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Economic recovery activities in Europe

Film | Accession Number: 2003.213 | RG Number: RG-60.7131 | Film ID: 3064

The Economic Cooperation Administration (ECA) was a U.S. government agency set up in 1948 to administer the European recovery program (Marshall Plan). EXT building with several narrow smokestacks. CU man. Row of bicycles and motorcycles under a shelter, man rides a bicycle away. Woman leans out a window, speaking. Cycling down different streets. INT men enter a room full of large stacks of wound wire. Man walks across factory floor. Upside down slate reads “DAY 28 INT 1 ECA.” Two men carefully lower a large spool of wire onto something. Damaged brick building. Ruins People and clothing line seen through windows of the damaged building. Men rebuild road, rock-filled street. Men on scaffolding. Streets, carts passing. Construction. Man on ground hoists materials to men and women on scaffolding. Woman shovels sand into a cement mixer. More new buildings under construction.


Duration
00:06:12
Date
Event:  circa 1948-1950
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-22 13:11:36
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