The History of American-Realism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. Realism is discussed along with the works of Crane, James, and Howell. Excerpts are read from their literary works.
The Skyscrapers of New York-part 3
This series is good to show the history of NYC as well as silent films of the early 1900s.
Produced by Thomas Edison-this is an example of early American film making. (0:21)
This is an 'English for Spanish Learners' video, however, it can be used by anyone. The video shows the numbers first through twelfth, then skips to twentieth. (Note: the numbers twenty-first, twenty-second, and twenty-third should have a hyphen. In the video, those numbers do not.) (01:10)
The Formation of Labor Unions
Early history of labor unions are discussed on this high quality video of slides, text, and narration. Strikes and negotiations are a major part of this video.
About Greek Theater
About Greek Theater. Part of the series: Theater Acting & Scripts. Greek theater began in the 6th century B.C., and it has become a cornerstone in the performing arts. Understand the history of acting through the study of Greek theater.
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About Greek Theater
Greek theater began in the 6th century B.C., and it has become a cornerstone in the performing arts. Understand the history of acting through the study of Greek theater. (1:40)
Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir - 'Sleep'
Slow squeezed for maximum freshness, this is Eric Whitacre's "Sleep" performed by Eric Whitacre's Virtual Choir. This video features a hundred and more voices from around the world in a virtual choir. Whitacre is an American composer of choral, wind, and electronic music.
Eric Whitacre's Ground-Breaking Virtual Choir - 'Lux Aurumque'
This video features a hundred and more voices from around the world in a virtual choir. Whitacre is an American composer of choral, wind, and electronic music.
PRODUCED AND MANAGED BY: Scott Haines COMPOSED AND CONDUCTED BY: Eric Whitacre
Representing 12 Countries: Austria, Argentina, Canada, Germany, Ireland, New, Zealand, The Philippines
Singapore, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States of America
Roots of Blues -- T-Bone Walker"Mean Old World"
„Mean Old World" (A. Walker) Recorded: Hollywood, July 20, 1942 T-Bone Walker (vcl) (g) Frediie Slack (p), Jud De Naut (b), Dave Coleman (d)
Walker was born on May 26, 1910 in Linden, Texas of African American and Cherokee descent.
When he was a young man his family moved to a region of south Dallas known as Oak Cliff where he met and learned from Blind Lemon Jefferson, another blues musician. Walker's recording debut was "Wichita Falls Blues"/"Trinity River Blues",
T-Bone Walker- Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong
-bone Walker performs "Don't throw your love on me so strong" from The American Folk Blues Festival collection. He was a pioneer of electric guitar, and he has influenced a lot of blues guitar players like Chuck Berry, Albert King, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, BB King or SRV and many more...
U.S. Veterans Administration Hospital, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
This image is a colorized photograph of the U.S. Veteran's Administration Hospital in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Handwritten message (on back) addressed to Mrs. Rose Vickers and Doctor Vickers, Abbyville, Alabama, postmarked November 22, 1933.
If Ye Love Me (Tallis) - TJC A Cappella Choir
If Ye Love Me by Thomas Tallis performed by the Tyler Junior College A Cappella Choir. This video is from TJC's Fall 2008 Concert at First Presbyterian Church in Tyler, Texas. The choir is more than 50 voices strong and is the main vocal ensemble at TJC. Nathan A. Russell, conductor.
Tallis was an English composer. Tallis flourished as a church musician in 16th century Tudor England. He occupies a primary place in anthologies of English church music, and is considered among the b
Dr. Seuss Documentary, Part 1 of 9
This is part 1 of The History Channel documentary about Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Documents his early years through his first year at Oxford University, and meeting his wife, Helen. (9:35)
History of Hanukah
The Tuskegee Airmen
This 13 minute video is about the Tuskegee Airmen during
World War II in a segregated military, the Tuskegee Airmen distinquished themselves among aviators. These African-American aviators flew as fighter escort and protection on bombing runs. Their record of over 200 combat missions without losing a single bomber shows why they were respected by the American military and feared by the enemy. This video adds depth to both the civil rights battle these men faced and their actions in the wa
Margarita Engle: 2010 National Book Festival
Author Margarita Engle appears at the 2010 National Book Festival. Speaker Biography: Margarita Engle is a Cuban-American author of young adult novels in verse. "The Surrender Tree" received a Newbery Medal, Pura Belpre Medal, Jane Addams Award, Americas Award, Claudia Lewis Award and Lee Bennett Hopkins Honor. Her first picture book was "Summer Birds: The Butterflies of Maria Merian." Her most recent work is "The Firefly Letters: A Suffragette's Journey to Cuba" (Henry Holt). Based on the diar
The Harlem Renaissance Music
This short film, is an introduction to an interdisciplinary unit on the
Music, Art, and Literature of the Harlem Renaissance. The video begins with the introduction of slavery to the colonies through Obama becoming president. It then focuses on the flowering of African American cultural and intellectual life during the 1920s and 1930s through art, music, and literature. Different performancers are highlighted-information is given in text and images shown. (9:54)
Five Little Turkeys Fingerplay With Flannelboard Pieces
This counting rhyme is about five little turkeys. The turkeys are shown on a flannelboard and one is taken away after each part of the rhyme. This would be great to help toddlers and preschoolers learn to count and practice early subtraction skills.
Social Structure, Race/Ethnicity, and Homicide
As discussed, the murder rates for Blacks in the United States are substantially higher than those for Whites, with Latino murder rates falling in the middle. These differences have existed throughout the 20th and into the 21st century and, with few exceptions, are found in different sections of the United States.