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Title Work

Title No: 3421

Title: Alabama Governor John Patterson speaking about public school system

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


20 Jan  1959 (Created)

30 Oct  1985 (Compiled)

Original Summary:
Setting indicates that this is, perhaps, an inaugural speech (?) Says to Negro citizens that his interest is in their welfare; if public school system is to be preserved, they must speak up to people of their own race who wish to destroy it [Applause ensues] Otherwise public system will be shut down and may never be opened again in our lifetime.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 1 min 28 sec 

Forms: Stock shot


Subjects: Alabama--Race relations; Governors--Alabama; Public schools--Alabama

Name As Subjects: Patterson, John

CompilerBlackside, Inc.
CreatorNBC News
Source of MaterialNBC News Archives
SpeakerPatterson, John
Copyright ClaimantNBC News Archives

Uncertain about what rights Blackside actually acquired from NBC

Items x2

3421-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
3421-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Contained By x1

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