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1952 Vintage Film: Life in New Bedford, MA over 60 years ago! Add Video

This restored full color version film from the MLBaron Historic Archives / The West Island Weather Station. Life in New Bedford in 1952 shows a vibrant growing city after World War 2. People at work, a bustling downtown and busy fishing fleet are depicted with a city that was growing. Local plants in the city are depicted including Titleist, Revere Copper and Brass, Aerovox, Continental Screw,the Seafood Auction, Cornell-Dubilier,The Standard-Times, paperboys, Blue Bird Taxi, New Bedford Municipal Airport and the people of mutli-cultural ethnicity at play.

Posted by MLBaron on April 9, 2013 at 11:33 AM 3893 Views

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2 Comments

Reply MLBaron
7:43 AM on August 12, 2017 
Thanks Karah - Glad you enjoyed the film.
Reply Karah Frances
2:35 AM on August 12, 2017 
This is such a beautiful vintage film!

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