Collection Items

  • Film, Video
    Women in the news. Vol. 1, no. 34
    Women in the news. | Women in the news with Adelaide Hawley
    Weekly television newsreel featuring women. Depicts the activities of businesswomen, housewives, factory workers, artists, philanthropists, athletes, celebrities and ordinary women demonstrating their interests and accomplishments in all walks of life. Highlights of this issue include segments about: Missouri women sewing a U.N. flag from a kit created by the National Committee on Boys and Girls Work (later, National 4-H), one of thousands of such...
    • Contributor: Cumming, Adelaide Hawley - All American News, Inc - United Artists Television (Firm)
    • Date: 1950
  • Film, Video
    Women in the news. [Vol. 1, no. 42?]
    Women in the news. | Women In the news II | Women in the news with Betty Gray. November 1950
    Weekly television newsreel featuring women. Depicts the activities of businesswomen, housewives, factory workers, artists, philanthropists, athletes, celebrities and ordinary women demonstrating their interests and accomplishments in all walks of life. Highlights of this issue include segments about: Anna Naegel and other passengers arriving about the Queen Mary (Personalities in the news); table tennis champion, Sally Green; national amateur swimming champs, Jackie LaVine and Maureen...
    • Contributor: Cumming, Adelaide Hawley - Gray, Betty - All American News, Inc - United Artists Television (Firm)
    • Date: 1950
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-03, no. 4]
    All American news 8 | All American news VIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include a segment about a meeting of the National Conference of Colored Parents and Teachers, and...
    • Contributor: Alexander, William D. - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.) - Barnett, Claude - All American News, Inc
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-03, no. 3]
    All American news 8 | All American news VIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include a segment about women working at a machine shop, and a Big 10 track meet.
    • Contributor: Alexander, William D. - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.) - Barnett, Claude - All American News, Inc
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-03, no. 2]
    All American news 13 | All American news XIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include segments about women making munitions in the Washington Navy Yard, Adam Clayton Powell addressing a...
    • Contributor: Alexander, William D. - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.) - Barnett, Claude - All American News, Inc
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-04, no. 2]
    All American news 8 | All American news VIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include a segment about Harriet Wright chosen by soldiers to receive a set of silver, the...
    • Contributor: Alexander, William D. - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.) - Barnett, Claude - All American News, Inc
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-01, no. 2]
    All American news 13 | All American news XIII
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include segments about Horace Cayton's book, Black Metropolis, the Junior Police and Citizens Corps boys club...
    • Contributor: Alexander, William D. - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.) - Barnett, Claude - All American News, Inc
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    All-American news. [1945-01, no. 3]
    All American news, 1945, unidentified issue
    All-American news were the first newsreels produced for a black audience. Made in the 1940s and 1950s, they were originally intended to encourage black Americans to participate in, and support the war effort, and to reflect an African-American perspective on world and national events. Highlights of this issue include segments about the retirement of Mr. Lucas, steward on the President's private railcar, who served...
    • Contributor: Alexander, William D. - Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.) - Barnett, Claude - All American News, Inc
    • Date: 1945
  • Film, Video
    [Mary Pickford and the Coquette contest winners]
    Mary Pickford and beauty contest winners
    A film featuring the 25 "Coquette girls", winners of a contest conducted as a sales promotion for Mary Pickford's first sound film, Coquette. Newspapers such as the Washington evening star, the New Haven register, and the Louisville courier-journal held a contest in January, 1929. The contestents appear to have been chosen on the basis of "letters of nomination" written by, or for, the girls....
    • Contributor: Pickford Corp
    • Date: 1929