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Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Extent:
825 Digital files
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Digital files
Home movies
Date:
1940 - Ongoing
Summary:
The Great Migration is a unique, ongoing digitization service program that partners the National Museum of African American History and Culture with individuals across the United States to preserve their important analog audiovisual media.

While major motion picture film and television historically lacked diverse representation, black history was instinctively being preserved in everyday home movies. Today, these personal narratives serve as an invaluable tool for understanding and re-framing black moving image history, and provide a much needed visualization of African American history and culture.
Scope and Contents:
The collection contains 825 digitized audiovisual media objects. However, as an ongoing project the scope of the collection will continue to increase over time. The scope will be updated as is appropriate.

The content of the collection consists predominantly of amateur recordings created by families to document their lives. This includes major life events, such as birthdays and weddings, quotidian life, as well as family vacations and holidays.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into file, and item-level records. Each file corresponds to a family that has participated in the Great Migration program. Each item within a file corresponds to a single piece of audiovisual media, such as a film or videotape, digitized by NMAAHC staff.
Provenance:
NMAAHC creates and retains digital copies, 2016-[ongoing]. Original analog materials are not retained by the museum.
Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Topic:
Amateur films  Search this
Families  Search this
Travel  Search this
Parties  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Home movies
Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.SC.0001
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Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001

Church Of God

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
16mm motion picture film
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
circa 1940 -1970
Scope and Contents:
The Church of God series features footage of church services, large events in Washington D.C.'s Griffith Stadium, church-related travel, and church-organized parades.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Topic:
Amateur films  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Religion  Search this
Evangelistic work  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Genre/Form:
16mm motion picture film
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref10

Virginia View Oral History Interview #4

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Virginia View Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1000
Online Media:

Virginia View Oral History Interview #5

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Virginia View Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1001

Virginia View Oral History Interview #6

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Virginia View Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1002

Pone-Freeman Family Home Movie #1

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Pone-Freeman Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1003

Pone-Freeman Family Home Movie #2

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Pone-Freeman Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1004

Pone-Freeman Family Home Movie #3

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Pone-Freeman Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1005

Pone-Freeman Family Home Movie #4

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Pone-Freeman Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1006

Pone-Freeman Family Home Movie #5

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Pone-Freeman Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1007

Stephanie Trice Family Home Movie #1

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Stephanie Trice Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1008

Stephanie Trice Family Home Movie #2

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Stephanie Trice Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1009

Stephanie Trice Family Home Movie #3

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Stephanie Trice Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1010

Stephanie Trice Family Home Movie #4

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Stephanie Trice Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1011

Vanessa Moorer Family Home Movie #1

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Vanessa Moorer Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1012

Vanessa Moorer Family Home Movie #2

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Vanessa Moorer Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1013

Lloyd Foster Family Home Movie #1

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Lloyd Foster Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1014

Lloyd Foster Family Home Movie #2

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Lloyd Foster Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1015

Lloyd Foster Family Home Movie #3

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Lloyd Foster Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1016

Lloyd Foster Family Home Movie #4

Collection Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is available online for open research.
Collection Rights:
The Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.

Copyright for all works are retained by the creators of the original analog materials.
The contents of the Great Migration Home Movie Project are made available to the public for the purposes of education and scholarly research. The home movies digitized through the project are not available for commercial licensing. Educational and scholarly use may be considered on an individual basis.
Collection Citation:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Supported by the Center for the Digitization and Curation of African American History.
See more items in:
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection
Great Migration Home Movie Study Collection / Lloyd Foster Family Home Movies
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-sc-0001-ref1017

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