GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF ARCHIVES AND HISTORY, ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30334
WP-O1 PRELIMINARY DESCRIPTIVE INVENTORY
CORPORATE NAME: Georgia Dept. of Industry and Trade RECORD GROUP: 28
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SUB-UNIT: Tourist Division SUB-GROUP: 4
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SERIES: Promotional Films on Georgia Industry SERIES: 6
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SCHEDULE: n/a PAGE: 1
RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS: NONE
DESCRIPTION OF SERIES AND ITS CONTENTS:
This series consists of films produced for the Department of Industry and Trade, from the early fifties to the mid-sixties. Industries indigenous to Georgia, such as marble, pulp and textile, are highlighted along with industrial potential and community development.
UNIT CONTENTS LOCATION
1 Georgia on the Move, 1966 - 21 min. sound/color, 16 mm. 4757-31
Gov. Carl Sanders narrates on the blending of Georgia's
historic fabric with industrial, cultural and recreational
progress. 1 reel in good condition.
2 New Face on Capitol Hill, 1961 - 14 min. sound/color, 16mm. 4757-31
Illustrates the rejuvenation of the nation's Capitol and
Georgia's role in producing the 24 marble columns of the
rotunda. A short segment of the swearing in of President
John F. Kennedy is included. Produced by the Georgia
Marble Company. 1 reel in good condition.
3 Pine Packs a Punch - 23 min. sound/color, 16 mm. Illustrates 4757-31
Georgia's role in pulp and paper industry including: the
process of converting timber to paper, mill operation, paper
conversion plants, mass production, and quality control of
paper items. The film spotlights the Brunswick, Mead-Scott
plant, Rome's Mead Inland Container Corp. and Atlanta's Mead
Corporation. 1 reel in good condition.
4,5, Goldmine on Main Street, 1955 - 23 min. sound/color, 16 mm. 4757-31
6,7, Illustrates the compatibility of industrial growth with
8,9 community development. 6 reels in good condition. Produced
by Industrial Sound Films.
10, Producing America's Buried Treasure, 1970(?) - 4757-32
11,12 20 min. sound/color, 16 mm .
Traces the beginning of the marble industry in North Georgia
to the present day subsidiaries of the Georgia Marble Company
in Vermont, Tennessee, Alabama and Virginia. Features Lincoln
Memorial and other sites where Georgia marble has been utilized.
A George M. Kirkland Production, presented by the Georgia Marble
Company. 3 reels in good condition. (see also Acc. 92-1510A at
13, The Ports of Georgia - 22 min. sound/color, 16 mm. 4757-32
14 Features the Georgia Ports Authority coastal ports of Savannah
and Brunswick and the development of Bainbridge, Augusta, and
Columbus as inland waterways. A Robert M. Carson Production.
2 reels in good condition.
15 Blueprint for Progress - 21 min. sound/color, 16 mm. 4757-32
Features the importance of zoning laws for industrial growth,
city planning, and community development. Industrial Sound
Films, Inc. 1 reel in fair condition.
16 Georgia Tourism, 1951 - 25 min. sound/color 16 mm. 4757-32
Explores textile, pulp and lumber industries. 1 reel in bad
17 Challenge for Change - 1 reel good condition. 4757-32
18 A Is for Atom - 1 reel in good condition. 4757-32
19 Packaging Rocket Power - 1 reel in good condition. 4757-32
20 Unidentified - 1 reel in good condition. 4757-32