Mondays at Beinecke: Solomon Sir Jones Films with Martin Johnson

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Monday, January 25, 2021 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
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Martin Johnson will discuss the Solomon Sir Jones Films, 29 silent black and white films documenting African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928.
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Johnson is an assistant professor of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of “Main Street Movies: The History of Local Film in the United States” (Indiana, 2018), and has published journal articles in Film History, Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, Early Popular Visual Culture, and The Moving Image. For more on Johnson, visit
For more about the Solmon Sir Jones Films at the Beinecke Library, visit…

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