Item Details

Print View

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Vernon Jarrett

Hickey, Matthew; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Columnist and journalist Vernon Jarrett was born on June 19, 1918 in Saulsbury, Tennessee. He began his career at the Chicago Defender during the 1940s. In 1948, he produced Negro Newsfront, the nation's first daily radio newscast created by African Americans. Jarrett became the first African American syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune where he wrote about social and economic trends affecting African Americans and global concerns of pan-African politics. In 1977, Jarrett created the NAACP-sponsored ACT-SO program which awarded over $1 million in computers, scholarships, and books to top students nationwide. Jarrett became a columnist for New York Times' New American News Syndicate. His social commentary was heard during The Jarrett Journal, a news broadcast on WVON-AM, then Chicago's only African American-owned radio station. He was a member of the editorial board of the NAACP's The Crisis magazine. Jarrett passed away on May 23, 2004 at age 85.
Performers
Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
254 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Vernon Jarrett
Vernon Jarrett
Credits
Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded New York, New York 2000 February 10.
Description
1 online resource (9 video files (4 hr., 13 min., 38 sec.)) : sound, color
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
  • Staff View

    LEADER 02874ngm a2200529Ii 4500
    001 u7225740
    003 SIRSI
    005 20170801103953.0
    006 m o c
    007 vz czazuu
    007 cr cna|||uuuuu
    008 170801s2016 ilu254 vleng d
    035
      
      
    a| (OCoLC)997164497
    037
      
      
    a| A2000.028 b| HistoryMakers
    049
      
      
    a| HISA
    040
      
      
    a| HISTM b| eng e| rda c| HISTM
    050
      
    4
    a| E185.97
    082
    0
    4
    a| 973.04960730092 2| 23
    245
    0
    4
    a| The HistoryMakers video oral history with Vernon Jarrett.
    246
    3
      
    a| History Makers video oral history with Vernon Jarrett
    246
    3
    0
    a| Vernon Jarrett
    264
      
    1
    a| Chicago, Illinois : b| The HistoryMakers, c| [2016]
    300
      
      
    a| 1 online resource (9 video files (4 hr., 13 min., 38 sec.)) : b| sound, color
    306
      
      
    a| 041338
    336
      
      
    a| two-dimensional moving image b| tdi 2| rdacontent
    337
      
      
    a| computer b| c 2| rdamedia
    338
      
      
    a| online resource b| cr 2| rdacarrier
    344
      
      
    a| digital 2| rda
    347
      
      
    a| video file 2| rda
    511
    0
      
    a| Julieanna L. Richardson, interviewer.
    508
      
      
    a| Videographer, Matthew Hickey.
    518
      
      
    o| Recorded p| New York, New York d| 2000 February 10.
    520
      
      
    a| Columnist and journalist Vernon Jarrett was born on June 19, 1918 in Saulsbury, Tennessee. He began his career at the Chicago Defender during the 1940s. In 1948, he produced Negro Newsfront, the nation's first daily radio newscast created by African Americans. Jarrett became the first African American syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune where he wrote about social and economic trends affecting African Americans and global concerns of pan-African politics. In 1977, Jarrett created the NAACP-sponsored ACT-SO program which awarded over $1 million in computers, scholarships, and books to top students nationwide. Jarrett became a columnist for New York Times' New American News Syndicate. His social commentary was heard during The Jarrett Journal, a news broadcast on WVON-AM, then Chicago's only African American-owned radio station. He was a member of the editorial board of the NAACP's The Crisis magazine. Jarrett passed away on May 23, 2004 at age 85.
    650
      
    0
    a| African Americans v| Interviews.
    600
    1
    0
    a| Jarrett, Vernon, d| 1921-2004 v| Interviews.
    653
      
      
    a| Newspaper Columnist a| Television Host a| Radio Host.
    655
      
    7
    a| Oral histories. 2| lcgft
    655
      
    7
    a| Internet videos. 2| lcgft
    700
    1
      
    a| Jarrett, Vernon, d| 1921-2004, e| interviewee.
    700
    1
      
    a| Richardson, Julieanna L., e| interviewer.
    700
    1
      
    a| Hickey, Matthew, e| director of photography.
    710
    2
      
    a| HistoryMakers (Video oral history collection), e| production company.
    856
    4
    0
    3| HistoryMakers u| http://marc.thehistorymakers.org/virginia/A2000.028.htm
    994
      
      
    a| C0 b| HISTM
    596
      
      
    a| 1
    999
      
      
    a| XX(7225740.1) w| WEB i| 7225740-1001 l| INTERNET m| UVA-LIB t| INTERNET
▾See more
▴See less

Availability

Google Preview

Google Books Preview

Watch Online