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25,000 UNEMPLOYED

25,000 Unemployed (1922)

Thousands of unemployed demonstrators demanding State Maintenance, London.

THE QUEUES - UNEMPLOYMENT

The Queues - Unemployment (1923)

Large queues at the employment exchange show the unemployment problem...

WOMEN MUST WORK

Women Must Work (1947)

A short trailer film encouraging women to join the workforce to help the economy.

TELEPHONE TRAILER

Telephone Trailer (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging women to apply for jobs as telephone...

 MODERN FARMING - TRAILER

Modern Farming - Trailer (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging city workers to move to working on...

THE TIDE IS TURNING!

The Tide Is Turning! (1931)

Great shots of a busy textile mill in Lancashire.

UNEMPLOYED DEMONSTRATION

Unemployed Demonstration (1922)

Large unemployed demonstrations in Trafalgar Square, London.

UNEMPLOYMENT SUNDAY

Unemployment Sunday (1923)

Workers take to Trafalgar Square to demonstrate on Unemployment Sunday.

UNEMPLOYMENT SUNDAY

Unemployment Sunday (1925)

Large crowds gather in Trafalgar Square for demonstrations on Unemployment...

UNEMPLOYMENT SUNDAY

Unemployment Sunday (1923)

10,000 workers demonstrate in Trafalgar Square on Unemployment Sunday.

TRAILER - NURSES

Trailer - Nurses (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging women to become nurses.

 OLDER WORKERS - TRAILER

Older Workers - Trailer (1948)

A short trailer film urging skilled workers to postpone their...

EMPLOYMENT REHABILITATION

Employment Rehabilitation (1970-1979)

Men learn new skills to help them return to work.

UNEMPLOYED MINERS MARCH

Unemployed Miners March (1927)

Welsh miners march in solidarity.

LONDON EARLY MORNING PEOPLE GOING TO WORK

London Early Morning People Going To Work (1933)

Lovely footage of crowds of commuters making their...

SUPPLY & DEMAND TRAILER

Supply & Demand Trailer (1947)

Short trailer film encouraging people to rejoin the workforce to end...

EMPLOYMENT OF DISABLED

Employment Of Disabled (1946)

A short trailer film to help disabled people find and keep work.

WOMEN WORKERS BUDAPEST

Women Workers Budapest (1972)

Women work in brickyard in Hungarian Capital.

UNEMPLOYED DEMONSTRATION IN TRAFALGAR SQUARE

Unemployed Demonstration In Trafalgar Square (1920-1929)

Large protest march and rally by unemployed in...

 HELP THE HOSPITALS

Help The Hospitals (1947)

A short trailer film encouraging women to work in hospitals.

£25,000 WORTH OF FOOD

£25,000 Worth Of Food (1923)

Sir Thomas Lipton helps present £25,000 worth of food parcels to the...

KIDDIES JOY-DAY  aka KIDDIES JOY DAY

Kiddies Joy-Day AKA Kiddies Joy Day (1924)

Children of unemployed parents receive gifts of toys,...

WORKERS LEAVING FACTORY AND LABOUR EXCHANGE - ENGLAND

Workers Leaving Factory And Labour Exchange - England (1934)

People at work and people looking...

ARMY APPRENTICES

Army Apprentices (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging parents to send their sons to an Army Training...

BRICKMAKERS - TRAILER

Brickmakers - Trailer (1946)

A short animated trailer film encouraging men to take jobs as brickmakers.

NURSING - TRAILER

Nursing - Trailer (1946)

A short trailer film encouraging people to take jobs in hospitals.

KEYS TO HEAVEN PRODUCTION OUTPUT

Keys To Heaven Production Output (1946)

A short animated trailer film explaining that "Extra Effort...

TRAILER - DON'T GO DOWN THE MINE

Trailer - Don't Go Down The Mine (1946)

Great trailer film to encourage men to take up jobs in the...

PARTY POLITICAL SPEECH BY LIBERAL PARTY

Party Political Speech By Liberal Party (1945)

Sir Archibald Sinclair makes speech on behalf of...

WORKERS REQUIRED IN INDUSTRY

Workers Required In Industry (1947)

Extra effort required to maintain product availability

UNDERGROUND ARMY MINERS

Underground Army Miners (1947)

Miners needed to increase demands on workforce

DOMESTIC WORKERS REQUIRED IN HOSPITALS

Domestic Workers Required In Hospitals (1946)

Trailer appealing for more domestic workers in...

DOMESTIC WORKERS REQUIRED IN HOSPITALS

Domestic Workers Required In Hospitals (1946)

Trailer asking for more domestic workers in hospitals....

WATCH THE FUEL WATCHER

Watch The Fuel Watcher (1946)

Public information trailer about saving power.

WORKLESS

Workless (1929)

Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, appeals to everyone to help the unemployed.

DEEDS NOT WORDS

Deeds Not Words (1921)

Bricklaying, plumbing and sign painting are part of the Government training scheme...

NEW ROYAL EXCHANGE

New Royal Exchange (1921)

King George V and Queen Mary arrive to open the Royal Exchange in Manchester.

FOR PRINCESS MARY'S WEDDING GIFT FUND

For Princess Mary's Wedding Gift Fund (1922)

Partygoers model their fancy dress costumes for the...

1,500 UNEMPLOYED EX - SERVICE MEN

1,500 Unemployed Ex - Service Men (1922)

Ex - Servicemen and their families leave for Australia,...

ARP aka LADY READING SPEAKS ON ARP

Arp AKA Lady Reading Speaks On Arp (1938)

Dowager Marchioness of Reading calls on women to do their...

FACTORIES GO INTO COUNTRY

Factories Go Into Country (1960)

London factory moves to Edenbridge as part of LCC Resettlement Scheme.

NEW JOB FOR LORD SNOWDON

New Job For Lord Snowdon (1962)

Princess Margaret's husband arrives at Sunday Times offices for new job...

MINER'S TRAILER

Miner's Trailer (1947)

Short trailer film encouraging men to become coal miners.

TRAILER - RESETTLEMENT ADVICE CENTRE

Trailer - Resettlement Advice Centre (1946)

A short trailer film telling people what opportunities...

THE AMERICAN CONSUMER

The American Consumer (1948)

Shots of tyre manufacture and people in shopping centre. America.

FRENCH ECONOMIC SITUATION aka LIBERTE !

French Economic Situation AKA Liberte ! (1948)

Good French film about the state of the French...

WOMAN WORKING AT BUTCHER'S aka LADY GROCERS

Woman Working At Butcher's AKA Lady Grocers (1914-1918)

Woman working as a butcher.

SOUTH AFRICAN HOSPITAL

South African Hospital (1917)

Wounded soldiers in South African hospital learn to use typewriters and...

WOMEN LAND WORKERS

Women Land Workers (1914-1918)

Nice footage of Land Army girls hoeing in a field and chatting after work.

WOMEN'S WORKERS REQUIRED

Women's Workers Required (1947)

Call to women to aid post-war recovery