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A People's Convention

Title:
16mm motion picture film of A People's Convention
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Created by:
Union Films, 1946 - 1953  Search this
Produced by:
Carl Marzani, 1912 - 1994  Search this
Directed by:
Max Glandbard, American, 1915 - 1987  Search this
Subject of:
Progressive Party, American, 1948 - 1955  Search this
Paul Robeson, American, 1898 - 1976  Search this
Henry Wallace, American, 1888 - 1965  Search this
Composed by:
Serge Hovey, American, 1920 - 1989  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 15 Minutes
Length (Film): 600 Feet
Type:
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.1.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52d70b541-e540-4d19-8a59-812b9cfeb89d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.1.1a

Oscar Micheaux and his circle

Author:
Bowser, Pearl 1931-  Search this
Gaines, Jane 1946-  Search this
Musser, Charles  Search this
Subject:
Micheaux, Oscar 1884-1951 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Physical description:
xxx, 353 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
2001
C2001
Topic:
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
Call number:
CT275.M615 O83 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_632260

Pioneers of African-American cinema / Kino Classics ; Library of Congress ; curated by Charles Musser and Jacqueline Najuma Stewart ; executive producer, Paul D. Miller ; producer, Bret Wood

Commentator:
Musser, Charles  Search this
Stewart, Jacqueline Najuma 1970-  Search this
Wood, Bret  Search this
Berry, Torriano  Search this
Mashon, Mike  Search this
Composer:
DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid  Search this
Sosin, Donald  Search this
Roach, Max 1924-2007  Search this
Matsumura, Makia  Search this
Gal, Rob  Search this
Waymon, Sam  Search this
Heywood, Donald -1967  Search this
Porter, Lew 1892-1956  Search this
Contributor:
Combs, Rhea L.  Search this
Elliott, Mary N.  Search this
Film director:
David, C. N.  Search this
Gant, Harry A. 1881-1967  Search this
Norman, Richard E. 1891-1961  Search this
Gist, James  Search this
Calnek, Roy  Search this
Perugini, Frank  Search this
Filmmaker:
Jones, Solomon Sir 1869-1936  Search this
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Screenwriter:
Thompson, True T.  Search this
Starkman, David -1947  Search this
Actor:
Williams, Spencer 1893-1969  Search this
Maurice, Richard D.  Search this
Gist, Eloyce 1892-1974  Search this
Preer, Evelyn  Search this
Edwards, Mattie 1866-1944  Search this
Montgomery, Frank 1870-1944  Search this
Chenault, Lawrence 1877-  Search this
Brooks, Clarence  Search this
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Gilbert, Mercedes  Search this
Russell, Julia Theresa  Search this
Rodgers, Marshall -1934  Search this
Alexander, Chester A.  Search this
Cornick, Walter  Search this
Robinson, Madame  Search this
Johnson, Lillian  Search this
Mayo, Stella active 1923-1924  Search this
Maxwell, M. C. active 1920-1925  Search this
Criner, Lawrence 1898-1965  Search this
Boyd, Kathryn (Actress)  Search this
Reynolds, Steve (Actor)  Search this
Gilpin, Charles S (Charles Sidney) 1878-1930  Search this
Henderson, Harry  Search this
McCormack, Pearl  Search this
Johnstone, Norman  Search this
Pettus, William E.  Search this
Fields, Sammie  Search this
Brooks, Eunice  Search this
Moore, Charles R. 1893-1947  Search this
Randol, George  Search this
Comathiere, A. B.  Search this
Mahon, Carl  Search this
Calloway, Starr  Search this
Russell, Alice B.  Search this
Cato, Minto 1900-1979  Search this
Bowman, Laura 1881-1957  Search this
Tucker, Lorenzo  Search this
Newsome, Carman  Search this
Lewis, Lucille  Search this
Guy, Barrington  Search this
Brooks, Lucius  Search this
Young, Artie  Search this
Caviness, Cathryn  Search this
Riley, Juanita  Search this
Hardeman, Reather  Search this
Jones, Jas. B (James B.)  Search this
Film producer:
Micheaux, Oscar 1884-1951  Search this
Kahn, Richard C. 1897-1960  Search this
Cinematographer:
Bowser, Pearl 1931-  Search this
Performer:
Jeffries, Herb  Search this
Everett, Francine 1920-1999  Search this
Boykin, David (Saxophonist)  Search this
Heywood, Donald -1967  Search this
Moore, Tim 1887-1958  Search this
Trible, Andrew  Search this
Davis, Amon  Search this
Martin, Sara 1884-1955  Search this
Four Tones (Musical group)  Search this
Interviewee:
Moses, Lucia Lynn 1908-  Search this
Moses, Ethel  Search this
Moses, Julia  Search this
Author:
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Micheaux, Oscar 1884-1951 Body and soul  Search this
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Micheaux, Oscar 1884-1951 Conquest  Search this
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Micheaux, Oscar 1884-1951 Jeff Ballinger's woman  Search this
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Arthur, T. S (Timothy Shay) 1809-1885 Ten nights in a bar-room, and what I saw there  Search this
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Pratt, William W Ten nights in a bar-room  Search this
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Chesnutt, Charles W (Charles Waddell) 1858-1932 House behind the cedars  Search this
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset) 1874-1965 Rain  Search this
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Stribling, T. S (Thomas Sigismund) 1881-1965 Birthright  Search this
Screen Snapshots, Inc  Search this
Library of Congress  Search this
Production company:
Amegro Films (Firm)  Search this
Colored Players Film Corporation  Search this
Dixie Comedies  Search this
Ebony Film Corp.  Search this
Lincoln Motion Picture Company  Search this
Micheaux Film Corporation  Search this
Norman Film Manufacturing Company  Search this
Norman Studios  Search this
Torriano Film Productions  Search this
Film distributor:
Kino Lorber, Inc.  Search this
Kino Classics (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
5 videodiscs (approximately 1276 min.) : silent and sound, black and white and color tinted ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (76 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm)
Type:
Drama
Comedy films
Independent films
Slapstick comedy films
Fiction films
Feature films
Race films
Short films
Silent films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Place:
United States
Date:
2016
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
African American motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Call number:
video 001493
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1082560

