The Resource Angel island : story of Chinese immigration, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, (evideo)

Angel island : story of Chinese immigration, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, (evideo)

Label
Angel island : story of Chinese immigration
Title
Angel island
Title remainder
story of Chinese immigration
Statement of responsibility
MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Title variation
Story of Chinese immigration
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On Angel Island, the history is written on the walls. From 1910 until 1943, Chinese immigrants to America passed through Angel Island in San Francisco Bay, the Ellis Island of the West. Unlike other groups, the Chinese were legally discriminated against under an 1882 law called the Chinese Exclusion Act. This program looks at how two women-one an artist, the other a documentary filmmaker-are raising funds and awareness to have the old immigration station restored. Slated for destruction, the station was spared in 1970 when a park ranger discovered, beneath layers of paint, poems written by anxious detainees about their fears of deportation
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • MacNeil/Lehrer Productions
Runtime
12
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Asian Americans
  • Immigrants
  • Imperialism
  • Industries
  • Labor
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Angel island : story of Chinese immigration, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=29444
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 28, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Angel Island: The Ellis Island of the West (3:25) -- Angel Island: "Paper" Relatives (4:13) -- Angel Island: Poetry and Restoration (3:19)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (12 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital.
Publisher number
29444
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100029444
  • 100029444
  • (OCoLC)707972164
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Angel island : story of Chinese immigration, MacNeil/Lehrer Productions, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=29444
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 28, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Angel Island: The Ellis Island of the West (3:25) -- Angel Island: "Paper" Relatives (4:13) -- Angel Island: Poetry and Restoration (3:19)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (12 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital.
Publisher number
29444
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100029444
  • 100029444
  • (OCoLC)707972164
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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