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Flexible Flyers Sleds
Description: A visit to the Flexible Flyer sled company S. L. Allen & Co. in the mid 1950s
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Clip #: MF-28F
Length: 3:30
Year: 1955
Color: B/W
Sound: Sound
Library: TFA Network
Decade: 1950s
State: Pennsylvania
City: Philadelphia
Subject: Workers
Original: 16mm
1950s, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, boys sledding on their stomachs on snow covered ground near houses, S. L. Allen & Company plant, Flexible Flyer, Plant Jr., Charles Allen and man looking at original “Flexible Flyer” sled from 1886, sleds being manufactured in factory, male factory workers using machinery, miniature tractors being manufactured, stockpile of miniature tractors, hand seeders being manufactured by male factory workers, skis being manufactured by gluing together multiple pieces of hickory, workers putting set hickory into press to form ski shape, man getting out of car, woman pointing in direction of man to boy pulling sled, boy running to man who picks him up and pats him on the bottom

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