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Title Work

Title No: 5627

Title: Black American odyssey

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1987 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Many special events and personalities are presented in this series as we follow two hundred years of history with special emphasis on the contributions that black Americans have made to the United States."--Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

Part 1. Road to freedom, 1770-1900 -- Part 2.  Attacking the color barrier, 1900-1963 -- Part 3. Crusade for civil rights, 1963-today.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 1 hr 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Slavery--United States--History; African Americans--Civil rights; Racism--United States--History; United States--Race relations; African Americans--History

ConsultantClayton, Mayme A.
ConsultantDavis, Thomas J.
Distribution CompanyHandel Film Corporation
ConsultantJarrico, Sylvia
NarratorMarshall, William
EditorMertens, Hans
CameramanMertens, Peter
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
Director Wilber, Edwin L.
Writer Wilber, Edwin L.

Items x1

5627-1Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contents x3

Seq NoTitle NoTitle
14844Road to freedom (1770-1900)
24845Attacking the color barrier (1900-1963)
34846Crusade for Civil Rights (1963-Today)

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library