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Sweet Georgia Brown : impact, courage, sacrifice, and will

Author: Lawrence E Walker; Carissa Lawson
Publisher: Somerset, NJ : PureHistory, New York, NY : Filmakers Library, [2015] [2015]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary examines the racial and gender policies that defined the status of African-American women in the military during World War II. Interviews and primary sources reveal the unique experience of being an African-American woman in the military during this period. The story of these inspiring women, from the struggles they faced to the triumphs they accomplished, is one rarely discussed in American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence E Walker; Carissa Lawson
OCLC Number: 938012616
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 videodisc (91 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD
Contents: Movie --
Fort Des Moines, Iowa --
Timeline --
Profiles --
Bonus interviews.
Other Titles: Sweet Georgia Brown.
Responsibility: directed and produced by Lawrence E. Walker.

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This documentary examines the racial and gender policies that defined the status of African-American women in the military during World War II. Interviews and primary sources reveal the unique experience of being an African-American woman in the military during this period. The story of these inspiring women, from the struggles they faced to the triumphs they accomplished, is one rarely discussed in American history, but one which should not be overlooked.

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