Slavery

Publication Date and Title

1.)    1998. Abolition [videorecording] : broken promises
2.)    1998. Africans in America [videorecording] : America's journey through slavery
3.)    1998. Amistad [videorecording]
4.)    1993. Digging for slaves [videorecording]
5.)    1983. Frederick Douglass, an American life [videorecording]
6.)    1992. Goree [videorecording] : door of no return
7.)    1984. Half slave, half free [videorecording]
8.)    1991. Origins [videorecording]
9.)    1995. The psychological residuals of slavery [videorecording]
10.)    1990. Roots of resistance [videorecording] : a story of the underground railroad
11.)    1976?. Sharecropping and labor unions [sound recording]
12.)    1995. Thomas Jefferson [videorecording] : a view from the mountain
13.)    1987. Toni Morrison [videorecording]
14.)    1993. Uncle Tom's cabin [videorecording]
15.)    1973. Women in American history [filmstrip]



1.)
TITLE
Abolition [videorecording] : broken promises / a BBC-TV production
PUBLISHER
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTE
Narrator, Juliet Stevenson; research, Sophie Levey; written and  produced, Mark Hayhurst. Features comments by: Dr. John Hope Franklin, Duke University; Dr. Mary Frances Berry, University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Eric  Foner, Columbia University; and Dr. Joel Williamson, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. TimeWatch: series editor: Roy Davies; series producer: Jonathan Dent. Videocassette release of an episode of the BBC-TV television  program, TimeWatch, original broadcast title: Sold Down the River. Distributed under license from BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc. This program presents a grim picture of the black experience after slavery through the eyes of those who experienced it and  their progeny.  Topics include the Fugitive Slave Law and the  Dred Scott decision; Northern political abandonment of blacks;  the Ku Klux Klan; failure of the post-war land-distribution act; the role of industry; the deliberately cultivated image of black males as criminals and rapists; and the perpetuation of  Jim Crow well into the 1950s. "A presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences."
SUBJECT
Afro-Americans -- United States -- Social conditions -- 1975- Afro-Americans -- Segregation -- United States -- History. United States -- Race relations.
HOLDINGS
EVC
E185.6 .A26 1998      

2.)
TITLE
Africans in America [videorecording] : America's journey through slavery / produced for PBS by WGBH Boston ; writer, Steve Fayer.
PUBLISHER
Boston, MA : WGBH Educational Foundation ; [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Video [distributor], c1998.
DESCRIPT
a 4 videocassettes (360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide (32 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.)
NOTE 
Narrator, Angela Bassett. Directors of photography, Michael Chin, Buddy Squires ; editors,  Charles Scott, Jean Boucicaut ; music, Bernice Johnson Reagon.Originally broadcast on PBS October 19-22, 1998. Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy  pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last  days before the Civil War. Pt. 1.  The terrible transformation /  produced and directed by Oralndo Bagwell, Susan Bellows --  pt 2.  Revolution /  produced and directed by W. Noland Walker --  pt. 3.  Brotherly love /  produced and directed by Jacquie Jones --  pt. 4.  Judgement day /  produced and directed by Llewellyn Smith.      VHS. Closed captioned.
SUBJECT 
Slavery -- United States -- History. Afro-Americans -- History. Video recordings for the hearing impaired. Documentary films. Historical films.
HOLDINGS
EVC, RGC , RVS
E441.A37 1998 PT.1
E441.A37 1998 PT.3
E441.A37 1998 PT.2
E441.A37 1998 PT.4
E441.A37 1998 GUIDE       
3.)     .
TITLE 
Amistad [videorecording] / [presented by] DreamWorks Pictures in association with HBO Pictures ; produced by by Steven Spielberg, Debbie Allen, Colin Wilson ; written by David  Franzoni ; directed by Steven Spielberg.
PUBLISHER
Universal City, CA : DreamWorks, c1998.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (ca. 155 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTE  
Morgan Freeman, Nigel Hawthorne, Anthony Hopkins, Djimon Hounso Matthew McConaughey. Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film editor, Michael  Kahn ; music, John Williams. Originally released as a motion picture in 1997. Formatted to fit TV screen. Rated R. Chronicles the 1839 revolt on board a slave ship bound for America. Much of the story involves the court-room drama about  the slave who led the revolt. VHS; hi-fi, stereo surround. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
SUBJECT
Feature films. Amistad (Schooner) Slavery -- United States -- Insurrections, etc. Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
HOLDINGS
EVC
PN1995.9.J8 A6 1998  

