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Interview with Dr. William Ferris (2007)


Genre: Educational
Keywords: Bill Ferris; folklore; folklife; American South; humanities; music; popular culture; technology;
Duration: 00:29:42
Popularity (downloads): 12
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of William Ferris and B.B. King (2000)
In the first segment Stephen Yessum, Director of the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, Washington D.C., introduces William Ferris and B.B. King.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 00:01:17
Popularity (downloads): 310
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - Introduction of B.B. King by William Ferris (2000)
In the second segment William Ferris introduces B.B. King

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Smithsonian; 20th century; America's contributions; century of the blues; American music; jazz; country; gospel;classical; poetry; literature; visual arts; single most important blues artist of this century; Beal Street; King of the Blues;
Duration: 00:02:35
Popularity (downloads): 303
 
Our Bill Of Rights (1940)
Presents the arguments both for and against the addition of the first ten amendments, the Bill of Rights, to the Constitution. Portrays Franklin, Washington and others in their historic roles.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 348
 
Eudora Welty and Cleanth Brooks in Jackson - Literary Friendships (1988)
Ninteenth Segment: Cleanth Brooks and Eudora Welty, supplemented by off camera remarks by Bill Ferris, discuss the importance of literary friendships, and the Republic of Letters.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Eudora Welty; Cleanth Brooks; American literature; southern literature; friendship; literary friendship; community; Republic of Letters
Duration: 00:04:14
Popularity (downloads): 317
 
Buffalo Bill's wild west parade (1902)
The film shows a parade down Fifth Avenue, New York. In the foreground many children, both black and white, can be seen following alongside the parade. The participants in the...

Genre: Historical
Keywords: Buffalo Bill; 1846-1917; Buffalo Bill's Wild West Company; Parades--New York (State); New York; Cowboys--New York (State); New York; Indians of North America--New York (State); United States--Army--Cavalry; Horses--New York (State);Horse-drawn vehicles--New York (State); Afro-Americans--New York (State); Actuality--Short;
Duration: 00:01:52
Popularity (downloads): 1631
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT11 - Charters of Freedom (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing how NASA atmospheric scientists contributed to the conservation of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Tech Watch; Tonya St. Romain; Declaration Of Independence; Constitution; Bill Of Rights; Dr. Joel Levine;
Duration: 00:05:39
Popularity (downloads): 1311
 
America's Millenium on the Mall - Blues: Past and Future - B.B. King with William Ferris (2000)
This video recording was made on January 2, 2000 at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C.as part of the "American Voices" presentations at the "Millennium on the Mall" celebrations. Transcript...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Future of the Blues; B.B. King; Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities; William Ferris; author; folklorist; film maker; academic administrator; Encyclopedia of Southern Culture; Director of Center for Southern Culture; plays guitar;
Duration: 01:02:00
Popularity (downloads): 454
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - Episode 11 (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Video containing five segments as described below. NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing how NASA atmospheric scientists contributed to the conservation of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution,...

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Tech Watch; Tonya St. Romain; Declaration Of Independence; Constitution; Bill Of Rights; Dr. Joel Levine; How It Works; Johnny Alonso; GPS; Global Positioning System; Dr. Kevin Dutton; On The Runway; Reusable Launch Vehicle; RLV; Space Shuttle; Stephanie
Duration: 00:28:33
Popularity (downloads): 1845
 
Gi Bill Of Rights


Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords:
Duration: 00:00:00
Popularity (downloads): 257
 

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