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Title Work

Title No: 4428

Title: James Meredith's parents

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film


28 Sep  1962 (Created)

22 Nov  1985 (Ordered/received)

Original Summary:
Moses "Cap" and Roxie Meredith are interviewed in a cotton field.  Mr. Meredith answers questions, says he doesn't take a paper, only knows what he hears.  Doesn't have any feeling about what James is doing.  Talks about how rough it was for James to get to school-- had to walk three miles, has five sisters and four brothers.  After school James went in the service for eight or nine years.  Things were pretty hard-- "we stayed poor and destitute all the time."

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 1 min 57 sec 

Forms: Stock shot

Genres: News

Subjects: College integration; African Americans; Mississippi--Social conditions

Name As Subjects: Meredith, James; Meredith, Moses Cap; Meredith, Roxie

Copyright ClaimantBBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
CompilerBlackside, Inc.
CreatorCBS News
Source of MaterialCBS News Archive

Items x2

4428-1Safety Film : Positive picture 
4428-2Safety Film : Sprocketed Magnetic Film 

Contained By x1

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