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Accession 05-242

Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications

Productions, 1987-1988

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Title: Productions
Dates: 1987-1988
Quantity: 1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection: Accession 05-242
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of materials created during the production of "Field to Factory: The Urban North, 1915-1940," a film that accompanied the National Museum of American History exhibit, "Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940." The 8-minute film details the migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North between 1915 and 1940 and was completed in 1987. Materials include camera rolls, DAT tapes, original and sweetened audio, loop tape, dub master, and prints.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of materials created during the production of "Field to Factory: The Urban North, 1915-1940," a film that accompanied the National Museum of American History exhibit, "Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940." The 8-minute film details the migration of African Americans from the rural South to the urban North between 1915 and 1940 and was completed in 1987. Materials include camera rolls, DAT tapes, original and sweetened audio, loop tape, dub master, and prints.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-242, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions

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Container List

Box 1

Field to Factory: The Urban North, 1915-1940

Tape #1 - Interview with Spencer Crew, Shots of Exhibit, Stills of Exhibit, Betacam

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Tape #2 - Shots in Exhibit (Cotton Bales), Betacam

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Tape #3 - Stills (Urban Life), Betacam

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Tape #5 - Stills (Jim Crow Sings, Urban Life), Betacam

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Tape #7 - Stills (City Shots, Some Jim Crow Signs), Betacam

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Tape #8 - Stills (Urban Life), MOS, Betacam

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Tape #9 - Mostly Urban Life, Betacam

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Tape #11 - Stills (Newsboy, Urban Groups), Betacam

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Voices of the Great Migration, Back-up, DAT

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Voices of the Great Migration, Safety Master, DAT

Box 1 of 1

Voices of the Great Migration, Master, DAT

Box 1 of 1

ATR #1 - Source Audio, 7:55, 1/27/1987, 1/2" audiotape

Box 1 of 1

ATR #2 - Source Audio, 7:55, 1/27/1987, 1/2" audiotape

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Audio Protection Master, Original Split Tracks, 7:55, 1/22/1987, 1" audiotape

Box 1 of 1

Audio Protection Master, Sweetened, 7:55, 1/27/1987, 1" audiotape

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Audio Submaster, Sweetened, 7:56, 5/20/1988, 1" audiotape

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MOS Loops - 1) Rural South (2:40), 2) Urban Factories (2:30), Edited Master, 3/4" U-matic

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Dub Master, 8:00, 3/4" U-matic

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Print, 8 minutes, VHS (2 copies)

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