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|Size||0.5 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 668 items)|
|Abstract||The Catherine Murphy MAESTRA Collection consists of the original videotaped interviews and the audio, video, and transcript working files that Catherine Murphy and others created to produce the 2012 documentary film about young women who participated as teachers in the Cuban literacy campaign of 1961. There are also interviews with Murphy and documentation about the project's archives. Most of the collection is available in digital form.|
|Creator||Murphy, Catherine (Filmmaker)|
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Catherine Murphy is a San Francisco-based filmmaker who has spent much of the last ten years working in Latin America. She is founder and director of The Literacy Project, a multi-media documentary project on adult literacy in the Americas. While in Caracas in 2009, Murphy founded Tres Musas Producciones, a collaborative production house of independent women producers working in film, music and literature. MAESTRA is her directing debut.
Adapted from the MAESTRA website.Back to Top
The Catherine Murphy MAESTRA Collection Collection consists of the original videotaped interviews and the audio, video, and transcript working files that Catherine Murphy and others created to produce the 2012 documentary film about young women who participated as teachers in the Cuban literacy campaign of 1961. There are also interviews with Murphy and documentation about the project's archives. Most of the collection is available in digital form.Back to Top
Series 1. Hard Drive consists of the audio, video, and transcription files associated with the source interviews conducted for MAESTRA. Of note is the "About the Catherine Murphy Cuban Literacy Archives" folder, which includes an index that provides contextual details about the interviews and biographical information about the interviewee. The series also includes interviews with Catherine Murphy.
|Digital Folder DF-12021/1||
About the Catherine Murphy Cuban Literacy Archives #12021, Series: "1. Hard Drive, 2004-2017." DF-12021/1
Includes an index that provides contextual details about the interviews and biographical information about the interviewees.
|Digital Folder DF-12021/2|
|Digital Folder DF-12021/3|
|Digital Folder DF-12021/4|
|Digital Folder DF-12021/5|
|Digital Folder DF-12021/6|
Series 2. Source Interviews and Working Files consists of the original videotaped interviews and the audio, video, and transcript derivatives that Catherine Murphy and others used to produce MAESTRA. Some cds and dvds include notes about the content and transcripts are annotated with highlighted text.
Data Compact Disc DCD-12021/1-23
Digital Video Disc DVD-12021/1-38
Data Compact Disc DCD-12021/24-25
|Digital Video Disc DVD-12021/39|
|Data Compact Disc DCD-12021/26|
|Data Compact Disc DCD-12021/27|
Processed by: Nancy Kaiser, January 2018
Encoded by: Nancy Kaiser, January 2018
Updated by: Dawne Howard Lucas and Nancy Kaiser, 2020Back to Top