Military units, Officials and others mourners march in funeral procession for King Edward VII, in Windsor England. A draped carriage with crown on top is seen in midst of the procession. Sidewalks are lined with spectators.
The wedding of Lieutenant governor's daughter at Windsor castle in Saint George's Chapel, Windsor, England. Motorcars driven towards castle in heavy snow storm. Windsor castle. People, holding umbrellas, go towards the castle to attend the wedding. Precious things displayed. Throngs wait for a glimpse of the bride. Bride put down the stairs with bridegroom. She smiles.
Wright brothers' first flight together near Dayton Ohio in 1910. Wilber is in the pilot's seat with Orville as passenger to his right.(Until this flight, the Wrights had never flown together so that if one of them was killed, the other could continue their work.) Next, a view of Alberto Santos-Dumont, and the first European flight made by him on 13 September 1909. Following segment shows crowds gathered at Washington DC Polo field as truck arrives carrying mail to be loaded on the first U.S. Air mail flight, May 15, 1918. Army pilot, Lieutenant Webb, in his JN-4H airplane, on Southbound flight from New York, takes off from Philadelphia, where he stopped to pick up more mail. He flies over the Washington Polo Field upon arrival. We see his airplane being unloaded as he jumps down from cockpit and crowds watch. Views of first transatlantic flight begins with takeoff of three out of four existing United States Navy Curtiss flying boat aircraft from Newfoundland, on May 16, 1919. Curtiss flying boats NC-1, NC-3, NC-4 are seen at takeoff from Newfoundland on first leg of the transatlantic journey. Flying Boat NC-4 is also seen at one of its foreign ports, though which is unclear (Azores, Lisbon, or England).
British Military Band plays in concert at Windsor Great Park, England, to entertain wounded soldiers in World War I. Caption says many titled ladies waited on the wounded guests.
King Edward VII, of England, with Queen Alexandra and daughters, Victoria and Maud, arriving quayside at Swansea Harbor in Glamorgan, Wales to participate in ceremonial cutting of first sod for new dock to be named "Kings Dock" in honor of Edward VII. The royal party is formally greeted by Viscount Windsor, Lord Lieutenant of Glamorgan, and Griffith Thomas, Mayor of Swansea.
President Woodrow Wilson leaves No.10 Downing Street, in London. He enters an automobile. Among others present are: Lloyd George, Arthur Balfour, and Arthur Henderson. Mrs. Wilson is escorted, by The Duke of Connaught, carrying an umbrella, to a different automobile. The Wilsons and several other cars proceed through a light rain past Windsor Castle. Spectators line the sidewalks, many holding umbrellas. Spectators with umbrellas gather around the Crown and Mitre Hotel in Carlisle, England, where a reception was being held for President and Mrs. Wilson. (President Wilson's mother was born in Carlisle, England, and he wanted to visit there, accordingly.)
(World War i; World War 1; WWI; WW1)