NARCOTICS BONFIRE In San Bruno, California federal agents, make a pyre of deadly drugs and paraphernalia seized on land and sea. Opium, morphine and cocaine by the case, along with smokers' pipes, needles and other equipment, make a miniature flaming mountain.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:43:00, No Audio
JAPANESE ROYALTY VISIT A US NAVAL FLEET US Battle fleet are hosts to Imperial Japanese visitors in San Pedro, California. Prince and Princess Takamatsu are guests for review on the Maryland in their last official act before departing for their homeland. The honeymooners are dined by officers and entertained by sailors.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:51:00, No Audio
UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO FOOD WAR - 1932 In one of the biggest food fights ever held sophomores and freshmen at the University of San Francisco pelt each other with tomatoes, ripe melons, rotten eggs, bananas and more before the freshmen storm the oppositions fort to win.
ALBERT EINSTEIN ARRIVES IN CALIFORNIA - 1932 Famous physicist Albert Einstien is greeted at the docks in San Pedro, California as his ship arrives. Einstein plans to collaborate with other great physicists on the equation of the universe at the California Institute of Technology.
SWIMATHON Mrs. Huddleston in "swimathon" victory as rivals collapse in San Fransisco, California. Three women - a flapper, a four time mother and a world's champion - meet in attempt to lower the latter's aquatic endurance record of more than 86 hours, with result that Miss Hall of Memphis, is taken out exhausted after 51 hrs 20 mins. Mrs Leonard of Tracy, California, lasts for 70 hrs, 24 mins and the title holder 78 hours 32 mins.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:04:00, No Audio
TOURNAMENT OF ROSES PARADE Millions cheer vivid floral wonders at Rose Tournament Parade in Pasadena, California. Myriads of blossoms are woven into gorgeous and colorful floats, as nearly every community of the state sends representation to the 43rd annual display. The spirit of Olympia, bringing to mind the international athletic games to be held this year, proves to be one of the most interesting floats, but to the city of San Marino goes the distinction of the most beautiful entry. An australian lyre bird made from sweet peas and china lilies wins the grand sweepstakes award.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:00:00, No Audio
FAREWELL TO JAPAN'S PRINCE AND PRINCESS In San Fransisco, California Prince and Princess Takamatsu, Japan's regal honeymooners are bade good-bye, as they prepare to embark for homeland, by brilliant parade of 30th infantry, passing before them for inspection on the famous presidio parade grounds.
Date: 1931 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:52:00, No Audio
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