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Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North
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directed by Katrina Browne, Jude Ray and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; produced by Katrina Browne (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2008), 1 hour 26 mins
In Traces of the Trade: A Story from the Deep North, one family's painful but persistent confrontation with the continuing legacy of the slave trade becomes America's. Katrina Browne uncovers her New England family's deep involvement in the Triangle Trade and, in so doing, reveals the pivotal role slavery played i...
directed by Katrina Browne, Jude Ray and Alla Kovgan, 1973-; produced by Katrina Browne (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2008), 1 hour 26 mins
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Whispers of Angels: A Story of the Underground Railroad
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directed by Sharon K. Baker (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2003), 59 mins
Defiant, brave and free, the great abolitionists Thomas Garrett, William Still and Harriet Tubman, along with hundreds of lesser known and nameless opponents of slavery, formed a Corridor of Courage stretching from Maryland's eastern shore through the length of Delaware to Philadelphia and beyond - making the Unde...
directed by Sharon K. Baker (Harrington Park, NJ: Janson Media, 2003), 59 mins
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Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2, The Story We Tell
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produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 mins
The division of the world's peoples into distinct groups - 'red', 'black', 'white' or 'yellow' peoples - has became so deeply imbedded in our psyches, so widely accepted, many would promptly dismiss as crazy any suggestion of its falsity. Yet, that's exactly what this provocative, new three-hour series by Californ...
produced by California Newsreel, in Race - The Power of an Illusion, 2 (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 2003), 57 mins
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Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 4, Interview with Norrece T. Jones, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University. 4 of 4
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 53 mins
Norrece Jones is interviewed about Butler Island and lives of slaves on large plantations, the breaking up of families and desperate actions by slaves to avoid being sold, Frances "Fanny" Kemble, Headman Frank and the rape of his wife Betty, sexual violence against female slaves, the brutality of female slave owne...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 53 mins
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Africans In America, Interview with James Horton, Benjamin Banneker Professor of American Studies and History, George Washington University
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
James Horton is interviewed about life in 1830 in Washington DC, the vulnerability of free blacks, Solomon Northup, petitions against slavery, the Amistad case, harassment of abolitionists, rise of free black communities, the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, Anthony Burns, how slavery has shaped American culture, Bleed...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 22 mins
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Africans In America, Interview with Quentin Snediker, Amistad project coordinator,  Mystic Seaport Museum
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 51 mins
Quentin Snediker is interviewed about the Amistad case of 1839, illegal slave trade in Cuba, Sengbe's revolt, Josiah Gibbs helping the Amistad captives, John Quincy Adams argument to free the captives and allow them to return to their homes. The slave trade in the 1850s, Captain William Corrie and The Wanderer.
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 51 mins
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A Son of Africa
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directed by Alrick Riley (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1996), 29 mins
The Interesting Narration of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African was the first influential slave autobiography. It caused a sensation when published in 1789, fueling a growing anti-slavery movement in the U.S. and England. This BBC production employs dramatic reconstruction, archival materia...
directed by Alrick Riley (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1996), 29 mins
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Tony Brown's Journal, The Unbroken Chain
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directed by Bob Morris, fl. 1972-2000; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 39 mins
In this 1983 episode of Tony Brown's Journal, Brown discusses the lasting impact of slavery on the Black community with psychologist Na'im Akbar.
directed by Bob Morris, fl. 1972-2000; produced by Tony Brown, 1933-, James Cannady, fl. 1983-2004 and Sheryl J. Parker, fl. 1983; interview by Tony Brown, 1933-, in Tony Brown's Journal (New York, NY: Tony Brown Productions, 1983), 39 mins
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Illinois History, An Overview, 6, Pioneer State, 1818-1850
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directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 6 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
This documentary, directed by James A. Edstrom, features Illinois, the pioneer state.
directed by James A. Edstrom; produced by James A. Edstrom, in Illinois History, An Overview, 6 (Privately Published, 2009, originally published 1971), 27 mins
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The Color of Justice
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directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1970), 24 mins
Throughout our history, the African American's struggle for freedom has been linked to decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court. This documentary recounts the long and troubled judicial journey from the Dred Scott Decision in 1857 to Brown vs. the Board of Education in 1954.
directed by Bill Buckley (Westport, CT: Rediscovery Productions, 2011, originally published 1970), 24 mins
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