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Guide to the Estela and Ernesto Bravo Film and Video Collection TAM.616

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jan Hilley, with the assistance of Heather Mulliner.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 26, 2019
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to include item-level description of 225 videos  , December 2018

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Series XV: Mandela Visits Jamaica, 1991

Scope and Content Note

This series contains full-length versions and raw footage from the documentary Mandela Visits Jamaica, which chronicles Nelson Mandela's visit to Jamaica during his 1991 tour of the Caribbean and Latin America. Footage in this series includes scenes of crowds waiting to meet Nelson and Winnie Mandela, Mandela at speaking events, scenes from the Jamaican Parliament, and background footage.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 93 Cassette : ref677 (Videos) Mandela in Jamaica

Scope and Content Note

This is a full-length version of the film Mandela in Jamaica. This recording contains additional footage after the credits.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Umatic. Duration: 00:20:00.

1991
Box: 83 Dvd : ref677 (Access dvd [31142062673127])
Box: Electronic Records Folder : TW_TAM_616_ER_9 Mandela Visits Jamaica

Mandela Visits Jamaica   TW_TAM_616_ER_9

1991
Box: 93 Cassette : ref631 (Videos) Mandela Visits Jamaica /  Mandela in Cuba

Scope and Content Note

This full-length version of Mandela Visits Jamaica appears to have been taped over a copy of  Mandela in Cuba (which is longer but ends abruptly during a Fidel Castro speech).

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Umatic. Duration: 01:11:00.

1991
Box: 82 Dvd : ref631 (Access dvd [31142062723625])
Box: 93 Cassette : ref623 (Videos) Footage of Mandela in Jamaica

Scope and Content Note

This tape contains footage of people lining up for Nelson and Winnie Mandela's appearance at a speaking event at the University of the West Indies. It then cuts to footage of the Jamaican Parliament welcoming Mandela who addressed its members.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Umatic. Duration: 00:51:05.

1991
Box: 82 Dvd : ref623 (Access dvd [31142062723625])
Box: 5 Cassette : ref138 (Videos) Footage of Mandela in Jamaica ("Assemblia Popular")

Scope and Content Note

The first ten minutes consists of scenes in a large chamber with no sound; Fidel enters and is seated. After a few minutes of test pattern, there is sound and a picture of the Mandelas (and Jorge Risquet) at airport boarding a plane (en route to Jamaica per Estela Bravo). There is sound and people speaking with each other but the sound of the plane engine drowns out the conversations. There are many close-ups of the various people in Mandela's entourage. Finally, the last few minutes return to a chamber filled with people but no sound.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Original Format: Betacam. Duration: 00:18:23.

1991
Box: 77 Dvd : ref138 (Access dvd [31142062673093])

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