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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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Connecting to collections a call to action

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19476
Date of Publication
c2007.
Call Number
025.7 C753 DVD
Alternate Title
Connecting to collections, a national initiative of the Institute of Museum and Library Services
Responsibility
produced by Watertown Productions, Inc., for the Institute of Museum and Library Services in cooperation with Heritage Preservation.
Place of Publication
Washington, D.C
Publisher
Institute of Museum and Library Services : Heritage Preservation,
Date of Publication
c2007.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (4 min., 20 sec.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes
"Total running time of 4:20 ... presented in three versions: 1) without captions, 2) with captions, 3) in a continuous loop"--Container.
Summary
Short video developed to underscore the importance of collections held in museums, libraries and archives throughout the United States, and to inspire communities to "take action" to care for and restore these proceless collections.
Subjects
Library materials - United States.
Archival materials - United States.
Art objects - United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Additional Corporate Author
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Heritage Preservation (Organization)
Location
Lancaster History Library - Media
Call Number
025.7 C753 DVD
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Connecting to collections the National Conservation Summit, June 27-28, 2007

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo19477
Date of Publication
2007.
Call Number
025.7 C753n DVD
  1 website  
Alternate Title
Connecting to collections, a call to action, the National Conservation Summit, June 27-28, 2007 video highlights and keynote addresses
Connecting to collections, a call to action, June 27-28, 2007, the National Conservation Summit, summit highlights
Connecting to collections, a call to action, the National Conservation Summit, Washington, DC, June 27-28, 2007, video highlights and keynote addresses
National Conservation Summit, video highlights and keynote addresses
National Conservation Summit, June 27-28, 2007
Responsibility
[video production, Icon Communications].
Meeting
National Conservation Summit (2007 : Washington, D.C.)
Place of Publication
Washington, D.C
Publisher
Institute of Museum and Library Services,
Date of Publication
2007.
Physical Description
2 videodiscs (ca. 2 hrs., 30 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Notes
Title from root menu.
"Institute of Museum and Library Services; Heritage Preservation, the National Institute for Conservation; Smithsonian Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture."
Contents
Disc 1: Opening remarks -- Connecting to expertise -- Connecting to technology -- Agency chairmen -- [Presentation by] Girl Scout Troop 4563. -- Disc 2: Connecting to funders -- Connecting to the public -- Keynote address, Allen Weinstein -- Keynote address, Francie Alexander.
Summary
Representatives of small and medium-sized museums and libraries from every state, including Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico, met with national leaders in the nation's capitol on June 27-28, 2007. The summit explored strategies for preserving endangered collections, harnessing new technologies, engaging the public in conservation efforts, and identifying funding resources.
Subjects
Library materials - Congresses.
Archival materials - Congresses.
Art objects - Congresses.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Additional Corporate Author
Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
Heritage Preservation (Organization)
Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture.
Icon Communications.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Media
Call Number
025.7 C753n DVD
Websites
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