Paul Robeson Centennial Celebration
Resources About Paul Robeson (1898-1976)
This list is under continuous development --
because of urgent requests from individuals and organizations around the
world, we've begun what will become an extensive listing of resources for
studying and celebrating Paul Robeson.
The Paul Robeson Centennial Celebration urges you to be cautious about
the purchase of pirated or illegally duplicated CDs, audiotapes, and
videotapes. Make certain, if reprinting materials, that you have
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- Can You Locate?
3 minute film, 16 mm, B&W. Paul Robeson greets the 1957 World
Youth Festival in Moscow. Filmed in Harlem by Pete Seeger. Robeson
sings and speaks.
- Camp Wo-Chi-Ca
Camp Wo-Chi-Ca in New Jersey had a playhouse named for Paul Robeson, at
which he was present for the dedication. Every year the camp had a
special Paul Robeson day.
Camp Wo-Chi-Ca (Workers Children's Camp) was started in 1933, as the
first interracial camp in America. It existed until 1951. Paul Robeson
was on its board of trustees and was a frequent visitor and honored
A camp reunion was on June 6-7, 1998, and another will be held in the summer
of 2000. It will be held on the original campsite near Califon, New
Jersey. The old Paul Robeson Playhouse will be rededicated at that time .
All former campers and counselors are invited. For more information,
call 415-499-9208 (fax: 801-838-6395) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A book on Paul Robeson and Wo-Chi-Ca is being written by Gene Gordon and
June Levine, tentatively titled Camp Wo-Chi-Ca: Red, White and Black.
If you have any
memorabilia or reminiscences on how your Wo-Chi-Ca experience affected
your life, please write to: June Levine, 1024 Los Gamos Rd, San Rafael, CA
A new Paul Robeson/Wo-Chi-Ca Web page is being created at: