ILLINOIS COAL MINERS UPRISING - 1932 Armed gunmen keep watch over a potential coal mine uprising and strike in Fulton County, Illnois brought on by a dispute between two labor unions. National Guard are called in from Peoria to help with the situation.
CHRISTMAS PARADE & SANTA CLAUS - 1932 A Christmas parade features cartoon figures in costume, elaborate floats and Santa Claus himself doing what he does best and going down the chimney. The joy of the holiday shines in the childrens' faces.
CHICAGO WORLD FAIR EXHIBITION - 1932 AERIALS Gorgeous aerials of the Chicago Exhibition grounds where the 1933 World Fair will be held. Many of the Exhibitions modern and/or futuristic buildings such as the Hall of Science, the Travel and Transportation Unit with it's floating dome, the Adler Planetarium, the Chinese Lama Temple and neo-classic administration building form an incredible lake-front city skyline.
VERTICAL PARKING STRUCTURE - 1932 Chicago, Illinois becomes the site for the first one-of-a-kind vertical parking structure. Cars are driven into cages and lifted up ferris wheel fashion on rotating conveyor belts while a parking attemdant works the controls.
CHINESE OFFICIALS DESTROY SQUATTER HUTS - 1932 Chinese families stand by helplessly as their squatters’ huts in an unauthorized district of Shanghai are torn down by officials. Many were driven from their homes during the Sino-Japanese war the previous winter and are now homeless yet again, this time at the hands of their own government.
CAT SHOW PURRFECTION - 1932 Fluffy white and black persians and alert Siamese cats compete together at a New York, NY cat show whose proceeds go towards the unemployed. Rosedear, Dresdon Cotton Tom, Sir Boss of Khiva, and Yum Yum all pose proving they not only make great pets but possibly even the purrrfect accessory draped around a young lady's neck.
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