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Description: A Puerto Rican boy gives a Caucasian girl a tour of Puerto Rico.

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Clip #: TFA-239B
Length: 18:10
Year: 1962
Color: Color
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1960s
Region: Caribbean
Country: Puerto Rico
Subject: Children
Original: 16mm
1960s, Puerto Rico, piece of sugarcane on table, woman placing iron made in Puerto Rico on table next to piece of sugarcane, children in classroom looking at items from Puerto Rico as teacher affixes Puerto Rico map on chalkboard, girl pointing to Puerto Rico on map and looking into camera with wide eyed expression, Pan American airplane in flight, line pointing from New York to Puerto Rico on map, beach, coastline, country road, mountain, countryside, workers harvesting sugarcane, sugarcane field, factory, farm nestled amongst palm trees, cityscape, town buildings, children playing in plaza, workers harvesting sugarcane, portraits children looking into camera, smiling male factory worker operating machinery, Puerto Rican boy walking down street and smiling / waving to camera, Puerto Rican boy shaking hands and talking with Caucasian girl, Puerto Rican boy and Caucasian girl walking on street towards San Juan Gate, Old San Juan, Puerta de San Juan, San Juan cityscape, modern buildings, Old San Juan street scenes, pedestrians, Plaza de Colón, Plaza de Colon, Christopher Columbus statue, map showing location of San Juan, Castillo San Felipe del Morro walls, Puerto Rican boy pointing out locations in El Morro to Caucasian girl, man guiding pack animal on rural road, man leading ox cart loaded with sugarcane, man loading sugarcane onto ox cart, slums, excavator, construction of new factories, Fomento agency, construction workers, Associated Spring of Puerto Rico Inc. building, dam, hydroelectric plant, highway with “Zona Escolar 15 mph” sign, oil refinery, smiling male factory worker operating machinery, female workers using sewing machines in factory, El Capitol, Capitol Building of Puerto Rico, Supreme Court Building, American and Puerto Rican flags flying next to one another, famers driving tractor in field, pineapple field, dairy farm, sugarcane harvesting, workers burning sugarcane underbrush, workers cutting sugarcane, trucks carrying sugarcane driving on road from field to sugar mill, derricks lifting sugarcane from trucks, worker loosening sugarcane from derrick, sugarcane traveling on conveyor belt into chopping machine, raw sugar traveling on conveyor belt, trucks hauling sugar from mill to warehouse, sugar being emptied from truck, sugar traveling up conveyor belt, bulk sugar holding, stevedores using crane to load crates of cargo onto ship, crane transporting crates of cargo into ship hold, beach lined by palm trees, people sitting and walking on beach, hotels along coast, Puerto Rican boy and Caucasian girl walking along old city walls, children running down and up steps of old city street, "Department of Agriculture Forest Service - Caribbean National Forest” sign, car driving on road into tropical rainforest, tropical wildflowers, man standing near car taking photo of waterfall, cityscape, modern buildings, construction, milkman, public health center, Centro de Salud, dentist treating girl’s teeth, modern apartment buildings, Self-help housing program, future homeowners building house with help of neighbors, school, schoolchildren dressed in uniforms walking through schoolyard, Puerto Rican boy and Caucasian girl walking into classroom, Puerto Rican teacher shaking hands with Caucasian girl and introducing her to class, schoolchildren seated at desks raising hands and teacher pointing to student, girl with hand raised standing up to answer question, girl writing on chalkboard, University of Puerto Rico, La Torre, the Tower, beach, Puerto Rican boy and Caucasian girl playing in sand and running into water, Luquillo Beach, Puerto Rican fruit stand vendor peeling orange for Caucasian girl to eat, Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, painting, carved figurines, Porta Coeli church, Puerto Rican boy and Caucasian girl smiling and talking, Puerto Rican boy and Caucasian girl standing next to San Juan Gate shaking hands and waving goodbye to each other, Puerto Rican boy watching Caucasian girl walk away

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