Spring 2009: Featured Video
Randall Burkett, curator of Emory’s African American Collection, just returned from Europe with a new acquisition. Here’s a look at this and more, through the eyes of a lifelong collector of rare and interesting things.
Rudolph Byrd, professor of American and African American studies, talks about pieces of the James Weldon Johnson collection, and gives viewers an up-close look at the personal notebook and the handmade quilt Alice Walker created while writing The Color Purple.
Poet and professor Kevin Young, curator of Emory’s literary collections,
invites you on a video tour of Emory’s most remarkable African American
materials ... some of which may surprise you.
Video produced by Emory Photo/Video, www.photo.emory.edu.