FROM CHINA TO CHICAGO IN AN IRON LUNG - 1 Fred Snite Jr. is raced to a Chicago Hospital for treatment of infantile paralysis contacted while on a trip to the Orient. The Millionaire's son crossed the ocean in an iron lung against a race with death but is now going to receive the finest medical care.
LOUIS DEFEATS BRADDOCK FOR BOXING TITLE On June 22nd, 1937 Joe Louis ascends to the title of world heavyweight champion after defeating Jim Braddock at Comiskey Park in Chicago with an eighth-round knockout. Both the Brown Bomber and Braddock who poses with his family seem relieved the fight is over.
Date: June 22, 1937 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: BetaSP Length: 00:00:33:00, No Audio
FROM CHINA TO CHICAGO IN AN IRON LUNG Frederick B. Snite Jr. makes the dangerous journey from Peiping, China where he was struck down with infantile paralysis to Chicago, Illinois for treatment of the disease that would kill him if it were not for the iron lung he resides in.
SWIMMING AND CREW AT BERLIN OLYMPICS Swimmers compete in the 200 meter breast stroke event at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The University of Chicago crew team wins the Olympic gold for the United States. Swimmers compete in the 100 meter Freestyle Olympic event.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:01:46:00, No Audio
WATER TURNS TO ICE IN FIRE FIGHT Ice coats a blazing factory in Chicago. The fire destroys the paper plant as sub-zero temperatures turn streams of water into a thick coating of ice, hindering firemen and their efforts to fight the fire.
Date: 1936 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Video: DV Length: 00:00:40:00, No Audio
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