WSLS-TV Roanoake, Va., News Film Collection, 1951-1971

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Title:WSLS-TV Roanoake, Va., News Film Collection, 1951-1971
Date:1951-1971
Description:

In 2007, WSLS-TV of Roanoke, Va., gave news film and scripts from their mid-20th century broadcasts to the University of Virginia Library for preservation and use. The resulting collection spans 1951 to 1971 and comprises approximately 13,000 clips. It also contains roughly 18,000 pages of the accompanying scripts read on air by anchorpersons. Content includes a significant amount of coverage of Massive Resistance and the Civil Rights Movement in Virginia.

Types:MovingImage | Text | News | Transcripts | Visual works
Subjects:Civil rights movements--Virginia | Civil rights--Virginia | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | Civil rights workers--Virginia | African American civil rights workers--Virginia | Governors--Virginia | Segregationists--Virginia | Television--Virginia | Press--Virginia | Reporters and reporting--Virginia | Segregation in education--Virginia | School integration--Massive resistance movement--Virginia | Poliomyelitis--Virginia | Cold War | Sports--Virginia | Economic development--Virginia | WSLS-TV (Television station : Roanoke, Va.) | Virginia | Roanoke (Va.) | Roanoke County (Va.)
Institution:Alderman Library, University of Virginia
Contributors:University of Virginia. Library
Online Publisher:[Charlottesville, Va.] : University of Virginia. Library | 2013
Persistent Link to Item:http://explore.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/show/wsls/