• Short Summary

    Preparations for National Unemployment Census at Department of Commerce in Washington.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Washington".

    Washington DC, United States of America (USA).

    Preparation for National Unemployment Census at Department of Commerce building. C/U of John T Biggars (sp.?), director of census. Various shots of clerks (mostly women) using machines to punch holes into cards to code them. The cards are then arranged by another machine, geographically and alphabetically. The cards will be sent to 32 million people in USA, to collect statistics about employment.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    943.13
    Media URN:
    16050
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:40:00 / 01:13:25:00
    Canister:
    37/92

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