16mm, silent, b&w reversal film of the Fireman's Parade in Lyndhurst, New Jersey and Fireman's Convention in Atlantic Ciy, New Jersey. Donated in 2009 by Ms. Frances Battle Broxton.
Highlights include footage of a 1939 firemen's convention in
Atlantic City, New Jersey; the Battle family on Atlantic City
boardwalk; and the 1939 New Jersey & New York Volunteer Firemen’s
Association (NJNYVFA) firemen's parade in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.
The parade is shot from a static camera position as the marchers move
past the camera. Participants include fire departments and their
trucks, drum and bugle corps, Boy Scouts, women’s auxiliary groups, and
bands from the towns of Demarest, Midland Park, Mahwah, Westwood,
Fairview, Emerson, Rochelle Park, and Grandview, New Jersey.