Collection Number: 20290

Collection Title: Opelika Pictures Records 1843-1961, 1986-1997; bulk 1986-1997

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Size About 1,200 items (29.0 linear feet).
Abstract Opelika Pictures is a film company founded by New York-based filmmaker Macky Alston (Wallace McPherson Alston III). Alston directed the documentary film, Family Name, which examines the links between himself and the descendants of former slaves in North Carolina who share the Alston name. The collection is composed of research and genealogy notes, audio and video tapes, film, record albums, publications, photographs, business and personal correspondence, and clippings associated with the making of Family Name. Included are photographs of the work of artist Charles Henry Alston and interviews with his sisters and others who knew him. There are also photographs and taped interviews with Macky Alston and members of his family.
Creator Opelika Pictures.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
Use of audiovisual materials may require production of listening or viewing copies. Use of some boxes may require staff assistance.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Provenance
Received from Opelika Pictures of New York, N.Y., in April 1998 (Acc. 98094), October 1998 (Acc. 98203), and August 2002 (Acc. 99300).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Opelika Pictures is a film company founded by New York-based filmmaker Macky Alston (Wallace McPherson Alston III). Alston directed the documentary film, Family Name, which examines the links that early North Carolina history forged between himself and the descendants of former slaves who share the Alston family name.

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The collection is composed of research and genealogy notes, audio and video tapes, film, record albums, publications, photographs, business and personal correspondence, and clippings associated with the making of the documentary film, Family Name. Included are numerous photographs of the work of artist Charles Henry Alston and interviews with his sisters and others who knew him. There are also photographs and taped interviews with Macky Alston and members of his family. The bulk of materials are dated 1986 to 1997, but there is a small number of items dated 1843-1961.

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Contents list

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Note that original file folder titles have, in most cases, been retained.

Box 1

Book Proposal--computer diskette and "Contents of Spinky box" #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Miscellaneous papers of Charles Alston, notes (legal pad) concerning Alston family members, genealogy notes (handwritten), and textual materials on Joseph John Alston.

Book Publishers--correspondence , book publishers catalogs, and clippings #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Book Receipts--receipt from Park Slope Copy Center, Brooklyn, N.Y. #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Book--table of contents, introduction, miscellaneous chapters #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Book (Macky's)--table of contents (book and film) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Book Proposal--photocopies, note to Nick Gottlieb and Nancy Alston, notes about origins/conception of Family Name #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Film Script Draft--"Plantations: My People Owned Your People" #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Selections for Chapter 1--notes and photographs #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Psalm & Hymns --publication, copyright 1843 #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Delany Sisters--photocopies of newspaper clippings about Sadie and Bessie Delany, natives of Raleigh, N.C. #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

The Ellingtons (Duke)--newspaper clipping announcing engagement of Duke Ellington's granddaughter, Mercedes Ellington #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

The Alexanders (Clifford and Adele)--newspaper clippings about Clifford Alexander, spouse of the former Adele Logan #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Langston Hughes--magazine article (short biographical sketch) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 1

Box 2

Family Name Script--final drafts #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 2

Sharon Portnoy Design-- architecture and interior design packet #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 2

Kay's Stuff--handwritten notes, script materials #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 2

Script-- Family Name #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 2

Box 3

Notes and Script Materials #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 3

Box 4

Guest Book--Fred Alston concert #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 4

Framed photographs of Alston family members #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 4

Alston House, DeKalb County, Ga.--article and clippings about Alston family's house #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 4

Alston-Paschal-King Project--historical documentation project including members of the Martin Luther King family #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 4

Ancestral Records--Alston family #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 4

Correspondence and General Research Notes--southern historical and film project research #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 4

Research Notes--notes on film project #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 4

"Alston Family History & Genealogy Page"--printed copies of web page information #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 4

Box 5

Photograph File, Books 1-3--photocopies of photographs and images (3-ring binder) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 5

