The cattle sale barn, Morrell meat plant, and John Deere equipment plant in Ottumwa, Iowa.
Ottumwa Iowa USA Date:1958 Duration:1 min 36 sec Sound:Yes
A U.S. Army-sponsored documentary about the spreading threats of communism and the American way of life in United States. A farmer and his teenage son in the town of Ottumwa, Iowa . The boy and his father on a Saturday morning visit the Ottumwa Sale Barn. They observe cattle and the auction of cows. The chant or chatter of the auctioneer selling the cattle. Views of the exterior and interior of the Morrell meat processing factory, including slaughtered beef hanging for inspection and meat-packing operations. A Morrell truck leaving the factory. Exterior views of the John Deere Ottumwa Works building as workers leave through its doorways. John Deere farm equipment on display outside the building.
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