U.S. Secretary of War Dwight F. Davis visits the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaii Date:1928, August Duration:9 min 52 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Secretary of War Dwight F. Davis meets various officials. He represents President Coolidge at the Captain James Cook Sesquicentennial. He is accompanied by his daughters, Alice and Cynthia. Davis greets General Hines at Fort Mason, California. He boards the battleship the USS Pennsylvania and poses with his daughters. Captain Greenslade and Lester Maitland. The shipboard scenes show inspections, deck tennis, church services and physical training. A flag flutters from the foremast of the ship. Soldiers line up at the ship deck. Executive Officer Richard S. Galloway and Captain Greenslade inspect the troops. Men on the ship deck read a weekly paper 'Key Stone'. Soldiers dressed in white stand in formation on the ship deck. Inspections by the Secretary of War and Captain Greenslade. They decorate the soldiers and discuss amongst themselves on the ship deck. Army and Navy planes hover over the battleship to greet the dignitary. Men gather at pier number 2 of the Fort Armstrong at the Honolulu harbor to greet them. Officials discuss. The Governor of Hawaii Wallace Farrington arrives to greet Dwight. They inspect the guard of honor 64th CAC-AA. Dwight leaves for the royal Hawaiian hotel.
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