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The AIB Collection of Afro-American Videos for 1990/91: John W. Shropshire 1990-1991

Creator:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Atlanta Interfath Broadcasters Oral History Collection
Subject:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Physical description:
1 U-matic 3/4" video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Atlanta (Ga.)
Date:
1990
1990-1991
Notes:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters, Inc. is the nation's largest regional interfaith cable network. AIB has been providing faith-based communities and nonprofit service organizations access to a larger audience since 1969. AIB remains a destination for international dignitaries and media representatives due to its unique programming platform, which promotes dialogue between all faiths, cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. Seen in over 1,000,000 homes across 19 metro area counties, AIB is a self-supporting organization and does not allow the solicitation of funds or attacks on other faiths. Viewers can find Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus and others presenting their views.
Summary:
John W. Shropshire was born Oct. 10, 1918 in Douglasville Georgia. He was the son of a brick mason and is a retired employee of the Atlanta Housing Authority. Mr. Shropshire fought in World War II and talks about his tour of duty from the storming of North Africa to attitudes towards blacks during the wartime in Europe.
Cite as:
Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters Oral History Collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Atlanta Interfaith Broadcasters
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945--African Americans
Local number:
ACMA AV000060
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Atlanta Interfath Broadcasters Oral History Collection
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

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