Spring 2009: Featured Video
Parallel Paths within the African American Collection
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.
Video produced by Emory Photo/Video, www.photo.emory.edu.