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Gordon Parks video

Date: 2002

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Videorecording

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 305698

Biographical sketch: Gordon Roger Alexander Buchanan Parks was born November 30, 1912 in Fort Scott, Kansas the son of Sarah and Jackson Parks. He was an American photographer, musician, composer, author, poet, and film director. Parks is best remembered for his photographic essays for Life magazine, his autobiographical novel and film The Learning Tree and as director of the film Shaft. Parks died March 7, 2006 and is buried in his hometown of Fort Scott, Kansas.

Summary: This is a video of Gordon Parks reminiscencing about Fort Scott, Kansas from his apartment in New York. The video was made in lieu of him taking a trip to Fort Scott for an event in his honor. The video is 6 minutes and 18 seconds

Space Required/Quantity: 1 DVD

Title (Main title): Gordon Parks video

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000-00-00-00  accession 2014-105 

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    Fort Scott (Kan.)
    Parks, Gordon, 1912-