Film, Video All-American news. [1945-07, no. 2] All American news 7 / All American news VII

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Title
All-American news. [1945-07, 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 Denver boys on a staycation, war reporting from Lemuel Graves, and a star-studded birthday party for Mary McLeod Bethune.
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
Get fit at Denver camp, boys enjoy holiday right at home (1 min., 26 sec.) -- Brown hailed as T.B. expert, Pittsburgh doctor does Nobel work (25 sec.) -- War writer tells story, Lemuel Graves back from fighting front (1 min., 28 sec.) -- Mrs. Bethune is honored, notables help celebrate her 70th birthday (46 sec.) -- With Burma engineers, G.I.'s survey and build roads and bridges (1 min, 6 sec.).
Subject Headings
-  African Americans--Social life and customs
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
-  Brown, William Roderick,--1895
-  Graves, Lemuel,--Jr
-  Evanti, Lillian,--1890-1967
-  Duncan, Todd
-  Bethune, Mary McLeod,--1875-1955
-  Allen, Shep
-  Wallace, Henry A.--(Henry Agard),--1888-1965
-  Charioteers (Musical group)
-  African American physicians--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh
-  World War, 1939-1945--Journalists
Genre
Newsreels
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  Date in title and possible date of release are based on the 70th birthday celebration of Mary McLeod Bethune, July 10, 1945. Date taken from Wikipedia.
-  Appearing: Dr. Roderick Brown, Lemuel Graves, Madame Lillian, Todd Duncan, Mary McLeod Bethune, Shep Allen, Charioteers, Secretary Wallace.
-  Some footage provided by the United States Army Signal Corps.
-  Cannot confirm that newsreel stories are in the same order, or on the same reel as when originally released.
-  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; Wikipedia WWW site, viewed July 30, 2018.
Medium
1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 7 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.2018601430
Library of Congress Control Number
2018601430
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 Denver boys on a staycation, war reporting from Lemuel Graves, and a star-studded birthday party for Mary McLeod Bethune.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2018601430
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