- Title: CF790
02:00:58 - 02:05:05
US New Deal – 1934 (10 mins)
Young men on forestry work as part of New Deal. Great Depression. Roosevelt. Head of US Forestry Service F A Silcox intro to film re. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and forestry. FDR motors into CCC camp, joins CCC volunteers around meal table. Camp Nira. US Army recruitment centre. Young men climb into truck bound for CCC camp. New volunteers arrive on train. Driven by truck. GVs of camp in US national park. CCC people cutting meat in chow line. Eating around long tables. At work in forest, cutting logs, logging, lumberjacks. Moose drinking form a stream in the forest etc. GVs of a pine forest.
02:05:05 - 02:10:40
CCC workers building road. Men digging and shoveling a path through the forest. Wooden bridge. Making a fire break. Felling trees. Pan across grand canyon looking scene, big stone cliff faces. Repairing eroded gullies. Building embankment. Planting trees, conifers. View of campsite on the shore of a lake.Felling trees, stripping the bark from tree trunks. Group of men walk up a bank sewing seeds for trees. Map showing 'Manned Emergency Consecration Work Camps' across America, dated Aug 1 1933. Large group of men using shovels in a field. Men line up to dive into a river. Varnishing the outside of a log cabin. Constructing timber framed houses. TNT explosives detonated in field. Cement mixer turns. WS camp at the bottom of a mountain range.
- Keywords:USA, THIRTIES, NEW DEAL, GREAT DEPRESSION, FORESTRY WORK, OFFICE WORK, ELECTRICITY, SMALL TOWN LIFE, BUILDING, CONSTRUCTION, GREAT OUTDOORS
- Master Title:CF790