Worker's Newsreel Unemployment Special, 1931

Del Duca, Robert; Seltzer, Leo
Date Written:  1931-01-01
Year First Published:  {42447 Worker's Newsreel Unemployment Special, 1931 WORKER'S NEWSREEL UNEMPLOYMENT SPECIAL, 1931 Del Duca, Robert; Seltzer, Leo WFPL footage of the first mass demonstration against unemployment and hunger in Union Square, New York City on March 6, 1930. 1931-01-01 1931 1982 FLL Film This program shows the first mass demonstration against unemployment and hunger in Union Square, New York City on March 6, 1930. Hundreds were injured when the crowd of approximately 100,000 was rushed by police. Police brutality was a regular occurence at social protests during the 1930's and the WFPL sought to enlighten the public about the conditions faced by protesters. Museum of Modern Art Library. 7 mins. CX16671 0 false true false CX16671.htm [0xc0015a6b70 0xc00027a600 0xc0007b2e40 0xc000781f20 0xc001bf38c0] Cx}
Year Published:  1982
Resource Type:  Film
Cx Number:  CX16671

WFPL footage of the first mass demonstration against unemployment and hunger in Union Square, New York City on March 6, 1930.

Abstract: 
This program shows the first mass demonstration against unemployment and hunger in Union Square, New York City on March 6, 1930. Hundreds were injured when the crowd of approximately 100,000 was rushed by police. Police brutality was a regular occurence at social protests during the 1930's and the WFPL sought to enlighten the public about the conditions faced by protesters. Museum of Modern Art Library. 7 mins.

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