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Industry's Island Frontier!
Description: Newly constructed American factories and plants in Puerto Rico in the 1950s.

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Clip #: MF-31B-1
Length: 2:31
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
Region: North America
Country: Puerto Rico
Subject: Factories
Original: 16mm
1950s, Puerto Rico, aerial coastline, construction workers constructing plant / factory, worker hammering, signs of American plants / factories, Rugcrofters of P.R. Inc. sign, Caribbean Pearl Corp. sign, Ponce Mfg. Corp sign, female factory workers using sewing machines, factory facade, Ponce Candy Industries, Ford Gum Inc., candy factory worker, workers carrying long rug / carpet into building, male supervisor overseeing female workers making large rug / carpet using handheld devices, costume jewelry factory, female workers stringing artificial pearls, worker using machine to dip strung artificial pearls in clear plastic, worker removing tray of pearls and carrying past trays of pearls rotating in device, woman’s hands picking up artificial pearls from large pile and allowing to fall through fingers, male and female workers standing in line to receive paychecks, payday, young Puerto Rican men being trained in vocations, electric plant, aerial luxury hotel on coast, highway being constructed, cars driving on highway, electric plant illuminated at night

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