ILLINOIS CORN HUSKING COMPETITION - 1932 Carl Seiler wins the 9th annual corn-husking finals in Galva, Illinois by shucking 36.98 bushels of corn in 80 minutes and leaving an estimated 50,000 competitors in the dust.
FATHER COX & UNEMPLOYED MARCH ON D.C. - 1932 Father James R. Cox leads a 25,000 person demonstration on Washington D.C. demanding Congress provide unemployment relief. In spite of some apprehensions "Cox's Army" is peaceful and marchers are fed as they gather near the Capital building.
CHICAGO CUBS DELUGED WITH TICKET ORDERS - 1932 Chicago Cubs fans deluge the team's business office with hundreds of reservations for series tickets that keep staff busy sorting the mail and collecting checks. Cut to the Cubs playing ball - exactly where these fans want to be while demands for tickets continue to hit the office.
UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO FOOD WAR - 1932 In one of the biggest food fights ever held sophomores and freshmen at the University of San Francisco pelt each other with tomatoes, ripe melons, rotten eggs, bananas and more before the freshmen storm the oppositions fort to win.
PENN RELAY CARNIVAL TRACK MEET - 1932 The best in college track and field events meet in Philadelphia for the 38th annual Penn Relay Carnival. Athletes pole vault, race and hurdle their way to victory and a hopeful spot at the upcomign Olympics. Howard Spencer of Geneva College smiles happily after doing 6 feet 5 3/8 inches in the high jump.
ILLINOIS COAL MINERS UPRISING - 1932 Armed gunmen keep watch over a potential coal mine uprising and strike in Fulton County, Illnois brought on by a dispute between two labor unions. National Guard are called in from Peoria to help with the situation.
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