4.)
TITLE 
Digging for slaves [videorecording] / a BBC-TV production in  association with Arts and Entertainment Network.
PUBLISHER
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1993.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTE
Sub-title on cassette container: The Excavation of American slave sites. Originally made in 1989 as part of Chronicle. Writer and producer, Jonathan Dent.David Drew. Provides fascinating details at excavations of 18th-century slave quarters on Middleburg Plantation near Charleston, SC; at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home; and at Colonial  Williamsburg. VHS.
SUBJECT 
Slavery -- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600- 1775. Archaeology -- United States.
HOLDINGS
RVS
HT861 .D53 1993

5.)
TITLE
Frederick Douglass, an American life [videorecording] / Robert  Saudek Associates.
PUBLISHER
Culver City, CA : Zenger Video, 1983, c1965.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (51 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
NOTE 
Segment from the NBC television program: Profiles in courage. Producer, Robert Saudek ; director, Sherman Marks ; writer, Don  Mankiewicz. Robert Hooks, Frederick O'Neal, Alfred Ryder, Harry Townes,  Claudia McNeil. Discusses the contributions made by Frederick Douglass, a former  slave, to the abolitionist movement. Shows him addressing abolitionist meetings and risking recapture by publishing the story of his escape from slavery. Describes his government service as secretary of the Santo Domingo Commission, marshall and recorder of deeds of the District of Columbia, and as minister resident and consul general to Haiti. Intended audience: Intermediate grades through senior highschool. VHS.
SUBJECT  
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895. Slavery -- United States. Antislavery movements. Abolitionists -- United States -- Biography. Afro-Americans -- Biography.
HOLDINGS
EVC
E449 .F73 1983

6.)
TITLE
Goree [videorecording] : door of no return / a film by Ann E. Johnson and Robin Klein ; a M{233}eme Chose Production ; written by  Ann E. Johnson.
PUBLISHER
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, 1992.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in..
NOTE
Narrated by Russ Costin ; edited by Robin Klein, Ann E. Johnson, Magdaline Volaitis. This documentary covers the arrival of the first Europeans in Africa, the origins of slavery in the Americas, the developmentof Goree Island as the center of the expanding slave trade, and the wealthy merchant women who controlled the slave trade on the island.  The program also visits the colonial buildings, the homes of the slave traders, the trading warehouse called  the House of Slaves, and the infamous Door of No Return, the door through which most of America's enslaved people passed on their way to the New World. VHS.
SUBJECT 
Goree (Senegal) -- History. Slave-trade -- Africa. Documentary films.
HOLDINGS
EVC
DT549.9.G67 G67 1992  

7.)
TITLE
Half slave, half free [videorecording] / directed by Gordon Parks.
PUBLISHER
New York : Sony, 1984.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (VHS) (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTE
Producer, Yanna Kroyt Brandt ; writers, Lou Potter, Samm-Art Williams. Avery Brooks, Mason Adams, Kent Broadhurst, Lee Bryant, Rhetta Greene, Janet League, Petronia Paley, J.C. Quinn, John Saxon, Joe Seneca, Michael Tolan.Based on the true story of Solomon Northup, a free black man  living in New York, who was kidnapped and sold into slavery.
SUBJECT
Northup, Solomon, b. 1808. Slavery -- United States. Freedmen -- United States.
HOLDINGS
RVS
E444 .H34 1984

8.)
TITLE 
Origins [videorecording] / Capital Cities/ABC Video Enterprises,  inc. ; ABC Distribution Company.
PUBLISHER
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, 1991.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; p1s/b2s in..
NOTE
Producer, director, Robert E. Frye ; writers, Haskell Ward, Robert E. Frye ; editor, Eric Marano. Narrators, Haskell Ward, Arthur Ashe. No (CC) - History of the Afro-American experience from slavery at Jamestown through stereotypes to how African cultural heritage  is manifested in American life.VHS.
SUBJECT
Afro-Americans -- History. Black nationalism -- United States -- History.
HOLDINGS
PIN
E185 .O74 1991        

9.)
AUTHOR
Hardy, Kenneth V.
TITLE
The psychological residuals of slavery [videorecording] / by   Kenneth V. Hardy.
PUBLISHER
New York, NY : Guilford Publications, c1995.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (18 min.) : sd., col. with b&w ; 1/2 in.
NOTE
Produced by Steve Lerner ; video production by the VideoWorks. (Producer)  Slavery remains a "contemporary ghost" that shapes African American's self-image and their relationships to one another and with white Americans.  Against a backdrop of
 historical and contemporary imagery, this video demonstrates the importance of recognizing and openly addressing the past to lay the groundwork for genuine dialogue, understanding, and  healing in the here-and-now.
SUBJECT
Blacks -- psychology -- United States. Blacks -- history -- United States. Afro-Americans -- Psychology. Slavery -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
HOLDINGS
RGC
E185.625.P7 1995       

