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Found in WSLS-TV (Roanoke, VA) News Film Collection, 1951 to 1971 1959 April

City Officials Promote the Annual "Clean-Up, Paint-Up, Fix-Up" Week in Salem, Va.

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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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50 seconds
Footage of the phrase, "Clean Up Paint Up Fix Up Now." Eight Salem city officials, Vincent Wheeler, James Moyer, Shirley Crowder, W.E. Cundiff, Harry Yates, Paul Matthews, Guy Gearhard, and Frank Chapman dress in white blazers to sweep the street with brooms, while one of them pushes a trashcan that reads, "We Are Trying Are You."
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