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Traces of the trade [videorecording] : a story from the deep north / directed, produced & written by Katrina Browne ; co-directed, edited & written by Alla Kovgan ; co-director & executive producer, Jude Ray ; co-producer & executive producer, Elizabeth Delude-Dix ; co-producer, Juanita Brown ; Ebb Pod Productions LLC.

Browne, Katrina. (Director). Kovgan, Alla. (Added Author). Ebb Pod Productions. (Added Author). California Newsreel (Firm) (Added Author).
  • Description: 1 videodisc (86 min.) : sd. col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen format.
  • Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : California Newsreel,

Available copies

Current holds

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gordon College 3rd Floor Hallway DVD DVD HT 985 .T73 2008 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a documentary film in 2008.
Also includes an abridged version of the film (51 min.).
Special features (82 min.): extended interviews with Prof. Ronald W. Bailey & Prof. Joanne Pope Melish (10 min.), Prof. Joanne Pope Melish (12 min.), Prof. Robert Addo-Fening (8 min.), Prof. Maria del Carmen Barcia (12 min.), Prof. Glenn Loury (12 min.) & Prof. Charles Ogletree (9 min.); interviews with Browne (14 min.) & Rev. Frank Griswold (5 min.); printable materials (discussion guides for each version of the film & a collection of companion essays, all in PDF format).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Liz Dory ; original score by Roger C. Miller.
Participant or Performer Note: DeWolf descendants appearing in the film: Katrina Browne, Keila DePoorter, Tom DeWolf, Holly Fulton, Elly DeWolfe Hale, Ledlie Laughlin, Dain Perry, James DeWolf Perry VI, Jim DeWolf Perry V, Elizabeth Sturges Llerena.
Summary: "Filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers that her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine cousins retrace the Triangle Trade and gain a powerful new perspective on the black/white divide" -- Container.
System Details Note: DVD.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: "Licensed for institutional use, except for faith-based groups" -- Container.
Language Note: In English.
Closed-captioned.
Subject: DeWolf, Charles, b. 1695 > Family.
Slave trade > New England > History.
Slave trade > Africa, West > History.
Slave trade > Cuba > History.
United States > Race relations > History.
Genre: Documentary films.
Historical films.
Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films for the hearing impaired.

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: Story from the deep north