Film, Video Henry Browne, farmer
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- Henry Browne, farmer
- Henry Browne, an African American farmer, and his family are profiled in this film. The important job of a farmer during times of war is highlighted, specifically his efforts growing peanuts and cotton. This role is made even more poingnant when they visit the eldest son who is a cadet in the 99th Pursuit Squadron.
- Barlow, Roger, 1912-1990, direction
- Lee, Canada, narration
- United States. Agricultural Adjustment Agency
Created / Published
- United States : U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Adjustment Agency, 1942.
- - African American farmers
- - African American families
- - World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American
- Documentary films
- Short films
- Nonfiction films
- - Narrator: Canada Lee.
- - Composer, Gene Forrell.
- - Date from edge code on source material for digital file and 15th Academy Awards nominations. This film was nominated for an Academy Award in 1943, meaning it would have been released in 1942.
- - Sources used: Educational film/video locator of the Consortium of University Film Centers and R.R. Bowker, 1986, vol. 1, p. 1545; Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences WWW site, the 15th Academy Awards, 1943, accessed January 23, 2020.
- 1 video file (digital) (ca. 11 min.) : sd., b&w.
- MacDonald (J. Fred and Leslie W.) Collection (Library of Congress)
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Chicago citation style:
Lee, Canada, Narration, and United States Agricultural Adjustment Agency. Henry Browne, farmer. directeds by Barlow, Roger, Ection United States: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Adjustment Agency, 1942. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2020600701/.
APA citation style:
Lee, C. & United States Agricultural Adjustment Agency. (1942) Henry Browne, farmer. Barlow, R., dir United States: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Adjustment Agency. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2020600701/.
MLA citation style:
Lee, Canada, Narration, and United States Agricultural Adjustment Agency. Henry Browne, farmer. dir by Barlow, Roger, Ection United States: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Adjustment Agency, 1942. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2020600701/>.