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About American History in Video

Why and how to use American History in Video

Why use this resource? Use American History in Video to locate streaming video on all aspects and historical periods of American History. Search for specific keywords or browse by historical period,  producer, or type of material.

What's in this resource? Documentaries from a variety of sources including PBS and archival footage from a variety of sources including newsreels. All videos are accompanied by full transcript which can be searched.

Subject(s)

History

Dates of Coverage
Varies
Truncation or Wildcard

Will automatically search for simple pluralization of all search terms - ie "ship" will find "ship" and "ships." Otherwise not supported.

Phrase Searching Use quotations to force a phrase - ie "gilded age."
Vendor
Alexander Street Press
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