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Madera County Library
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Description :  In October of 1939, cotton pickers across the San Joaquin Valley went on strike against local cotton growers . Citing low pay and poor working conditions, the workers (who were supported by the Workers Alliance, Congress of Industrial Workers and the UCAPAW) assembled in downtown Courthouse Park in Madera and arrests were made by the Madera County Sheriff in accordance with an anti-picketing ordinance of Madera County. This was followed by strikers threatening to storm the jail,...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie, Madera County (Calif.), Agriculture--California--San Joaquin...
Visual Communications
by Visual Communications
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Note : Part 1 has no content from 00:14:55 - 00:15:15. Part 2 has left channel audio only, and break-up in the last few minutes due to deterioration of the original recording. Part 3 R channel audio drops out in last few minutes. Part 4 related content begins at 00:16:25. Break-up in last few minutes due to deterioration of the original recording. Description : On-the-ground raw footage and interviews taken in Koreatown four days after the LA Riots. Includes interviews of passerby, and Ruben...
Topics: californialightandsound, African Americans--Relations with Korean Americans, Asian Americans--Civil...
Short Format Films
by Ford Motor Company
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1941 version of the short film The Ford Rouge Plant: A Story of Men, Methods & Motor Cars - ARC Identifier 91468 - and a 1937 version of the film - ARC Identifier 91520 - which doesn't have sound. "All rights were conveyed to the U.S. Government on Nov. 28, 1962. However, proprietary rights or existing copyright in footage obtained from other sources by Ford Motor Company may exist."
Topics: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Ford Automobile, Industrial tours -- Michigan -- Dearborn, Ford Motor...
Community Video
by Ford Motor Company
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This isn't film of the Battle of the Overpass in 1937, but it's the overpass and it's 1937. ARC Identifier 91874 and 91881
Topics: Ford Motor Company, Automobile industry workers -- Michigan -- Detroit -- History, Reuther, Walter,...