People on porch of a community house in Wooten, Kentucky, built of stone and heavy beams. A child rides a tricycle in front of the house. A woman reads from a book. Woman sings and plays dulcimer instrument.
The contribution of franchise system in the United States. Kentucky, the home place of Colonel Sanders and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). Colonel Sanders put the idea of franchising forward and made it successful. He talks about how he started the franchise, he also speaks about how they got their first restaurant. Children eat chicken at KFC. Children on a merry go round carousel. He traveled by cars to many of the cities to sell his business and take a franchise. Brief views of downtowns in the following cities with 1940s era automobiles on roads: Pampa, Kerrville, Wichita Falls, and San Angelo. The colonel demonstrates his recipe of cooking chicken. He brings it to 90 degrees fahrenheit before cooking it. He batters it and places it in a pressure cooker to cook. View of the finished cooked chicken. The recipe is same in all the centers. Colonel Sanders with his wife walking next to a home.
Newsreel showing highlights of the 65th running of the Preakness Stakes, at the Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, United States.The race was held on May 11, 1940. After failing to win the Kentucky Derby, Col. Bradley's favored 3-year old, Bimelech, jockeyed by Fred A. Smith, redeems himself before a crowd of 50,000, winning by two lengths. (Note: some intermittent sound is heard but not really discernible.)
Lumbering operations in Kentucky, USA. Man climbed on a tree at a jungle in Kentucky, USA. Full track tractor drives along jungle path. Workers fall a large tree. Man climbs a tree through a ladder. He ties a cable around a tree trunk. Full track tractor pulls the cable to fell the tree. Man travels between trees on a flying fox.
Farm life in Kentucky, USA. A farmer inspects a Scythe and Cradle in his hands at a field in Kentucky, United States. The farmer cuts grass with the scythe and cradle. Other farmers make bunch of grass. Farmers have others tools in their hands like scythes and forks in their hands. A farm house in the background.
Trainees of Company E, 1st Training Regiment at Fort Dix in New Jersey, United States. The trainees holding guns march on a field. They do push ups on a field during their physical training. They learn how to load a gun. An officer inspects the trainees' belongings. Commanding General Major S. C. Wooten gives a welcome address to the trainees.