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Field to Factory - Voices of the Great Migration: Recalling the African American Migration to the Northern Cities
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(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 3 mins
An audio documentary about the African-Americans who migrated from the rural South to the urban North between 1915 and 1951. These Americans reminisce and tell their own stories. Produced by David Tarnow for the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History and narrated by the museum's director,...
(Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1994), 1 hour 3 mins
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An Anthology of African American Poetry for Young People
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produced by Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 31 mins
Arna Bontemps’s readings of poems by Sterling Brown, Langston Hughes, and Claude McKay highlight this compilation. Chosen for their ability to engage and entertain children, the selections are drawn from Bontemps’s well-known book, Golden Slippers (Harpers). "These are kind and gentle poems." —AudioFile
produced by Arna Bontemps, 1902-1973 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 31 mins
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Don't Mourn-Organize!: Songs of Labor Songwriter Joe Hill
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produced by Lori Elaine Taylor, 1957-2010 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 55 mins
Joe Hill's powerful songs moved Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Utah Phillips, Si Kahn, and countless others to blend politics and song. This dramatic tribute to the Industrial Workers of the World songwriter and activist Joe Hill, features songs by and about Hill performed by Billy Bragg, Hazel Dickens, Earl Robinso...
produced by Lori Elaine Taylor, 1957-2010 (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, 1990), 55 mins
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