Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
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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This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.
- National Museum of American History (U.S.) -- Exhibitions
- Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 (Exhibition). (1987: Washington, D.C.)
- Field to Factory: The Urban North, 1915-1940 (Motion picture : 1987)
- Rural-urban migration
- African Americans
- Museum exhibits
- Video recordings -- Production and direction
- Documentary videos
Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 05-242, Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications, Productions