Collections in Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division

All American News, Inc.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc MIRS All-American 1992
39 video_recordings
All-American News was the first newsreel made specifically for African American audiences. During World War II, filmmaker William D. Alexander (1916 - November 19, 1991) and journalist Claude Barnett (September 16, 1889... more
Damas, Léon-Gontran, 1912-1978
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc CR2011.001
49 sound discs (in 46 cases) : analog, digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.. 1 sound disc : 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in.. 49 Archival original cases in various reel to reel formats and sizes. 1000GB, 1 Hard Drive of partial collection (21 discs) : (1000GB)
The Léon Gontran Damas Recorded Sound Collection consists primarily of noncommercial recordings of radio broadcasts made during his travels to Africa, France, and the United States etc.; as well as one commercial LP audio recording, "Poesie de la... more
Hip-Hop Education Center
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc MIRS Hip 2014
446 video_recordings. 41 audio_recordings
Producer, educator, and archivist Martha Diaz formed the Hip-Hop Education Center (HHEC) to formalize and promote hip-hop based education. Its primary holdings are from the Hip-Hop Odyssey (H2O) International Film Festival, which Diaz founded in... more
Kelly, Patrick, 1954-1990
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc Visual DVD 76-87
14 audio-visual items
African-American fashion designer who came to fame in the fashion houses of Paris, Patrick Kelly was voted into the Chambre Syndicale du Prêt à Porter des Couturiers et des Créateurs de Mode, the prestigious French organization of fashion... more
Rollins, Sonny
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc MIRS Rollins 2017
Theodore Walter "Sonny" Rollins (born September 7th, 1930) is an American jazz tenor saxophonist. Harlem born and raised, Rollins is considered among the players to have defined the instrument through his prolific practicing, performing and... more
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