MAYOR TAKES ACTION AGAINST NYC TRUCK STRIKE Pan down from the skyscrapers of New York City to hundreds of parked trucks after 15,000 drivers go on strike. Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia declares a public emergency and turns out hundreds of old Sanitation Department vehicles at the City Hall to begin moving supplies.
SAUGUS, MONTANA TRAIN WRECK The Olympian #15 Trans-Missouri passenger train derails over Custer Creek in Saugus, Montana after flooding causes a bridge to collapse. Salvage crews begin the tough task of cleaning up the wreck that claimed the lives of 47 passengers and injured dozens more.
HURRICANE BRINGS CONNECTICUT FLOODS The aftermath of a hurricane brings massive flooding to Hartford, Connecticut. Residents try to shore up waters with sandbags and travel by boat through streets turned into canals as the rising waters cause millions in damage.
AMELIA EARHART DISAPPEARS Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan are well into their round-the-world flight when they take off from Lae, New Guinea on 2 July 1937 with the intended destination of Howland Island. The aviators never reach their destination and disappear without a trace to become one of the greatest mysteries of all time. Aerial and ocean searches for the pair yield no results.
Date: July 2, 1937 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:44:00, With Audio
MISS FLORIDA 1938 BEAUTY PAGEANT The competition for Miss Florida 1938 is fierce and the stands are packed as people watch the ladies vie for the title. Great aerial of the pageant and a smiling Irmgard Dietel wins the crown.
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