Icebreaking tugs and supply ships travel across the pack ice of Lake Michigan.
Shots of the Democratic National Convention as they nominate Roosevelt for a 3rd term.
Betty Fox, acrobat and partner balancing precariously on a pedestal at top of skyscraper.
Governor of Oklahoma Mr Kerr praises President Roosevelt at Democrats Convention.
Billiard trick shots plus old and new American football clothing.
Prize beef cattle on show and a display of sheep herding by a Collie.
Radio controlled plane wins National Model Aeroplane Championships in Chicago.
American women's indoor bowling championship in Chicago.
Roller skating race in Chicago.
Margaret Hammer wins a typing tournament in Chicago, America.
Twins of all ages gather for a convention in Chicago, America.
Sheepdog demonstration at livestock show in America.
Large crowds watching firemen carry out drill in Soldiers Field Arena in Chicago. USA.
20,000 members of the Building Employers Union enlist as Air Raid Wardens in Chicago.
US trainee airmen move into their new quarters at the Congress and Stevens Hotels, Chicago.
American newsreel items about presidential election campaign in USA.
Veteran car race in Chicago & Vampire Jet lands on aircraft carrier.
Billiards champs, Willy Masconie & Ralph Greenleaf, entertaining wounded soldiers.
Aftermath of fire in hotel which killed 58 as people search for missing relatives. Chicago. USA
US taxi motorcade through Washington DC, driven by war veterans who want cab licences.
President Truman attends Army Day in Chicago. America.
Harry Truman makes speech in Chicago. America.
3 year old Margaret Harris, a little African American girl, plays Brahms lullaby.
General Crop Report prepared in United States plus shots of corn harvest.
Roller skating derby in Chicago.
President Truman on tour through America, cheered by crowds.
The Golden Gloves amateur boxing championship from Chicago.
Churchill meets Truman, Juan Peron takes Presidential Oath, new house for young fire heroine.
Golden Gloves amateur boxing championship in Chicago, USA.
A young girl is given a new house as thanks for saving children from a fire in Chicago.
French send "Gratitude Train" around America, to thank them for their help during WW2.
Huge fire in Chicago chemical works kills four.
Coverage of Republican National Convention - Eisenhower becomes Presidential Candidate.
Eisenhower wins the Republican Party nomination as their Presidential Candidate.
The Democrats meet in Chicago to choose their Presidential candidate.
Adlai Stevenson becomes the Democratic candidate for the Presidential elections.
Hall prepared for Democrats' Convention in Chicago while Senators arrive at airport.
American newsreel item showing beauty contests around the states.
Huge factory fire in Chicago, many people dead and injured.
Preparing and cooking hamburgers, ladling stew and baby food.
Account of atom bomb drill in three major American cities.
Flying cars fair ride at River view Park, Chicago in action.
Ice and gales make Chicago's pavements a skating rink.
School of Atomic Science for foreign scientists, USA.
Democrat Adlai Stevenson announces his intention to run for President. Chicago, America.
Republicans and Democrats choose their candidates for the US Presidential elections.
Santa arrives with presents for two children.
Various supporters for Stevenson & Adlai, Truman, man speaking from Democratic Platform.
Chandler, Truman, Kefauver & Johnson, Rayburn announces Stevenson the winner.
The Chicago Fire - Flames Billowing from Stockyards
Strange footage of armed men guarding confiscated slot machines in anti racketeering blitz.
Fire in Chicago destroys 5 million dollars worth of grain and many buildings.
Joe Brown retains world lightweight boxing title - he beats Joey Lopes in Chicago.
Item showing new drive-in bank which uses closed circuit television. Chicago, America.
Children are killed and injured in blaze in Chicago School.
Ron Delaney wins indoor running race in Chicago.
A crowd of twelve thousand mourns school fire victims at a Pontifical Mass in Chicago.
Vincent Shomo beats Freddie Davis in lightweights Golden Gloves boxing championship.
Queen Elizabeth arrives in Chicago on Royal Yacht, motor cavalcade through city.
Queen Elizabeth attends formal dinner in her honour in Chicago.
Freight plane hits houses near Chicago airport killing 11 people.
Queen Elizabeth II and Duke of Edinburgh visit Chicago International Fair, USA.
Royal Yacht "Britannia" arrives in Chicago with US Navy escort.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip arrive in Chicago on Royal Tour of USA.
Gymnastics events from the Pan-American games.
Jockey Willy Shoemaker rides 'Round Table' to victory in the Arlington Handicap in Chicago.
American newsreel item about motor show in Chicago.
Cattle show in Chicago, USA.
Tenpin bowing competitions in USA.
States nominating their candidates for the President during Republican Party convention 1960.
Patterson unveils the fall out shelter, woman and children inside the shelter.
Nelson Rockefeller hopes for nomination despite strong indication that Nixon will get it.
Nixon at the Republican Convention, and driving through the streets of Chicago
Damaged houses. Wrecked rail truck and car.
American newsreel item showing new inventions on show at home furnishings exhibition.
US newsreel item about riots at UN after death of Lumumba in Congo - v. anticommunist.
Skiers making jumps, Samuelstuen retains the U.S. Ski jump championships.
Refugee family arrive in US after waiting 7 years in Hong Kong.
13 Senators gather for the Anti Superstition Society, Lt Col John Glenn receives an award.
Johnny Longden on "Black Sheep" wins the 1962 American Derby horse race.
Arnold Palmer wins Western Open Trophy in Chicago.
American national swimming and diving championship in Chicago.
Footage of modern city of Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Train disaster in Chicago - luckily only one person dies.
Footage from the streets of New York, Chicago and Toronto
National guardsmen patrol Chicago's West Side after riots.
Subzero temperatures freeze water from hoses on burnt out building. Chicago, America.