Adventures in Negro History. [recording album]
“The full story of the Negroes’ contribution to the flowering of this country has been rarely told and soon forgotten…”
Black American history as imagined by this Detroit, Michigan production outfit and issued, in part, to advertise and market Pepsi-Cola. The ambitious album aimed to highlight significant men and women from pre-Colonial America “down to the threshold of today’s Space Age.” Individuals profiled: Marian Anderson ; Anthony and Isabella ; Crispus Attucks ; Benjamin Banneker ; Mary McLeod Bethune ; B.K. Bruce ; Dr. Ralph Bunche ; George Washington Carver ; Paul Cuffe ; Benjamin Davis, Jr. ; Frederick Douglass ; Dr. Charles Drew ; William E.B. Du Bois ; Paul Laurence Dunbar ; Robert Elliott ; Estevanico [Mustafa Azemmouri] ; Prince Hall ; Jupiter Hammond ; W.C. Handy ; Roland Hayes ; Matthew Henson ; Langston Hughes ; James Weldon Johnson ; James Lewis ; Loe Louis ; Pedro Nino ; Jesse Owens ; P.B.S. Pinchback ; Salem Poor ; A. Philip Randolph ; Hiram Revels ; Paul Robeson ; Jackie Robinson ; John B. Russwurm ; Pater Salem ; Robert Smalls ; William Monroe Trotter ; Sojourner Truth ; Harriet Tubman ; Booker T. Washington ; Phyllis Wheatley ; Prince Whipple.
Description: Adventures in Negro History. [recording album]
Detroit: Highlight Radio Productions, 1963. Un-printed record sleeve toned else Near Mint / Mint; never played.