Box 6

WMA (Wallace McPherson Alston) #1-3 (3-ring binder) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 6

Box 7

Research Bible--research notes for making Family Name (3-ring binder) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 7

Images Ordered--photocopies of photographs (3-ring binder) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 7

New Stills, Binders #1-2--photocopies of photographs (3-ring binder) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 7

Box 8

Charles's Art--photographs and photocopies of Charles Alston's artwork (3-ring binder) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 8

CHA #1-2--life and career of Charles Alston #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 8

Box 9

Shoot 800 Select Binder, film shoot materials (3-ring binder, black) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 9

Shoot 800 Select Binder, film shoot materials (3-ring binder, red) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 9

Shoot 900 Select Binder, film shoot materials (3-ring binder, blue) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 9

Shoot 1000, 1100, 1200, film shoot materials (3-ring binder, burgundy) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 9

Miscellaneous photocopies, images, and card catalog records (3-ring binder) #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 9

Box 10

Publications #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." Box 10

Journal of Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina; St. Bartholomew's Parish, Pittsboro, North Carolina 1833-1983; A Visit to the Country; Official Souvenir Guide & Picture Book; Graphics; The Architectural Heritage of Chatham County, North Carolina; The People Could Fly; Chatham County 1771-1971

Image Folder PF-20290/1

Photographs, circa 1930s-1970s #20290, Series: "1. Papers and Photographs." PF-20290/1

Acquisitions Information: Accession 99300 (Addition of August 2002)

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Family Name--tape 1 Reels 1 and 2, 6 December 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Family Name--tape 2 Reels 3 and 4, 6 December 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Family Name--dub from beta master CR 1 and 2 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Family Name--narration reel 1A, 22 November 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Family Name--narration reel 1B, 22 November 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Family Name--narration reel 2A, 22 November 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Family Name--narration reel 2B, 22 November 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Family Name--narration reel 3A, 22 November 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Family Name--narration reel 3B, 22 November 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Family Name (VHS, not 3/4-inch) #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 11

Box 12

Family Name--narration reel 4A, 22 November 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--narration reel 4B, 22 November 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--music cues (temporary), 21 October 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--transfer to 16mm, VID SELS 2 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--CR # 1-2, ADDRESS TRACK/VITC/WTC/FF #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--CR # 1-2, ADDRESS TRACK/VITC #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--CR # 3-4, ADDRESS TRACK/VITC #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--split track, 19 May 1998 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--trailer titles #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name - 55295, 30 August 1995 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--tape 001, audio only #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Family Name--master, old trailer and new, 31 May 1995 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 12

Box 13

Family Name--project demo--sub master, 11 September 1995 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--Act I, Act II (partial), 8 April 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--CR # 3 and 4 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--print #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--dub from beta master CR 3 and 4 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--print, address track #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--viewing master #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--CR 3-4, address track/VITC/WTC/FF #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--film-to-tape transfer, 1st corrected print #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--CR 1 and 2, with scratch mix #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--video selects 1, 12 June 1996 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

Family Name--hour 2, address track, 55296, 30 August 1995 #20290, Series: "3. Video Tapes 3/4-inch." Box 13

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Box 14

Black Composers--Country Band a.k.a. Life's Other Side (2 copies) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Poem--Concert for Healing--Miscellaneous-Black Composer Series (2 copies), 21 August 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Alabama Black Reunion, Black Reunion/Delores's Church (2 copies), 21 August 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Family Name--Hamlet Chapel Church--live in North Carolina, 12 January 1997 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Macky Alston and Memaw #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Vanessa Alston--His Eyes on the Sparrow #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Gylbert/Aida and Rousmaniere #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

"Circle" revised demo, "Seek" demo, 30 October 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Primus Address--selected excerpts--reading Will Badgett, 28 May 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Family Name,--Opelika Pix, tape 3 music #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Sound Track--7 August time codes movie, 12 August 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

