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Occupation of houses

Week number 70-14

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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The action group Actie '70, consisting of families and single persons with bad housing, has occupied two empty houses owned by the city in the Sarphatistraat in Amsterdam. The building that had been empty for two years is made into a home for the families. The occupants clean the houses. With a.o. Joop Peters with his wife and two-year-old daughter, Helen Zwetsloot with her two-year-old son and Truus Kremer with het husband and daughter. After two days the police clears the houses with the help of the personnel of the department of public works. Also with footage of the other house of the Peeters family at an attic in Amsterdam.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
25 March 1970
Length:
01:57

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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