Title
The Alabama Experience
Title
A Season with the Forgotten Farmers
Producing Organization
University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio
Contributing Organization
University of Alabama Center for Public Television (Tuscaloosa, Alabama)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip-93d0bf40df6
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Description
A series that focuses on bringing to life the inspiring stores and empowering characters that have helped form Alabama's past and are working to shape its future.
Follows John Henry Travis from Hale County, Alabama and Rev. John Ward from Perry County, Alabama as they prepare and harvest their farms for the 1996 season. The piece highlights their life and work as African American farmers in the black belt, which stretches across Alabama and Mississippi. While they are each several generations into their farms, they credit all their hard work to faith and patience. The piece also covers what got them into farming, how farming works (equipment, planting, etc.), issues that comes with farming, harvesting, and more.
Broadcast
1997-04-10
Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:28:42.188
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Credits
Editor: Ward, Rev. John
Producing Organization: University of Alabama Center for Public Television and Radio
AAPB Contributor Holdings
University of Alabama Center for Public Television
Identifier: cpb-aacip-ce78ce2a2f3 (Filename)
Format: BetacamSP
Duration: 0:28:42
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Citations
Chicago: “The Alabama Experience; A Season with the Forgotten Farmers,” 1997-04-10, University of Alabama Center for Public Television, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed April 7, 2020, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-93d0bf40df6.
MLA: “The Alabama Experience; A Season with the Forgotten Farmers.” 1997-04-10. University of Alabama Center for Public Television, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. April 7, 2020. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-93d0bf40df6>.
APA: The Alabama Experience; A Season with the Forgotten Farmers. Boston, MA: University of Alabama Center for Public Television, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip-93d0bf40df6