TICKER TAPE PARADE FOR CHICAGO CUBS - 1932 Chicago celebrates the triumph of the National League pennant winners with a massive ticker tape parade. Mayor Anton Cermak leads the ceremonies while the players perch in open automobiles and enjoy the attention as they ride through the Loop District.
THREE MONTH DANCE MARATHON - 1932 Only a few couples remain in a grueling three month dance marathon at Coney Island, N.Y. Couples take turns sleeping in each others arms but have to look lively for certain numbers and make it to their feet after their break is over.
VINES WINS DAVIS CUP FINALS - 1932 America's Ellsworth Vines of Pasadena faces off against Dr. Jack Wright of Canada to win the Davis Cup Finals. Hilarious cut to the audience whose heads turn back and forth in unison as they follow the match.
DEMOCRATS ARRIVE FOR CHICAGO CONVENTION - 1932 Democratic leaders arrive in Chicago for the 24th party convention and to nominate their presidential candidate for the upcoming elections. Alfred E. Smith, 1928 candidate is one of the first to declare himself for the candidacy.
CHICAGO CUBS DELUGED WITH TICKET ORDERS - 1932 Chicago Cubs fans deluge the team's business office with hundreds of reservations for series tickets that keep staff busy sorting the mail and collecting checks. Cut to the Cubs playing ball - exactly where these fans want to be while demands for tickets continue to hit the office.
FATHER COX & UNEMPLOYED MARCH ON D.C. - 1932 Father James R. Cox leads a 25,000 person demonstration on Washington D.C. demanding Congress provide unemployment relief. In spite of some apprehensions "Cox's Army" is peaceful and marchers are fed as they gather near the Capital building.
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.
ILLINOIS CORN HUSKING COMPETITION - 1932 Carl Seiler wins the 9th annual corn-husking finals in Galva, Illinois by shucking 36.98 bushels of corn in 80 minutes and leaving an estimated 50,000 competitors in the dust.
PENN RELAY CARNIVAL TRACK MEET - 1932 The best in college track and field events meet in Philadelphia for the 38th annual Penn Relay Carnival. Athletes pole vault, race and hurdle their way to victory and a hopeful spot at the upcomign Olympics. Howard Spencer of Geneva College smiles happily after doing 6 feet 5 3/8 inches in the high jump.
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