Item Details

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

Roanoke, Va., Prisoners Get Free Chest X-Rays

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
05/12/59
Run Time
40 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Prisoners of the Roanoke City Jail, as well as municipal employees, line up at a mobile X-ray truck to get free chest X-Rays to detect cases of tuberculosis.
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