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"NEGROES BUILD LIBERTY SHIPS".
SHIP AFTER SHIP LAUNCHED AS BUILDERS KEEP PRODUCTION AT TOP SPEED
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HIGH ANGLE CROWDS, SHIP BUILDERS WALKING GROUNDS OF NAVY YARD.
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GIANT CRANES MOVING AROUND ON RAILROAD TRACKS
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GROUP OF BLACK WORKERS HANDLING. POLING HEAVY PIPES LOWERED TO DOCK WITH WINCH.
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WORKER CLIMBING HIGH LADDER ON SIDE OF SHIP AT DRY DOCK.
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BLACK WORKERS WELDING, USING JACK HAMMERS, TOSSING HOT RIVETS.
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VARIOUS SHOTS THREE BLACK WELDERS WITH PROTECTIVE MASKS ON THEIR KNEES WELDING. VOICE OVER, "AT THE HOME FRONT AND THE FIGHTING FRONT THE NEGRO IS DOING HIS JOB".
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NEW LIBERTY SHIP IN DRY DOCK.
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INTERVIEW WITH JAMES D. LANDIS, DIRECTOR OF CIVIL DEFENSE
DISCUSSES WORKINGS WITH S. MCALPIN, WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT FOR THE CHICAGO DIGEST. LANDIS TELLS MCALPIN HE HAS 12 MILLION WORKERS REPRESENTING EVERY RACE, RELIGION, ECONOMIC GROUP
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MCALPIN ASKS, "WHAT DO YOU FEEL IS THE ATTITUDE OF THE NEGRO PEOPLE TOWARDS THE DEFENSE PROGRAM?"
00:57:59 180.37
FIRST PICTURES OF NEGROES IN U.S. MARINES AS ROOKIES BEGIN INTENSIVE TRAINING COURSE. FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN MARINE UNIT IN TRAINING.
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BLACK RECRUITS STILL IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES PILE OUT OF ARMY TRUCK & LINED UP FOR BLACK SERGEANT
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RECRUITS ENTER BARRACKS.
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BLACK ROOKIES IN UNIFORM DOING OUTDOOR CALISTHENICS EXERCISE
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ROOKIES IN OVERCOATS DO IN-PLACE QUICK TIME JOGGING
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RECRUITS EXIT QUARTERMASTER WITH NEW RIFLES & LINE UP.
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BLACK DRILL SERGEANT DRILLS HIS SQUAD. THEY MARCH SMARTLY DOING COORDINATED DRILL STEPS.
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BAYONET PRACTICE & HAND-TO-HAND COMBAT FIGHTING.
00:59:34 275.37
BLACK SQUAD PRACTICE COMMANDO TACTICS, SCALE 8 FOOT WALLS, CRAWL ON THEIR STOMACHS UNDER BARBED WIRE, WALK ATOP NARROW WOOD FENCES TO KEEP BALANCE & OTHER DRILLS DURING BASIC TRAINING.
01:00:07 308.37
BLACK MARINE MARCHING BAND TOWARDS CAMERA.
01:00:12 313.37
SQUADS MARCHING ON PARADE GROUNDS UNDER REVIEW BY OFFICERS.
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AFRICAN-AMERICAN MANNING ARTILLERY & FIRING MACHINE GUNS AT TARGETS.
01:00:54 355.37
TANK UNITS MAN THEIR TANKS. TAKE OFF THROUGH ROUGH OBSTACLE COURSE.
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TANK CRASHING THROUGH SMALL HOUSE STANDING IN ITS WAY.
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WASHINGTON BEARS - WORLD CHAMPIONS. NATION'S CAPITOL CAGE SQUAD, WORLD'S GREATEST BASKETBALL TEAM".
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MAN IN BEAR COSTUME MASCOT
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ALL-BLACK BASKETBALL TEAM RUN OUT ONTO COURT INCLUDING BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMER JOHNNY ISAACS & CHARLIE KING.
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HIGH ANGLE SHOT TEAM PRACTICING SHOTS AT LINE, DOING DRILLS.
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HIGH ANGLE OPPOSING ALL-WHITE OSKOSH TEAM PRACTICING LAY-UPS PRIOR TO START OF GAME.
01:01:57 418.37
HIGH ANGLE VIEW JUMP BALL AS GAME STARTS.
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VARIOUS SHOTS BASKETBALL GAME IN PROGRESS. MOSTLY WHITE FANS WATCHING GAME. BEARS WIN.
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MILITARY MANEUVERS, THE RHYTHM JIVE
DRILL TEAM FROM FORT WARREN, WYOMING STRUTS ITS STUFF AS SQUAD OF BLACK SOLDIERS DOING FANCY DRILL STEPS
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TITLE CARD: "THE END, BUY WAR BONDS".
Year: 1943  Color: Black & White
Genre: 1940s NEWSREELS

Description: WWII AFRICAN-AMERICAN NEWSREEL 1940s

Keywords: working class

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