Film, Video [All-American news--excerpts. 1945-06, no. 2] All American news 7 / All American news VII

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Title
[All-American news--excerpts. 1945-06, no. 2]
Other Title
All American news 7
All American news VII
Summary
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 the moving of Christopher Columbus' ashes, Mozelle Thompson, a young artist and designer, and Alma Byrd, a boxing trainer.
Contributor Names
Alexander, William D., production.
Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.), production.
Barnett, Claude, 1889-1967, production.
All American News, Inc.
Created / Published
[1945]
Contents
Move ashes of Columbus, Negro troops place urn in crypt (1 min., 15 sec.) -- Cool off at Coney, crowds jam the famed playground (32 sec.) -- Negroes on city council, many hold posts in Cleveland group (39 sec.) -- Boy, 17 is designer, Pittsburgh youth is prize-winner since 12 (45 sec.) -- Minister in legislature, Rev. Ashburn, Columbus leader urges FECP bill (31 sec.) -- United Negro college drive, seek goal of $1,500,000 (30 sec.) -- Personality in the news, woman is trainer of boxing stars (43 sec.) -- Gotham sees cricket game, N.Y. team meets British W. Indies (1 min., 20 sec.).
Subject Headings
-  African Americans--Social life and customs
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
-  Almond, Edward M.--(Edward Mallory),--1892-1979
-  Walker, William O.,--1896-1981
-  Burton, Harold H.--(Harold Hitz),--1888-1964
-  Thompson, Mozelle,--1926-1969
-  Ashburn, Jacob,--Jr.,--1877-1955
-  Patterson, Frederick D.--(Frederick Douglass),--1901-1988
-  Headley, George,--1909-1983
-  Columbus, Christopher--Tomb
-  African American fashion designers
-  Cricket matches
Genre
Newsreels
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  Date in title and possible date of release are based on the moving of Columbus' ashes, June 6th, 1945. Date taken from newspaper article.
-  Appearing: General Almond, Councilman William Walker, Mayor Burton, Mozelle Thompson, Reverend Jacob Ashburn Jr., Dr. Patterson, George Headley.
-  Some footage provided by the United States Army Signal Corps.
-  Opening titles lacking.
-  Cannot confirm that newsreel stories are in the same order, or on the same reel as when originally released.
-  Description of newsreel segments split into two records by cataloger, first record: LCCN 2018601427.
-  Sources used: Moon, S., Reel Black talk, p. 3-6; Sampson, H., Blacks in black and white, p. 437-440; Wheeler, R. "News for all Americans" in American visions, Feb.-Mar. 1993, p. 40, viewed online, June 22, 2018 via Academic OneFile; Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, New Mexico) 07 Jun 1945, Thu, page 2, via ProQuest Historical Newspapers, viewed July 27, 2018.
Medium
1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 5 min.) : sd., b&w.
Source Collection
MacDonald (J. Fred and Leslie W.) Collection (Library of Congress)
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mbrsmi/ntscrm.2018601428
Library of Congress Control Number
2018601428
Online Format
image
video
Description
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 the moving of Christopher Columbus' ashes, Mozelle Thompson, a young artist and designer, and Alma Byrd, a boxing trainer.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2018601428
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MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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