• Short Summary

    Troops are called into Newton, Iowa, after rioting during a strike by washing machine factory workers.

  • Description

    Titles read: "WALKOUT - TROOPS CALLED IN IOWA STRIKE".

    Newton, Iowa, United States of America.

    Several shots of men on a picket line walking in a circle outside the Maytag Washington Machine Company. Governor Nelson G Crashell sits at his desk and is handed a piece of paper by his secretary as commentator says he had proclaimed a state of martial law after rioting during the 11-week-old strike.

    A soldier pins a notice to a telegraph pole in the town. Major General Mat Dinley walks along the street with two other army men and a civilian man. Jeeps containing soldiers with machine guns travel past the washing machine factory.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1037.23
    Media URN:
    20548
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:46:00 / 01:26:30:00
    Canister:
    38/62

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