GHANDI WATCHES YOUNG SAILORS' MILITARY MANEUVERS In Rome, Italy Mahatma Ghandi is denied the privilege of meeting the head of the Catholic church, Pope Pius. Instead, the great Eastern leader devotes his time to a minute study of the young fascistic interests. During his visit to the Rome he reviews a detachment of youthful sailors, who perform maneuvers for his special benefit.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:00:00, No Audio
CHINESE NEW YEAR IN CHINATOWN Chinatown turns out to celebrate Happy New Year 4884 in New York, NY. Asian quarter given over to revelry and feasting at dawn of the new twelvemonth. A symbolic pageant of the Dragon, with all the spirits. A picturesque section of New York City is gaily decorated for the event.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:49:00, No Audio
PRESIDENT HOOVER GREETS THE PUBLIC President Hoover welcomes officials and the public in an annual ceremony in Washington, DC. The Nation's chief with Mrs Hoover at his side, extends greetings to justices of Supreme Court, Senators, Congressmen, Cabinet members and Diplomats. He also shakes hands with citizens from all over country who come to wish him luck.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:15:00, No Audio
HOOVER WATCHES GAME THREE OF 1931 WORLD SERIES Hoover sees the Cardinals trounce the Athletics in the third game of the World Series in Philadelphia, PA. -- timely hitting, and brilliant field play mark the second straight victory of Gabby Street's St. Louis nine over Connie Mack's boys. The chief executive, and ardent fan, watches the American League entry for the first time lose a contest which he attends.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:42:00, No Audio
TELESCOPE AT OHIO WESLEYAN University in Delaware, Ohio installs a monster telescope for use of students. The first instrument of its kind ever erected exclusively for pupils goes into operation at Ohio Wesleyan, and brings to a reality the life-long dream of Hiram Mills Perkins, late faculty member, who invested his whole savings of $250,000 in the project. Equipped with a 4,000 pound, 69 inch mirror, the telescope rivals any on the North American continent. Operated by Dr Harlan Stetson it reveals the mysteries of the heavens to an extent undreamed of by the tyro astronomer.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:58:00, No Audio
EMPIRE STATE BUILDING What was once the tallest structure in world officially opened to public in New York, NY in 1931. A ceremony marked the dedication of the Empire State Building. Aerial views of Midtown Manhattan.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:38:00, No Audio
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