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A Visit To Poland
Description: Industries and agriculture of Poland in the 1940's.

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Clip #: TFA-240B
Length: 13:14
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1940s
Region: Europe
Country: Poland
Subject: Factories
Original: 16mm
1940ís, Poland, men dressed in national holiday costumes shaking hands, folk costumes, farmer steering horse drawn cultivator, horse drawn wagon carrying grain, palace facade, building from Middle Ages, Medieval Architecture, city street scenes, modern public building, traffic, streetcars, modern apartment building, factory workers walking on street and sidewalk, farmers / agricultural workers harvesting grain, map of Poland showing geography with plains, hills, mountains, flat plain, farmers / agricultural workers working in grain field, palace facade, man inspecting plants, map of Poland showing division amongst Prussia, Russia and Austria in last half of 18th Century, helmet on cross over grave in World War I military cemetery, map showing Poland reestablished as independent nation in 1918 after WWI and under onslaught from Germany and Russia in 1939 during WWII, rebuilding after World War II, construction workers clearing building rubble, construction workers guiding building materials being hoisted with crane, modern mid rise building under construction, Warsaw, St. Kazimierz Church, Painting of New Town Market Square with St. Kazimierz Church by Canaletto, Sigismund's Column in Castle Square, children playing in playground in apartment building courtyard, modern apartment buildings, map showing growth of Poland with addition of farmland from Germany in 1945 and loss of Eastern territory to Soviet Union, map showing occupation of Soviet troops in East Germany and Poland resulting in rise of Communist governments, Peopleís Republic of Poland, communist meeting, bread basket region, central plains area, farmers / agricultural workers working in grain field, horse drawn plows, threshing machine, collective farm, children playing in house yard, village, children riding in horse drawn cart, women selling wicker baskets in market square, people standing outside Catholic Church, man walking into farmhouse, family eating traditional Polish breakfast at table including sausage, eggs and butter, man cutting slices of rye bread, mother pouring milk for young son, father and teenage boy departing farmhouse to work in field as girl leaves to go to school and mother and young son feed chickens, farmer and teenage son pitching grain onto horse drawn wagon, man shoveling chemical fertilizer, map of Poland showing industrial region in South where chemical fertilizers are produced, mine, mining, ore, miners, conveyor belt, mine train, ore cars, steel production, coal mine, coal miners, coal being transported on conveyor belt and train cars, Upper Silesia, map of Poland pointing to industrial cities in Upper Silesia, workers walking on street outside factory, steel mill, automobile factory, automobile manufacturing plant, auto workers, workers assembling televisions, shipbuilding, shipyard, workers building ships, chemical factory, male and female workers putting bottles of liquid into rack with other bottles which then moves back and forth, textile factory, female textile worker operating machinery, map of Poland showing centrally located cities Warsaw, Lodz and Lublin, workers lifting up and carrying sacks into train car, trucks transporting sacks from train, cargo being loaded onto barge docked on Oder River, tugboat hauling barge transporting materials on Oder River, map of Poland showing Baltic Sea and nearby ports Gdansk, Szczecin and Gdynia, Gdynia port, stevedores using cranes to load cargo onto cargo ships, factory workers walking on street, central flat plain region, grain field, woman and boy walking past pigs eating from trough at farm, mine, coal mine blast furnace, mineral ore, stevedores watching as crane lowers cargo onto ship, cranes loading cargo onto docked ships at port

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