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In Search of Common Ground

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Title

In Search of Common Ground

Subject

History
African American--History.
Public Housing--Washington (D.C.)

Description

In Search of Common Ground (A City Lights Success Story) is a documentary of voices, experiences, and images of African-American life in the South and in Washington. The film documents the Great Migration and reveals the common origins of many residents of northern and mid-Atlantic urban centers like Washington, DC through the recollections of senior citizens at the Potomac Gardens senior public housing community.

Awarded the Schwartz Prize for outstanding humanities projects from the Federation of State Humanities Councils, In Search of Common Ground records the history of the senior residents of Potomac Gardens, a public housing project located near the U.S. Capitol.

Creator

James Lane, Carmen
Cox, Betsy

Source

Grant - 96-02-04
Grant - 94-mini-01
Grant - 92-QRG-3164
Grant - 93-01-14

Publisher

Video/Action Fund

Date

1993

Contributor

Smith, Robin

Rights

Copyright Humanities Council of Washington, DC

Format

VHS

Language

English

Type

Documentary

Identifier

1
01.01.1993

Coverage

Capitol Hill
Ward 6

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Original Format

VHS

Duration

00:13:00

Compression

.wmv

Producer

Clark, Betsy
Lane, Carmen James
Smith, Robin

Director

Clark, Betsy
Lane, Carmen James

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