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Murray, James Briggs

Overview
Works: 123 works in 147 publications in 2 languages and 181 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Bibliography  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Oral histories  History  Filmed interviews  Nonfiction films  Filmed speeches  Folklore 
Roles: Interviewer, Author, Director, irr, Narrator, Production personnel
Classifications: E185.5, 027.47471
Publication Timeline
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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 28 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 11 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

[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
[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
[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
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 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
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

[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
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
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 worldview and their views on the state of society in general
Black images in American movies by Donald Bogle( Visual )

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

Donald Bogle lectures on black images in American movies focusing on the roles black performers play in Hollywood films. The lecture is based on Mr. Bogle's book entitled "Toms, Coons, Mulattos, Mammies and Bucks: An Interpretive History of Blacks in American Films" and is structured around those black stereotypes. Actors and actresses mentioned include Bill Robinson, Sydney Poitier, Ossie Davis, L.B. Jones, Steppin Fetchit, Willie Best, Mantan Moreland, Eddie Rochester Anderson, Nina Mae McKinney, Fredi Washington, Lena Horne, Dorothy Dandridge, Cicely Tyson, Diana Ross, Louise Beavers, Hattie McDaniel, Ethel Waters, Paul Robeson, Jauno Hernandez and Jim Brown. Bogle also mentions the Blaxploitation films and two superstars, Eddie Murphy and Richard Pryor
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
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. Youth; education; work in India that was the subject of his master's thesis and Ph. D.; why he switched major to biology; describes trip around the world; why India was locale for his study; work in Uganda as UNICEF nutrition adviser; recommendations made to government of Uganda; reaction; results of work; how he became involved in Haiti project; investigation of connection between pig killing and AIDS in Haiti; questions about U.S. activity in Caribbean and their implications; theory of origin and transmission of AIDS; current approaches to AIDS research; worst case scenario of proposed theory; why gay men are seen as a risk group; availability of Angolan virus; situation in Belle Glade, Fla. and the outbreak of AIDS; theory that environmental factors cause AIDS; high percentage of African Americans with AIDS; connection between living conditions and AIDS; public association of AIDS with Haiti; transmission of AIDS; public misinterpretation of scientific findings and media attention; Haitian refugee question & AIDS issue; recommendation to viewers
[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
[An Interview with James Finney] by James Finney( Visual )

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

James Finney is interviewed at his home and salon in Manhattan. He discusses his life and career and demonstrates some of his grooming and styling techniques. He was born and raised in West Virginia; from 9 on interested in hair; styling family members' hair, especially mother's; move to NYC, cosmetology school on Long Island; worked way through school; subjects studied; booth license; abilities of black hair stylists; types of black hair; employment at Frenchie's; cooperative atmosphere; hairstyling strengths; interest in working with black entertainers; tired of reproducing white hairstyles, desire to create natural styles suited to black hair; freelance work for Jim Hendrix, Miles Davis; impressions of Hendrix and how he styled his hair; thinking about plats; black hair care and types of hair; plat and etymology of plat; plat technique; applied technique to himself; Valerie Simpson 1st to wear it on stage; hair care; styles in Africa; Bo Derek and "10"; demonstration on Phil Donahue Show; New styles, corn rows; permed vs. natural hair; work on music videos and album covers; performers toured with, touring experience; work in movies, t.v. and magazines; hairstyles; future plans; Cultural Events Committee; plat demo-Janice Pendarvis; convenience of plats in show business; styling plats; make-up and styling demo-Peggy Dillard-Toone; experience on Phil Donahue show; ancestry; experiences as model with natural hair; Demo-Megan Van Peebles; learning to work with her hair
Eric Williams : his scholarship, work and impact( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Eustace Williams served as the first Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago. He was also a noted Caribbean historian. "Eric Williams: his scholarship, work and impact" is a conference which examines Williams' life and his place in the history of Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean. Scholars address such topics as national policy, the labor movement, party politics, scholarship, economic development, the Chaguaramas dispute, and more
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

 
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