Charles Sheeler : fashion, photography, and sculptural form / edited by Kirsten M. Jensen ; with essays by Donald Albrecht and Tom Mellins, Nancy Deihl, Charles Musser, Kelsey Halliday Johnson, Kirsten M. Jensen, Shawn Waldron, and Kristina Wilson

Author:
Sheeler, Charles 1883-1965 Photographs Selections  Search this
Editor:
Jensen, Kirsten M. 1969-  Search this
Writer of added commentary:
Albrecht, Donald  Search this
Mellins, Thomas  Search this
Deihl, Nancy  Search this
Musser, Charles  Search this
Johnson, Kelsey Halliday  Search this
Waldron, Shawn  Search this
Wilson, Kristina  Search this
Publisher:
James A. Michener Art Museum  Search this
Subject:
Sheeler, Charles 1883-1965  Search this
Condé Nast Publications  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 234 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Photobooks
Place:
United States
Date:
2017
20th century
Topic:
Fashion photography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1078756

Moving pictures : American art and early film, 1880-1910 / Nancy Mowll Mathews with Charles Musser ; contributions by Marta Braun ... [et al.]

Author:
Mathews, Nancy Mowll  Search this
Musser, Charles  Search this
Williams College Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 192 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
C2005
20th century
Topic:
Art and motion pictures--History  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_778369

Edison motion pictures, 1890-1900 : an annotated filmography / Charles Musser

Author:
Musser, Charles  Search this
Subject:
Thomas A. Edison, Inc  Search this
Physical description:
719 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Silent films--History and criticism  Search this
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Call number:
PN1999.T46 M87 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540697

High-class moving pictures : Lyman H. Howe and the forgotten era of traveling exhibition, 1880-1920 / Charles Musser in collaboration with Carol Nelson

Author:
Musser, Charles  Search this
Nelson, Carol 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Howe, Lyman H. 1856-1923  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 372 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Motion pictures--Marketing--History  Search this
Silent films--History  Search this
Motion picture industry--History  Search this
Popular culture  Search this
Call number:
PN1998.3.H69M87 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_409647

Before the nickelodeon : Edwin S. Porter and the Edison Manufacturing Company / Charles Musser

Author:
Musser, Charles  Search this
Subject:
Porter, Edwin S Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Thomas A. Edison, Inc  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 591 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Silent films--History and criticism  Search this
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Call number:
PN1998.3.P67M87 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_410673

Thomas A. Edison and his kinetographic motion pictures / by Charles Musser

Author:
Musser, Charles  Search this
Subject:
Edison, Thomas A (Thomas Alva) 1847-1931  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 62 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1995
C1995
Topic:
Kinetograph  Search this
Kinetoscope  Search this
Kineto-phonograph  Search this
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_488261

Coney Island : visions of an American dreamland, 1861-2008 / Robin Jaffee Frank

Author:
Frank, Robin Jaffee  Search this
Contributor:
Denson, Charles  Search this
Glick, Josh  Search this
Kasson, John F. 1944-  Search this
Musser, Charles  Search this
Author:
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art  Search this
San Diego Museum of Art  Search this
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
McNay Art Museum  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 286 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Exhibitions
In art
History
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2015
Topic:
Amusement parks  Search this
History  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1041480

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