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    Family Pictures: USA

FAMILY PICTURES: USA


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Family Pictures: USA Trailer

Family Pictures: USA is a documentary-style magazine show, filmed before a live studio audience, that journeys through a rapidly changing landscape where the foundations of a familiar and idealized “AMERICA” are being transformed.

The Mighty Joe Von Battle – Requiem for a Record Shop Man

My father, the late Joe Von Battle, was an important mid-century recorder and producer of blues and gospel music in Detroit, from 1945 until 1967. He has been called the “Chess of Detroit”, referring to the iconic Chicago Record company, and is regarded by many as a cornerstone in the building of the “Detroit Sound.”

Before You Came, We Were Here: An Ojibway Family & The Making of Detroit

Chantel Henry (Ginew Kwe or "Golden Eagle Woman") became aware of her and her family's deep connection to the city of Detroit about four years ago. We are so honored that she decided to share with us the story of how her grandparents, Arnold and Freda Henry, came to Detroit and her family's rich history in the city.


Photos From The DDFR Community

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Thomas Allen Harris shared National Film Preservation Foundation's photo to the group: Family Pictures USA.

Great job Stephen Gong! Thanks also for your early support of Family Pictures USA!
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Here's Stephen Gong, Executive Director of the Center for Asian American Media, recording commentary for Last of the Line (1914), starring Japanese American actor Sessue Hayakawa as the son of a Sioux...

Great job Stephen Gong! Thanks also for your early support of Family Pictures USA!

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So if anyone likes investigative challenges, here's one for you. Backstory: a couple years ago, my mom and I had bought old furniture offline. I was cleaning the vanity and when I pulled out the drawe...

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Joanne ButcherWhat a beautiful story! Good luck in finding your Clair Zampino and George Koutures descendants.

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