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Streaming Video Collections

Streaming video resources for use in the classroom and D2L.

20th Century Historical Videos


Historical primary source videos ranging from 1-9 minutes in length.

Use Windows Media Player to play videos. Since these are Windows Media, the videos can only be viewed on Windows computers.  They cannot be added to D2L and cannot be viewed on Mac, Chromebooks, tablets, or smartphones.  Best for classroom usage.

Content is from the Video Encyclopedia of the 20th Century in our History Reference Center database. Coverage of the most significant people, events, and issues responsible for shaping the years 1893-1990. Notable topics include the industrial age, the Great Depression, the women’s rights movement, the Holocaust, world leaders, the Kennedy years, the civil rights movement, technology and innovation, the space program, the Cold War, apartheid, pop culture, and more.