SCHMELING & LOUIS WEIGH IN BEFORE REMATCH Joe Louis and Max Schmeling weigh in at Madison Square Garden on the evening of their sensational rematch fight. The Brown Bomber will triumph later in the one-round fight knocking Schmeling down repeatedly and winning the match in less than three minutes.
Date: June 22, 1938 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:43:00, With Audio
1889 BARE KNUCKLES FIGHT REENACTMENT Hattiesburg, Mississippi sees the re-enactment of the 1889 75-round bare knuckle boxing match marathon between champion John L. Sullivan and challenger Jake Kilrain.
SCHMELING & LOUIS AGREE TO JUNE FIGHT Boxing champions Max Schmeling and Joe Louis meet in New York City to sign their contracts for a championship fight on June 22. New York's Boxing Commission witnesses the event.
1938 NATIONAL PIGEON RACE All 30,000 winged carrier pigeons are tagged and registered for the National Pigeon Race in Narietta, Ohio. After the administrative work is done the birds are turned loose during the Northwest Territory Celebration to fly to home roosts in many parts of the country in amazing long distance flights.
MAX SCHMELING TRAINS FOR UPCOMING FIGHT Max Schmeling gets into shape for his upcoming fight with Joe Louis through archery, jogging and sparring with a partner. The locals of Speculator, New York enjoy a ringside view of his practice bouts.
UNEMPLOYED WORKERS MARCH IN THE RAIN Winter rains don't deter thousands of labor union members and unemployed workers who hold up umbrellas and signs as they demand higher relief payments for the unemployed.
NYC "BOWL OF RICE" FUNDRAISING DINNER Millions attend "Bowl of Rice" fundraising parties held in 2,000 cities across the U.S. to raise funds for the war relief in China. In New York's China Town guests eat with chopsticks and enjoy a wide variety of entertainments including skilled acrobats, daring jugglers and more.
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