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Guide to the P. Adem Carroll Papers
1964-2018 (bulk, 2000-2010)
 MS 3212

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Series IV. Audiovisual , 2002-2015

Scope and Contents

The series consists of audiocasettes, videocasettes, compact discs, and digital files of various media, mostly pertaining to 9/11 and post-9/11 detentions, as well as educational material about Islam and Islamic holidays.

Arrangement

The series is organized into two subseries:

Series IV.A. Digital Formats, 2002-2015
Series IV.B. Cassette Tapes, 2002-2003

Series IV.A. Digital Formats, 2002-2015

Scope and Contents

The subseries contains 10 compact discs (8 audio, 2 audiovisual) and the 4.52 gigabytes of digital files preserved from the 10 CDs; and 6 commercial compact discs that Carroll possessed. The topic of these media largely cover 9/11 and post-9/11 detentions, as well as various elements of Islamic culture and religion, Hurricane Katrina, and the use of torture by the United States federal government. The 6 commercial CDs have not been digitally preserved.

Arrangement

The subseries has been arranged with the CD/DVDs with preserved digital files available for access first, followed by the restricted digital media.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Offsite-Box: 6 Disk : 1-10 10 CDs (RESTRICTED)

Conditions Governing Use

The files from these 10 discs have been copied and preserved, and access to the content is available only through the Digital Files listed below. However, the physical discs may be of interest as archival objects and for any labeling on them, which is minimal and was transcribed below.

2002-2008
Digital Folder: MS 3212 [1] Under Attack: Arab, Muslim and South Asian Communities Since September 11

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

WAV audio file; 29 minutes.

2004
Digital Folder: MS 3212 [2] The Justice Department's Detention Secret

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

WAV audio file; 29 minutes.

2002 September
Digital Folder: MS 3212 [3-4] Katrina: Where Do We Go From Here? Parts 1-2

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Part 1: MP4 video file; 1 hour. Part 2: MP4 video file; 1 hour, 24 minutes.

2005 December
Digital Folder: MS 3212 [5-10] Religion and Violence: Untangling the Roots of Conflict Conference

Scope and Contents

Titles include:

1. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Opening Sermon (WAV audio file; 14 minutes)
2. Tarqi Ramadan, "God's Design: Our Common Responsibility Towards the Future" (WAV audio file; 54 minutes)
3. James H. Cone, "God and Black Suffering: Calling the Oppressors to Account" (WAV audio file; 1 hour)
4. James Carroll, "The Non-Violent God: Reforming Theology as a Way to Peace" (WAV audio file; 1 hour)
5. Susannah Heschel, "Religion and Violence: Finding Prophetic Voice" (WAV audio file; 1 hour, 13 minutes)
6. Closing Panel Discussion (WAV audio file; 1 hour)

2008 January
Offsite-Box: 6 ACLU Dissent Freedom Files with Lewis Black (RESTRICTED)

Scope and Contents

Directed and produced by Jeremy Kagan.

2006
Offsite-Box: 6 Aliens Among Us (RESTRICTED)

Scope and Contents

Film produced by Martina Radwan.

2009
Offsite-Box: 6 American Muslims: Fact vs. Fiction (RESTRICTED)

Scope and Contents

Produced by PBS Learning Media and Unity Productions Foundation.

2015
Offsite-Box: 6 Nadia's Ramadan (RESTRICTED)

Scope and Contents

Produced by PBS Learning Media and Unity Productions Foundation, a "short film about Muslim holidays for the public school classroom."

2015
Offsite-Box: 6 Persons of Interest (RESTRICTED)

Scope and Contents

Directed by Alison MacLean and Tobias Perse; produced by Lawrence Konner.

2003
Offsite-Box: 6 Solitary Confinement: Torture in Your Backyard (RESTRICTED)

Scope and Contents

Produced by the National Religious Campaign Against Torture (NRCAT)

Undated

Series IV.B. Cassette Tapes, 2002-2003

Scope and Contents

The subseries consists of a set of audiocassette tapes, which are an oral recitation of the Quran, as well as a set of videocassette VHS tapes that include various recordings or documentaries on 9/11 and post-9/11 detentions.

Arrangement

The subseries is arranged alphabetically.

Conditions Governing Use

The cassettes are restricted because of the fragility of the tapes. Any access is dependent on the reformatting of the tapes into digital files at the expense of the requestor; such arrangements need to be made through the curator of manuscripts.

Container 1     Title Date
Offsite-Box: 6 Audiocassette tapes (RESTRICTED)

Scope and Contents

Set of 19 cassette tapes held in green carrier, which labels in Arabic. Appears to be a recitation of the Quran by imam Ibrahim Al-Akhdar.

Undated
Offsite-Box: 6 VHS cassette tapes (RESTRICTED)

Scope and Contents

A set of 15 VHS tapes which largely include reports from various news stations on detainees or documentaries about detainees after 9/11. Many tapes include the inscription "Martha" or "Martha's copy." Annotations are noted on the cassette's side. The items are:

1. MDC (Metropolitan Detention Center), 04/06/02
2. ZDF(Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen) about Shokrera, 09/11/02
3. Nightline, ABC News, Detainees, 12/27/02
4. Fet Det Demo, 1st Copy, 02/16/02
5. MDC, 05/04/02
6. Fed Det Demo, 03/09/02
7. MCD Demo, 04/27/02
8. Stars, Stripes and Human Rights, 05/10/03
9. Fed Det Demo, 02/09/02
10. MDC Demo, 03/16/02
11. MDC Demo - full copy of Hi8 (no time code), 03/30/02
12. Nightline ABC News, Detainees, 12/27/02
13. Fed Det Demo, 1st Copy - Full, 02/23/02
14. Interfaith iftar, with Javid Esak, Naeem Baig, Jay Rock, and Anna Vigen (note included), December 2001.
15. Points of Attack, dir. Kathleen Foster, 2004

2002-2003

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