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African-American Trailblazers

[12 Virginians Who Changed Our World]
(DVD - 2007)
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"The African American Trailblazers events and DVD legacy project pay homage to the significant contributions and accomplishments of twelve heroic African Americans from Virginia honoring those who exemplify the inspiring characteristics of the African American Trailblazers. Virginia has a rich heritage that includes a vibrant African American history. This DVD will help increase awareness of the immeasurable impact African Americans have had on Virginia and will serve as a catalyst in our continuing dialogue as we move Virginia forward together"--Accompanying letter.
Title: African-American trailblazers
[12 Virginians who changed our world]
[videorecording]
Publisher: Richmond, VA : Richmond Region 2007 Legacy Project, [2007]
Edition: Full screen version
Characteristics: 1 videodisc : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Contents: Arthur Ashe (Richmond, Va 1943-1983)
Ella Josephine Baker (Norfolk, Va 1903-1986)
Ella Fitzgerald (Newport News, Va 1918-1996)
Anthony Johnson (Jamestown, Va Unknown-1680)
James Lafayette (New Kent Co., Va 1748-1830)
John Mercer Langston (Louisa County, Va 1829-1897)
Max Robinson (Richmond, Va 1939-1988)
Anne Spencer (Lynchburg, Va 1882-1975)
Maggie L. Walker (Richmond, Va 1867-1934)
Booker T. Washington (Franklin County, Va 1856-1915)
Carter G. Woodson (Buckingham Co., Va 1875-1950)
Dr. Roger Arliner Young (Clifton Forge, Va 1889-1964)
Summary: "The African American Trailblazers events and DVD legacy project pay homage to the significant contributions and accomplishments of twelve heroic African Americans from Virginia honoring those who exemplify the inspiring characteristics of the African American Trailblazers. Virginia has a rich heritage that includes a vibrant African American history. This DVD will help increase awareness of the immeasurable impact African Americans have had on Virginia and will serve as a catalyst in our continuing dialogue as we move Virginia forward together"--Accompanying letter.
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated
Branch Call Number: 9.755 Af
Statement of Responsibility: a Richmond Region 2007 Legacy Project ; produced by Capital One Media Productions ; EAF Custom Communications ; written & directed by Eric Allan Futterman ; producer, Ray Mullins
Credits: Various segments edited by: George Louden III, Mike Warren.
Performers: ["Narration of various segments by: Steve Crumbley, Stephanie Thomas.<br/>", "Phil Williams, Panther Rose, Lawrence Douglas (as James Lafayette), Kevin Grantz (as General Cornwallis), Charles Wissinger (as Marquis de Lafayette), Valerie West-Hill (as Anne Spencer).<br/>"]
Event: Opening theater scene recorded at the historical Byrd Theater in Richmond, Va
System Details: DVD
Other Language: English language track only
Subject Headings: United States Civilization African American influences Virginia History Virginia Race relations History African Americans Virginia History Young, Roger Arliner Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950 Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 Walker, Maggie Lena, 1867-1934 Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975 Robinson, Max Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897 Lafayette, James, 1748-1830 Johnson, Anthony, d. 1680 Fitzgerald, Ella Baker, Ella, 1903-1986 Ashe, Arthur
Genre/Form: Educational films
Documentary films
Topical Term: African Americans
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