10.)
TITLE
Roots of resistance [videorecording] : a story of the underground railroad / presented by WGBH/Boston, WNET/New York
PUBLISHER 
[United States] : PBS Video, 1990.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
NOTE
Presented as part of the PBS series The American experience. Director of photography, Michael Chin ; editor, Gail Yasunaga ; narrator, Ruby Dee. David McCullough, introduction. Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of  slaves and slave holders of Somerset Place, a plantation in  North Carolina, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure.VHS.
SUBJECT
Underground railroad. Fugitive slaves -- North Carolina. Slaves -- North Carolina -- Social conditions. Plantation life -- North Carolina. Slavery -- United States.Somerset Place (N.C.) -- History. United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Afro-Americans.
HOLDINGS
EVC, NRG, RGC
E 450 .R78 1990        

11.)
TITLE
Sharecropping and labor unions [sound recording]
PUBLISHER
[Northridge, Calif.] : On-the-Spot Duplicators, [1976?]
DESCRIPT
1 sound cassette (ca. 90 min.) 1 7/8 ips.
NOTE
Recorded at the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History held Oct 27-31, 1976, Chicago, Ill. Two papers are presented. The first discusses the history of the Colored National Labor Union and the failure of unions to gain  a foothold directly after the Civil War. The second discusses some effects of the transition from slavery to freedom and the economic development of the sharecropping system.
SUBJECT
Afro-Americans -- History -- 1863-1877.
SUBJECT
Afro-Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964. Afro-Americans -- Economic conditions. United States -- Race relations.
HOLDINGS
NRG
E185.2 .S526 1976 

12.)
TITLE
Thomas Jefferson [videorecording] : a view from the mountain /  [presented by] Central and Northern Virginia Public Television  in association with Journey Communications Ltd.
PUBLISHER 
Orland Park, Ill. : MPI Home Video, [1995]
DESCRIPT 
1 videocassette (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTE
"A biography about race, slavery and the new nation"--Cassette label. Producer/writer, Martin Doblmeier. Host: Martin Doblmeier; voices: Edward Herrmann, Sissy Spacek,  Danny Glover, and Robert Prosky. Tells the story of one of America's most complex and enduring figures and his personal and public struggle with an issue that would come to define our nation. Also examines the possible  relationship between Jefferson and Monticello slave, Sally Hemmings.VHS.
SUBJECT  
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Monticello (Va.) Presidents -- United States -- Biography. Slavery -- United States -- History.
HOLDINGS
RVS
E 332.2 .T455 1995        

13.)
TITLE
Toni Morrison [videorecording] / an RM Arts production ; produced & directed by Alan Benson ; edited & presented by Melvyn Bragg.
PUBLISHER
[Chicago, Ill.] : Home Vision, 1987.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (52 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTE
"A London Weekend Television 'South Bank Show' co-production with RM Arts"--Container. Readings from Beloved by Guy Gregory, Bonnie Greer. Toni Morrison discusses slavery and its legacy and the difficulties of writing about the painful subjects that occur in her novel Beloved.VHS.
SUBJECT
Morrison, Toni.
HOLDINGS
PIN
PS3563.O8749 Z45 1987  

14.)
TITLE
Uncle Tom's cabin [videorecording] / by George Aiken ; produced and adapted for television by Vera Jiji ; directed for stage by Raymond Benkoczy ; produced and directed for television by Marvin Duckler.
PUBLISHER  
Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1993.
DESCRIPT
1 videocassette (45 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTE
Title on cassette label : Harriet Beecher Stowe: Uncle Tom's  Cabin. Made in 1983. Presents a dramatization of Harriet Beecher Stowe's nineteenth century classic, Uncle Tom's Cabin. Uses nineteenth century posters, lithographs, music, and staging conventions. VHS.
SUBJECT
Slavery -- United States -- Drama.
HOLDINGS
NRG
PS2954 .U52 1993            

15.)
TITLE  
Women in American history [filmstrip]
PUBLISHER
Freeport, NY : Educational Activities, 1973.
DESCRIPT
6 filmstrips (343 fr.) : col. ; 35 mm. + 3 cassettes (ca. 67 min.) + 7 teacher's guides + 1 set activity worksheets.
NOTE
Sound accompaniment compatible for manual and automatic operation.
NOTE        
1. The colonies (56 fr., ca. 11 min.) -- 2. After the revolution (57 fr., ca. 10 min.) -- 3. Slavery and suffrage (57  fr., ca. 12 min.) -- 4. Reformers (54 fr., ca. 10 min.) -- 5.  The artist (56 fr., ca. 11 min.) -- 6. Crisis of identity (63  fr., ca. 13 min.) Writers, Susan Kempler, Doreen Rappaport. Discusses the role of women in American history.
SUBJECT
Women -- United States -- History.
HOLDINGS
RGC
HQ1410 .W652 1973

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