History Detectives

History Detectives

Season 5, Episode 503

DVD - 2007
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"America's top gumshoes prove that an object found in an attic or backyard might be anything but ordinary. Wesley Cowan, independent appraiser and auctioneer; Gwendolyn Wright, professor of architecture, Columbia University; Elyse Luray, independent appraiser and expert in art history; and Tukufu Zuberi, professor of sociology and the director of the Center for Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania leave no stone unturned as they travel around the country to explore the stories behind local folklore, prominent figures and family legends."--Container.
A Civil War enthusiast, owns a vintage photo of the first national social group to challenge the color barrier; a photo archivist has discovered what may be a momentous piece of history; and a bar in Reno, Nevada may house the Jack Dempsey fight bell.
Published: [Portland, Ore.] : Public Broadcasting Service : Distributed by PBS Home Video, c2007.
ISBN: 9780793653294
Branch Call Number: DVD 973 HIS SEASON 5 EPISODE 503
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.


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