BALBO & AIR FLEET REACH CHICAGO STATE FAIR An estimated one million people throng the shores of Lake Michigan, Illinois cheering Italo Balbo and his fleet of twenty-four seaplanes as they arrive on their unprecedented journey from Italy to the Chicago World Fair.
FIRST ALL-STAR BASEBALL GAME Excerpts from the first All-Star baseball game between the American and National Leagues at Chicago's Comisky Park. The event is still remembered as one for the history books thanks largely to Babe Ruth hitting the first home run in All-Star history leading the ALs to victory 4 to 2.
Date: July 6, 1933 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:02:01:00, No Audio
CLEANUP OF DERAILED TRAIN & CARGO People gather to stare at a derailed freight train that jumped the tracks spilling
their cargo of food in every direction. An assemblyline to recover the cargo and clean up the Chicago and Northwestern Railway in Illinois is underway.
NY WOMEN'S AMATEUR EASTERN BILLIARDS GAME The New York Women's Amateur Eastern Billiard Championship is won by Mrs. Irene Hummell who was nearly defeated by Mrs. Cecille Wood. She now earns the right to compete for the national title in Chicago, Illinois.
GENERAL BALBO & CREW OF FLYING BOATS Air Marshal and famed aviator Italo Balbo and his fleet of flying boats demonstrate the might of Italy's naval and air operations to a group of impressed officials. Pilot POV of the flying boats floating in formation.
CHICAGO BANK CONVERTED TO TAVERN A former Chicago Bank is turned into a tavern where a toast to the end of Prohibition can now be made. The bar even sports a separate ladies entrance and a humourous sign, "This bank gave 3 percent. We now give 3.2 percent.
CHICAGO WAREHOUSE FIRE Chicago, Illinois firemen struggle to put out a four-alarm fire devouring a three-story warehouse. The men work firehoses while knee-deep in water and try to escape collapsing walls as they battle the blaze.
GENERAL BALBO & FLEET REACH AMERICA General Italo Balbo and his armada of twenty-four seaplanes reach their final destination of the World Fair in Chicago, Illinois while hundreds cheer them on for their record-breaking flight. General Balbo gives a brief, "Vive la America" to reporters.
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