Kent Handicap in Wilmington, Delaware. Nearly 1800 people gather to watch the Kent Handicap at a new race track. The horse race gets underway. Strabo wins the race in the last minute after defeating Flying Scot.
Wedding ceremony of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. and Ethel Du Pont in Wilmington, Delaware. Relatives and guests of both family attend the wedding ceremony at Dupont Estate, "Owl's Nest". The bridegroom, U.S. President's son, Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. and the bride, an heiress, Ethel Du Pont walk together. Photographers and cameramen take photos. Ethel gets off a car and climbs up a flight of stairs. Views of Ethel. People wave at her. Roosevelt, Jr. and Ethel stand together. U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt with the guests.
A new bumper invention being tested in Wilmington, Delaware. Two cars head towards each other at a speed of 50 miles per hour. The cars crash into each other. A car being towed by another car as men run towards it. Men look at the less damage caused to the cars due to bumpers.
Events of 1937. Wedding of President Franklin D. Roosevelt's son Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. in the United States. A number of well known people arrive to attend the wedding including James Farley; Cabinet Secretaries, Daniel Roper and Henry Wallace. Bride Ethel du Pont arrives. Exteriors of Christ church, Christiana Hundred, Delaware, where the wedding takes place. The newly wed couple Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr. and Ethel du Pont pose after the wedding. President Franklin Roosevelt along with his wife Eleanor Roosevelt.
Shows U.S. aviatrix Amelia Earhart in conversation with officials in Wilmington,California. Amelia returns from a crash after her plane in which she was attempting a flight around the world, cracked-up at the Equator.
U.S. Navy tanker loads oil at docks in Wilmington, California. Tanker loads oil at Union Oil Company in Wilmington, California. U.S. Navy sailors coupling feed line to tanker. Sailors work on tanker. U.S. Navy tanker loading oil at Shell Co. docks at Wilmington. Barrels of oil being loaded on tanker with Matson Liner in the background. Sailors around oil barrel on dock. Oil barrels being hoisted aboard ship. View from deck of tanker shows Shell Tank farm in the background and sailor checking tank in foreground.