Urban Odyssey: Nannie Helen Burroughs

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Title

Urban Odyssey: Nannie Helen Burroughs

Subject

Local History
African American Experience
Performance
Feminism
Civil Rights

Description

Nannie H. Burroughs was a prominent African American civil rights activist and a continuing champion for women's rights. Burroughs's long career focused on improving educational opportunities for African-American women, an essential tool for improving black life. The founder of the National Trade and Professional School for Women and Girls in Deanwood in 1909, her legacy lives on in the name of the Nannie Helen Burroughs School in southeast Washington.

Urban Odyssey was a 1991 series produced by the Humanities Council of Washington, DC for DCTV Public Access Television.

Creator

Humanities Council of Washington, DC

Source

Program: Urban Odyssey

Publisher

Humanities Council of Washington, DC

Date

1991

Rights

Copyright 1991 Humanities Council of Washington, DC
Copyright 1991 Howard University Public TV

Format

VHS

Language

English

Type

Moving Image

Identifier

6.P.1991
245

Coverage

Washington, DC
Ward 7
Nannie Helen Burroughs School

Moving Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

VHS

Duration

00:28:33

Compression

MPEG

Producer

Parkerson, Michelle
Pratt, Bill

Director

Parkerson, Michelle
Pratt, Bill

Geolocation

Social Bookmarking

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