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500.000th house build after the war finished

Week number 56-49

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

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The festive completion in Groningen of the 500.000th house built in the Netherlands after the war. Ir. H.B.J. Witte, Minister of Housing and Building Industry, unveils a commemorative plaque and hands over the key of the house to the new inhabitants, who invite him as their first guest. The house is part of a block of prefabricated houses with a communal laundry room in the basement, with an adjoining playroom for the children.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
22 November 1956
Length:
01:27

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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