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Catalog Number 2015.007.011
Object Name Film, Motion Picture
Title Community Centers
"Neighborhoods" Rolls 6 & 7
2 Rolls Workprint
Scope & Content 16mm color workprint with synchronized magnetic audio from the Sue Marx production, "This Is My Home, This Is Detroit," containing footage of activities in the Coleman A. Young Community Center as well as another complex, presumably the Joseph Walker Williams Center. The footage begins with a water aerobics class in the Coleman A. Community Center's pool before following some of the participants to the "twirl spa therapy pool." In the following segments, all identified as being at the "Walker Comm. Center," on the clapboards, an older man and a boy play pool, a group of older people play checkers, a group of children play table football while a young man keeps score, a group play Simon Says in a room with a multi-level carpeted floor, and a boy breakdances in that same room. The clapboards and the rolls are labeled November 27, 1985.
Date 1985
People Marx, Sue
Extent of Description 0:19:12
Collection Communication/Radio/Television
Search Terms This Is My Home, This Is Detroit
Documentaries
Recreation Centers
Swimming Pools
Games
Dancing
Joseph Walker Williams Center
Coleman A. Young Community Center
Video