bMS 16238

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Audiovisual Records: Videocassettes and video reels, 1973-1994

Summary Information:

  • Call Number: bMS 16238
  • Title:  Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Audiovisual Records: Videocassettes and video reels, 1973-1994
  • Repository: Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138-1911
  • Quantity: 8 boxes  (2.80 linear feet)

Administrative Information:

  • Preferred Citation:  Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Audiovisual Records: Videocassettes and video reels, 1973-1994, bMS 16238, Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School.
  • Access: There are no restrictions on access to this collection.

Container List:

Box 1

(Dated VHS videocassettes; in chronological order)

  • "50 years ago today: Jan. 31, 1941" / UUSC; [1991].
  • "Three thousand years and life" / Randall Conrad; © 1973; 41 min.
  • "Aqui El Salvador"; ca. 1978.
  • "El Salvador: nowhere to run" / R. Hohler Assoc. for Oxfam America; March 22, 1982; 30 min.
  • Burke reply to WCVB editorial; Aug. 10, 1982.
  • "Crossfire in El Salvador" / Frontline (PBS program); 1983; 60 min.
  • "FF mission" / CBS News; March 1983.
  • "Operation California: airlift to El Salvador" / Stanley Stefancic; KNXT-TV Channel 2 News, Los Angeles, March 5, 1984.
  • "Within our reach" [Walnut Creek Soc. Action]; 1984-1985 ; and "Sanc. [=sanctuary?] Process: interviews, refugees, students"; undated.
  • Project Vote - three programs / UUA Service Commission; 1985/1986.
  • "A faith exists by mission" / produced by Univision for the Unitarian Universalist Association; Unitarian Universalist Association, © 1986.
  • "It's working"; "Water" [1986 PSA's] / International Service Agencies; HR Productions, Inc., 1986.
  • Unitarian Universalist National Workshop on Social Justice / UUSC; spring 1986; 13 min. (2 copies)
  • Sanctuary movement information meeting / Mary Ann Lundy (Presbyterian Church); Return to Soc. Responsibility Committee, Unitarian Church, Westport, Conn., Jan. 31, 1986.
  • Sanctuary movement information meeting / Attorney Azur (Director, Central American Refugee Center, Long Island), and Mr. Evanchuck (U.S. Immigration Service); Unitarian Church, Westport, Conn., Feb. 14, 1986.
  • Charlie Clements; Dick Cavett Show, Sept. 30, 1986.
  • Unitarian Universalist National Workshop on Social Justice / UUSC; Nov. 13, 1986.
  • Eliza Anderson: UUSC Walkathon, Edmonds, Wash./Puget Sound Walk / UUSC; 1987; 26 min.
  • "Return to Aguacayo: a 16 minutes video essay about accompanying the displaced of El Salvador" / Celeste Greco; Celeste Greco, © 1987.
  • "Speak up, speak out" / D. Kent, J. Powers, L. Shultz, Chicago Unit - Central America; 1987; 30 min.
  • "The war in El Cedro" / produced and directed by Don North, associate producers, Dave Silk and Bob Spitzer; Northstar Productions, © 1987; 50 min.
  • Charlie Clements and MDUUC; March 28, 1987.
  • Unitarian Universalist National Workshop on Social Justice: promotional video / UUSC; April 29, 1984; 31 min. version. (2 copies)
  • Tim Tikaro and Susan Cookson with Tim McQuade (interview) / KSNC-TV; KSNC-TV, Great Bend, Kan.; Sept. 15, 1987.
  • Lawrence Report [sent to Tim Tikaro and Susan Cookson]; Sept. 17, 1987.
  • "Building peace in the midst of war" / Carol Yourman; © 1988; 30 min.
  • "Displaced by war: a new documentary about the people of Nicaragua" / by Jeff Hart and Barbara Wigginton; Northwest VideoWorks, Inc., © 1988; 60 min.
  • Unitarian Universalist National Workshop on Social Justice / {participants include] Carlos Tunnerman (Nicaraguan ambassador to U.S.), Hilda Howland M. Mason (District of Columbia Council), Carolyn McDade, Sara Nelson (Christic Institute), Robert Alpern; [Washington, DC], [April 17-19], 1988.
  • Unitarian Universalist National Workshop on Social Justice / [participants include] Carlos Tunnerman (Nicaraguan ambassador to U.S.), Hilda Howland M. Mason (District of Columbia Council), Carolyn McDade, Sara Nelson (Christic Institute), Robert Alpern; Washington, DC, April 17-19, 1988.
  • "Window on the truth" (video version) / P. R. Beck; July 26, 1988.
  • "Nicaraguan hurricane, October 1988" / Quest for Peace-Quixote Center, Mount Rainer, Md.; Oct. 1988.
  • "Crisis in El Salvador" [same as below?]; 1989.
  • "El Salvador in crisis" / developed and edited by Paul Beck, executive producer, Linda Gray MacKay; UUSC, © Feb. 1989.
  • "1989 sample reel, featuring campaigns: Will Rogers Institute, National Citizens Commission, Goodwill Industries of America, Lutheran World Relief, American Bar Association" / The Leading PSA Production Company; Doug Wyles Productions, Inc., 1989.
  • Burkina Faso trip / L. Worster and L. Witherite (photographers); Jan. 12-24, 1989.
  • Valerie Miller (UUSC) interview / Centro 19 (program?); WBZ-TV, Boston, Mass., Jan. 30, 1989.

