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The Black West

Author: George Ellison; Frank Greenway; Eunice Norris; Nguzo Saba Films.; Beacon Films.
Publisher: Norwood, MA : Beacon Films, 1982.
Series: Were you there?
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides insights into the experience of the Afro-American cowboy and the settler families of the late 1800s and early 1900s through reenactments and personal narratives. George Ellison recalls his life as a cowboy, Frank Greenway relives his feats as one of the great rodeo competitors of the early 1900s, and dramatizations picture Eunice Norris' memories of being an isolated Black child in the rugged West.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Ellison; Frank Greenway; Eunice Norris; Nguzo Saba Films.; Beacon Films.
OCLC Number: 10299581
Notes: Title from data sheet.
Intended audience: Ages 12 through adult.
Issued as 1/2 in. or U-matic 3/4 in.
Issued also as motion picture.
Description: 1 videocassette (28 min.) : sound, color + 1 guide.
Series Title: Were you there?
Responsibility: Nguzo Saba Films ; producer, Carol Munday Lawrence ; director, Robert N. Zagone.

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Provides insights into the experience of the Afro-American cowboy and the settler families of the late 1800s and early 1900s through reenactments and personal narratives. George Ellison recalls his life as a cowboy, Frank Greenway relives his feats as one of the great rodeo competitors of the early 1900s, and dramatizations picture Eunice Norris' memories of being an isolated Black child in the rugged West.

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