Database Information

American History in Video

A collection of videos available online for the study of American history. Topics include:  business, economics, communities, education, family, politics, religion, weather, science, industry, labor, transportation. 

The collection allows researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

Videos from partners Newsreel Films, Bullfrog Films, Documentary Educational Resources, PBS, The History Channel, archival footage from NASA and NARA, Universal Newsreel, and much more.



Dates of Coverage Covering events 1587 to present.
Film footage 1898 - present.
Source Types Streaming video
Source List Browse titles
Simultaneous users Unlimited
Import to RefWorks No
Vendor Alexander Street Press

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