The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 1853-1953: Special News Bulletin: Report of Speech delivered by D.P. Goenka, President, Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Siddhartha Shankar Ray, Chief Minister of West Bengal, at the Annual General Meeting of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry, held in Calcutta on 21 February, 1975, with texts of speeches annexed.
TITAGHUR No.1 MILL; Engine house shows pair of compound engines by PEARCE BROS, Dundee,1892. European engineer and indian worker. TITAGHUR No.1 MILL; Drawing frames. TITAGHUR No.1 MILL; Drawing frames. TITAGHUR No.1 MILL; Looms. TITAGHUR No.1 MILL; Finishing department with calenders and unidentified MACKIE machines. Cloth lapping? TITAGHUR No.1 MILL; Spinning frames and power reel for winding hanks of thread. European staff and indian workers. TITAGHUR No.1 MILL; Carding machines. European staff and indian workers. TITAGHUR No.1 MILL; Shows beaming machine. European staff and Indian workers. Also several copies of some
ANGUS MILL; Spinning frame showing conversion, full bobbins at bottom of working traverse, ready for lowering on to doffers, empty bobbins at rear. ANGUS MILL; Spinning frame showing conversion, full bobbins lowered, doffing gear moved, and empty bobbins in position for reception by lifters. ANGUS MILL; Spinning frame showing conversion, ready to spin after doffing, empty bobbins raised by lifters into spinning position. ANGUS MILL; Conversion cylinder drive. ANGUS MILL; Conversion breast plate. ANGUS MILL; Spinning frame,"MACKIES breast plate" ANGUS MILL; Spinning frame,"LOWS Breast Plate". ANGUS MILL;parts for spinning frame,LOWS stoprove motion, 41 parts. ANGUS MILL; Parts for spinning frame, MACKIES rove stop motion, 19 parts. ANGUS MILL; Angus roll formers on finisher card. 1-3 and 5-10 of numbered series
"Imports at Dhubri"; Bundles of jute being unloaded from boat. "Assorters at work".Indian workers. KHARUPETIA; "Imports being taken in at Kharupetia", raw jute being unloaded from truck. "Morahs of different types of imports available brought in for selection". Workers. "Hand baling press at KHARUPETIA",Indian workers baling raw jute. COOCHBEHAR,"Imports arriving at Coochbehar",Indian carrying bundle of raw jute. COOCHBEHAR;"Moisture meter readings being taken".European individual and native worker.
Staff with visiting director and families inc. BAND(R.N.),ANN(J.Y.M.),NICOLL(E.),NICOLL(Miss E.),NICOLL(L.),NICOLL(Miss T.),NICOLL(J.) Group of soldiers with officer, staff of several jute related companies; (R.N.)BAND,(L.A.)CLARK,(P.M.)DUNCAN,(F)GRAHAM, (names cont. in notes). Group of directors inc. (D)STEWART [Provost of Dundee], (J) SMITH (G.N.)NAIRN, (R.) SIM, (C.B.)OVENSTONE, ?(J)NICOLL, (W.)DUFF, (A.)WIGHTON, (G. N.) NAIRN, (D.)STEWART,[Provost of Dundee], (J.) NICOLL, (C. B.) OVENSTONE, (W.) DUFF. Director:? DUFF (Walter W.) Director: BARRIE (J.J.) Director: ?NICOLL (James) Director: NICOLL (A) Group of Indian and European office staff, possibly of this company. MEADOW HOUSE, Boardroom, view left. MEADOW HOUSE; Boardroom, view right.
[See also MS 86/V/13/29.] ROYAL CALCUTTA GOLF CLUB; Cocktail party given in honour of DALY(J.C.) and DALY(Mrs.J.C.). ROYAL CALCUTTA GOLF CLUB; Cocktail party given in honour of DALY (J.C.) and DALY (Mrs J.C.). ROYAL CALCUTTA GOLF CLUB; Cocktail party given in honour of DALY (J.C.) and DALY (Mrs J.C.). Photographer: P.N. Srivastava, Calcutta. With enclosed letter C.L. Bajoria to F.H. Kidd, Thomas Duff & Co.
"HEAD OFFICE"; Exterior view. "MR F. STOCKDALE , Managing director"; STOCKDALE (FRANK) in his office. "PRIVATE WHARF, GREENWICH"; A. & S. HENRY & CO, view of private wharf from the river with barges unloading at jetty by crane. "STORE - RAW MATERIAL"; view of aisle in jute-goods warehouse. "SPINNING ROOM, BALTIC MILL"; Baltic Works, showing spinning frames. "BALTIC MILL, Weaving shed". Female workers and looms. "SEMCO MILL, Weaving shed". Male and female workers, looms. VICTORIA RD. CALENDER; Mangling hessian; WORKERS using a hydraulic mangle "CALENDER". "A STOCK ROOM"; Unidentified stock room, workers. "A MAKING-UP ROOM"; Unidentified making-up room with male and female workers. "EXPORT WAREHOUSE"; View of goods in warehouse (unidentified), with male workers.