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The Resource American experience : the story of the Underground Railroad, Roots of resistance, a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas, (electronic resource)

American experience : the story of the Underground Railroad, Roots of resistance, a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas, (electronic resource)

Label
American experience : the story of the Underground Railroad, Roots of resistance
Title
American experience
Title remainder
the story of the Underground Railroad
Title part
Roots of resistance
Statement of responsibility
a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas
Title variation
Roots of resistance
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as DVD; previously issued as WGBH Boston Video WG40089.
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • American experience (Television program)
  • American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Gail Yasunaga ; director of photography, Michael Chin
Dewey number
973.7/115
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
E450
LC item number
.R66 2010
PerformerNote
Narrator: Ruby Dee ; voice of Frederick Douglass, Ivan Dixon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bagwell, Orlando
  • Bellows, Susan
  • Thomas, Theodore
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Dixon, Ivan
  • ROJA Productions
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • PBS Home Video
  • OverDrive, Inc
Runtime
55
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground Railroad
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • Freedmen
Technique
live action
Label
American experience : the story of the Underground Railroad, Roots of resistance, a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable video file
  • Title from title screen (viewed on July 14, 2010)
  • Originally broadcast in 2005 as a segment of the television program, American Experience
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn647743998
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
AMX041D
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o647743998
  • (OCoLC)647743998
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 285837KB)
Video recording format
other
Label
American experience : the story of the Underground Railroad, Roots of resistance, a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable video file
  • Title from title screen (viewed on July 14, 2010)
  • Originally broadcast in 2005 as a segment of the television program, American Experience
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn647743998
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
AMX041D
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o647743998
  • (OCoLC)647743998
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 285837KB)
Video recording format
other
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