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The Hill Towns of Guatemala

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Description A narrated travelogue addressed to viewers in the U.S. shows life in several small towns surrounding Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Shows rope making from sisal hemp and traditional textile weaving. Concludes with a visits to the outdoor markets in Santiago Atitlan and Chichicastenango.
Creator United States. Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs
Contributor Ralph E. Gray, A.C.L. : photographed and produced by
Date Issued 1942
Spatial Coverage Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Solola, Guatemala
Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala
San Pedro Jocopilas, Guatemala
Chichicastenango, Guatemala
Series Title Guatemala Sketch Book Series No. 2
Duration 00:10:09
Color/Black & White Color
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.