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Tony Brown's Journal, America's Black Eagles, Part 1 - Clipped Wings
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983 and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 27 mins
Discusses the Black experience in the military, focuses on the training and participation of Black airmen in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, such as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 99th Fighter Squadron. Also discusses the social climate of prejudice facing the airmen at home and abroad and their success i...
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983 and James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 27 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, The Black Eagles, Part 3
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directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 28 mins
Discusses the Black experience in the military, focuses on the training and participation of Black airmen in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, such as the Tuskegee Airmen of the 99th Fighter Squadron. Also discusses the social climate of prejudice facing the airmen at home and abroad and their success i...
directed by Michael Colgan, 1941-1983; produced by Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Tony Brown, 1933-; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 28 mins
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written by United Kingdom. Consulate General (Panama), in FO - Records created or inherited by the Foreign Office. Division within FO - Records of Embassies, Legations, Consulates, etc. FO 986 - Foreign Office: Legation, Panama City, Panama: General Correspondence, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1943), Administration of estates: contract workers recruited in Jamaica to work on Panama Canal (FO/986/73) , 1 page(s)
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The Charles Drew Story
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directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Jeff Mullin (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 18 mins
The inspiring biography of Dr. Charles Drew who developed America's first blood bank system. From All-American athlete at Amherst to pioneering research scientist, Dr. Drew cleared every racist hurdle in a tragically shortened life.
directed by Bill Buckley; produced by Jeff Mullin (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011), 18 mins
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Freedom Flyers of Tuskegee
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directed by Dean Tapia, fl. 2011; produced by Lisa Boags, fl. 2011 (Beverly Hills, CA: Choices, Inc., 2011), 49 mins

Before there was a Civil Rights Movement in the Unites States of America, there were the actions of the Tuskegee Airmen.

Many African American men and women were aviators in the early 1930's, but established military policy forbade them from flying. However, as World War II loomed, there was heavy pressure from bl...

directed by Dean Tapia, fl. 2011; produced by Lisa Boags, fl. 2011 (Beverly Hills, CA: Choices, Inc., 2011), 49 mins
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Letter from G. C. Veysey to H. N. Grundy re: F. W. Leggett's Letter to Sir George Gater on the Colour Bar in Merseyside, August 1944
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written by Sir Frederick Leggett, 1884-1983 and Geoffrey Charles Veysey, 1895-1984, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 3 page(s)
written by Sir Frederick Leggett, 1884-1983 and Geoffrey Charles Veysey, 1895-1984, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 3 page(s)
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Letter from H. N. Grundy to G. C. Veysey, re: Report from Arnold Watson on colour bar issue on Merseyside, July 26, 1944
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written by H. N. Grundy, fl. 1940, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 2 page(s)
written by H. N. Grundy, fl. 1940, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1944), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 2 page(s)
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Letter from Sylvia McNeill to County Welfare Organizer, Radnorshire, July 24, 1945
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written by League of Coloured Peoples, in MH - Records created or inherited by the Ministry of Health and successors, Local Government Boards and related bodies. Division within MH - Records of the Health Divisions. MH 55 - Ministry of Health: Health Divisions: Public Health Services, Registered Files (93,000 Series) and Other Records. Subseries within MH 55 - Children, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1945), Homes for 'coloured' children. Contains a report from the League of Coloured Peoples sent to Aneurin Bevin, the then Secretary of State for Health, asking the government to make provisions for the welfare of illegitimate children of African-American soldiers who had been stationed in Britain during the Second World War. Includes discussions on various proposed solutions, such as sending the children to the USA. Also included are contemporary newspaper articles and reports from social workers inspecting the legitimacy of several 'children's homes' that had been set up by private individuals. (MH/55/1656) , 1 page(s)
written by League of Coloured Peoples, in MH - Records created or inherited by the Ministry of Health and successors, Local Government Boards and related bodies. Division within MH - Records of the Health Divisions. MH 55 - Ministry of Health: Health Divisions: Public Health Services, Registered Files (93,000 Series) and Other Records. Subseries within MH 55 - Children, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1945), Homes for 'coloured' children. Contains a report from the League of Coloured Peoples sent to Aneurin Bevin, the then Secretary of State for Health, asking the government to make provisions for the welfare of illegitimate children of African-American soldiers who had been stationed in Britain during the Second World War. Includes discussions on various proposed solutions, such as sending the children to the USA. Also included are contemporary newspaper articles and reports from social workers inspecting the legitimacy of several 'children's homes' that had been set up by private individuals. (MH/55/1656) , 1 page(s)
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Note from J. J. Taylor to J. G. Cummings re: Alleged Colour Bar at Napiers Ltd., Acton - Discussion with Ministry of Aircraft Production, September 1, 1942
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written by J. J. Taylor, fl. 1944, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1942), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 1 page(s)
written by J. J. Taylor, fl. 1944, in LAB - Records of departments responsible for labour and employment matters and related bodies. Division within LAB - Records of the Explosives Inspectorate, Factory Inspectorate, Health and Safety Executive, and related departments. LAB 26 - Ministry of Labour and National Service and successors: Welfare Department. Subseries within LAB 26 - TECHNICIANS FROM THE WEST INDIES, of United Kingdom. National Archives at Kew (London, England - Kew) (1942), The tensions caused by the barring of black British subjects from dance halls, hotels and clubs due to hostility of white US servicemen. There are accounts of various incidents including a letter from the West Indian cricketer and statesman Learie Constantine, describing an (unsuccessful) attempt by GI's to have him thrown out of the Black Horse Public house off Oxford Street. (LAB/26/55) , 1 page(s)
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