• Short Summary

    Severe floods cover the 'wheat belt' area of the Red River Valley in Minnesota, United States of America.

  • Description

    Titles read: "CROP PERIL - RAINS THREATEN MIDWEST FARMS".

    Minnesota, United States of America.

    In the Red River Valley area we see scenes of flooding after 28 days of rain, drowning out crops in the "wheat belt". Cattle are led to small patches of dry land to graze. A teacher rings a bell outside a schoolhouse to call children to their lessons; the children walk over raised planks to get to the building.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    969.27
    Media URN:
    17237
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:40:00 / 01:27:17:00
    Canister:
    38/46

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