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Keith Beauchamp Audiovisual Recordings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2015-016

Scope and Contents

Video and audio recordings of people and places significant to the murder of Emmett Till, recorded and collected by Keith A. Beauchamp. Interview subjects include Mamie Till-Mobely, Simeon Wright, Wheeler Parker, Willie Wright, Thelma Wright Edwards, Willie Reed, Al Sharpton, and others involved in the case or its history. Filmed locations include Money, Greenwood, and Sumner in Mississippi; and Chicago, Illinois.
Online Copies Available Some material from the Beauchamp Audiovisual Recordings is available through the FSU Digital Library


  • Created: 2001-2004
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/24/2017


Conditions Governing Access

Access to video content is restricted by donor agreement. Please contact Special Collections & Archives staff for more information on access to these materials.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscript collections must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


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175 Gigabytes

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Technical Access Requirements

Content on videocassette is not immediately available for use in Special Collections & Archives reading rooms. Please contact staff at (850) 644-3271 or for more information about viewing and using audiovisual recordings from archival collections.

Source of Acquisition

Keith A. Beauchamp (creator)

Method of Acquisition

Donation. Deed of Gift executed October 2015. Acquired on February 24, 2017.

Related Resources

Keith Beauchamp (director). (2005). The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till [motion picture]. USA: Velocity/Thinkfilm.

Emmett Till Project. "Conversations."
Keith Beauchamp Audiovisual Recordings
Rory Grennan
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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