Film: 6099

Industry + Work | 1930 | Silent | B/W


Coal mining 1930's Lots of pit head views, smoking chimneys, cages. Showing images of the Great Depression and unemployment in the 1930's. Gates of pit and sign - "No Hands Wanted" and men outside. Cost of coal up. Battersea power station and Shell oil tanker. Road traffic. Underground working. Ship and trains, smoking slag heaps and community below.

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