Box 2

(Dated VHS videocassettes; in chronological order)

  • "Making a difference" / Our Times (program); WNEV-TV, CBS, Boston, Mass., June 10, 1989; 12 min. (11 archive copies; 1 amateur dub copy)
  • "Today's monitor"; Nov. 9, 1989.
  • "Fiftieth anniversary celebration...Delegates Dining Room, United Nations, New York City" / UUSC; Thursday, Jan. 25, 1990, 7 p.m. (2 copies)
  • "Eritrea: the struggle for life" / produced by Linda Gray MacKay, Katie McDonough and Nicole Zubrowski; Dec. 1989; 15 min. (2 copies)
  • "Eritrea 1990" (transfer of Video 8 original) / UUSC; 1990; 21 min.
  • "Guatemala: a music film" / produced by Pete Sears and Watchfire Productions, sponsoring agent, Earth Island Institute; Watchfire Productions, © 1990; 10 min.
  • Unitarian Unversalist National Workshop on Social Justice / UUSC; 1990 (2 copies)
  • "Eritrea Feb. 1990"; Feb. 1990; 5 min.
  • "You and UU: homeless youth" / Allan Lindrup; March 23, 1990; 29 min.
  • Unitarian Universalist National Workshop on Social Justice / UUSC; April 29-May 1, 1990.
  • Rosario (interview; rough edit) / video done by Breeze Bryson, Redondo Beach, Calif.; June 30, 1990.
  • Valerie Miller (guest) / Monitor de Hoy (program); Sept. 6, 1990.
  • "You and UU: sharing a vision of justice" / produced by Leo M. Wazlo; Oct. 24, 1990; 28 min.
  • UUSC 50th anniversary: excerpts from Boston and New York City events / UUSC; [Dec. 1990].
  • "50th anniversary: Martha Sharp Cogan event, luncheon, All Souls Church, NYC" / UUSC; Dec. 5, 1990; 88 min.
  • "50th anniversary: Martha Sharp Cogan event, dinner program, The Mark Hotel, NYC" / UUSC; Dec. 5, 1990; 65 min.
  • "50th anniversary: Martha Sharp Cogan event, dinner program, The Mark Hotel, tape 1 of 2" / UUSC; Dec. 5, 1990; 56 min.
  • "50th anniversary: Martha Sharp Cogan event, dinner program, The Mark Hotel, tape 2 of 2" / UUSC; Dec. 5, 1990; 17 min. (3 copies)
  • "UUSC historic reunion and tribute to Martha Sharp Cogan: luncheon at All Souls Church, NYC"; Dec. 5, 1990.
  • "UUSC historic reunion and tribute to Martha Sharp Cogan: dinner program, The Mark Hotel, NYC"; Dec. 5, 1990.
  • "ABC News person of the week: Martha Sharp Cogan" / ABC News; Dec. 21, 1990; 5 min.
  • "Martha Sharp Cogan event 12/5/90, All Souls Church"; Dec. 5, 1990; 85 min.; and "ABC [News] person of the week: Martha Sharp Cogan" / ABC News; Dec. 21, 1990; 5 min. (2 copies)

