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Freedom bags

Author: Stanley Nelson; Elizabeth Clark-Lewis; Carmen Lattimore; Todd Holme; Abena Productions.
Publisher: New York : Filmakers Library, ©1990.
Series: Award winning films and videos.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Freedom bags is the story of African-American women who migrated from the rural south during the first 3 decades of the 20th century. Hoping to escape from the racism and poverty of the post-Civil War South, they boarded segregated trains for an uncertain future up North. Most could find jobs only as houseworkers, but they kept their dignity and sense of worth through difficult times.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Short films
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Nelson; Elizabeth Clark-Lewis; Carmen Lattimore; Todd Holme; Abena Productions.
OCLC Number: 29070184
Notes: Documentary.
Includes animated sequences.
Origianlly produced in 1990.
Credits: Writing and research by Stanley Nelson and Elizabeth Clark-Lewis ; editor and photographer, Todd Holme ; narrator, Carmen Lattimore.
Performer(s): Carmen Lattimore.
Description: 1 videocassette (32 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Award winning films and videos.
Responsibility: Abena Productions ; produced by Stanley Nelson and Elizabeth Clark-Lewis ; directed by Stanley Nelson.

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Freedom bags is the story of African-American women who migrated from the rural south during the first 3 decades of the 20th century. Hoping to escape from the racism and poverty of the post-Civil War South, they boarded segregated trains for an uncertain future up North. Most could find jobs only as houseworkers, but they kept their dignity and sense of worth through difficult times.

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