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Film footage of Bedford-Stuyvesant Youth in Action community organization

Edited by:
Tee Beveridge, American, 1923 - 1993  Search this
Subject of:
Bedford-Stuyvesant Youth in Action, Inc., American, 1964 - 1978  Search this
Shirley Anita Chisholm, American, 1924 - 2005  Search this
Senator Robert F. Kennedy, American, 1925 - 1968  Search this
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, American, 1929 - 1994  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Physical extent (film) (a): 1290 ft
Duration (Reel 1): 35 min., 17 sec.
Physical extent (film) (b): 1290 ft
Duration (Reel 2): 36 min.
Type:
silent films
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1964-1965
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Art  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Communities  Search this
Dance  Search this
Film  Search this
Holidays and festivals  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sports  Search this
Youth  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.104.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Pearl Bowser
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/fd5d97e26f6-6bd3-48d8-bff6-de45654b6cc0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.104.1ab

Rhythm and Blues Revue

Created by:
Studio Films, Inc., American, 1951 - 1956  Search this
Produced by:
Ben Frye, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Faye Adams, American, born 1923  Search this
Bill Bailey, American, 1912 - 1978  Search this
Herb Jeffries, American, 1913 - 2014  Search this
Amos Milburn, American, 1927 - 1980  Search this
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990  Search this
Count Basie, American, 1904 - 1984  Search this
Big Joe Turner, American, 1911 - 1985  Search this
The Delta Rhythm Boys, American, 1934 - 1987  Search this
Martha Davis, American, 1917 - 1960  Search this
Little Buck, American  Search this
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Mantan Moreland, American, 1902 - 1973  Search this
Nipsey Russell, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Ruth Brown, American, 1928 - 2006  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 72 Minutes
Length (Film): 1850 Feet
Length (Film): 1560 Feet
Length (Film): 1650 Feet
Length (Film): 1450 Feet
Type:
color films (visual works)
35mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Variety shows (Television)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.105.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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/fd578a039a6-746a-4ea9-9c44-f64988a206d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.105.1a-d

Black Journal: 26; Alice Coltrane

Title:
Segment from Black Journal: Episode 26
Produced by:
National Educational Television, American, 1954 - 1970  Search this
William Greaves, American, 1926 - 2014  Search this
Directed by:
St. Clair Bourne, American, 1943 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Alice Coltrane, American, 1937 - 2007  Search this
John Coltrane, American, 1926 - 1967  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 17 Minutes
Length (Film): 580 Feet
Type:
sound films
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Dix Hills, Huntington, Long Island, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Families  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Profile films  Search this
Spirituality  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.16.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© National Educational Television
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Black Journal
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cc27a5ab-2c2f-4077-9403-28720a470ace
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.16.1a

Black Journal: 9; Tribute to Malcolm X

Title:
Film clip from Black Journal: Episode 9
Produced by:
National Educational Television, American, 1954 - 1970  Search this
Edited by:
Madeline Anderson, American  Search this
Subject of:
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965  Search this
Dr. Betty Shabazz, American, 1934 - 1997  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 14 Minutes
Length (Film): 500 Feet
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black power  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Film  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Television  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.37.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© National Educational Television
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Black Journal
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Black Nationalism
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57efc83f7-85eb-4584-b0b4-fc285ae6a92d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.37.1a

Black Journal: 23; The Nation of Common Sense

Title:
Film clip from Black Journal: Episode 23
Produced by:
St. Clair Bourne, American, 1943 - 2007  Search this
National Educational Television, American, 1954 - 1970  Search this
Subject of:
Elijah Muhammad, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Nation of Islam, American, founded 1930  Search this
John Woodford, American  Search this
Eugene Majied  Search this
Beverly X  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 24 Minutes
Length (Film): 850 Feet
Type:
sound films
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Cassopolis, Cass county, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Business  Search this
Education  Search this
Film  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.42.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
© National Educational Television
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Black Journal
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5095f0d6e-d87d-417a-8838-80d80e80d9fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.42.1a

