The Quilt Index
This is a hub of information on American quilts and quilt-making. It now features images and documentation for hundreds of quilts from Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, and Illinois. An online discussion is open to anyone interested in the documentation or study of quilts, quilters, and quilting history.
Lecture 40 - The Early Lives of Stars
AST 114: Survey of Astronomy - Lecture Videos - Lecture 40 - The Early Lives of Stars - Missouri State University > COMPLETE COURSES > AST 114: Survey of Astronomy > Lecture Videos > Lecture 40 - The Early Lives of Stars
Lecture 7 - Golden Age of the American Musical
THE 101: Introduction to Theatre and Drama Arts - Lecture Videos - Lecture 7 - Golden Age of the American Musical - Missouri State University > COMPLETE COURSES > THE 101: Introduction to Theatre and Drama Arts > Lecture Videos > Lecture 7 - Golden Age of the American Musical
Lecture 6 - Development of the American Musical
THE 101: Introduction to Theatre and Drama Arts - Lecture Videos - Lecture 6 - Development of the American Musical - Missouri State University > COMPLETE COURSES > THE 101: Introduction to Theatre and Drama Arts > Lecture Videos > Lecture 6 - Development of the American Musical
Gowan Pamphlet, slave preacher
Born at the right time, this revolutionary figure was an electrifying force.
Istituto ellenico di studi bizantini e postbizantini di Venezia
The website of the Venice Hellenic Institute makes available online valuable resources relating to the history of the Orthodox community resident in the lagoon city. From the Byzantine era onward, Greek merchants were active in Venice. In 1498 a Greek Orthodox Confraternity was founded with the approval of the Venetian authorities. The site offers information on the Hellenic Institute, established in 1953, its library, archive and museum of icons. A selection of devotional images can be viewed o
Clinical & Radiologic Correlations of Central Pontine Myelinolysis Syndrome.
Dr. Jonathan Graff Radford from the Neurology Department at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing as an Online First article and in the print issue of the November 2011 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings on radiologic findings of Central Pontine Myelinolysis Syndrome and their correlation to clinical outcomes. Available at: http://mayoclinicproceedings.com/content/early/recent
Reagan on Vietnam 1964
In this video clip, listen to Reagan’s speech on Vietnam. He addresses the American public stating that peace cannot be maintained while our soldiers are out dying for our country in Vietnam. (1:45)
Municipal, State, and National Reforms in the Progressive Era
This video is accompanied by text. "During the first decade of the twentieth century, urban populations grew quickly and corruption spread throughout all levels of political institutions. Political machines and dishonest public officials controlled some of the largest cities in the nation. San Francisco lawyer Abe Ruef, who operated one of the most powerful political machines of the era, forced companies to pay substantial bribes to conduct business in the city. For example, a streetcar company
Water: The Big Picture
In a Summer Session Early Start Program Lecture, Professor and Director of the Urban Water Research Center William (Bill) Cooper discusses issues in water resource management. This lecture was recorded on Thursday, August 12, 2010. It begins with Professor Cooper entering in Maasai (Kenya and Northern Tanzania) tribal garb. As he enters, Director of UCI Summer Session Molly Schneider introduces him.
Clothing says what words do not, in the 18th century as well as the 21st. Textiles and costumes curator Linda Baumgarten explains.Author(s):
Passion, Romance, and Intrigue in "Othello"
Themes of jealousy, passion, and betrayal in Shakespeare's "Othello" are as gripping today as they were in the 18th century, says Performing Arts Manager Todd Norris.Author(s):
Education for Citizenship in Revolutionary City
To bring life to the struggles and principles of the 18th century is the goal that guides Revolutionary City programs, says Colonial Williamsburg Foundation President Colin Campbell.Author(s):
Marquis de Lafayette
Portraying the Marquis de Lafayette, Colonial Williamsburg's Mark Schneider tells the story of the Frenchman who helped save the American Revolution.
Jewish Holy Days
Jewish holidays were celebrated by a faithful few in 18th-century colonies. Martha Katz-Hyman outlines the early traditions.Author(s):
The Town Before the Town
An early plantation slumbers beneath Williamsburg's streets and foundations.Author(s):
Wit's Last Stake
Eighteenth-century farce delights 21st-century audiences. Todd Norris describes timeless comic themes.Author(s):
Fashion and Function
A corset's engineered strictness defines the shape of the 18th-century woman. Journeywoman Brooke Welborn explains the trend.Author(s):
The Fifth Virginia Convention
The American rebels stood to lose a lot by winning the war. Sites interpreter B.J. Pryor discusses the risk of success.Author(s):
The British Constitution
The fundamentals of British law reside in the American Constitution. Historian Nancy Milton describes the English influence.Author(s):