Film, Video All-American news. [1945-07, no. 2] Inventory title: All American news 7 / Inventory title: All American news VII
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- All-American news. [1945-07, no. 2]
- Inventory title: All American news 7
- Inventory title: All American news VII
- 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.
- Alexander, William D., production
- Glucksman, E. M. (Emanuel M.), production
- Barnett, Claude, 1889-1967, production
- All American News, Inc
Created / Published
- 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.).
- - 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
- Nonfiction films
- - 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.
- 1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 7 min.) : sd., b&w.
- MacDonald (J. Fred and Leslie W.) Collection (Library of Congress)
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Additional Metadata Formats
- (Henry Agard)
- African American Physicians
- African Americans
- Allen, Shep
- Bethune, Mary McLeod
- Brown, William Roderick
- Charioteers (Musical Group)
- Duncan, Todd
- Evanti, Lillian
- Graves, Lemuel
- Nonfiction Films
- Participation, African American
- Social Life and Customs
- Wallace, Henry A.
- World War
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All American News, Inc. All-American news. -07, no. 2. produceds by Alexander, William D.Uction, Glucksman, E. M. Uction, and Barnett, Claude, Uction  Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018601430/.
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All American News, I. (1945) All-American news. -07, no. 2. Alexander, W. D. U., Glucksman, E. M. U. & Barnett, C., prods [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018601430/.
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All American News, Inc. All-American news. -07, no. 2. prod by Alexander, William D.Uction, Glucksman, E. M. Uction, and Barnett, Claude, Uction  Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018601430/>.