Box 3

Dated VHS videocassettes; in chronological order)

  • "The Philippines" / UUSC; UUSC, © 1991; 10 min. (2 copies)
  • Unitarian Universalist National Workshop on Social Justice: Andrews / UUSC; May 1991.
  • Unitarian Universalist National Workshop on Social Justice: summary / UUSC; 1991; 40 min.
  • "America's children: a new strategic arms deal for children" / UUSC; UUSC, © 1992; 31 min. (2 copies)
  • "A grassroots meeting in Senegal" [with titles] / UUSC; UUSC, © 1992; 7 min. (4 copies)
  • "You and UU: Association House, serving children at risk" / producer: Allan Lindrup;  March 7, 1992.
  • "Family town meeting" / Star Schick; WCVB-TV, Boston, Mass., June 22, 1992.
  • NCAW Roundtable; Sept. 1992.
  • H[eather] Foote: address to... [illegible] / UUSC; April 13, [1993?]. (filed in Box 4 below)
  • "The great flood of 1993" / produced and edited by Wayne Lammers; Lammers' Video Memories, Boonville, Mo., © July 1993.
  • "You and UU: Bosnia, of history and turmoil" / Mark Lickerman (host) and Allan J. Lindrup (producer); CAUUC-TV, Sept.-Oct. 1993.
  • "Military mess" [including Philippines bases segment] / CNN News Special Report; Nov. 6, 1993; approx. 45 min. (2 copies)
  • "Adjusting in Nicaragua: the IMF World Bank and community development"; IGD Pictures?,  © 1994; 50 min.

Box 4

(Undated VHS videocassettes; in alphabetical order, by title)

  • "Asia insight: an eighteen-minute video describing projects funded by mini-grants to individuals and very small businesses for the purpose of developing human resources in underdeveloped countries" / Opportunity International; Opportunity International/ Mediasource; 18 min.
  • "Ask Nicaragua" / Martha Friedman; 20 min.
  • Association Vive le Paysan, Burkina Faso / UUSC.
  • Association Vive le Paysan, Burkina Faso / UUSC.
  • "Campaign to end childhood hunger" / Food Research & Action Center; Food Research & Action Center, Washington, DC.
  • Children roundtable discussion / [Bonnie P-G].
  • "Martha Sharp Cogan interview: time code windows" / UUSC; 60 min. (this interview was reformatted to a DVD in 2007 by Video Transfer, Boston, MA. The DVD is included with this VHS cassette).
  • "Delicate balance" [panels].
  • "Documentaire A.V.L.P. [Association Vive le Paysan] and Emssion Enfantine" / NTSC and UUSC; 60 min.
  • "Esperanza mean hope: one community's experience with sanctuary" / produced by John Efroymson and Allan Tepper in cooperation with CUSLAR; Anabel Taylor Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • "Faith and works: ‘faith and works'" / Univision Presents Unitarian Universalist Discussions; Univision, All Souls Unitarian Church, Tulsa, Okla.; 25 min. (2 copies)
  • "Faith and works: crime and punishment" / Univision Presents Unitarian Universalist Discussions; Univision, All Souls Unitarian Church, Tulsa, Okla.; 30 min.
  • "Faith and works: a question of tolerance" / Univision Presents Unitarian Universalist Discussions; Univision, All Souls Unitarian Church, Tulsa, Okla.; 30 min.
  • "Faith and works: the religious experience" [copy] / Univision Presents Unitarian Universalist Discussions; Univision, All Souls Unitarian Church, Tulsa, Okla.; 30 min.
  • "Families fleeing war" / National Ecumenical Conference on the Philippines, Washington, DC; 14 min.
  • "First in the Philippines" / Robert Koglin.
  • "The first 20 years" and "Spanish refugees" / UUSC; 13 min. and 17 min., respectively. (2 copies)
  • H[eather] Foote: address to... [illegible] / UUSC; April 13, [1993?].
  • "Tipper Gore/Rwanda relief" / InterAction; 1 hour.
  • "The green house" / UUSC; 15 min.
  • "The Group on welfare reform: parts 1 and 2."
  • "The heart of the matter" [story of Father Guadalupe Carney who disappeared in Honduras; to be used with session "Journey to understanding"] / BBC; 45 min.
  • "A history in North America" [part two] / Univision Presents Unitarian Universalist Discussions; Univision, All Souls Unitarian Church, Tulsa, Okla.; 25 min.
  • "Images for export: the new face of war in El Salvador" / Mary Armstrong; Cinéfort Inc., Montréal, Canada; 54 min.
  • "Indian woman from Bopal: interview" [tapes 1 and 2] / UUSC.
  • "In the name of the people" [rough cut]; © Pan American Films; 90 min.
  • "Jordan's stormy banks: toward understanding the Middle East"; 21 min.
  • "Journey of hope" / Lutheran World Relief in Peru.
  • "Journey to freedom" [formerly in filmstrip form] / UUSC; 30 min.
  • "Journey to freedom"; Gene Robertson (client); 30 min.

