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by Gregory K. Taylor
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The quintessential African American family of the 1950s growing up in East Oakland, California.  A fun and safe experience. The Leave It To Beaver family in a mixed, but racially changing community.
Topics: African American Family, Leave it To Beaver, 1950s, Oakland, California
City of Rockville
by City of Rockville
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Rockville’s Lincoln Park community has a very rich African-American history that dates back to the 1850’s and it is being kept alive by the generations who still call this area home. Rock 11 Now's Willie James Inman takes us to a special celebration of legacy, friendship, and family.
Topics: MD, Rockville, City of Rockville, Government Access TV, Community Media, PEG, Youtube, City of...
Prelinger Archives
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Statue of Liberty (New York harbor) with helicopter in background African American family members dressed for a formal occasion descend front steps of brick house Various family members look at camera, pose and wave as they pass by VS Belle Isle Conservatory VS snowy river looking over to Windsor, Ontario, Canada Boating scenes (near Ambassador Bridge?) Large passenger boat passes under Ambassador Bridge
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Description : Documents activities at California College of Arts and Crafts between 1948 and 1950; portrays campus events, school functions, and field trips. Many of the segments are fragmentary, and there is no sound track. On screen text accompanies some footage; these have been transcribed when they occur. Note inside original container: Comtes entertains at nursery -- Kanaka dance -- Some of the grads -- Marsh Creek picnic -- [Candid campus...] -- [Form in motion…] -- Faculty picnic --...
Topics: californialightandsound, California College of Arts and Crafts, Arcata (Calif.), home movie
Educational Films
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'Now Is the Time' featured actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis doing in-studio readings from the passionate writings of American Negroes as cameras caught on-location illustrative and impressionistic films of Philadelphia Negroes. A unique anthology of American Negro attitudes from the earliest days of subservience to current times of heightened self-respect." Includes footage of a church service, elderly women, children playing, decayed apartment buildings, protest marches and rallies, lunch...
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Topics: Poetry, African Americans, African Americans, Poetry