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New York Book Fair: Interviews with Vendors

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Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Physical description:
2 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American
Type:
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
United States
New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
Date:
1970
Circa 1970s
Notes:
Title created by ACMA staff based on contents of recording.
Summary:
Interviews with vendors - small press publishers and distributors, and booksellers - at a book fair in New York City. Interview with representatives of Womanbooks - a women's bookstore on the upper westside at 92nd and Broadway - about the opening of the bookstore and type of books sold at the bookstore. A representative from Gravida Limited - a small magazine publisher - talks about the group's work organizing workshops and readings. A representative of the Neo-American Church explains origin of church and talks about the books the church has published. A representative of Friction Magazine explains the scope of the magazine and its mission to bring back popular writers. Representatives of the Mid-Atlantic Press speak about the opening of the press and scope of their publishing efforts - poetry and short stories. Representatives of an organization explain the organization's work of helping writers in prisons throughout the world. Interview with representative from New Writers - a magazine devoted to new writers. Additional interviews not listed above.
Interviews. Poor sound quality; no sound during parts of the recording. Transcribed from AV003221: Tracy - Heidi #2, Rotunda. Two assets might be footage from two different locations in New York City. Undated.
Cite as:
New York Book Fair: Interviews with Vendors, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Topic:
Book industries and trade--Exhibitions
Bookstores
Small presses
Local number:
ACMA AV003185
ACMA AV003221
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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