Item Details

Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1968 September

Steelwork of the Roanoke Memorial Hospital Is Complete in Roanoke, Va.

Digital Collection

The WSLS-TV News Film Collection, 1951-1971, comprises anchor scripts and 16mm news film created by Roanoke, Va., television station WSLS. A grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities funded the preservation and digitization of this collection.

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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
09/27/68
Run Time
1 min., 41 sec.
Sound
Mag
Color
color
Abstract
A construction worker tells WSLS-TV reporter Lee Garrett that the steelwork for the Roanoke Memorial Hospital is complete. Footage shows a crane lifting a red steel beam with an American flag into place. The construction worker explains that the flag is hoisted because there were no injuries during this phase of the construction. Upon completion, Roanoke Memorial Hospital will be the tallest building in Roanoke, Va.
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