It's the Same Old Game

Directed by:
Charles Hobson, American, 1936 - 2020  Search this
Written by:
LeRoy Bowser, American, ca. 1929 - 1986  Search this
Produced by:
Charles Hobson, American, 1936 - 2020  Search this
Chamba Productions, founded 1971  Search this
Photograph by:
Jose Garcia, American  Search this
Edited by:
Bob Jackson, American  Search this
Composed by:
Rheet Taylor, American  Search this
Commissioned by:
United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, American, founded 1965  Search this
Interview of:
J. Max Bond Jr., American, 1935 - 2009  Search this
Dan De Vore, American  Search this
LeRoy Bowser, American, ca. 1929 - 1986  Search this
Paul Davidoff, American, 1930 - 1984  Search this
José Flores, American  Search this
Francisco A. Román, American  Search this
Dr. J. D. Carroll, American  Search this
Art Symes, American, born ca. 1935  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 23 Minutes
Length (Film): 900 Feet
Type:
sound films
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Jamaica, Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Health  Search this
Housing  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Urban planning  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.52.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bower Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5608c6d81-5ad8-4723-870a-1998d90743e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.52.1a

Film footage of a Harlem Trade Union Council convention

Created by:
Harlem Trade Union Council, American, 1949 - 1955  Search this
Subject of:
Harlem Trade Union Council, American, 1949 - 1955  Search this
Ferdinand Christopher Smith, Jamaican, 1893 - 1961  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 5 Minutes
Length (Film): 300 Feet
Type:
silent films
home movies
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 2, 1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Labor  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
U.S. History, 1945-1953  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.53.1a
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/fd566c54f90-d5c8-43e1-a41a-1bf64deb23e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.53.1a

Something to Build On

Directed by:
St. Clair Bourne, American, 1943 - 2007  Search this
Produced by:
Chamba Productions, founded 1971  Search this
Composed by:
Herbie Hancock, American, born 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Nairobi College, founded 1969  Search this
The City College of the City University of New York, American, founded 1847  Search this
St. Petersburg College, American, founded 1927  Search this
Clark Atlanta University, American, founded 1988  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Created by:
California State University, Los Angeles, American, founded 1947  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 30 Minutes
Length (Film): 1190 Feet
Type:
sound films
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
East Palo Alto, San Mateo County, California, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Education  Search this
Football  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Sports  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.54.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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/fd5360af9b3-a3c4-46c5-83ce-cf770d242c24
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.54.1a

Statues Hardly Ever Smile

Title:
Answer print of Statues Hardly Ever Smile
Directed by:
Stan Lathan, American, born 1945  Search this
Produced by:
Chamba Productions, founded 1971  Search this
Kent Garrett, American, born 1941  Search this
Created by:
Kathleen Collins, American, 1942 - 1988  Search this
Subject of:
Brooklyn Museum, American, founded 1895  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 19 Minutes
Length (Film): 750 Feet
Type:
sound films
color films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Children  Search this
Communities  Search this
Dance  Search this
Education  Search this
Film  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Museums  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.63.1a
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/fd52c5ea12e-35e4-4b99-8497-29c7800bf706
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.63.1a

Black Journal: 18; Malcolm X Liberation University

Title:
Film clip from Black Journal: Episode 18
Produced by:
St. Clair Bourne, American, 1943 - 2007  Search this
National Educational Television, American, 1954 - 1970  Search this
William Greaves, American, 1926 - 2014  Search this
Interview of:
Howard Fuller, American, born 1941  Search this
Subject of:
Malcolm X Liberation University, 1969 - 1973  Search this
Dr. Betty Shabazz, American, 1934 - 1997  Search this
Malcolm X, American, 1925 - 1965  Search this
Harambee Singers, American, founded 1966  Search this
Bernice Johnson Reagon, American, born 1942  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film and metal
Dimensions:
Duration: 10 Minutes
Length (Film): 320 Feet
Type:
sound films
color films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Education  Search this
Film  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.68.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© National Educational Television
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Black Journal
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ff49a8a3-10f3-473a-8719-85e8e5f89db0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.68.1abc