"Will the Circle be Unbroken," 26 November 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Miscellaneous Missing Cues, Alabama Black Reunion #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

The Lab, Inc.--demo, 1995 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Midgette, Alice Alston, John Trotter #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Damien, Big Picture, lunch with Maria and Selina #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Macky's Rumination #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Macky's Ruminations, 1 July #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Screening, 20 April, and Narration, 13 August #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Family Name--Fran session #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Macky and Fran, 11 January 1994 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Lunch with Maria and Selina 20 March 1994 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Alston Grove Congregational Church (by Brett Alston), 23 February 1975 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Found a New Baby/Careless Love, Johnny Alston and His Orchestra #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Alston Grove Church--live in North Carolina, 12 January 1997 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

"Circle," "Seek" #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Family Name--song mixes, 2 May 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Family Name--Charlotte--"Hmmms" #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

"Circle," 4 December 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

"Circle" revised demo, "Seek" demo--Joseph Joubert, 30 October 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

"Seek" copy, "Circle"--temp mix #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 14

Box 15

Cued up--"While My Lady Sleeps,""Equinox" #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Jose White--David Baker #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Black Composers (1 and 2) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Screening--(tape 2), 20 April #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Music Cues--1st draft, Family Name, 4 October 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Family Name--mixed cues, 24 November 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Ungar and Mason-- musical ideas #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Family Name--Opelika Pix--music (tape 1) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

"Circle Be Unbroken"--rough demo, Joubert #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Joseph Joubert--various arrangements #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Professor Charles Taylor and the Taylor Singers, the message #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Family Name--Opelika Pix--Music (tape 2) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Alston, Charles/E. Rolick--Archives of American Art (1 of 1), 19 January 1970 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Alston, Charles/Murray--Archives of American Art (1 of 2), 19 October 1968 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Alston, Charles/Murray--Archives of American Art (2 of 2), 19 October 1968 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Alston, Charles/Phillips--Archives of American Art (1 of 1), 28 September 1965 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

"The Racoon Story"--Charlotte Blake Alston with John Blake, Jr. #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Alborado del Gracioso--and other selections #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Family Name--song mixes, 29 May 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Soundtrack--sample/temp #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Reel #3B, 4 HH #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

7B: Rousmaniere and Aida #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

5A: Rousmaniere/Aida #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Life's Other Side, May the Circle Be Unbroken #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Life's Other Side #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Family Name #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Temp Music #2--Matt Barton #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Concert at Cherry Hill #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Concert at Cherry Hill #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Soundboard Tape #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Charles Alston Interviews--Murray, Rolick, Archives of American Art (1 of 2) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Charles Alston Interviews--Murray, Rolick, Archives of American Art (2of 2) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Rousmaniere, Aida, Gilbert (Gylbert) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Rousmaniere Alston, Aida Winters/G. Coker, M. Schwatz #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

"Seek"--1st master #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 15

Box 16

Family Name--music selects, 29 August 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Temp Music #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Temp Music (#2)--jazz #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Sermons--Wallace M. Alston, Sr.--Union, Richmond, 1961 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Wallace M. Alston, Jr.--sermons, 1978 and 1986 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Sermons--Wallace M. Alston, Jr., from Union, Richmond, Library #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

8A: Delores/WT #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Reel #3A HH #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Family Name--Diggs, Cemetery, Vanessa (tape #1) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Family Name--(tape #2) Maria Young #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Family Name--(tape #6) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Anthony/Booker T. #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charlotte, Jeff, Wallace #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charlotte Performing #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Gylbert, Aida, Rousmaniere #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charles Alston Interview, Wild Tracks 58, 59 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charles Alston Interview, Wild Tracks 60, 61 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charles Alston Interview, Wild Tracks 61, 62 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charles Alston Interview, Wild Tracks 63, 64 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Opelika Pictures--musical cues and stings #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

