THE KENTUCKY DERBY OF 1938 Louisville, Kentucky welcomes visitors with open arms for it's annual Kentucky Derby. Driver POV through the celebrating city as people dine and enjoy Mint Juleps then on to the big day with 60,000 gathering at the Churchill Downs to see Herbert M. Woolf's 9 to 1 shot Lawrin wins the day with a burst of power in the final stretch ending a truly wonderful day. Great behind-the-scenes also capture the hard work that goes into making this a wonderful event.
NYC MEMORIAL DAY PARADE & CIVIL WAR VETS Huge crowds turn out for a New York City Memorial Day parade and celebration to honor the war dead. A highlight of the parade are the thinning ranks of Civil War Veterans who march together proud and gray.
MOST GORGEOUS GRANDMA CONTEST Grandmothers enter a Coney Island, New York beauty contest and parade before the judges in old-fashioned swimsuits. It's a tough decision but eventually the prize goes to 61-year-old Mrs. Matilda Gebhard who has four grandchildren.
NORTHWEST TERRITORY 150TH ANNIVERSARY The Northwest Territory "Sesqui" celebration kicks off with the arrival of pioneers in a flatboat to the shores of Marietta, Ohio. A group of young men re-enact the 1788 journey from New England to Ohio's first permanent settlement.
CHICAGO TICKER TAPE PARADE FOR HOWARD HUGHES Howard Hughes and his four-man crew arrive n Chicago, Illinois where they are enthusiastically greeted by the media and fans. The city then throws the men a ticker-tape parade to celebrate their new round-the-world flight record of 3 days, 9 hours, 17 minutes.
Date: July 30, 1938 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:30:00, No Audio
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