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American History in Video

Experience streaming video of historical moments from the 1890s to 1980s. Resource includes the complete series of United Newsreel and Universal Newsreel.

Publication Details

  • Time-span 1890s - 1980s
  • Subscription Type SUBSCRIPTION
  • Publisher Alexander Street
  • Notes
    • Primarily United States
  • Languages English
  • Resource Types Images and Sound
  • Description At completion, American History in Video will include 2,000 total hours of streaming video content. More than half will be contemporaneous video from the 1890s to the 1980s. The early newsreels, including the complete series of United Newsreel and Universal Newsreel, available online in their entirety only in this collection, capture history as it was made and reported to viewers of the time. (Updates unknown)