Thirty Minutes from Harlem

Produced by:
Elmcor Youth and Adult Activities, Inc., American, founded 1965  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film, plastic and cardboard
Dimensions:
Duration: 24 Minutes
Length (Film): 880 Feet
Type:
sound films
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Corona, Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communities  Search this
Education  Search this
Film  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.78.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown – Restrictions Possible
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/fd59a3f6547-0e35-4856-ba84-14e57fb68d03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.78.1abc

Rock-N-Roll Revue

Directed by:
Joseph Kohn  Search this
Produced by:
Ben Frye, American  Search this
Distributed by:
Studio Films, Inc., American, 1951 - 1956  Search this
Subject of:
Apollo Theater, American, founded 1934  Search this
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990  Search this
Nipsey Russell, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Coles & Atkins, American, 1940 - 1959  Search this
Larry Darnell, American, 1921 - 1983  Search this
Willie Bryant, American, 1908 - 1964  Search this
The Clovers, American, founded 1946  Search this
Dinah Washington, American, 1924 - 1963  Search this
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Big Joe Turner, American, 1911 - 1985  Search this
Leonard Reed, American, 1907 - 2004  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 70 Minutes
Length (Film) - Reel 1: 1630 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 2: 1765 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 3: 1520 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 4: 1440 Feet
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
35mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Variety shows (Television)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.84.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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/fd59b2daf17-63d3-4b62-ada6-d36307656601
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.84.1a-d

The Case of the Fishermen

Produced by:
Carl Marzani, American, 1912 - 1994  Search this
Union Films, 1946 - 1953  Search this
H. Arthur Klein, American, born 1907  Search this
Photograph by:
Dan Rocklin  Search this
Edited by:
Max Glandbard, American, 1915 - 1987  Search this
Subject of:
Congress of Industrial Organizations, founded 1935  Search this
Lee Pressman, American, 1906 - 1969  Search this
George Knowlton  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 21 minutes
Length (Film): 775 Feet
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Film  Search this
Labor  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.10.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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/fd5656de114-cc36-4751-a7b0-86f7fcfdfd68
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.10.1a

The Case of the Fishermen

Produced by:
Carl Marzani, American, 1912 - 1994  Search this
H. Arthur Klein, American, born 1907  Search this
Union Films, 1946 - 1953  Search this
Photograph by:
Dan Rocklin  Search this
Edited by:
Max Glandbard, American, 1915 - 1987  Search this
Subject of:
Congress of Industrial Organizations, founded 1935  Search this
International Fishermen and Allied Workers of America  Search this
Lee Pressman, American, 1906 - 1969  Search this
George Knowlton  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 21 minutes
Length (Film): 775 Feet
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.10.2a
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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/fd50a7ff194-25c6-4153-94c6-de459e2927fd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.10.2a

Film of Drug Employees Union Local 1199 members engaging in various activities

Created by:
Retail Drug Employees Union Local 1199, founded 1932  Search this
Subject of:
Retail Drug Employees Union Local 1199, founded 1932  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 11 Minutes
Length (Film): 450 Feet
Type:
silent films
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1953
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Children  Search this
Dance  Search this
Labor  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.14.1a
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/fd5c6080dac-480e-40ed-8079-7b7776aaa224
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.14.1a

Home movie footage taken in Hunts Point, NY

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film and metal
Dimensions:
Duration: 4 Minutes
Length (Film): 150 Feet
Type:
silent films
home movies
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Hunts Point, New York City, Bronx County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca.1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Film  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.15.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.15.1a

