Film: 10992

Industry + Work | 1930 | Sound | B/W


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Witwaterstrand Gold Mines near Johannnesburg South Africa in the 1930's
detailed look at operations
Miners leave their villages to apply for work. A white doctor examines them, one is rejected as having a heart condition. Successful applicants are sent by truck then train to the mine.
Going down in the lift.
Detailed procedures down the mine. White supervisor selected place to be mined, drilling and explosives are set.
Showering block - black men and white man shower.
Gold rock in trucks.

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