Boom times in Alabama with workers employed in war industries for World War II
Alabama USA Date:1942, September Duration:2 min 22 sec Sound:Yes
Fliers announces government investment in Childersburg, Alabama, amounting to $100 million, to build 400 houses,improve water and sewer systems, schools, and the like. Workers throng the gates of a defense plant. Workers' cars fill its parking lot. Local workers doing business at the Isbell National Bank of Talladega. People on the sidewalks by the Martin movie theater, in Talladega. Workers marching in a Labor Day parade, followed by a fire engine, decorated automobiles, a float with sign identifying its sponsor as "Local 151 of Paperworkers Union." A car carrying a sign reading "Roofers Local 175, Anniston." The parade also includes a truck with sign reading:"Products of Alabama Pipe Company, Local 444," and two more cars sponsored by local Anniston labor unions.
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