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Washington University Film & Media Archive


Henry Hampton Henry Hampton Collection

Includes all materials from 8 major PBS television series (1986-2002) as well as early Blackside films and records (1968-1985). Topics include: civil rights, the great depression, poverty in America, African-American art and artists in the 20th century, and African-American religion and spirituality.

Bill Miles William Miles Collection

Includes all PBS series and other television programs from 1979-1998. Topics include WWI, WWII, blacks in the military, black athletes, history of Harlem, and black cowboys.

davis_thumbnail (25K) Frank Marshall Davis Collection

This collection contains an interview conducted with Frank Marshall Davis, notable African-American poet and journalist and former head of the American Negro Press, and recordings of poetry readings, photographs and news clippings. The Film and Media Archive partnered with the Center for Labor Education and Research (CLEAR) at the University of Hawai'i to preserve and digitize this interview.

Reporting America at War (30K) Insignia Films Collection

A collection of stock footage video outtakes and photographs from Insginia Films 2003 PBS program Reporting America At War by acclaimed documentary filmmaker Stephen Ives. Topics cover wars and conflicts from the Spanish-American war to the First Gulf War.

Educational Film Collection Educational Film Collection

A collection of 256 titles of educational films obtained from the St. Louis Public School system film library.