Videos on American history that include commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and documentaries. You may also be interested in the University Libraries own Moving Image Research Collections.
In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.
The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more.
Hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world’s best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work’s importance to the operatic canon.
Video content is pulled from commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. Historical eras range from prehistory through the late 20th century. You may also be interested in the University Libraries own Moving Image Research Collections.