• Film, Video
    Transcontinental / Catalog Record Only PA329-291 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Kaw Valley Films, Inc. NM: "new narration; new cinematographic material." DCR 1985; PUB 19Jul85; REG 13Jan87; PA329-291. Originally released under title Railroads and westward expansion, 1865-1900--transcontinental by BFA Educational Media in 1978. Copyright application title appears as: Railroads 3--transcontinental; additional copyright title appears as: Railroads--transcontinental. Title appears on distributor's pamphlet in M/B/RS organizations file as Transcontinental, 1865-1880. Sources used: ...
    • Date: 1985
  • Film, Video
    Hawkeye.
    First frontier Catalog Record Only
    The adventures of a hunter and his Native American cohort who fight for Fort Bennington during the French and Indian Wars in 1755 Hudson Valley, New York.
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Robert E. Lee country Catalog Record Only The video takes viewers in the footsteps of the great Confederate general during the war that nearly tore the America apart.
    • Date: 1997
  • Film, Video
    Textiles. Catalog Record Only Presents examples of textiles made primarily by women in early America. Shows how the samplers, etc. represent art, self-expression, and utility.
    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video
    America goes to war--the home front--WWII. Right in Der Führer's face /
    Right in Der Führer's face | America goes to war--the home front--World War II. Catalog Record Only
    Propaganda and censorship become part of the war effort along with racist media portrayals of Germans and Japanese; the Germans are depicted as bumblers, while anti-Japanese propaganda helps justify the internment of Japanese-Americans.
    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video
    American cinema. Romantic comedy /
    Romantic comedy Catalog Record Only
    Part 3 of 10. "Romantic comedies often indirectly reveal truths about the battle of the sexes. Featured are directors Nora Ephron, Garry Marshall and James L. Brooks"--WETA magazine, Jan. 1995, p. 16.
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    The Way it was. Catalog Record Only Sound accompaniment compatible for manual and automatic operation. Executive producer, L. Howard Spivak; writer and editor, Janice Spivak; photographers, L. Howard Spivak, William Lonsdale.
    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video
    Democracy and Latin America. Catalog Record Only Shows how the United States played a role in the Latin American independence movements in the early 19th century.
    • Date: 1975
  • Film, Video
    Themes and things of the American Civil War /
    American Civil War, themes and things. Catalog Record Only
    Historian and re-enactor Jack Ciotti takes his young friends on a tour of the Civil War era. Using authentic period items, clothing, weapons and historic stills, he explains what life was like for people back then, and explores the issues that led to war.
    • Date: 1998
  • Film, Video
    The fighting Kentuckian / Catalog Record Only While on their way home after fighting with General Andrew Jackson at New Orleans, two Kentucky riflemen, John Breen and Willie Paine, stop in a French colony in Alabama. Breen falls in love with Fleurette DeMarchand. He and Paine stay to help her family and the rest of the colonists who are trying to save their land from some rascals who are trying to ...
    • Date: 1949
  • Film, Video
    TR reviews the fleet, 1907. Catalog Record Only On December 16, 1907, TR, aboard the presidential yacht Mayflower, travels to Hampton Roads, Va. to see the Great White Fleet off on its voyage around the world. At an informal reception on the Mayflower, TR receives the Commander in Chief of the fleet, Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans, the three flag officers, their staffs, and captains commanding the 16 vessels. The man standing ...
    • Date: 1907
  • Film, Video
    Leatrice McKissack oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
    Leatrice McKissack interview conducted by Renee Poussaint | NVLP Interview with Leatrice McKissack Catalog Record Only
    The interview includes Leatrice McKissack's memories of growing up in Missouri and Nashville, Tennessee and attending Fisk University. She recalls her teaching career, raising her daughters and taking over her husband's business, McKissack & McKissack, Architects & Engineers, Inc., after he became ill. She discusses racial discrimination against her firm, successful projects and working with her daughters at the firm.
    • Contributor: McKissack, Leatrice
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    Unknown Chaplin. My happiest years / Catalog Record Only Part one of a three-part documentary television series which observes film director Charlie Chaplin's creative processes, using outtakes of filmed rehearsals, and close scrutiny by film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill.
