Film, Video All-American news. [1945-03, no. 4] All American news 8 / All American news VIII

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Title
All-American news. [1945-03, no. 4]
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 a meeting of the National Conference of Colored Parents and Teachers, and the work done by the Women's Army Corps.
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
Girls train for nursing, Lincoln school has three year course (47 sec.) -- Teachers and parents meet, national congress of Negro PTA in Capital (52 sec.) -- New York has FEPC, Gov. Dewey signs Ives-Quinn bill (55 sec.) -- New housing project open, Chicago project has 125 twin-house units (1 min., 7 sec.) -- Vet tells of life at sea, cook in merchant marine recruits (58 sec.) -- Negro WACS in England, first WAC unit in the European postal service (1 min., 42 sec.).
Subject Headings
-  African Americans--Social life and customs
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
-  Lane, Frayser T.--(Frayser Titus),--1892-1967
-  Roseman, Dorothy
-  Frazier, E. Franklin,--1894-1962
-  Blocker, M. W.,--Mrs
-  Dewey, Thomas E.--(Thomas Edmund),--1902-1971
-  Earley, Charity Adams,--1918-2002
-  Lee, John Clifford Hodges,--1887-1958
-  Strong, Anna,--1884-1966
-  National Conference of Colored Parents and Teachers
-  African American nursing students
-  Discrimination in employment--Law and legislation
Genre
Newsreels
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  Copyright notice on film: All-American News Incorporated :
-  Date in title and possible date of release are based on Gov. Dewey's signing of the Ives-Quinn bill, March 14, 1945. Date taken from Jewish Telegraph Agency website.
-  Appearing: Anna Strong, Frayser Lane, Dorothy Roseman, Dr. Franklin Frazier, Mrs. M.W. Blocker, Governor Thomas E. Dewey, Major Charity Adams, Lieutenant General John C.H. Lee.
-  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; Jewish Telegraph Agency 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.2018601435
Library of Congress Control Number
2018601435
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 a meeting of the National Conference of Colored Parents and Teachers, and the work done by the Women's Army Corps.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2018601435
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