- Civil rights films from USC's moving image research collections
- Congressman Oscar De Priest--outtakes
- Fox Movietone News
- Contributor to Resource:
- Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina. Moving Image Research Collections
- Date of Original:
- United States--Politics and government
Speeches, addresses, etc.
United States. Congress. House
- De Priest, Oscar, 1871-1951
- United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.89511, -77.03637
- motion pictures (visual works)
- In 1928, the 1st Congressional District of Illinois elected Oscar De Priest to the House of Representatives, making him the first African-American elected to Congress in 28 years. He served three terms. These sound Fox Movietone News outtakes give evidence of Representative De Priest's strong commitment to enforcement of the 14th Amendment.
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- Additional Rights Information:
- Copyright University of South Carolina. All rights reserved.
- Film: 35mm. Sound. B&W. Negative. 1.15:1 (Movietone). Variable-density optical. Nitrate.
- Original Collection:
- Civil Rights Films from Moving Image Research Collections
- Contributing Institution:
- University of South Carolina. South Carolina Political Collections
University of South Carolina. Moving Image Research Collections