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Margaret Walker Reads Margaret Walker and Langston Hughes
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written by Margaret Walker and Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 (Folkways Records, 1975), 53 mins

Margaret Walker was one of the most respected poets not only in the African American community but in America at large. Reading selections from her most acclaimed collection of poetry “For My People,” Walker’s poetry expresses a collective historical identity in poems such as “Big John Henry” and “St...

written by Margaret Walker and Langston Hughes, 1902-1967 (Folkways Records, 1975), 53 mins
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Dominando el Ingles: Mastering English Pronounciation: A Guide for Spanish Speaking People
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written by Abraham H. Lass, 1907-2001, Robert Cabat, fl. 1975, Louis Cabat, fl. 1975 and Marjorie L. Dycke, fl. 1975 (Folkways Records, 1975), 1 hour 39 mins

Abraham Harold Lass guides Spanish speakers through some of the more difficult sounds of the English language. By highlighting the major differences between the pronunciations of certain letters in both languages, listeners will get a solid understanding of how sounds are formed in the English language, then prac...

written by Abraham H. Lass, 1907-2001, Robert Cabat, fl. 1975, Louis Cabat, fl. 1975 and Marjorie L. Dycke, fl. 1975 (Folkways Records, 1975), 1 hour 39 mins
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The View from the End of the World: Live Interviews of Life in Prison with James Carr
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produced by Isaac Cronin (Folkways Records, 1975), 34 mins

James "Jimmy" Carr, founder of the Wolf Pack, an infamous prison gang in California during the 1960s, tells the story of life behind bars. Carr had unique experiences in the prison system as he was at seventeen still a juvenile and incarcerated in California’s oldest correctional facility. The incidents descri...

produced by Isaac Cronin (Folkways Records, 1975), 34 mins
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Frederick Douglass' The Meaning of July 4 for the Negro
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written by Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895; produced by Philip Sheldon Foner, 1910-1994 (Folkways Records, 1975), 42 mins

On July 5th, 1852 Frederick Douglass spoke at Corinthian Hall in Rochester, New York on the significance of America’s Independence Day. Ossie Davis reads this speech, compiled by Phil Foner, which demonstrates Douglass’ incomparable skill in oration and commands respect for the legendary thinker and activist....

written by Frederick Douglass, 1818-1895; produced by Philip Sheldon Foner, 1910-1994 (Folkways Records, 1975), 42 mins
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Two Short Stories of the Depression
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written by Bernard Barshay; produced by Bernard Barshay (Folkways Records, 1975), 39 mins
written by Bernard Barshay; produced by Bernard Barshay (Folkways Records, 1975), 39 mins
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Blacks in the American Revolutionary War
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produced by Jean M. Brannon, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1974), 26 mins

Recorded on the eve of the 200th anniversary of the American revolutionary war, Jean Brannon highlights the indispensable role that black men—both slaves and free—played in securing America’s freedom. As soldiers, sailors, messengers, doctors and relief workers, African-Americans received significant acclaim...

produced by Jean M. Brannon, fl. 1974 (Folkways Records, 1974), 26 mins
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