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[1929 Chicago Daily News Reel 2]

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Film Identifier: F.2015-01-0002
Run Time
0h 14m 44s
Format
35mm
Color
B&W
Date Produced
circa 1929
Description
The Chicago Daily News, a Chicago evening newspaper, documents the local happenings:
  • In honor of Carl Schurz, 75,000 of the German enclave come together in pageantry and celebration at Soldier Field.
  • A Springfield telephone operator ordained as the 1929 Miss Illinois.
  • Along Lake Michigan, a variety of children compete in a local roller-skating┬ácompetition.
  • The plucking and early arranging of floral bouquets for the annual Garden Club show.
  • Veterans from three wars participating in a memorial march.
  • Audacious motorcyclist attempting (and failing) to scale a daunting hill outside the city.
  • Ray Keech completing 500 revolutions around the Indianapolis speedway first to claim the 1929 title.
  • Hundreds of Roumanians taking to the streets in celebration of the tenth anniversary of the "Greater Roumania."
Distributors
Chicago Daily News
Related Place
Chicago (represents)