Spring 2009: Featured Video
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.
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.
Video produced by Emory Photo/Video, www.photo.emory.edu.