Film, Video All-American news. [1945-05, no. 3] All American news 9 / All American news IX

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Title
All-American news. [1945-05, no. 3]
Other Title
All American news 9
All American news IX
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 an American Day celebration, a fraternity banquet, and James Slater Gibson, an Ohio lawyer.
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
American Day celebration, throngs renew their allegiance to U.S.A. (1 min., 27 sec.) -- State labor head busy, settles dispute for Michigan (31 sec.) -- Brother Boyd banquet host, entertains Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity (1 min., 13 sec.) -- Atty. Gibson is promoted, Toledo lawyer is given new post (36 sec.) -- Harlem boys show skill, present annual arts and crafts exhibition (55 sec.) -- With G.I.'s in India, kept busy on famed Ledo road (1 min., 26 sec.).
Subject Headings
-  African Americans--Social life and customs
-  World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
-  Green, Dwight H.--(Dwight Herbert),--1897-1958
-  Kelly, Edward J.--(Edward Joseph),--1876-1950
-  Mahoney, Charles H.,--1886-1966
-  Boyd, Henry Allen,--1876-1959
-  Lane, Frayser T.--(Frayser Titus),--1892-1967
-  Gibson, James Slater,--1900-1991
-  Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
-  African American lawyers
-  Burma Road (China and Burma)
-  African American boys
Genre
Newsreels
Nonfiction films
Notes
-  Date in title and possible date of release are based on the flag raising on American Day at Soldier's Field, May 20th, 1945. Date taken from Wikipedia.
-  Appearing: Governor Dwight Green, Edward J. Kelly, Charles Mahoney, Henry Allen Boyd, Frayser T. Lane, James Slater Gibson.
-  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 31, 2018.
Medium
1 video file (digital, MPEG-4) (ca. 8 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.2018601436
Library of Congress Control Number
2018601436
Language
English
Online Format
image
video
OCLC Number
20607664
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 an American Day celebration, a fraternity banquet, and James Slater Gibson, an Ohio lawyer.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/2018601436
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