4A: Family Name--Alice Alston/Barbara #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charles Alston Interview/Phillips, Archives of American Art (1 of 1) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Music--sample/notes #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charlotte Blake Alston--"A Sampling of Stories and Songs" #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Demo Tape #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Music Samples--temp music, Wallace Alston Band recording session #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charles Alston Interview #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charles Alston, Harry Henderson, Wild Tracks 79 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charles Alston, tape1-2 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Jocelyn's Tape #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

"Life's Other Side" and other selections (side A 12 selections; side B 6 selections) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Family Name--final mixes #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Family Name--church choir recordings #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Demo Tape--(side A 12 selections, side B 10 selections) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Charlotte Blake Alston--"A Sampling of Stories and Songs" #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Gospel--Charlotte Alston/Fred Alston #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 16

Box 17

Family Name--song mixes, 29 May 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Alabama/Black Reunion/Delores's Church #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Opelika Pictures, "Family Thing" #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Opelika Thematic Ideas, 22 August 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Delores's Speech/Sermon/Delores's Church #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name 362727 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name--Fred at Sprig's #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name--music cues #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name--Jeff interview continued #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name--piano tuning and rehearsal #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name--Delores's church #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Harpo Productions-- Family Name #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name--Fred at Sprig's #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name--Concert for Healing, Fred interview/Jeff interview #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name--themes, 6 September 1996 #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Facing History--input for short versions #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

Family Name--soundtrack demos (4 CDs) #20290, Series: "4. Audio Cassettes." Box 17

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Box 18

Family Name--copy not for broadcast #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Old Trailer and New Trailer #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Gylbert Coker Interview (2 of 2 ), 30 October 1993 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

National Archives--Allison's trip on October--MLK #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--rough cut, not for broadcast, 6 April 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--Act I/Act II, 1 April 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--trailer #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--rough trailer, 26 April 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Archival Film #2, 22 January 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Unlabeled Video #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Archival, #2 Y55 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

National Archive Footage --Charles Alston/Civil Rights March/KKK #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name, 17 October 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name, 17 July 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Video in cardboard case--7223 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

The Civil War--Ken Burns, excerpts #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Archive Films #3 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--rough cut, 10 November 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Miles Connell --"In Uncle Robert's Footsteps,"8 August 1994 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--time code window dubs, 7 August 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--MX cues, 9 November 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--cut, 9 July 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name, 17 July 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name, 1 November 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--recut first pass #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--recut fourth pass #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--music cues (1-21) #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--music cues, 5 November 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name, 16 November 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--music cues, 1 November 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name--trailer #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name, 10 November 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Family Name, 7 August 1994 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Interview with Gylbert Coker (1 of 2), 20 October 1993 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

AAGHS Conference-- Family Name #2 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Washington--African American General Society Conference, tape #1 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 18

Box 19

#1 Y55 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Macky Alston Family--Princeton, (tape 3 of 3), 8 January 1994 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Fred Alston's Tape--TV-- performing with chamber orchestra #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

"Segregation"--VHS with logo #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

John E. Allen, Inc.--1B03 Blacks/1B04 Blacks #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--research, "Designing Women,"1 November 1983 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Macky on phone with parents, Macky and Jocelyn, Macky on project #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Archive Productions--archive film #1, 8 November #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Macky Alston Family--(tape 1 and 2 of 3), 8 January 1994 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--trailer #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

H18 South Shoot Selex #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--picture lock, not for broadcast (2 copies) #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--Acts 1 and 2, rough cut, 22 April 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Brookgreen SC ETV 1994 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--Herschel Dwellingham #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--trailer (4 copies)--12 minutes #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--trailer (not titled, mixed, or on-lined) #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--rough cut , 5 December 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--rough cut, 10 November 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name--workprint #1 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Archive Footage/Selects--SH1000 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Archive Films #4 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Cut, 6 June 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

FN ( Family Name)--rough, Act 1 and 2, 22 April 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Family Name, 7 January 1997 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 19

