Audiovisual Recordings (AV), 1959-2009

Access Restrictions:

Original audiovisual materials are closed to use. Some use copies are available. Please contact the Rubenstein Library for more information before requesting or coming to use these materials.

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Physical description:
27 boxes; 1 film can
Scope and content:

These videos, film, and sound recordings created by or assembled by John Hope Franklin are a rich source of information about his life and career and about U.S. race relations and 20th century society.

Materials are arranged into five subseries: ABPIR (Advisory Board for the President's Initiative on Race), Tutu and Franklin: A Journey to Peace interviews, Recordings of Franklin, Recordings of Others, and paper materials separated from the audiovisual resources. Formats include videocassettes, audiocassettes, audio reels, microcassettes, and moving image film.

Recordings are arranged in chronological order.


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Collection restrictions:

Access note. Original audiovisual materials are closed to use. Contact Research Services to request reformatting for use copies.

Access restricted: Some speeches and articles written by Franklin are restricted and require permission from the Franklin family prior to use. Contact Research Services for assistance.

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