Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, Virginia. A girl crowned as Queen Shenandoah being escorted to a podium. Queen Shenandoah seated in a chair as she smiles. Decorated floats at a parade. A sign on a float reads 'Shenandoah Apples for the World'. People lined up along a road to watch the parade.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in Winchester, Virginia. Apple Queen moves down the stairs of John Handley School, escorted by military officers at the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival. Apple Queen appears before a large number of audience. Women and children loaded on to decorated floats during a parade. Floats move past large crowds in streets.
The Shenandoah Apple Festival in Winchester, Virginia. Miss Guri Lie, the daughter of United Nations Secretary General Trygve Lie, is crowned the Queen of the twenty-fourth Shenandoah Apple Festival. U.S. Secretary of Defense George C. Marshall officiates at the coronation, which opens one of the nation's most colorful yearly pageants. Children of a school stand in lines during the festival celebration. The flag of the United States. Guri Lie walks through apple orchards with the children holding the train of her gown. A parade passes through the streets. People watch the parade. Various floats and girls on the floats. Guri Lie leads the parade seated on a float. The girls siting on the floats wave at people.
Around 1937 a combination bus and rail car with two types of wheels. Two types of wheels enables it to move on roads and on rails as well. Driver moving on street and then lowers rail wheels and drives the bus onto rail tracks. Views from the vehicle traveling on rails. Train and bus combination says "Arlington and Fairfax" on the side, and appears to be traveling on Glebe Road in Arlington Virginia.
Manufacture of M1918 Browning Automatic Rifles (BAR) at the Winchester Repeating Arms Company in New Haven Connecticut during World War 1. A worker assembles rifles on a bench. Another worker checks their operation by placing them into a mechanical holder and firing them. View of a black circular target showing grouping of hits during firing. View of the factory floor with movable racks containing rifles. Workers move the racks.
Shows 'Closed' sign on gate of a factory during depression. Jobless men sitting idle on benches. A young man asks another man for some money. People with signs and banners on road including a sign "Unemployed, will take any job." Men going through trash. Men sleep in doorways. Men in soup kitchen lines and waiting for handouts. Manufacturing factory whistle blows and men are seen going to work. Smoke stacks working again at industrial area. Men shoveling field. Men and women entering a factory. Men in a pay line to receive pay at a factory. Smiling faces of people. A parent tossing a young boy into the air playfully. A young girl drinking milk. A man handing bags of food groceries to a happy wife. Pictures of bottles of milk and plates of breads. People enjoy a swimming pool. Children on a merry go round and on a see saw, as seen from point of view on the ride. A couple holding kids. A tall building under construction and surrounded in scaffolding. Construction of Tri-County airport at Clarksburg. Men working to build the runways. A plane taxis on a completed runway beside them. A man working to seal abandoned mines to prevent pollution of the water supply. Construction of a retaining wall is shown at Richwood Avenue in Morgantown West Virginia to prevent collapse of the roadway and homes above it. Construction shown of a hydro-therapeutic unit at Morris Memorial Hospital for crippled children, especially those suffering from infantile paralysis (polio). Children suffering from infantile paralysis in cots. Scene of construction of a new building at Marshall College (later Marshall University) in Huntington West Virginia, for an elementary training school. A new Gymnasium at Fairview High School is shown, and a new Assembly hall for the 4-H camp at Jacksons Mill. The new building for the Negro High School at Morgantown is shown. View of a wwimming pool, and people diving and swimming. Scene changes to a Sewing room, with many women working at sewing machines powered by foot pedals, and making garments for needy families. View of a Nursery school, and a small black child being bathed in a bath tub. Children playing in the yard of the nursery school.