Box 5

(Undated VHS videocassettes; in alphabetical order, by title)

  • "Keeping the promise" [original].
  • Ted Kopel [ Nightline, ABC?]; April 29 [no year].
  • "Living your principles" / Centro Campesino.
  • Local rep. [rough edit].
  • "Our forgotten war" / Frontline (PBS program); and "El Salvador in crisis" / UUSC.
  • "Partners in Justice: UUSC's programs in Central America" / UUSC; 27 min.
  • "Promise the children" / UUSC; 20 min.
  • "The quest for peace: medical aid for Nicaragua" / UUSC; 25 min.
  • "Say your peace" / Jacoby Storm Productions; 30 sec.
  • Richard Scobie, "Aqui..." [El Salvador?].
  • "Shadow of the eagle: history of the U.S. involvement in Central America" [to be used with session three of "Journey to understanding" / CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corp.); 35 min.; and "U.S. involvement in Honduras"; 35 min.
  • "Sharing the stories" / Giro Studio of Video, Cambridge, Mass.
  • "Soldiers of peace" [promo].
  • "Spanish refugees" / UUSC; 17 min.
  • "A stream of light: beyond Sunday morning" / Univision (Unitarian Universalist Television); Univision, Atlanta, Ga.
  • "[A] stream of light: beyond Sunday morning" [segment] / Stegman Productions, Inc., Tulsa, Okla.; 7 min.
  • "Time code windows: New York" / UUSC; Intersection Associates.
  • TV monitor: UN peace march; Tsongas pres. conf.; prison pol. in Mass., etc.
  • "Under the gun: democracy in Guatemala" / Icarus Films; 40 min.
  • Unit of KS: Lucero / UUSC.
  • Unitarian Universalist National Workshop on Social Justice, Washington, DC / UUSC.
  • UUSC National Social Action Conference, Washington, DC / UUSC.
  • UUSC training tape / UUSC.
  • "Urban emergency" / TET Inc. and Black Expo USA; CBS.
  • "Waiting for the invasion: dinner in Managua."
  • "When the harvest comes" / Lutheran World Relief in Niger, Africa; Aurora Pictures, Minneapolis, Minn.
  • "Witness to war."
  • "World within reach" / UUSC; 33 min.
  • "You and UU: homeless on the move for equality" / Allan Lindrup (producer).
  • "You and UU: promise the children (Chicagoland)" / Allan Lindrup (producer).
  • "You and UU: resisting spiritual abuse" [featuring Rev. Dr. Christa Landon] / Allan Lindrup (producer).

