Manufacturing and fixing up of component houses in the United states.
United States USA Date:1965 Duration:14 min 20 sec Sound:Yes
'Homes for Growing America' about the importance and the manufacturing of component houses in the United States. The anchor, Frank Blair, speaks about how America produces economic and better homes. Henry Addison, editor of "Architectural Age" at a desk talks about fine architectural standards of homes in the United States. Different styles of houses in America including cape cones, contemporary and regional architectural styles of houses. Sketches of various components of a home like air conditioner, wall panels and kitchen. Jack Low from Lafayette, Indiana reports about the manufacturing of the components of home. Workers manufacture wall panels from lumber in a factory. Window and door sections being cut out in the panels with a machine. Manufactured panels being inspected for quality. The panels being loaded onto trucks for transportation to markets. The trucks loaded with wall panels leave the factory. A sign on a truck reads 'National Homes'. Another reporter Tom Hadely reports about the fitting procedure of the component houses. Men unload the panels. Nails being hammered to fix up the panels. The panels being embedded in the ground and nailed. A roof being laid out. Frank Blair in a studio. Bill Moody reports about the component house of James and Margaret Bryan. Mr. And Mrs. Bryan in their well made house. A bedroom and a bathroom of the house. Guests arrive at their place and they show them around the house. Women in the kitchen. Food being served to the guests. Blair talks about how component houses allow individuality in construction and in decoration of houses.
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