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COLLECTION Identifier: MC 931; DVD-90; MP-66

Papers of De Ama Battle, 1970-2015

ABDM Inc. Ghana film #1, December 1976-1977. Digital

Scope and Contents Research and travel footage from De Ama Battle's trip to Ghana. Includes shots of city streets and village dance and music performances.

Michael Battle and Black Heritage, 1970-1980. Digital

Scope and Contents Research and travel footage from De Ama Battle trip likely to Tunisia. Includes footage of city life, buildings, landscape, and music performance.

Gambia film #2, 1979. Digital

Scope and Contents Research and travel footage from De Ama Battle's trip to Gambia. Includes footage of local drumming and dance performances and wrestling match.

Senegal/Morocco, ca. 1975. Digital

Scope and Contents Research and travel footage from De Ama Battle's trip to Jamaica and Mali. Includes footage of unidentified stage performance, a parade, dance class practice, drumming performance.

Film B1: Ghana original, 1976-1981. Digital

Scope and Contents Research and travel footage from De Ama Battle's trip to Ghana. Includes nearly identical footage from MP-66.1 with additional footage of De Ama Battle playing with village children.

Art of Black Dance and Music performances, 1976. Digital

Scope and Contents Footage of performances by the Art of Black Dance and Music and the Black Heritage Dancers at unidentified venues.

National Ballet Company of Senegal, 1979. Digital

Scope and Contents Footage of stage performance by National Ballet Company of Senegal. Also includes footage of city streets, village children, and local dance practice.

National Ballet Company of Senegal original film, 1979. Digital

Scope and Contents Extended footage of stage performance by National Ballet Company of Senegal featured in MP-66.7.

Family vacations, ca. 1970. Digital

Scope and Contents Travel and family footage. Includes dancing child, the Grand Canyon, Navajo dance, San Francisco, civil rights march against segregation, De Ama Battle, Disneyland, unidentified commencement ceremony, and family and friends.

Trip to Mali and Gambia, 1979. Digital

Scope and Contents Travel and research footage of De Ama Battle's trip to Gambia that is nearly identical to that in MP-66.3. Includes train ride to village, market day, children, wrestling match and local drumming and dance performances.