1920s footage, Palmer Raids, Deportation
1920 (Estimated Year)
06:51:33 - 06:52:36
Various scenes from the 1920s, most notably footage of evictions and deportations that appear to be part of or in connection with the infamous palmer raids. Men on a sunny golf course, onlookers in b/g. Soldier, with gun slung over shoulder, patrolling rail yards. Overhead pan of empty railyard with telephone poles/lines. Guard patrolling on bridge over railyard. Soldier sitting behind machine gun. Crowd of people on street as men load furniture and belongings out of a storefront (part of Palmer raid or...?) Cuts to officers arresting a woman, more shots of arrests, people being dragged from their homes. Police trying to force a man into a paddy wagon. MS of people loaded into truck, disembarking from truck. CU piled up baggage. Woman with paper held up over her face, others follow behind her (immigrants and lawyers). Deck of boat with Ellis island" on the cabin on the boat. Crowd of people, immigrants, marching on dock.
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