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    1.
    Shots of the Avenue de la Paix, the Albert Thomas monument and interior shots of the ILO building, Geneva.
    26 ft


    (Archive film)


    2.
    Laying the foundation stone of the ILO building in 1923 -21st Oct. Present were Albert Thomas first director of ILO, Leon Jouhaux representing the workers and M. Carlier of Belgium representing the employers.
    41 ft

    3.
    The opening of the building, 6th June 1926. Present were Albert Thomas, Arthur Fontaine and M. Haberlin President of the Swiss Confederation
    60 ft

    4.
    Plaque commemorating Daniel Legrand and a bust of Arthur Fontaine - pioneers of the movement.
    69 ft

    5.
    Treaty of Versailles - the actual document. It was from this treaty that the I.L.O. grew.
    79 ft

    6.
    Albert Thomas talks (in French) about the role of ILO in the fight against the economic crisis. 1932.
    113 ft


    Film of yesterday and to-day showing the contrast in methods.


    7.
    Corridoors


    8.
    Lifts - old and modern.
    124 ft

    9.
    Distribution of the mail - now and then.
    134 ft

    10.
    Dictation of the mail. The first sequences show it being dictated, taken down in long hand and typed on old fashioned typewriters. Then the modern methods of to-day are shown - e.g. dictaphones, such tapes etc.
    145 ft

    11.
    The keeping of record files - contrast between now and 40 years ago.


    12.
    Production of documents, then and now.


    13.
    ILO convention


    14.
    Still photos showing ILO activities in all parts of the world
    209 ft

    15.
    Exterior shots of the ILO building - monument to Albert Thomas.
    220 ft



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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3WC7E6AZJ6KU0KYXNDUVDAWXS
    Media URN:
    VLVA3WC7E6AZJ6KU0KYXNDUVDAWXS
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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