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Arctic

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Overgard is a resourceful yet increasingly desperate man stranded in a remote, snow-covered wilderness. After a plane crash in an icy wasteland, Overgard must live by his wits as he waits for help to arrive. But when a long-awaited rescue effort fails, he faces a life-or-death decision: remain in the relative safety of his camp and hope to be found or embark on an arduous trek that may be the only hope for both him and a critically injured stranger.
DVD
2019
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
110862.

Othello

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Towering screen and stage legend Ian McKellan (The Lord of the Rings, X-Men) stars in this ferocious, deeply human and timeless production of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy from legendary director Trevor Nunn (Les Miserables) and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Noble Moroccan Othello finds his life with beautiful, fiercely loyal Desdemona thrown tragically out of balance when secretly jealous, scheming confidante Iago begins an insidious campaign of lies and treachery. Featuring a gracious and dignified performance from celebrated operatic bass Willard White and a superb Imogen Stubbs as the tragic couple, this award-winning presentation is one of the controversial tale's most acclaimed and powerful interpretations to date. - Container.; Richard Price presents the special stage [...]
DVD
2004; 1990
Clemons (Stacks)
110863.

Wisdom of the Earth: Korean Architecture

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"... Presents a collection of High definition (HD) videos that deliver vivid images of beautiful works of Korean traditional architecture. This video collection, featuring live images of the ten selected architectural sites": Changdeokgung -- Jongmyo -- Hwaseong Fortress -- Tongdosa -- Bulguksa -- Haeinsa -- Seonamsa -- Dosan Seowon -- Yangdong Village -- Soswaewon.
DVD
2015
Clemons (Stacks)
110864.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Peg Alston

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Art gallery owner Peg Alston was born in Camden, New Jersey on December 26, 1938. Prior to starting her private art dealership, Alston was employed as a social worker from 1969 to 1975. She obtained her B.A. degree from New York University in 1960 and her M.S.W. degree from Columbia University in 1964. Her career in art began in 1969 as a council member for the Studio Museum of Harlem in New York. In 1975, she established the Peg Alston Gallery specializing in African American art and sculpture. Alston served on the New York State Council for the Arts bringing more awareness to African American artists. She curated Retour Aux Sources, the first exhibit of African American artists in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, and West Africa, in 1980. In 1995, she was honorary chairperson of Black Pearls: [...]
Online
2016
110865.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Dr. Catrise L. Austin

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Cosmetic dentist and entrepreneur Dr. Catrise L. Austin was born on May 2, 1970. She discovered her passion for dentistry at the age of fifteen while visiting the orthodontist for braces. She went on to receive her B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Michigan in 1991 and her D.D.S. degree from the University of Maryland in 1996. She completed her advanced dental training in New York at Brooklyn's Lutheran Medical Center. Austin served as chief operating officer of VIP Smiles, a successful cosmetic and sports dental practice, which she opened in 1998. The practice boasts a celebrity clientele, including singers Isaac Hayes, Toni Braxton and Missy Elliot. The Network Journal named her one of the 25 Most Influential Black Women in Business. She also holds memberships in the [...]
Online
2016
110866.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Juanita Baranco

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Corporate executive and state assistant attorney general Juanita Powell Baranco was born on March 19, 1949 in Washington, D.C. She received both her B.S. degree and her J.D. degree from Louisiana State University. Baranco had a successful career in law before becoming the assistant attorney general for the State of Georgia. She served as the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Baranco Automotive Group, which included Mercedes-Benz and Acura dealerships with annual sales reaching $100 million dollars. It was among the first African American-owned car dealerships in the Atlanta area. Baranco served as a member of the Georgia State Board of Education. Governor Zell Miller appointed her to the Board of Regents, where she became the first African American women to chai [...]
Online
2016
110867.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Alvin Bell

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Fashion designer Alvin Bell was born on December 27, 1958 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. As a child, Bell had a fondness for drawing and fashion. He purchased fashion magazines like Harper's Bazaar and Vogue and realized that he wanted to be a fashion designer at an early age. He befriended Willi Smith and was mentored by Margaret Caravera during an advanced course at the Philadelphia Museum College of Art. Bell first worked as an illustrator and photojournalist. He attended fashion shows, taking photos of the designs and creating his own sketches, which he successfully sold. Bell later created suits for the P.S.I. fashion label. Bell went on to work for Halston and Anne Klein. He also published his own fashion industry trade newsletter called Designer Report. In February of 1997, Se [...]
Online
2016
110868.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Camille Billops

