• Short Summary

    Marchers walk through Washington calling for better relief for the unemployed and hungry.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Washington. America's 'Hunger Marchers' - 'invade' the Capital to lay their claims before newly opened Congress."

    Washington D.C., United States of America.

    Men on the National Hunger March walk - with a police escort - through Washington. Crowds watch them from the sidewalks, The Capitol building is visible in the background. A band leads the marchers on their way.

    Closer shots of some of the marchers. Some carry banners - among them are some which reads: "We demand Stop discrimination against Negro and foreign born workers in Relief Distribution", and "We are demanding Shelter for the homeless."

    More shots of the march - crowds are watching them as they pass. Other banners read: "$50 winter relief for Unemployed", "We represent the Starving Masses of New York State".

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    691.10
    Media URN:
    5312
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/12/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:08:00 / 01:16:15:00
    Canister:
    32/100

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