In 2011, construction workers were shocked to uncover the remains of a woman in an abandoned lot in Queens, New York. Follow forensic archaeologist Scott Warnasch and a team of historians and scientists as they investigate this woman's story, revealing a vivid picture of what life was like for free African American people in the North.
African American women
-- 19th century.
Free African Americans -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
African Americans -- History -- 19th century.
Mummies -- New York (State) -- New York.
Smallpox -- Patients -- New York (State) -- New York.
Queens (New York, N.Y.) -- 19th century.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Arlington, Virginia] :2018
|Other Titles|| Secrets of the dead (Television program)
Woman in the iron coffin :
screenwriter, television director.
Sanders, Jay O., 1953- narrator.
Warnasch, Scott C., commentator, consultant, on-screen participant.
Guidetti, Julian, composer.
Impossible Factual (Firm), production company.
Thirteen Productions, production company.
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), publisher.
PBS Distribution (Firm), film distributor.
Narrated by Jay O. Sanders ; lead consultant, Scott Warnasch.
Director of photography, Adrian Musto ; editor, Cinzia Baldessari ; lead consultant, Scott Warnasch ; music, Julian Guidetti.
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG (parental guidance suggested; this program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children).
In English; with optional English subtitles.
"Subtitles are a function of the disc and serve the same purpose as closed captions"--Container.
Title from container.
Subtitle on container: The life of a free Black woman in 19th-century New York.
Produced as an episode of the television series: Secrets of the dead.
Program content: ©2018.
Running time indicated on container: approximately 60 min.; actual program running time: 55 min.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; widescreen presentation; stereo.
1 videodisc (55 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.