Box 6

(Dated non-VHS format videocassettes; in chronological order)

  • Boston Action Coalition, Catch 44; May 10, 1976; large video reel.
  • "El Salvador: Christianity and Marxism" / Firing Line (PBS program); July 19, 1981; KCA videocassette; 60 min.
  • Elizabeth Coit (interview) / Carolina Today (program); WIS-TV, Columbia, S.C., March 6, 1986; UCA videocassette.
  • "Tarde gris/pedimos paz" [with English subtitles]; De Montréal au Monde, Inc., © 1988; MBR videocassette [U-Matic dub from Betacam master]; 10 min.
  • "Sharing a vision of justice" [backup copy; fourth generation dub] / Intersection Associates, Cambridge, Mass.; UUSC, © 1989; KCA videocassette; 27 min.
  • "Sharing a vision of justice" / UUSC; UUSC, © 1989; KCA videocassette; 28 min.; (2 copies)
  • Nicaragua: Hurricane Joan documentary footage (Oct. 1988)/Bluefields, Nicaragua recovering from hurricane (Jan. 1989); Moravian Church, Bluefields, devastated rain forests; Contra attack victim and her son [all media clips] / UUSC; [Oct. 1988-Jan. 1989]; XBR/KCS- 20XBR videocassette. (2 copies)
  • UUSC hospital, Nicaragua: Contra attack and victims / UUSC; Jan. 1989; UCA videocassette.
  • Centro #35 / WBZ-TV 4; WBZ-TV 4, Boston, Mass., June 1989; UCA videocassette.
  • "Promise the children" / UUSC; UUSC, © 1990; KCA videocassette; 20 min.
  • "America's children: a new strategic arms deal for children" / UUSC; UUSC, © 1992;  KCA videocassette; 31 min. (2 copies)

Box 7

(Undated non-VHS format videocassettes; in alphabetical order, by title)

  • "As old as we are"; small video reel.
  • "Beyond the call of duty" and "Our believing world" / UUSC; KCA videocassette; 27 min. and 29 min., respectively.
  • Boston Common demonstration/C.A.R.; large video reel.
  • "The first 20 years," "Bremen Neighborhood House," and "A village is waiting" / UUSC; KCA videocassette; 13 min., 12 min., and 30 min., respectively.
  • "If arrested" [master]; large video reel.
  • Latin High School/TNT interview; small video reel; 20 min.
  • "Light out of darkness," "The green house," and "Cambodia: the 200 hopes" / UUSC; KCA videocassette; 15 min., 15 min., and 14 min., respectively.
  • George Miller, University Theater; KCA videocassette.
  • "Public gardens" and "TNT: introduction"; small video reel; 5 min. and 1½ min., respectively.
  • T. Rivera and D. Scobie with D. Lewis [TV show]; small video reel.
  • "Spanish refugees" and "Report of refugees" / UUSC; KCA videocassette; 17 min. and 35 min., respectively.
  • UUSC training: short version [RF master] / UUSC; KCA videocassette; 17 min.
  • UUSC training: long version [RF master] / UUSC; KCA videocassette; 54 min.
  • UUSC volunteer training / UUSC; KCA videocassette.
  • "World within reach" / UUSC; KCA videocassette; 33 min.

