Mass. Black History
Original Airdate: 1/31/1974
Afro-Americans - History - Boston - Massachusetts
Museums - Boston - Massachusetts
Public Affairs: Current Events
African Meeting House - Boston - Massachusetts
Charles Street Church - Boston - Massachusetts
Copps Hill Cemetery - Boston - Massachusetts
George Middleton House - Boston - Massachusetts
Lewis Hayden House - Boston - Massachusetts
Museum of Afro-American History - Boston - Massachusetts
Royall House - Boston - Massachusetts
Smith School - Boston - Massachusetts
Program consists of a tour of prominent landmarks related to African American history in Boston, Massachusetts. Guest Byron Rushing, Director of the Museum of Afro-American History, Boston, takes host Topper Carew to specific historical sites to retrace the steps of African Americans in Boston during the early 1800s. Sites include the Royall House, Copps Hill Burial Ground in the North End, the Smith School, the African Meeting House, the George Middleton House, the Charles Street Church, and St. Augustine's Episcopal Church. Program includes an interview with Melnea Cass, one of Boston's oldest black activists, and Byron Rushing, in which the history of Roxbury is discussed.
Tony Davis (assistant to the producer)
Henry Johnson (filmmaker)
Larry LeCain (camera)
Karl Lorencic (technical director)
John MacKnight (recordist)
John MacKnight (lighting)
Jennifer Spangler (audio)
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