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Farmers from the disaster area find a new future in the Noordoostpolder

Week number 54-13

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

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34 Zeeland farmers whose land had become infertile by the North Sea flood of 1953, can now start over in the Noordoostpolder. With footage of a gathering in Goes where the farmers officially give up their land and sign a lease. Also the farmers Schipper en Ruisen at their destroyed farms in Zeeland and at their new farms in the Noordoostpolder.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
1 January 1954
Length:
01:18

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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