AMELI A EARHART SETS OFF ON LAST FLIGHT Amelia Earhart tunes up her plane then she and navigator Fred Noonan take off from Oakland, California on the first leg of a round the world flight. The journey will end with their mysterious disappearance.
BRADDOCK & LOUIS SIGN FIGHT AGREEMENT Heavyweight champion James J. Braddock and up-and-coming boxer Joe Louis sign the agreement to fight for the title. The two champs mug it up for the camera afterwards.
WASHINGTON WHEAT HARVEST BEGINS A mule team and thrasher begin the long harvest of rolling hills of wheat in Walla Walla, Washington. The drought and its dust bowl days fail to manifest and things are looking up for farmers everywhere.
KANSAS CITY FORD PLANT SIT-DOWN STRIKE Workers at a Kansas City, MO Ford auto plant hold a sit-down strike inside while friends and family gather outside to cheer them on. Cut to happy workers leaving the plant after arbitration settles their labor dispute over layoffs.
LAUNCHING OF THE USS BROOKLYN The U.S.S. Brooklyn slides down the ways as Kathryn Jane Lackey smashes a christening bottle over her bow. Mayor LaGuardia and other dignitaries attend the launching of the ship.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:30:00, No Audio
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