    • Date: 1983
  • Film, Video
    Hawkeye and the last of the Mohicans. Catalog Record Only Follows the life and death struggles of the scout, Hawkeye, and his Mohican campanion, Chingachgook, during the French and Indian War in colonial America.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    American Heritage series / Catalog Record Only "Discover the forgotten and astonishing story of our nation's founding in the American Heritage Series. For centuries, we were taught a Providential view of American history that presented our Godly heroes and the moral foundation upon which our nation was built. But in recent years, a new version of history has assaulted the fiber of our nation, censoring the core values of our past-until ...
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    The Golden age of air travel. Catalog Record Only Presents a history of American commercial aviation.
    • Date: 1970
  • Film, Video
    Warbirds of WWII.
    Warbirds of World War Two. Catalog Record Only
    Examines four of America's top fighter planes and the roles they had in World War II.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Investigative reports. Jack Anderson: JFK, the mob, & me
    Jack Anderson: JFK, the mob, & me Catalog Record Only
    Washington insider Jack Anderson, reveals his knowledge of the most dramatic assassination in American history. After 20 years of thorough investigation, he discloses an extraordinary plot involving Fidel Castro and the Mafia.
    • Contributor: Kurtis, Bill - Newman, Barbara - Kurtis Productions - Barbara Newman Productions (Firm) - Arts and Entertainment Network - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    American cinema. The film school generation /
    Film school generation Catalog Record Only
    Part 9 of 10. "Film school grads like Spielberg, Lucas, Coppola, Scorsese and DePalma turned the film world upside down"--WETA magazine, Feb. 1995, p. 16.
    • Date: 1995
  • Film, Video
    Ford startime. The wonderful world of entertainment /
    Wonderful world of entertainment | Startime. Catalog Record Only
    Musical variety episode revolving around the music of the 1930s through 1950s, in which the history of show business--including motion pictures, radio, television, and vaudeville--is used as a thread to hold together the songs, sketches, and dances. This series premiere was hosted by Rosalind Russell.
    • Date: 1959
  • Film, Video
    American justice. KKK : hate crimes in America
    KKK : Catalog Record Only
    The Ku Klux Klan has preached a gospel of hate, intolerance and exclusion. Examine the tactics of Klan leaders like William Joseph Simmons and David Duke. And, finally, find out how the Klan has repeatedly battled back from the brink of extinction.
    • Contributor: Kurtis, Bill - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1993
  • Film, Video
    Investigative reports. Can we still trust NASA? /
    Can we still trust NASA? Catalog Record Only
    Documentary examining corruption and mismanagement at NASA.
    • Date: 1994
  • Film, Video
    Curtis Bryant oral history, National Visionary Leadership Project /
    Curtis Bryant interview conducted by Renee Poussaint Catalog Record Only
    The interview includes Curtis Bryant's memories of growing up in McComb, Mississippi and attending the Prentiss Normal and Industrial Institute. He discusses working on railroads and becoming chairman of his union, which led to his involvement in the civil rights movement. He describes his participation in voter registration drives, the Mississippi Freedom Project of 1964 and harassment from the Ku Klux Klan.
    • Contributor: Bryant, Curtis C.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    The Civil War. 1864--valley of the shadow of death / Catalog Record Only PA504-993 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: American Documentaries, Inc. Appl. au.: Florentine Films, a division of American Documentaries, Inc., employer for hire. DCR 1989; PUB 1Feb90; REG 28Dec90; PA504-993. Copyright notice on film: Kenneth Lauren Burns ; 1989. Narrator and senior creative consultant, David McCullough ; consultants, Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. With: Shelby Foote, Barbara Fields. For viewing copy, copy 2 only: This episode may ...
    • Date: 1990
  • Film, Video
    The panic is on: the great American depression as seen by the common man.
    Great American depression as seen by the common man Catalog Record Only
    This multifaceted set communicates both the painful hard times of the Great Depression and the grace and strong will of the common man in confronting it. Period newsreel and documentary film footage convey the feel of the times. Classic musical recordings reflect the popular mood of the day. The booklet includes photographs, letters, and first hand recollections.
    • Date: 2009