Aerial view of flooded coastal area of Kent in 1953.
Various shots of men working on a new sea wall between Birchington and Reculver. The men dig and flatten clay. Wooden posts are forced into the ground with a special machine. A man uses a theodolite.
Adolf Hitler wields his spade to start the building of Germany's Autobahns.
New Jersey hosts annual contest for Miss America.
Cowal Highland Gathering - traditional Scottish sporting and folklore event.
Bois Roussel wins the 1938 Derby at Epsom.
In a spectacular ceremony the King of Italy is presented with flags from all Italian Regiments.
The failure of potato crops in Connemara is felt by the people in Ireland.
Lena Bernstein creates world record by being the only woman to fly solo in her aeroplane for 36 hours. Le Bourget, Paris, France.
Item showing the work of the Society of St Vincent de Paul to help the poor.