United States airship Akron being launched in Akron, Ohio, by first lady, Mrs. Hoover.
Akron Ohio USA Date:1931 Duration:1 min 22 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Maiden flight of United States airship Akron. USS Akron in flight and aerial view of a large crowd gathered at the launching ceremony of Akron. Wife of President Herbert Hoover, Mrs. Louise Henry Hoover arrives at the ceremony to launch the airship. She speaks on the microphone during the ceremony. She pulls a long line to release a trap door and pigeons from Akron.
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