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Echo Pictures

Overview
Works: 51 works in 79 publications in 1 language and 1,677 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Sources  Educational television programs  Catalogs and collections  Biography 
Classifications: HV1437.C2, 305.235
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Most widely held works by Echo Pictures
Colors straight up by Michele Ohayon ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the ghetto of South Central, L.A., where Latino- and African-American kids struggle against a myriad of destructive influences, there is an option for a better life. Troubled teens discovered their talents and self dignity through "Colors United", a performing arts group created for inner city youth. This uplifting and emotional documentary offers powerful insights into the thoughts and feelings of these "at risk" children"--Container
Great museums ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An in-depth look at some of the United States' most notable museums
Great museums. a woman's touch ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the story of the founding of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The founder and curator of the museum discuss the characteristics and importance of women's art, including the reason for founding the museum
Great museums. a world of art ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The world-renowned Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is a comprehensive 3-D encyclopedia of art history. This program introduces viewers to the history of art through the Met's vast assortment of treasures that spans 5,000 years of world culture and fills two million square feet of floor space. Featured European and American pieces are drawn from the Met's collections of ancient, Renaissance, 18th-century, 19th-century, and early modern art. Works from Africa, Asia, Oceania, and Mesoamerica are highlighted as well"--Container
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian native voice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Learn how native history, culture, art and life are part of the shared cultural heritage of all Americans. Behind the scenes at the Maryland-based Cultural Resources Center, thusands of objects, arranged by tribe, are given "traditional native" care, such as air, light, water or food. Featured objects include 3000 year-old duck decoys; a Cheyenne feather bonnet; a priest-like Caribou hunting gown; beetlewing jewelry; cradleboards, dolls and miniatures; Pueblo dough bowls; Pacific Northwest Tlingit hats; Osage pipes; the oldest depiction of human beings in the Western Hemispher; and a collection of nearly 2000 pairs of moccasins"--Www.greatmuseums.org
The Ellis Island Immigration Museum face of America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visits the Ellis Island Immigration Museum, where visitors retrace the footsteps of the millions of immigrants who landed at New York's Ellis Island. Describes the museum's oral history project and shares some of the personal anecdotes that have been gathered from those who passed through Ellis Island. Explores the variety of everyday objects on display, including a pair of boots, a cooking pot, religious artifacts, and traditional clothing as the museum strives to "give voice" to ordinary people whose lives have not typically been seen as history
The Library of Congress volumes to speak ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Today's Library of Congress is not only the repository of the nation's life story, it's arguably the "ultimate museum," documenting civilizations from around the world. This program immerses viewers in history through a selection of cultural treasures archived among the library's more than 130 million items, including Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence, the maps carried by Lewis and Clark, and the typewritten script of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech"--Container
The DuSable Museum of African-American History American soul ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program illustrates the black experience in North America, from colonial days through the 20th century, through the history and collections of the DuSable Museum
Great museums. art gets a start in America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, in Philadelphia, is home to more than two centuries of American artwork. This program goes behind the scenes at the nation's first art museum and art school to consider the evolution of painting in America
Riches, rivals and radicals 100 years of museums in America ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discover the commanding and charismatic characters whose fervor fueled the 20th-century revolution that changed America's museums from dusty and elitist to dynamic and democratic!
The Field Museum earthly treasures ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A video exploration of the museum's ever-growing encyclopedic collections. Includes ceiling-high totem poles, two enormous African elephants locked in perpetual battle, and Sue--the world's largest, most complete, and best preserved T. rex ever found
The Henry Ford made in America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This program goes to Dearborn, Michigan, to help viewers more fully appreciate American ideas and innovations as they're presented at The Henry Ford--a museum, a living history village, and much more."--Container
The Franklin Institute wonderland of science ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visits the Science Museum of the Franklin Institute, which was founded to commemorate and continue the inventive spirit and scientific genius of Benjamin Franklin. Explores the museum's state-of-the art planetarium, IMAX theater, and many interactive exhibits that embody ordinary yet fascinating phenomena like stability, momentum, and speed, and provide experiences like following the path of blood through a giant walk-throught heart. Shows how the museum charts the progress of science in America, from Benjamin Franklin's lightening rod to the Wright Brothers' airfoils and flight experiment records, to one of the earliest planetariums in America
The National D-Day Museum triumph of the spirit ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is not the history of World War II, but the story of what it takes to transform a nation of people into a nation of warriors. This New Orleans-based museum, opened in the year 2000, talks about war in human terms and celebrates the American spirit through the personal stories and artifacts of the American men and women who sacrificed and prevailed in an epic struggle against tyranny
The New York City Fire Museum trial by fire ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Housed in a 1904 firehouse--the former home of Engine 30--this museum chronicles the history of firefighting from colonial times to the present. The museum features horse and hand-drawn fire carriages, fire buckets and parade hats and modern day equipment. Firefighters--many of whom were involved in the World Trade Center tragedy--serve as the museum's volunteers
National music museum America's shrine to umsic, Vermillion, South Dakota ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Highlights library holdings, over 10,000 instruments, and special collections and archives from the Museum. The shrine is an academic support unit of the university founded in 1973
The Institute of Texan Cultures behind the Lone Star ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Japanese farmers. Italian cowboys. Black Indians. Jewish oil tycoons. Who are Texans, really? This surprising San Antonio museum explores the 26 diverse cultures that settled Texas. The people of the world came to Texas, and all of them did not become cowboys. The Institute of Texan Cultures at the University of Texas, San Antonio, explores multiculturalism, Texas-style--a big, big story that embraces the Native Americans, Mexicans, and Tejanos of the region and the 19th-century European immigrants processed through the port of Galveston. Using exhibits, programs, and publications that encourage appreciation of people's differences as well as their common humanity, the institute provides a forum for the dynamics of diversity
The Hollywood Entertainment Museum American dream factory ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hollywood is known for its entertainment, art, technology, and imagination, but it is also how Americans export their culture. In essence, Hollywood is still a "factory town" and its product is fantasy. Opened in 1996, the museum is the first of its kind, and exhibits go behind the scenes of makeup and wardrobe and on the sets of Cheers and Star Trek
California Surf Museum [proudly we wave] ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In many respects, surfing has not changed in a thousand years. The first Westerner to see and document surfing was Captain James Cook during his voyage to Hawaii in 1778. Nearly two centuries later, surfing belonged to Gidget and Hollywood, but a lot happened along the way. From Duke Kahanamoku to the surf music phenomenon, this museum in Oceanside, California captures the history and unique spirit of surfing." From www.greatmuseums.org
The Museum of Modern Art in our time ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"What do the super stars of modern art -- Van Gogh, Matisse, Picasso, Pollock, Warhol -- have in common with the Vincent Black Shadow motorcycle and an Apple iPod? All share the stage at New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Here the two big questions are: What makes it modern AND what makes it art? MoMA's scholars along with David Rockefeller (son of MoMA founder Abby Rockefeller) prove that the modern art of any age is not the newest; it's the next."--www.greatmuseums.org
 
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English (39)