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Davis, Belva, 1932-
The Belva Davis and William Moore Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame Archives collection contains audiovisual recordings of BFHFI events hosted between 1978 and 1993 as well as text-based documents generated during the production of the 2nd and 18th annual BFHFI Black History Month Celebration in 1975 and 1991.
Green, Ronald J., 1944-
Papers and related materials of writer, researcher, and professor J. Ronald Green. The collection contains research, drafts, and correspondence pertaining to the publication of Green's books Straight Lick: The Cinema of Oscar Micheaux (2000) and With a Crooked Stick—The Films of Oscar Micheaux (2004), as well as a number of his scholarly articles.
Smith, Mary Perry, 1926-2015
This collection contains a wide array of materials documenting the history and activities of the Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame (BFHFI). The materials were collected and/or created by Mary Perry Smith from the time immediately predating the BFHFI's first Black History Month celebration in 1974 to the efforts of its remaining supporters to revitalize the organization following its final film festival in 2003. Highlights include event publicity and souvenirs; celebrity memorabilia; moving image and screenplay submissions to the BFHFI's annual competition; Phil Moore's personal papers, arrangements, lyric sheets, recordings, and photographs; video recordings of BFHFI events; correspondence; and administrative, board, and planning documents.