Valley town : a study of machines and men

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Date
1940
Summary
Presents a documentary study of an important factor in the problem of unemployment--that of workers displaced by automatic machinery.  Tells the story of a typical American steel town in the 1920's and 1930's.  The commentator, speaking as the town mayor, follows the development of the town and its people, whose lives have been bound up in the fortunes of the steel mill.
Publishers
Indiana University Audio-Visual Center; New York University
Genres
Documentary; Educational
Subject
Steel industry and trade -- United States ; Iron and steel workers -- United States ; Automation -- Economic aspects -- United States ; Automation -- Economic aspects ; Iron and steel workers ; Steel industry and trade.
Collection
IU Audio-Visual Center
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 Film (0:33:00); 16mm
Notes
Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003373299; Other: GR00426924; MDPI Barcode: 40000003373299

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