Videotape collection of June Jordan [videorecording]. 1976-2002 (inclusive).

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Jordan, June, 1936-2002. Videotape collection of June Jordan [videorecording].

Videotape collection of June Jordan [videorecording]. 1976-2002 (inclusive).

Collection consists of videotape recordings of television appearances, speaking engagements, poetry readings, musical performances, and classroom lectures by June Jordan.

153 videocassettes.

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