Cripps, Thomas.

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Retired professor of history at Morgan State University, scholar of the history of African Americans in the motion picture industry, prolific author of books and articles on the subject, and script writer.

From the description of Thomas Cripps film collection, 1898-1976 and undated. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 317363598

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creatorOf Cripps, Thomas. Thomas Cripps film collection, 1898-1976 and undated. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
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associatedWith Archive of Documentary Arts (Duke University) corporateBody
associatedWith Micheaux, Oscar, 1884-1951. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (N.Y.)
Baltimore (Md.)
United States
San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
Silent films
Civil rights movement
African Americans in motion pictures
Minorities in motion pictures
African American artists
Motion picture journalism
Stills (Motion pictures)
African Americans in the motion picture industry
African Americans in advertising
Race in motion pictures
African Americans in mass media
Documentary films
African Americans--Civil rights
Motion pictures--History
African Americans--Pictorial works
African American soldiers


Active 1898

Active 1976

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