• Short Summary

    Unemployed men and their families stage a starvation sit-in at Cleveland City Hall.

  • Description

    Titles read: "FOOD WAR - CLEVELAND'S NEEDY CAPTURE CITY HALL".

    Cleveland, Ohio (?), United States of America.

    Various shots of unemployed men and women staging a starvation sit-in at Cleveland City Hall to protest against dole money of as little as $3 a week. Men sit at a table and play cards. Two African-American women sit in a pew propped up against each other as they sleep. Brief shots of exterior of the Hall at beginning and end of item.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    969.25
    Media URN:
    17235
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/06/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:47:00 / 01:25:22:00
    Canister:
    38/46

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