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Core Resources
Digital collection of newsreels from 1942-1964, plus television documentaries from the History Channel and elsewhere. Includes transcripts.
Includes video dance productions and documentaries by performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and more.
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 for the study of human culture and behavior.
Full text from more than 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books, cover to cover full text for more than 120 history periodicals, more than 59,600 historical documents, 49,600 biographies of historical figures, more than 110,200 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Online version of March of Time newsreels. Coverage: 1935-1967
Contain opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses.
Streaming video resource offering a selection of original productions of dramatic works and theater documentaries spanning several decades, including live television broadcasts, revivals of classic works and experimental performances, and important contemporary dramas. Includes both Broadway and off-Broadway productions of plays.
Index to the most extensive and complete archive of television news. Streamed video access to NBC and CNN content; other network content available for loan for a fee.
Digital collection of BBC, PBS and independent documentaries covering world history. Includes transcripts.

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