A new upsurge in the old southern states. (1938)

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Series: The march of time.

A new grade of paper, made from pine wood.

State of Georgia, the city.

Cotton Exchange building in Savannah.

Once it was a thriving cotton edge, is now located in the ruins.

Private enterprise, abandoned railways.

Local chemist, 70-year-old Charles Holmes Herty decided to revive the edge to find the possibility of making paper pine sawdust.

Pine forests, loggers operate.

Sawmill, Dr.

Hurt talking with the workers.

Herta Research in the laboratory.

City of Savannah, traffic.

Speech by Dr.

Hurt at a meeting of representatives of the local business community.

Collect and laboratory device money papermaking.

The first sheets of a new high-quality paper.


Herta trip to New York and other cities to meet with various businessmen to raise funds for the expansion of the production of new paper grades.

Finally, in one of the Canadian companies him good luck smiles.

Under a contract from Savannah in cars goes to the raw materials Canada.

Canadian factory built for the manufacture of paper on a novel method.

Manufacturing processes paper is wound into rolls.

In the printing of the newspaper printed on the new paper from Georgia.

Proving that Southern Pine is good for making paper, Dr.

Hurt convinces Savannah industrialists do it on the spot.

Cutting wood, paper mill, spinning reels.

There are new jobs.

Driving the spread of the US sub-factories for the production of new paper grades.


Hurt, speaking at the rally.

Memorial plaque to Dr.

Charles Holmes Herty, scientist, humanist and pioneer

Key words

US, Canada, 1930, city, forest, forest industry, laboratory, printing, production