San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, c2002.
4 videodiscs (56 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Producers, Sam Pollard (ep. 1, 4), Richard Wormser (ep. 2, 4), Bill Jersey (ep. 3-4) ; directors, Bill Jersey (ep. 1, 3-4), Richard Wormser (ep. 2, 4) : writers, Bill Jersey (ep. 1, 3-4), Richard Wormser (2, 4) ; narrator, Richard Roundtree ; series producer, Richard Wormser ; music, Christopher Rife, Michael Bacon ; editors, Garrett Levin, Tom Hanake, Max Salomon, Pierre Valette ; director of photography, Brian Dowley.
Originally produced for television broadcast.
The rise and fall of Jim Crow offers the first comprehensive look at race relations in America between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. This definitive four-part series documents the context in which the laws of segregation known as the "Jim Crow" system originated and developed.
Program 1. Promises betrayed (1865-1896) -- pr. 2. Fighting back (1896-1917) -- pr. 3. Don't shout too soon (1917-1940) -- pr. 4. Terror and triumph (1940-1954).