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History detectives. / Season 6, episode 611

Author: Wes CowanElyse LurayGwendolyn WrightTukufu ZuberiLion Television Ltd.All authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen version
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Slave songbook: The president of the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum in Culver City, California has discovered an unusual book in his late mother's extraordinary collection of African American artifacts. The small, cloth-bound book, titled Slave Songs of the United States, has a publication date of 1867 and contains a collection of 136 plantation songs. Could this be the first book of African American spirituals  Read more...
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Named Person: Josh White
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wes Cowan; Elyse Luray; Gwendolyn Wright; Tukufu Zuberi; Lion Television Ltd.; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; PBS Home Video.
OCLC Number: 371031477
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: Title from disc surface.
Performer(s): Presenters: Wes Cowan, Elyse Luray, Gwen Wright, Tufuku Zuberi.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen format, stereo.
Contents: Slave songbook --
Josh White guitar --
Birthplace of hip hop.
Other Titles: History detectives.
History detectives (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production between Lion Television and Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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Slave songbook: The president of the Mayme A. Clayton Library & Museum in Culver City, California has discovered an unusual book in his late mother's extraordinary collection of African American artifacts. The small, cloth-bound book, titled Slave Songs of the United States, has a publication date of 1867 and contains a collection of 136 plantation songs. Could this be the first book of African American spirituals ever published? Josh White guitar: A Michigan man owns a Guild brand acoustic guitar that he says once belonged to legendary African-American folksinger Josh White, who is credited with introducing black folk, gospel and blues music to a world audience in the 1940s. Birthplace of hip hop: A hip hop enthusiast from New York City has always heard that 1520 Sedgwick Avenue in the Bronx is the birthplace of hip hop.

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