Category Archives: African American History

Stock Footage Spotlight: Historically Black Colleges and Universities in WWII

When scanning films in the National Archives Motion Picture Lab, we sometimes come across images that we want to learn more about. We recently transferred several reels of unedited footage depicting African American college students in various classroom settings. The … Continue reading

Posted in African American History, Films | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

60 Years On: The Little Rock Nine

September 2017 marks 60 years since the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, a key event of the American Civil Rights Movement. NARA Holdings Relating to the Desegregation of Central High School The Motion Picture, Sound and … Continue reading

Posted in African American History, Films, Military, Motion Pictures, Uncategorized, Universal News Collection | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment