F.D.R. AND POSTMASTER GENERAL FARLEY F.D.R. buys the first federal government Baby Bond from Postmaster General James Farley during the Great Depression. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
MISS QUEEN OF THE DEER HUNTERS 1937 Lovely young lasses compete for the Queen of the Hunting Season title in Bend, Oregon by bringing along their deer heads. Helen Irvine and her head of antlers win the title and a crown made of pinecones.
F.D.R. DELIVERS STATE OF THE UNION Franklin Delano Roosevelt's State of the Union talk foresees the return of prosperity to depression-ridden America. Families listen by their radios while the President addresses Congress. NOTE: SOUND A LITTLE HOT BUT WILL BE CORRECTED ON MASTER ORDERS
WRESTLING BATTLE ROYAL It's a free-for-all in the ring during a Battle Royal wrestling match in Lake Worth, Florida that resembles a bar brawl more than a sporting event. The referee tries desperately to be the last man standing in this fight.
CORONATION OF KING GEORGE VI The coronation of Great Britain's King George VI takes place on May 12, 1937 at London's Westminster Abbey. The future Queen Elizabeth is only 11 at the time but she too fulfills a similar destiny years later when the crown passes to her.
Date: May 12, 1937 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:04:02:00, With Audio
GETTING WATER FROM A CACTUS In the Arizona desert, WSs show desert landscape, a shallow stream. After testing the water and finding it poisonous, a man demonstrates how to get water from a cactus. He slices off top of the plant, bends over to drink directly from it. CU sign with warning.
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