Consists of 90,000 feet of 16mm color film, representing approximately 290 "Awareness" news magazine stories, produced by WIS-TV in the 1970s. Collection contains the original 16mm film elements, mainly silent and sound outtakes, of the studio interviews and location sequences that made up the bulk of “Awareness” content.
- Washington, Isaac (Producer, Person)
This collection is partially processed. Materials may be available upon request.
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Copyright and Use
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90,000 feet of film
18 Linear Feet
WIS-TV "Awareness" was founded in 1970 and developed and produced by the African-American community to address the needs and interests of African Americans throughout South Carolina. It was the first African-American themed and produced television news program in the state. Originally airing weekly on Saturday nights, the show is still on the air today.
Moving Image Research Collections. 707 Catawba St. Columbia, SC 29208
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated by Cosmos Broadcasting Corporation in 1984.
Part of the Moving Image Research Collections (MIRC) Repository
707 Catawba Street
Columbia SC 29208
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