The Exile

Directed by:
Oscar Micheaux, American, 1884 - 1951  Search this
Written by:
Oscar Micheaux, American, 1884 - 1951  Search this
Produced by:
Oscar Micheaux, American, 1884 - 1951  Search this
Subject of:
Eunice Brooks, American  Search this
Stanley Morrell  Search this
Celeste Cole, American, 1908 - 1984  Search this
Kathleen Noisette, American, 1903 - 1935  Search this
Charles R. Moore, American, 1893 - 1947  Search this
Nora Newsome, American, 1893 - 1987  Search this
George Elwood Randol, American, 1895 - 1973  Search this
A.B. DeComathiere, American, 1877 - 1940  Search this
Carl Mahon, American, 1906 - 1992  Search this
Lou Vernon, Australian, 1888 - 1971  Search this
Louise Cook  Search this
Ronald Holder, American, born 1911  Search this
Donald Heywood, American, 1896 - 1967  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Physical extent (film) (a): 1140 ft
Duration (a): 32 min.
Physical extent (film) (b): 1000 ft
Duration (b): 28 min.
Physical extent (film) (c): 700 ft
Duration (c): 19 min.
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
feature films
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Greenwich Village, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
South Dakota, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1931
Topic:
African American  Search this
American West  Search this
Film  Search this
Literature  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.30.1abc
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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/fd53b918589-ab86-4c18-9355-a59b13022dee
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.30.1abc

Underworld

Directed by:
Oscar Micheaux, American, 1884 - 1951  Search this
Written by:
Oscar Micheaux, American, 1884 - 1951  Search this
Produced by:
Oscar Micheaux, American, 1884 - 1951  Search this
Subject of:
Bee Freeman, American, 1899 - 1986  Search this
Sol Johnson, American, 1905 - 1964  Search this
Alfred George Chester, American, 1900 - 1978  Search this
Ethel Moses, American, 1904 - 1982  Search this
Oscar Polk, American, 1899 - 1949  Search this
Lorenzo Tucker, American, 1907 - 1986  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 70 min.
Physical extent (film) (a): 1250 ft
Physical extent (film) (b): 1300 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
feature films
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Harlem, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1937
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Business  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Race films  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.33.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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/fd5f66b3aa8-fc56-440f-a7a6-a8d2531949a5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.33.1ab

St. Louis Blues

Directed by:
Dudley Murphy, American, 1897 - 1968  Search this
Written by:
Dudley Murphy, American, 1897 - 1968  Search this
Produced by:
W. C. Handy, American, 1873 - 1958  Search this
Subject of:
Bessie Smith, American, 1894 - 1937  Search this
Isabel Powell, American, 1908 - 2007  Search this
Edgar Connor, American, 1893 - 1934  Search this
Johnny Lee Jr., American, 1898 - 1965  Search this
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Hall Johnson Choir, American, founded 1925  Search this
James Price Johnson, American, 1894 - 1955  Search this
Alex Lovejoy, American, 1893 - 1946  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 15 Minutes
Length (Film): 550 Feet
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
short subjects
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Astoria, Queens, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1929
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.39.2a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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/fd5321ce5bf-f733-49e7-ae8e-904cbe7960c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.39.2a

Footage of Sojourners for Truth and Justice Eastern Seaboard Conference

Created by:
Sojourners for Truth and Justice, American, 1951 - 1952  Search this
Edited by:
Tee Beveridge, American, 1923 - 1993  Search this
Subject of:
Paul Robeson, American, 1898 - 1976  Search this
Doxey Alphonso Wilkerson, American, 1905 - 1993  Search this
Yolanda Barnett Wilkerson, American, 1915 - 2001  Search this
Alice Childress, American, 1912 - 1994  Search this
Alphaeus Hunton, American, 1903 - 1970  Search this
Dorothy Hunton, American  Search this
Louise Thompson Patterson, American, 1901 - 1999  Search this
Claudia Jones, Trinidadian, 1915 - 1964  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 9 Minutes
Length (Film): 260 Feet
Type:
silent films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 23, 1952
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Justice  Search this
Politics  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1945-1953  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.4.1a-d
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/fd51ce20892-1592-41b8-8b87-0925038707c8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.4.1a-d

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