Reel

The Great Depression & Economic Recovery

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Audio:
Location:
500454_1_1
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United States
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1930  (Estimated Year)
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01:12:35 - 01:13:34
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Original Film:
HD:
1495
HFR-SFL-35-071
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Master 1495 - Tape 1 TLS/MSs unemployed white men loitering in public park, chatting, sitting or outright sleeping on park benches. MS U.S. President HERBERT HOOVER wearing gray business suit, standing against backdrop, talking to someone off-screen. CU U.S. President FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT (FDR, Franklin Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Roosevelt) delivering radio address. MS white man wearing Gatsby hat sitting on park bench & sewing pants (mending, stitching). MS jobless white man sleeping on front stoop. MS unemployed white man sitting hunched on park bench, head buried in his lap in sad, tired anguish. MS white man wearing Gatsby hat rummaging through garbage can on street. Low angle TLS NRA flag flying over sidewalk. TLS queue of white & some black men collecting slips from pass window. TLS white & some black men exiting building, congregating on stoop. MS white male factory workers walking to work with metal lunch pails (lunchpail, lunchbox, pails); MS legs of workers walking to work (all the leather shoes); MS factory workers punching into work (time clock, punch card, clocking in, timeclock, punchcard). TLS/MSs bustling laborers on production floor of factory-- machinery, production, equipment, manual labor... alas, a labor union's dream!