Panning MS United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) President John L. Lewis passing press photographers, reporters, newsreel cameramen gathered outside municipal court building, entering courthouse.
Idle, empty coal mine cart trains outside mine during labor strike.
High angle LS near-empty large empty train station (Could be Penn Station or Grand Central) during fuel conservation effort in light of mining strike; TLS passengers viewing trains schedule posted at station. TLS idle train engine cars. Idle locomotive trains in rail yard.
Low angle MS Trans-Lux newsreel movie theater marquee, night "Palestine Rioting Flares! Brazil Hails New President. Mid-Week News Events" and then the power is cut, lights dim. TLS Embassy Newsreel movie theater marquee, night, power being shut off, lights dimming. TLS Madison Square Garden marquee "Tomorrow Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Thurs NY Rangers vs Boston Bruins, Fri Boxing Stolz & Joyce but the electricity is turned off here, too. Near-dark Times Square during brownout, night.
High angle WLS twinkling lights of New York City, New York, night. Excellent h/a LS Times Square bustling with neon signs & near-stalled automobile traffic, night.
John L. Lewis, UMWA aides (Thomas Kennedy, perhaps among them), Rear Admiral Joel T. Boone, and Secretary of the Interior Julius Krug exiting building following UMWA Welfare Fund agreement between state and labor, posing for press photographers and newsreel cameras. John L. Lewis and Julius Krug shaking hands, Secretary Krug saying, "I'm sure that you'll agree with me, Mr. Lewis, that it's a contract as fair to the operators as to the men alike. Too bad we didn't have it two months ago."