NYC COMMUNIST RALLY - 1933 Fifty thousand defiant communists gather in New York City for a May Day celebration as police stand ready for possible violence. Thankfully none comes but the streets are a mess afterwards.
JEWISH WAR VETS HOLD ANTI-NAZI PROTEST - 1933 Jewish war veterans stage a protest against Nazi persecutions in New York City. The marchers call on Hitler and his regime to cease their anti-semitic tactics, visit City Hall and enlist the support of Mayor John O'Brien.
WOMEN DANCE IN PENGUIN COSTUMES A Penguin Ballet at the Fairmount Park Zoo in Philadelhpia, PA dances around the polar bears. The birds lose their heads entirely revealing in place of protruding beaks the smiling, pretty faces of a group of dancing girls made up as penguins.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:49:00, No Audio
INDIA DECLARES ITS INDEPENDENCE - 1930 India's National Congress declares January 26, 1930 the Declaration of the Independence of India (Purna Swaraj) resolving to fight for complete self-rule from Great Britain. Over 500,000 gather in Bombay to celebrate but tensions heat up as communist mill workers try to replace the nationalist party flag with their own.
THOUSANDS GATHER FOR HOME GIVEAWAY - 1930 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania thousands including Director of Public Safety Goehring gather to get a look at a 30,000 "dream house" being given away as part of a contest sponsored by John H. McClatchy, George Steele of the Inquirer newspaper and the Stanley-Warner Co.
BOYS TEST HOME MADE DIVING BELL - 1930 A group of New Jersey boys try out their home-made diving bell made with roofing copper, sash-weights and a bicycle pump. The young lad testing the device enjoys watching colorful fish go by and reading a magazine underwater before getting back on the boat.
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