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Murray, James Briggs

Overview
Works: 117 works in 130 publications in 2 languages and 165 library holdings
Genres: Catalogs  Bibliography  Interviews  Exhibition catalogs  Oral histories  Biography  Filmed interviews  History  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Interviewer, Author, Director, Narrator, irr, Production personnel
Classifications: E185.5, 792.8
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 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

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 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
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

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 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 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
[An Interview with Rex Nettleford]( Visual )

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

Nettleford talks about his work in dance and the work of the National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica
[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

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
Libba Cotten, an interview and presentation ceremony by Elizabeth Cotten( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Libba Cotten talks about her life, her career in music and performs two of her songs
Eric Williams : his scholarship, work and impact( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sandra Barnes, of the University of the West Indies, presents a talk accompanied by a slide presentation which discusses the use of Heliconia as a political symbol in Trinidad and Tobago and elsewhere in the Caribbean Area
An Interview with Claude Marchant( Visual )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mr. Marchant talks about his career in dance, including his work with the Katherine Dunham Company and his present work in Sweden
[An Interview with griot Papa Susso]( Visual )

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

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

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

As part of the Louis Armstrong Jazz Oral History Project, author Sally Placksin discusses her book, "American women in jazz : 1900 to the present : their words, lives, and music." She talks about many of the artists featured in the book, including Abbey Lincoln, Melba Liston, Bessie Smith, Mamie Smith, Mary Lou Williams, the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, and others, and discusses their role in shaping the history and development of Jazz
Oral history interview with Dr. June Jackson Christmas, 1985 June 27 by June Jackson Christmas( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dr. Christmas discusses her former employment at Harlem Hospital, her job as the commissioner of the New York Department of Mental Health, Mental Retardation and Alcoholic Services and as Chair of the Behavioral Science Program at City College
Oral history interview with Dr. Cecil Marquez by Cecil Marquez( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Dr. Marquez talks about his work and life in Harlem. He was born in Port of Spain, March 14, 1907. Childhood in Trinidad, little emphasis on race there; move to New York, school and work; experiences at Howard University (pre-med and med school); return to Harlem 1930, getting internship at Harlem Hospital, impressions of Dr. Louis Wright; Harlem Hospital care in 1930s; motivation for work as physician; health problems of patients and community residents; reasons for appearance of neighborhood health centers. Recreational activities in Harlem, 1930s; change in Harlem over years; changes in health problems in Harlem; feelings about nutrition and vitamin therapy; impressions of Carnival in Trinidad; message to youth
 
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