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Tracie Peterson <[log in to unmask]>
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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 30 Jul 1996 08:44:04 -0500
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Here's a newbies reply.. Try the Black Film Center/Archive at Indiana
University in Bloomington, IN. e-mail [log in to unmask]
internet site
Professor Phyllis Klotman has dedicated her career to chronicling
African-American cinema.  If they don't have it in their center she may
know where to find it! Good luck!  Tracie P.
On Mon, 29 Jul 1996, Cal wrote:
> ***forwarded from african-cinema-conference***
> Originally from: "F. Leon Wilson" <[log in to unmask]> (by way of [log in to unmask])
>  Originally dated: Mon, 29 Jul 1996 14:10:19 -0400
>  "F. Leon Wilson" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>  I am developing a research project on African Americans in newsreels.
>  I want to locate various holdings of newsreels that focus on African
>  American life/culture. Of particular interest are newsreels that ran
>  as trailers or news "shorts" in films directed at either general
>  audiences or black audiences. The historical timeframe would be circa
>  1939 to 1969, inclusive of U.S. military efforts during WW II through
>  the Civil Rights Movement in America.
>  I know the Schomburg Research Center has several holdings. I need to
>  find out where other newsreel collections are housed, how extensive
>  they are, how to contact curators, etc.
>  Also, I need to know what research, if any, has been done exclusively
>  on the African American presence in these types of films. Based on my
>  limited search, so far, I don't believe any comprehensive cataloging
> or analysis has been done to date.
>  Thanks for everyone's help on this.
>  F. Leon Wilson
>  CODE One Communications
>  Senior Project Manager
>  P. O. Box 9726
>  Columbus, Ohio  43209
>  614-338-0321
>  614.338.8384 (fax)
>  "F. Leon Wilson" <[log in to unmask]>
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