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Taping Coils, Westinghouse Works

SUMMARY Numerous women stand at several rows of tables where they appear to be wrapping tape around some devices, presumably coils. Male supervisors walk down the aisles, observing the women's work. CREATED/PUBLISHED United States : American Mutoscope and Biograph Company, 1904. NOTES Copyright: American Mutoscope & Biograph Co.; 7May1904; H45461. Original main title lacking. Camera, G.W. ""Billy"" Bitzer. Duration: 2:22 at 15 fps. For other holdings on this title, contact M/B/RS reference staff. Biograph catalog no. 2892; code name (for telegraphic orders) Resurjais. NCN045696; Taping coils, Westinghouse Works. Filmed April 27, 1904, at the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Co. in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sources used: Copyright catalog, motion pictures, 1894-1912; Niver, K.R. Early motion pictures, 1985; AFI cat.: film beginnings, 1893-1910, 1995; Biograph photo catalog, v. 6 [MI]; Biograph Co. prod. records [MI]. Received: 3/9/93 from LC film lab; ref print; preservation; Paper Print Collection. Received: 5/7/04; paper pos; copyright deposit; Paper Print Collection. SUBJECTS Electric coils--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. Factories--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Women electric industry workers--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Supervisors, Industrial--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Manufactures--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Manufacturing processes--Pennsylvania--East Pittsburgh. Silent films. Actuality--Short. Industrial--Short. RELATED NAMES Bitzer, G. W., 1872-1944, camera. American Mutoscope and Biograph Company. Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) MEDIUM 1 reel of 1 (123 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. ref print. 1 roll (123 ft.) : si., b&w ; 35 mm. paper pos. CALL NUMBER FEC 2543 (ref print) LC 2214 (paper pos) REPOSITORY Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA westhpp 2214
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