• Short Summary

    Textile strike in the cotton industry causes hardship.

    ( shotlist created 2010)

  • Description

    NO SLATE INFORMATION

    Unknown location ,USA

    Pan of industrial buildings. river/ textile mills , interior of cotton mills with some machinery at standstill /loom working /man standing by row of bobbins / workers leaving factories/ street with traditional wooden houses/ terraced houses/ children playing in streets / wooden shacks/

    Worker saying

    "I make seven dollars and 68 cents per week working in the mill and if system keeps up we will all be on the streets and no means to live "

    Woman seated with children , saying

    " I have three children to support, I make 4,84 per week. I would like to make enough money to educate my children , have a decent home , plenty to eat , without having to call on government relief "

    Map of U.S.A showing town where strike is taking place

    Unidentified man saying

    " The N.R.A (National recovery administration) and the cotton textile code did more overnight for the 460.000 employees in our industry than have been accomplished in a generation. We object most vigorously
    however to the attitude of a group of men who with utter disregard for the orderly procedure of the National Recovery Act and the code , and without the consent of the vast majority of those who they assume to represent , set themselves up as the spokesman for all textile workers .In this time of the nations difficulties , we appeal to the common sense of the people for the support of the orderly processes of the National Recovery Act as against industrial warfare "
    Background: Textile strike in the cotton industry causes hardship.

    ( shotlist created 2010)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADXIZ64QG1TWHNP57VRZZP7OAU
    Media URN:
    VLVADXIZ64QG1TWHNP57VRZZP7OAU
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/09/1934
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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