Film, Video All-American news. [1945-02] All American news 8 / All American news VIII

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Title
All-American news. [1945-02]
Other Title
All American news 8
All American news VIII
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 two soldiers getting purple hearts, a pianist in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Dr. Howard Odum receiving the Edward Bernays Prize.
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
Pay tribute to Lincoln, Col. Simmons address Illinois Senate and House (1 min., 38 sec.) -- Artist plays at Knoxville, C.J. Wakefield helps music appreciation (39 sec.) -- Stars sign for movies, Ida James, Chris Columbus in All American features (52 sec.) -- Harlem greets millionth G.I., service center puts out warm welcome (35 sec.) -- Church marks its 75th year, diamond jubilee at St. Augustines (1 min., 4 sec.) -- Urban league assist WMC, urges war workers to stay on job (52 sec.) -- Inter-racial award given, leaders receive the Edward Bernays prize (37 sec.) -- Heroes given Purple Heart, Yank and his rescuer receive citations (56 sec.).
Subject Headings
-  African Americans--Social life and customs
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
-  Welters, Edward A.,--1892-1964
-  Simmons, Roscoe Conkling,--1881-1951
-  Wimbish, Christopher C.,--1895-1962
-  Green, Hugh,--1887-1968
-  Schnackenberg, E. J.--(Elmer Jacob),--1889-1968
-  James, Ida,--1920-1986
-  Pollard, Bud,--1886-1952
-  Columbus, Chris,--1902-2002
-  Hines, William D
-  Hayes, George E. C.--(George Edward Chalmers),--1894-1968
-  Odum, Howard Washington,--1884-1954
-  African American musicians
-  African American actors
Genre
Newsreels
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  Date in title and possible date of release are based on the tribute to Lincoln, February 12, 1945; the Harlem G.I. reception, February 18, 1945; the anniversary of St. Augustine, February 1945. Dates taken from newspaper articles and St. Augustine's website.
-  Appearing: Rep. Edward A. Welters, Roscoe Simmons, Senator Wimbish, Hugh Green, Speaker Schnackenberg, Ida James, Bud Pollard, Chris Columbus, Father Hines, Dr. George E. Hayes.
-  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; The Daily Chronicle (De Kalb, Illinois) 12 Feb 1945, Mon, Page 7 via ProQuest Historical Newspapers, viewed July 31, 2018; The New York Age (New York, New York) 10 Feb 1945, Sat, Page 4 via ProQuest Historical Newspapers, viewed July 31, 2018; St. Augustine (St. Louis, Kentucky) WWW site, viewed July 31, 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.2018601432
Library of Congress Control Number
2018601432
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 two soldiers getting purple hearts, a pianist in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Dr. Howard Odum receiving the Edward Bernays Prize.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2018601432
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