed in Delavan, Illinois.

Views of a scattered wreckage of a B-18 aircraft in a plowed field in Delavan, Illinois. Civilians inspecting the parts of the wreckage including unopened parachutes, a set of broken golf clubs, a music book and a shoe. This was B-18 serial no. 36-265, that crashed June 10,1938. It was assigned to ACTS, Lowry Field, Denver, Colorado.

Date: 1938, June 10
Duration: 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Scenes of devastation from the "Long Island Express" Hurricane of 1938.

Scenes from the New England Hurricane of 1938 (or Great New England Hurricane) (or Long Island Express) (or The Great Hurricane of 1938). Hurricane hitting U.S. Eastern Seaboard on September 21, 1938. The Coast from New Jersey to New England felt its effect. Cars and people drenched with water in streets. Policemen wade through hip deep water. New York is whipped by 70 mile-an-hour winds and the raging sea pouring tons of water far inland. A man retreats from a dock as waves pour water on him. Outcome of hurricane shows broken ships, downed trees, and devastation at the water front in coastal areas including Atlantic City, New London Connecticut, and Long Island. Firemen in New London Connecticut battle fires. Aerial view of destroyed shoreline and beached boats in New London. Broken cars crushed by fallen trees. Crowds gather to look at damage as a lone sentry guards against looting. Boats along the Atlantic Coast are destroyed. A boat is seen on a road in front of Merkel's Delicatessen. View of a train that was derailed by the hurricane on Long Island. Shot of a car that was carried far off a roadway and impaled on an upright beam.

Date: 1938, September 21
Duration: 1 min 53 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
 
Baseball milestones of the 1938 season in the United States.

Baseball events in 1938 in the United States. Closeup of Johnny Vander Meer of the Cincinnati Reds followed by scenes of him pitching during his two back-to-back no-hitters against the Boston Red Sox and the Brooklyn Dodgers, respectively. Spectators seated in the stands. Legendary baseball player, George Herman "Babe" Ruth, now a Brooklyn Dodger coach, is seen donning a Dodger uniform. He hits a ball on the sidelines during warmups. View of fans seated in the stands. Baseball team New York Yankees in its dugout during the 1938 World Series against the Chicago Cubs. Yankees defeat Cubs. New York Yankees manager Joe McCarthy shakes hands with Chicago Cubs Manager Gabby Hartnett after New York wins the World Series in four games straight. New York Mayor, Fiorello LaGuardia, is seen in a box seat, wearing a large-brimed hat. He holds his nose and waves a hand in distain. The spectators in the stands cheer. From a September 16, 1963 newsreel featuring events from 25 years earlier.

Date: 1938
Duration: 51 sec
Sound: Yes
Color: Monochrome
Clip Type: Edited
Language: English
 
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