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Title Work

Title No: 24019

Title: Freedom movement: 1877 to today

Alternate Titles:

A history of the Negro in America: Freedom movement: 1877 to today

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1965 (Release)

Original Summary:
"A brief history of Afro-Americans in the United States since 1877 is described. The pursuit for freedom in the North for the right to work and to be paid. Shows the awareness of the importance of education to improve life and the involvement of churches and philanthropists in the education of Afro-Americans. Discusses the right to vote, one-man one-vote movement, participation in both World War I and II, segregation in education, lynchings by Ku Klax Klan, the Negroes during the period of great depression, New Deal policies, NAACP movement, Jim Crow laws and finally for the motto "All men are created equal." - Summary from Worldcat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 23 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Civil rights movements; Antislavery movements--United States; African Americans--History--1877-1964

EditorBrophy, Richard
NarratorJones, James Earl
Distribution CompanyMcGraw-Hill Text-Films
DirectorMeltzer, Milton
WriterMeltzer, Milton
ProducerMeltzer, Milton
Production CompanyNiagara Films
ConsultantQuarles, Benjamin
PhotographerSanchez, Carlos
DirectorYudkoff, Alvin
WriterYudkoff, Alvin
ProducerYudkoff, Alvin

Items x5

24019-1Safety Film : Viewing print 
24019-2Safety Film : Viewing print 
24019-3Safety Film : Viewing print 
24019-4Digital : Video/mpeg 
24019-5Digital : Audio/wav 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library