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Schooling a streetcar in Korea
S-0526-0345-0012-00001 · Pièce · 1956-12-31
Fait partie de United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) (1950-1958)

So smashed up were the Korean school buildings by the fighting that it has even become necessary to use abandoned streetcars as emergency classroom for refugee children (as shown here). About 64% of all classrooms were destroyed or badly damaged and 80% of the educational equipment was lost. By 1953, UNKRA had allocated nearly $8,500,000 to rebuild South Korea's educational system. About 3,000 new classrooms are in process of construction; another 1,000 have already been repaired. Some 300,000 textbooks have been bought for a drive against illiteracy. More than 3,000 tons of paper have been imported to print another 38,000,000 textbooks; and the Government and UNESCO are working with UNKRA on a textbook printing plant at Seoul which is due to open at the end of June 1954. [Photograph DPI-43714]

Mungyong Cement plant - A-frame
S-0526-0345-0014-00001 · Pièce · 1956-12-31
Fait partie de United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) (1950-1958)

UNKRA built cement plant in South Korea. A cement plant that will meet the requirements of an expanding economy is being erected by the UNKRA at Mungyong, South Korea, at a cost of $8,500,00, Scheduled for completion in 1957, it will have a capacity of 200,000 tons a year. Construction work, which began in September 1955, includes: two massive kilns, a building to house and overhead traveling crane, laboratory, buildings, offices, workshops, storage facilities, railway sidintgs, an access road, homes for employees, and a sewage system. One of the most comprehensive industrial units in the Republic of Korea, the plant will have its own limestrone quarries, its own electrical power plant, its own water supply and its own housing development. Here: Korean laborer with typical A frame load at Mungyong Cement Plant. [Photograph 4503]

Barley being unloaded at Pusan
S-0526-0345-0016-00001 · Pièce · 1956-12-31
Fait partie de United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) (1950-1958)

Barley being unloaded at Pusan under the UNKRA $11,000,000 program of food imports for the financial year 1953. J. Donald Kingsley, then UNKRA Agent General, and Paik Too-Chin, Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea, examine a sack of barley at the unloading ceremony. On the right is Shin Chung Mok, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry. Photographer: J. Breitenbach. [Photograph 581]

Mobile clinics in New York
S-0526-0345-0020-00001 · Pièce · 1956-12-31
Fait partie de United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) (1950-1958)

Mobile clinics to be sent by the United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency to Korea to provide medical treatment, immunization and public health education were shown to members of United Nations delegations, U. N. officials and representatives of voluntary agencies. These vehicles, the first of a number which will be sent to Korea, are equipped with motion picture projectors and public address systems, in addition to complete medical equipment. Shown examining one of the clinics are J. Donald Kingsley, Agent General of UNKRA (left) and Foreign Minister Y. T. Pyun of the Republic of Korea. [Photograph 777]

Transportation
S-0526-0343-0015-00001 · Pièce · 1956-12-31
Fait partie de United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) (1950-1958)

The UNKRA is importing aid goods of all types to Korea at the rate of more than $1,000,000 per month. It is expected that by the end of 1956, $140,000,000 worth of aid goods will have been provided to Korea by UNKRA. Here, a truck, purchased in the United Kingdom with UNKRA funds, is being unloaded at the port of Kunsan. Trucks such as this one are being sold to the Koreans in order to bolster their transportation industry. 1955. [Photograph X3001]

Harbor Dredge
S-0526-0343-0034-00001 · Pièce · 1956-12-31
Fait partie de United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (UNKRA) (1950-1958)

Dredge was manufactured in Hawaii and sent to Korea in December 1953. Expenditures included also initial operational costs and technical assistance in operating dredge, training of Korean crew, and repair parts for existing ROK dredges. [Photograph 3026]