Audio Visual Materials Catalogue, 1985 Supplement, New Haven Public Schools Department of Audio Visual Education.
Out of Slavery: 1619-1860
, (Motion Picture), 21 Minutes, (m,h).
This film traces the history of the Negro in America from his first arrival to the outbreak of the Civil War. It depicts the life of the Negro as a slave in the South and as a free man in the North. It shows his role in the American Revolution and discusses slave labor as the foundation of Southern wealth.
A Slaves Story: Running a Thousand Miles to Freedom
(Video tape), 29 minutes, (m,h).
Based on a slave narrative by William and Ellen Craft, this is a dramatization of the Craft’s actual escape from slavery in 1848 and follows their perilous journey to free soil.
The Immigrant Experience: The Long, Long Journey
. (Video Tape), 28 minutes, (m,h).
This film traces immigrants from their native soil to their final destination in the Northeastern United States.
Civil War: The Anguish of Reconstruction
. 27 min., (m,h).
This film is a dramatic reenactment centering around the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation and reveals the agonizing dilemma that confronts Abraham Lincoln as he struggled to resolve the Civil War. It uses actual writings and speeches.
Prudence Crandle: Part I & II
. 50 minutes, (m,h).
This filmstrip discusses education in a democracy, equality of opportunity, status of women and Negroes in 19th Century America. A new England school teacher, accepting only her conscious as a guide, insists on the right to an education of every American child regardless of color and discovers that she has joined a battle for the liberation of a race.