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

Volunteers Recover Body of Drowned Boy in Henry County, 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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Format
Video; Online; Anchor Script; Streaming Video
Release Date
05/25/59
Run Time
45 seconds
Sound
Silent
Color
BW
Abstract
Rescue crew members, Navy frogmen, and other volunteers from Martinsville, Danville, and Henry County search the South River near Bassett, Va., for the body of a boy who drowned while fishing. Volunteers lift the recovered body onto a stretcher and into the back of a hearse.
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