Black has always been beautiful.

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Date
1972 (Creation date: 1971)
Main contributor
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Summary
Shows self-taught black photographer, James Van DerZee, as he photographs a young black woman and discusses his technique of recording the subject on film as he sees it. Includes Van DerZee's photographs of Harlem school children, the Black Yankees, Marcus Garvey, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, and many others.
Contributors
Burton, Philip, Jr.; Van Der Zee, James, 1886-1983; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Educational Broadcasting Corporation; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center; Indiana University, Bloomington. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Released by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Public affairs television programs.; Magazine format television programs.; Nonfiction television programs.
Subjects
Van Der Zee, James, 1886-1983; Photography, Artistic; African American photographers; Portrait photography
Locations
New York (State); New York
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (approximately 17 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes
Originally produced by WNET/13 as a segment of the television program, Black journal in 1971.
"Copyright 1971, Educational Broadcasting Corp."

Creation/Production Credits

Producer, Philip Burton, Jr.; editor, William L. Gaddis.

Local Note

Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services.
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7827872; OCLC: ocm05555003; OCLC: 5555003

Access Restrictions

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