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World of Piri Thomas

Author: Infobase,; WPA Film Library (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : The WPA Film Library, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [1968] ©1968 2017.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Films on Demand.
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This program gives an unflinching view of the "mean streets" of El Barrio, a section of New York City otherwise known as Spanish Harlem. Piri Thomas, one of its most noted inhabitants, shares his experiences and dramatically reads from his book, Down These Mean Streets.
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; WPA Film Library (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1031085513
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by The WPA Film Library, 1968.
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Target Audience: 9 - 12
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (59 min., 23 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Introduction: World of Piri Thomas (4:17); Spanish Harlem (7:02); Running Away (5:01); God's Place (6:50); Segregation (8:00); Drugs (9:30); Dreams (6:36); Tenement Housing (8:56); Credits: The World of Piri Thomas (2:42);
Responsibility: the WPA Film Library.
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This program gives an unflinching view of the "mean streets" of El Barrio, a section of New York City otherwise known as Spanish Harlem. Piri Thomas, one of its most noted inhabitants, shares his experiences and dramatically reads from his book, Down These Mean Streets.

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