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From Slavery to Freedom Film Series: “How They Got Over”

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Presented by Heinz History Center at Frick Environmental Center, Pittsburgh PA

Nov 07 2018
From Slavery to Freedom Film Series: “How They Got Over”

The History Center’s African American Program will sponsor several film screenings and discussions in 2018 as part of the From Slavery to Freedom Film Series, hosted by the Frick Environmental Center at 2005 Beechwood Boulevard in Pittsburgh.

On Nov. 7, join the History Center’s African American Program at the Frick Environmental Center for a screening of “How They Got Over.”

This film explores the forerunners of rhythm and blues – gospel quartets who blazed a trail and thrilled audiences in the “Golden Age” of gospel quartet music in the 1930s, 40s, and 50s. “How They Got Over” tells the story of gospel quartet music from its early pioneering days on the chittlin’ circuit through its crossover phase, when gospel

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2005 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15217

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