Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company motion picture films

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    This collection of moving images documents operations at the Midvale Steel Plant in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia circa 1919. The series of five films show the various stages of steel production at the plant, and include footage of an integrated workforce with African American and white employees working together on the shop floor.
    For a more detailed description of Midvale and the collection, click here to view the finding aid. For additional information, see the following article: "Films of Midvale Steel in Philadelphia, 1919"

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