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Edition
Widescreen format.
Date of Publication
[2006]
Call Number
929.373 A258 DVD
  1 website  
Responsibility
a film by Kunhardt Productions ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., William R. Grant, Peter W. Kunhardt ; written by Henry Louis Gates. Jr. ; series producers, Graham Judd, Leslie D. Farrell ; a production of Kunhardt Productions, Inc. and Thirteen/ WNET New York.
ISBN
1415716943
Edition
Widescreen format.
Place of Publication
[Alexandria, Va.] : Hollywood, Calif
Publisher
PBS Home Video ; distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment,
Date of Publication
[2006]
Physical Description
1 videodisc (ca. 240 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes
Originally broadcast as a four-part television series in 2006.
Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; features Oprah Winfrey, Chris Tucker, Quincy Jones, Sara-Lawrence-Lightfoot, Mae Jemison, T.D. Jakes, Ben Carson, Whoopi Goldberg.
Contents
Listening to our past / producer and director, Jesse Sweet; editors, Eric Davis, Michael Weingrad -- The promise of freedom / producer and director, Leslie Asako Gladsjo ; editors, Joanna Kiernan, Geeta Gandbhr -- Searching for our names / producer and director, Leslie D. Farrell; editors, Merril Stern, Kathryn Moore -- Beyond the middle passage / producer and director, Graham Judd; editors, Kate Hirson, Stefan Knerrich.
Summary
A compelling combination of storytelling and science, this series uses genealogy, oral histories, family stories and DNA to trace roots of several accomplished African Americans down through American history and back to Africa.
Subjects
African Americans
African American families
DNA fingerprinting.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Documentary - Feature.
Additional Author
Gates, Henry Louis.
Grant, William
Kunhardt, Peter W.
Judd, Graham.
Farrell, Leslie D.
Sweet, Jesse.
Gladsjo, Leslie Asako.
Winfrey, Oprah.
Tucker, Chris,
Jones, Quincy,
Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara,
Jemison, Mae,
Jakes, T. D.
Carson, Ben.
Goldberg, Whoopi,
Additional Corporate Author
Kunhardt Productions.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
PBS Home Video.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Media
Call Number
929.373 A258 DVD
Websites
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Collection
General Collection
Object ID
2-09-01-10
Date Range
December 7, 1929
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Object Name
Print, Photographic
Collection
General Collection
Description
Committee to choose a site for the new Municipal Airport included members of Lancaster Chamber of Commerce, American Business Club and Lancaster Aero Club. Pictured left to right are Jesse P. Jones, Sumner L. Brown, George P. Luckey, A.D. Howry, John H. Carter, Charles B. Weise, F.K. Brinkman, W.S. Raub, H.M. Hersh, William D. Grant, S.R. Slaymaker and G.W. Birrell. Photo take December 7, 1929. William Grant, Christiana businessman and president of Lancaster Airways, Inc. was killed in an auto accident three days later.
Provenance
Donated by Jessie Jones Eckhart.
Date Range
December 7, 1929
People
Jones, Jesse P.
Brown, Sumner L.
Luckey, George P.
Howry, A. D.
Carter, John H.
Weise, Charles B.
Brinkman, F. K.
Raub, W. S.
Hersh, H. M.
Grant, William D.
Slaymaker, S. R.
Birrell, G. W.
Subcategory
Documentary Artifact
Search Terms
Lancaster Airways, Inc.
Lancaster Airport
Airplanes
Lancaster Aero Club
American Business Club
Chamber of Commerce
Place
Manheim Twp.
Object Name
Print, Photographic
Film Size
10 x 8
Print Size
10 x 8
Object ID
2-09-01-10
Negative Number
no
Images
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