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Film director and producer, archivist and fine artist Camille Billops was born on August 12, 1933 in Los Angeles, California. Billops obtained her B.A. degree from California State University as well as her M.F.A. degree from City College of New York in 1973. Her primary medium is sculpture, and her works are in the permanent collections of the Jersey City Museum in Jersey City, New Jersey and the Museum of Drawers, Bern, Switzerland. In 1975, with her husband, Black theatre historian, James Hatch, she founded the Hatch-Billops Collection, where they served as archivists. Billops' highly autobiographical film Finding Christa garnered the Grand Jury Prize for documentaries at the 1992 Sundance Film Festival. Her other film credits include Older Women and Love, The KKK Boutique Ain't J [...]
Online
2016
110869.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Tonya W. Bolden

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Author Tonya Bolden was born on March 1, 1959 in New York City. Bolden graduated from the Chapin School, a private secondary school in Manhattan, in 1976. Bolden joined the Westside Repertory Theatre Group in 1977. She attended Princeton University and, in 1981, obtained her B.A. and M.A. degrees from Columbia University in Slavic languages and literature with a Russian focus. Bolden was hired as an editorial assistant to food and wine critic William E. Rice. In 1988, Bolden became an English instructor for Malcolm-King College. The following year, she worked as an English instructor at the College of New Rochelle School of New Resources. In 1990, Bolden wrote her first book, The Family Heirloom Cookbook. She published many works through the 1990s and 2000s--the latter decade was par [...]
Online
2016
110870.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Earle Bradford, Jr.

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Energy executive Earle Lacour Bradford, Jr., was born on April 25, 1926, in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1969, he received his B.A. degree in accounting and economics from Dillard University and continued his studies at Cornell University's Johnson School of Management, where, in 1971, he received his M.B.A. degree while enrolled as a Mobil Oil Fellow. He served as a visiting professor in the Department of Business and Economics at Norfolk State University. Bradford joined ARCO Metals Company in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, in 1983, as vice president of marketing development and later became vice president of planning and control. In 2005, he joined the Community for Mental Health and Mental Retardation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as its chief executive officer. From 2004 to 2005, he [...]
Online
2016
110871.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Dr. George Clayton Branche, Jr.

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Internal medicine physician Dr. George C. Branche, Jr., was born on March 22, 1925, in Tuskegee, Alabama. Branche graduated from Boston Latin High School in 1942. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1946, earning his B.A. degree. Branche then graduated from Boston University's Medical School in 1948, earning his M.D. degree. He then interned at Boston City Hospital between 1948 and 1949, completed his residency in internal medicine at Cushing Veterans' Hospital in 1951, and then completed a cancer fellowship at Tufts Medical School. After his cancer fellowship, Branche entered the U.S. Army and served as a medical officer for nearly two years. He was honorably discharged in 1954. Branche then started to practice internal medicine in Richmond, Virginia, in 1954, before the end of the [...]
Online
2016
110872.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Anne Brown

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Classical singer Anne Wiggins Brown was born on August 9, 1912, in Baltimore, Maryland. Brown attended and graduated from Frederick Douglass High School, and after graduation, Brown auditioned for the Juilliard School, was accepted and became the first African American to win the prestigious Margaret McGill Scholarship. Brown was the first person to play the titular "Bess" in the production of Porgy and Bess on Broadway. Brown persuaded playwright George Gershwin to change the title, originally just Porgy, to Porgy and Bess because of the importance of Brown's role. Brown went on to appear in the Broadway play Mamba's Daughters and in the film Rhapsody in Blue. In 1948, Brown settled in Oslo, Norway where she married her husband, Norwegian Olympic ski jumper, Thorleif Schjelderup. Af [...]
Online
2016
110873.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Charles F. Harris

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Publisher Charles F. Harris was born on January 3, 1934 in Portsmouth, Virginia. After graduating in 1955 from Virginia State University with a B.A. degree, Harris began his publishing career in 1956 at Doubleday & Company. As an editor of Doubleday's Publishing Division, he launched the Zenith Book Series. In 1967, he joined Random House as senior editor where he edited Amistad and also acquired The Greatest by Muhammad Ali with Richard Durham. In 1971, Harris was recruited to create and manage the Howard University Press where he served as the first chief executive, supervising all book publishing. In 1986, he founded Amistad Press which included works by John H. Johnson and Arthur Ashe. It featured the Amistad Literary Series which contained studies of Langston Hughes, Zora Neale [...]
Online
2016
110874.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Chester Higgins, Jr.

