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Description: The traditions and changing agriculture and social structure of India in the 1950's.

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Clip #: TFA-153C
Length: 17:02
Year: 1951
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: Far East
Country: India
Subject: Agriculture
Original: 16mm
1950s, India, Varanasi, Hindus praying in Ganges River, ghats, buildings overlooking Ganges River, Hinduism, Islam, mosque, Call to Prayer, sandals and shoes on steps, men kneeling and bending forward in prayer, Indian people in traditional clothing, Himalayas, Indus River, Ganges River, Brahmaputra River, oxen driven water wheel, desert, people and camels traveling through desert, highlands, Indian Ocean, cities, peasants, Union of India, Pakistan, Indian and Pakistani people in traditional clothing, street scenes, man praying to offering, Hindu husband, wife and child outside home, woman doing household chores, man hooking up oxen to plow, Hindu woman dressing son and giving him school supplies, woman leading son to gate as he leaves for school, man guiding oxen driven plow through crop field, people gathering grain in field, wheat, oxen driven water wheel, man wiping sweat from brow, agricultural station, people teaching villagers about use of agricultural tools and seeds, people using hand tools to work crop field, man guiding oxen driven plow, man scattering seeds in field, woman cleaning and plastering hearth with clay and cow dung, woman doing laundry in village well, people doing handicrafts and domestic chores, woman preparing food, woman serving food to husband and son working in field and returning to home, man weaving on loom, brickmakers, street sweeper, man filling goatskin with water, untouchables, caste system, tanner cleaning hide, men buying leather from tanner, potter, villagers working, village butcher, people walking on village street, Muslim men shaking hands, man carrying plow to village blacksmith to have blade resharpened, blacksmith at work, woman shopping from vendors, vendors selling salt, spices, pots and pans and cotton goods, woman inspecting piece of cotton fabric, textile mill, man working with spindles, workers dying cotton fabric, workers exiting room, workers eating at tables, city street scene, mine, coal, quarry, mining, men using hand tools to work in agricultural field and looking up at sky, arid soil, woman waiting to fill pots at village well, man speaking to villagers at agricultural station, villagers seated on ground looking up at sky, lightening and thunder, heavy rain falling on land, blacksmith at work in hut, people carrying umbrellas walking on city street, artisans, silversmith, man hammering silver, men weaving carpets, weaver making belt on loom, children entering school, man driving tractor in field, teacher instructing students in school, water flowing, grain field, village nestled on hillside, people loading grain crop onto cart, Varanasi along Ganges River

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