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Archival Office Scenes (compilation)

Women working stamping documents, sorting papers. WS across office of women, women on phonograms. Man in office, women (secretary) with him on telephone, men in newspaper room and woman at home telephoning telegrams. Woman with headphones on receiving messages and typing, men writing messages on paper (1949)
Access No. 66525 | 48 secs | 1940s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Inside bank, WS people in office, people counting money, notes being bundled and weighed by hand. Machine counting notes, women operator. Notes being marked to be destroyed. Women sorting and filing cheques using machines including microfiche. Many women working on counting machines and typewriters. (1956)
Access No. 66541 | 1 min 51 secs | 1950s | © NFSA | B&W |
Men working at car assembly line.
Access No. 66542 | 12 secs | 1930s | © NFSA | B&W |
People reading newspapers on train or bus. Newspaper office, in sub editor's office, passing papers to journalists. VS people on telephones, woman typing at teleprinter, man receiving printout. Telegram dropping from chute onto office boy's desk, taken to sub editor, return telegram sent, following progress through tubes (1955)
Access No. 124437 | 1 min 33 secs | 1950s | Sydney, NSW, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |
Men working with heavy machinery including making a bath and at car works, women at production line (1947).
Access No. 124441 | 51 secs | 1940s | © NFSA | B&W |