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Photojournalist Chester Higgins Jr. was born in Fairhope, Alabama on November 6, 1946. Graduating in 1970 with his B.A. degree in business management from Tuskegee University, Higgins arrived in New York and began his professional career. Higgins produced several photo essay books including Black Woman in 1970, and Elder Grace: The Nobility of Aging in 2000. An exhibit of his work, "Landscapes of the Soul," toured nationally, including at the Smithsonian and the Museum for African Art in New York City in March 1999. His other solo exhibitions were held at the Philadelphia African American Museum in 2003 and the New York State Museum in Albany in 2005. The Museum of Modern Art New York included Higgins' photography in its permanent collection. Higgins was a staff photographer beginnin [...]
Online
2016
110875.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With James H. Gilliam, Sr.

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Government official James H. Gilliam, Sr. was born on August 6, 1920 in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from Frederick Douglass High School in 1938. He then earned his B.A. degree in sociology from Morgan State University in 1948, and his M.S.W. degree from Howard University School of Social Work in 1950. He was a captain in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and won a Bronze Star. From 1974 to 1990, Gilliam served as president and chairman of the board of Delaware's Community Housing, Incorporated. He was the founder and the first executive director of the Greater Wilmington Housing Corporation. He retired in 1990 as director of New Castle County's Department of Community Development and Housing. In 1997, the Liberty Bell Award was presented to Gilliam. He was named Distinguished [...]
Online
2016
110876.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Andrew Ingraham

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Nonprofit CEO Andrew Ingraham was born on August 20, 1954 in Nassau, Bahamas. He completed his studies before moving to Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he began his professional career in the travel and tourism industry. Ingraham is the president and co-founder of the National Association of Black Hotel Owners, Operators and Developers. This organization was created to increase the number of African Americans developing, operating, and owning hotels in America. Ingraham was also the president of Horizons Marketing Group International. Ingraham served on the White House Conference on Tourism and the National Tourism Advisory Committee for the NAACP. His knowledge made him a reliable source for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times National Public Radio among others. He was also a mem [...]
Online
2016
110877.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Odetta Gordon

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Folk singer Odetta was born on December 31, 1930 in Birmingham, Alabama, as Odetta Holmes. After graduating from high school, she attended Los Angeles City College where she studied classical opera before being introduced to folk music. In 1947, Odetta began her career touring in the musical Finian's Rainbow. Her first job as folksinger came in San Francisco where she quickly became popular with audiences. In 1954, Odetta recorded her first album for Fantasy Records and in 1963, she released Folk Songs, one of the year's best-selling folk albums. Odetta performed at the 1963 March on Washington and for President Kennedy and his cabinet on the nationally televised civil rights special Dinner with the President. Her 1999 album, Blues Everywhere I Go, was nominated for a Grammy Award. S [...]
Online
2016
110878.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Vincent Harding

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Theologian and civil rights activist Vincent Gordon Harding was born on July 25, 1931 in New York City. He graduated from the City College of New York in 1952 and earned his M.S. degree in journalism from Columbia University in 1953. He founded and served as co-chair of the Veterans of Hope Project. Harding is also a professor of religion and social transformation at the Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado. He was involved in a variety of national and international peace and justice-related concerns. Harding was the first director of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Center in Atlanta, Georgia. He also authored numerous essays and nine books. He served as senior academic advisor for film and television projects involving African American history and the Civil Rights Movement, incl [...]
Online
2016
110879.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With David Holliman

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Corporate executive David Holliman was born on September 13, 1929 in Denver, Colorado. He graduated from Denver's East High School in 1948. In 1966, Holliman became one of the first African Americans hired by Continental Airlines where he helped to organize an African American maintenance workers organization. He later served as president of United Maintenance Incorporated and vice president of Queen City Services, Incorporated. He retired from Continental Airlines in 1986. He received mayoral appointments to the Denver City and County Board of Appeals and to the Mayor's Black Advisory Committee. Holliman also served as the president of the Barrett Elementary School's Parent and Teacher Association. In 1990, he completed his studies at Regis College in Denver, Colorado where he recei [...]
Online
2016
110880.

The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Carla Harris

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Investment banker Carla Harris was born on October 28, 1962 in Port Arthur, Texas. After high school graduation, Harris entered Harvard University where she graduated magna cum laude with her A.B. degree in economics. She received her M.A. degree in business administration from Harvard Business School. In 1987, Harris began her career as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in the Mergers & Acquisitions department. She was Managing Director in Global Capital Markets for the firm. She executed initial public offerings for UPS, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, and the $3.2 billion common stock transaction for Immunex Corporation. In 2000, Harris performed a solo concert at Carnegie Hall and released her first album, Carla's First Christmas. The album was featured on The Evening News [...]
Online
2016