Billions of dollars are voted for President Roosevelt's New Deal as the 73rd U.S. Congress ends its session in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1934, June 20 Duration:1 min 28 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The 73rd U.S. Congress ends its session in Washington DC, United States. Billions of dollars are voted for the operation of U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs to aid the country during the Great Depression. View of the U.S. Capitol. Wheat harvesting combines at work on a field. Scenes of men getting back to work. Men cutting trees as part of WPA or CCC work. A crowd of men walking into work on grounds of a plant of factory. Woman fills white cloth bags with coins. Men gathered at a stock or commodity exchange. A biplane aircraft taking off from a snow covered runway. A new ship being launched from skids at a shipyard. The ship underway. Women workers seated at a liquor distillery assembly line put covers on liquor bottle tops. Bartender pours draft beer into glasses in a bar (soon after end of prohibition) and serves patrons. Men and women gathered at a bar drinking alcohol. U.S. Congress in session and view of speaker at dais.
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