Box 8

(Video 8 format videocassettes; in chronological order)

  • Trip to Sapone and Association Vive le Paysan, Burkina Faso / Lisa Worster and Lou Witherite (filmmakers); Jan. 1989.
  • Kamboinse, Burkina Faso and Bibrane / UUSC; Jan. 21, 1989.
  • Lou [Witherite] in Eritrea / UUSC; Feb. 1990; 22 min.
  • UUA/UUSC S.J. [social justice?] Conference, Charlotte, N.C. / UUSC; March 16, 1991; and News conference on environment, Columbia, S.C. / UUSC; March 18, 1991.
  • "Philippines...the peasant movement and agrarian reform [and] the environmental movement and sustainable development" / Eugene Gonzales (director of Council for People's Development) and Dinky Soliman (coordinator of Congress for Peoples Agrarian Reform); UUSC, May 2, 1991.
  • Boston Unit symposium / UUSC; Oct. 26, 1991.
  • "The process for peace in the Philippines" / talk by Horacio "Boy" Morales at UUSC; March 23, 1992.
  • Breakfast briefing on child hunger / UUSC; April 3, 1992.
  • "Reconstruction in El Salvador" / UUSC; April 22, 1992.
  • R.C. meeting / UUSC; May 30, 1992.
  • R.C. conference / UUSC; May 31, 1992.
  • General Assembly 1992: "Sharing the stories" / [UUSC]; June 1992.
  • General Assembly 1992: "UUSC and your cong[regation]" / UUSC; June 1992.
  • General Assembly 1992: volunteer breakfast / UUSC; June 1992.
  • General Assembly 1992: Lou Witherite / UUSC; June 1992.
  • General Assembly 1992: Charlie Zoeller, etc. / UUSC; June 1992.
  • General Asssembly 1992: Charlie Zoeller, etc. (Sunday) / UUSC; June 1992.
  • Luz Rio brown bag lunch at UUSC / UUSC; July 7, 1992.
  • Rev. Linnea Pearson brown bag lunch / UUSC; July 28, 1992.
  • Lilianne Pierre-Paul brown bag lunch / UUSC; Sept. 25, 1992.
  • L. Lopez: board meeting presentation / UUSC; Oct. 2, 1992.
  • Senegal brown bag lunch / UUSC; Oct. 30, 1992.
  • G. Lopez brown bag lunch / UUSC; Nov. 19, 1992.
  • PA presentation to staff / UUSC; Feb. 11, 1993
  • Caravan [supplies to Central America] fiesta / UUSC; Feb. 19, 1993.
  • P.T.C. [Promise the Children] L.I.: "Sharing stories" / UUSC; April 2, 1993.
  • "Priority children's issues facing the 103rd Congress: effective responses from UUSC activists" and "The impact of UUSC advocates on Washington policy makers" / Heather Foote [talks at Promise the Children meeting?]; April 2, 1993.
  • H[eather] Foote: board meeting address; R.S.S. special gifts committee; April 13, 1993.
  • Lucretia Pisquiy brown bag lunch / UUSC; May 4, 1993.
  • R. Albelda/P.T.C. [Promise the Children] L.I. / UUSC; March 18, 1994. (3 tapes)
  • Carnelina Gomez (FUMEDI, Guatemala) brown bag lunch / UUSC; May 5, 1994.
  • Scientific and technical consultation on base restoration and conversion/Philippine-U.S. Cooperation Delegation Positive Legacy Tour '94 / Asiavisions Media Foundation, Marlene C. Francia (camerawoman); May 11, 1994. (2 tapes)
  • I.P. meeting on international reproductive rights/consultation; July 11, 1994. (3 tapes)
  • Antenneville, Burkina Faso; undated.
  • El Salvador [beginning; Christy's]; undated.
  • Emmanuel; undated.
  • Florida; undated.
  • Interviews: GRUFE, CONAMUS, RUSEC, etc. [other contents illegible]; undated.
  • "Legislative advocacy: sharing tricks of the trade" / Charlie Zoeller; and "Volunteers and leadership" / Joyce Strom; undated.
  • Mis. P.T.C. [Promise the Children] L.I. / UUSC; undated.
  • Nicaragua #3B: Sandanista rep.; undated.
  • Philippines; undated.
  • Senegal: M'bao/FAFS Fishing Village Cooperative [shells, smoking fish, revolving loan fund meeting]; and Antenneville, Burkina Faso [gas pump; some shot by Sama Bernard]; undated.

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