The woman in the iron coffin
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SummaryIn 2011, construction workers uncovered the remains of a woman in an abandoned lot in Queens, New York. The body belonged to an African American woman who died in the first half of the 19th century. Forensic archaeologist Scott Warnasch and a team of historians and scientists investigate this woman' story, revealing a 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.
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|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.