13180_17465_treasury_dept1.mov

13180_17465_treasury_dept1

Footage of money printing press. Image of people walking into and around national treasury. Footage of women working money counting machines in National Treasury Building. Footage of men and women walking halls. Footage of group of seven enforcement officers from Treasury Department in a meeting led by Assistant Secretary Edward H. Foley Jr. CU of U.S. Custom House. CU of two men examining a statue to assess worth. Image of women leaving ship while Customs officers search for smugglers. CU of two Customs officers conferring over ship's papers. Footage of woman getting luggage searched - reenactment to show penalties for not declaring items and smuggling items into US - which included a heavy fine.

1940s
B&W
Not Explicit