African American Sit-In at Forest Knolls
KPIX News report from June 30th 1961 in San Francisco featuring silent views of Willie Brown and his family (including wife Blanche Brown) outside a model home at the Standard Building Company's Forest Knolls housing development. They staged a civil rights sit-in there because the developers refused to show any homes to African Americans. Also includes brief scenes of them meeting with other members of the local African American community, who were supporting their protest.
Movette Film Transfer of San Francisco remastered this 16mm positive film print in December 2017 in 2K resolution (2048x1556 pixels), using a Lasergraphics film scanner. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
Added to Bay Area Television Archive on May 23, 2018.
- Type of material: archival newsfilm
- Duration: 1:17
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Recording medium: 16mm b&w, silent film
- Date aired: 6/30/61
- Originally aired on: KPIX-TV
- KPIX 11075-2K.mp4 (35.53 MB – MPEG4 video)
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