African-American Lives 2 We Come from People /

Despite the tragic gaps that slavery created in many family trees, new research is rebuilding awareness of black life and culture during America's first few decades. This program reveals stories of participants' ancestors during the early years of the United States-such as the riveting, re...

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Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2008.
Series: African American lives ; 2
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Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 06, 2009.
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Summary: Despite the tragic gaps that slavery created in many family trees, new research is rebuilding awareness of black life and culture during America's first few decades. This program reveals stories of participants' ancestors during the early years of the United States-such as the riveting, recently discovered account of life in slavery by Morgan Freeman's great-grandmother and the tales of Peter Gomes' ancestors, who were freed and supported by Virginian Quakers in the late 1700s.
Item Description: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 06, 2009.
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (54 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Format: System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Mode of access: Internet.
Audience: 10 & up.
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