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Murray, James Briggs

Overview
Works: 120 works in 141 publications in 2 languages and 175 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Catalogs  Bibliography  Exhibition catalogs  Filmed interviews  Oral histories  History  Anecdotes  Biography  Folklore 
Roles: Interviewer, Director, Author, Narrator, irr, Production personnel
Classifications: E185.5, 792.8
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Most widely held works about James Briggs Murray
 
Most widely held works by James Briggs Murray
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture by Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture( )

in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides access to the catalogs of the Schomburg Center and information on the history, exhibitions and programs at the Center
Black visions '88 : lady legends in jazz, February 1-March 11, 1988( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black visions '89 : movements of ten dance masters : January 30-February 24, 1989( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black visions '87 : a salute to the Black filmmaker, February 1-28, 1987( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[An Interview with Valerie Simpson and James Finney] by Valerie Simpson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Finney and Valerie Simpson discuss the advantages of plats while he grooms and styles her hair
[An Interview with Mother Hale and Dr. Lorraine Hale] by Clara Hale( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mother Hale and Dr. Lorraine Hale talk about drug addiction, the importance of parental roles, Hale House and its children, and their philosophy of life
Black visions '90 : African Americans in space science : February 1-28, 1990( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[An Interview with Roberta Flack and James Finney] by Roberta Flack( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roberta Flack and James Finney discuss his contributions to hairdressing interspersed with reflections on her career
[An Interview with Dr. James R. Hebert] by James R Hebert( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Hebert talks about his life and work as a nutritional epidemiologist and theories about the origin and transmission of AIDS
La cultura musical del tambor de acero by James Briggs Murray( )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[An Interview with Nancy Morejón]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this short interview, Nancy Morejón speaks about her poetry, Cuba, racism and sexism, her work with Casa de las Ameŕicas and reads two of her poems
[An Interview with Rex Nettleford]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rex Nettleford talks about his life and his work in dance and his career with the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica
[Oral history interview with Ernie Smith] by Ernie Smith( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Oral History Interview with Ernie Smith documents segments of his early years, his interest in jazz and dance, and his activities as a film collector
[Jean Genet's The blacks : a panel discussion]( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panel discussion of Jean Genet's play The blacks and the issues it raises. Three members of the panel (director Gene Frankel, and actors Roscoe Lee Browne and Vinie Burrows) who participated in the 1961 American premiere of the play reminisce about that experience, and discuss the ongoing relevance of the play. The current revival of The blacks by the Classical Theatre of Harlem (represented by actor Ty Jones) is also discussed. Genet's play is compared to Lorraine Hansberry's play Les blancs
[An Interview with Austin Hansen]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Austin Hansen discusses his life and career as a photographer
Oral history interview with Augusta Baker by Augusta Baker( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this oral history interview, Augusta Baker recounts her life and her career as a librarian with the New York Public Library
[Lavinia Williams oral history collection, with Haitian dance demonstrations]( Visual )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lavinia Williams Oral History Collection, with Haitian Dance Demonstrations documents the life of Lavinia Williams and includes dance demonstrations for sacred dances and other activities
Oral history interview with Lillian Roberts and her mother by Lillian Roberts( Visual )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Her mother recounts growing up in the racially segregated South. She remembers the state of education in the rural south. Edward, Mississippi. She grew up in a very religious family; her father was a minister. They discuss extensively how the Bible informs their world view and their views on the state of society in general
[An Interview with griot Papa Susso] by Papa Susso( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papa Susso, griot from Gambia, talks about the history of the griot in Gambia and his instrument, the Kora
Oral history interview with Rose Morgan by Rose Morgan( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rose Morgan (born, 1912) is interviewed at her beauty salon in Harlem. She begins the interview with her early life in Shelby, Mississippi. At the age of 6, her family moved to Chicago. At the age of 12 she developed an interest in hair styling. She did not complete high school; her first job after leaving high school was in a laundromat. She left the laundromat to work full-time as a hair stylist. After two years as an apprentice at a beauty salon, she enrolled in a beauty school to become a professional beautician. One of her first clients was Ethel Waters. She accompanied Ethel Waters to New York where Waters was performing. Her talent as a hair stylist was recognized and she was advised to come to work in New York. She was fascinated by New York and decided to move permanently to New York and establish herself as a hair stylist. She rented a booth in a hair salon and made $10 the first week. Eventually, she opened her own hair salon. The interview focuses on her career as a beautician and businesswoman
 
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