Box 20

Family Name--RLS 1-9, 9 September 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--RLS 5-9, 11 September 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name, 23 September 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name, 3 November 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--music cues, 14 October 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--cut, 3 June 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--cut, RLS 1-4 September 1995 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--workprint--scratch mix with temp music #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--workprint--scratch mix temporary music, not for broadcast #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--workprint #4 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

H18 Selex Tape--subway/Gylbert/art value/family meeting, 18 May 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--workprint--scratch mix with temporary music #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--music cues, 6 October 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Nick in Chapel Hill and other footage #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--trailer #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Showcase Performance, Part II (Arts in Education Showcase), 25 September 1992 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--picture lock (not for broadcast) (2 copies) #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name, 6 May 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Opelika Pictures--Little Rock Archival #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--trailer #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--trailer (2 copies) #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--trailer, 81790 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--master--color corrected negative #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name--trailer (white case) #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Scotland Neck --"Movies of Local People"1939 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Family Name, 16 April 1996 #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Charlotte Blake Alston--at Lowery Elementary School #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

Charlotte Blake Alston #20290, Series: "5. Video Tapes VHS" Box 20

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Box 21

Life's Other Side (tape 1), 25 March 1996 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Life's Other Side (tape 2), 25 March #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

M. Alston Family (1 of 3), 8 January 1994 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name (tape 1), Summer 1994 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name (tape 2), Macky goes to art storage facility #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name (tape 4), Revolutionary War re-enact #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--last talk #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--Macky at library in Washington, D.C. (tape 2), 28 April 1994 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--Escalator, Friday Conference (tape 3), 28-29 April #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--Edward Ball Conference (tape 4) #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--D.C. conference and interviews (tape 5) #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--conference day #2 (tape 6), 30 April 1994 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Unlabeled tape #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Interview with Gylbert Coker--1st meeting (tape 1 of 2), 30 October 1993 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Coker Interview--(2 of 2), 30 October 1993 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Macky Alston Family--Princeton (tape 2 of 3), 8 January 1994 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Macky Alston Family--Princeton (tape 3 of 3), 8 January 1994 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Archive Footage/Selects SH 1000 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Selex SH #1200 (tape 1), Lanel Luttaway #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

SH 1200 (tape 1), Pittsboro Cemetery and other footage #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

SH 1200 (tape 2) Rousmaniere--past reunion #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

SH 1200 (tape 3) #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Miscellaneous Selex for Kine (#1), 22 March 1996 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Transfers for trailer, Aus Trailer (tape 1)--possible master #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Washington Trip--Alison #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Mos/--(no case) #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Unlabeled Tape (no case) #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--RL 9 (tape 3), 2 September 1995 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--17 October #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--(tape 2), 2 September 1995 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--1st rough RL 1-4 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name Promotion--(tape #2) trailer #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Select Reels 1,2,3,4,5 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Miscellaneous Selex for Kine, SHOOT 1100 (tape 2), 22 March 1996 #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

Family Name--sync slate #20290, Series: "6. Video Tapes Hi 8 " Box 21

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Box 26

Genealogical materials #20290, Series: "9. Oversized Papers." Box 26

Cemetery map, Images for Key Art (folder with lists of enslaved peopled for estates of George Alston and Philip Alston. Lists of people enslaved in Chatham County, N.C., estates, Census records from North Carolina and Georgia (photocopies), Genealogy charts--Alstons.

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-20290/2

Art work #20290, Series: "9. Oversized Papers." OPF-20290/2

Acquisitions Information: Accession 99300 (Addition of August 2002)

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-20290/3

Art prints #20290, Series: "9. Oversized Papers." OPF-20290/3

Acquisitions Information: Accession 99300 (Addition of August 2002)

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-20290/4

Miscellaneous #20290, Series: "9. Oversized Papers." OPF-20290/4

Acquisitions Information: Accession 99300 (Addition of August 2002)

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