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LTEN 26 Introduction to U.S. Literature, 1865-present: Narrating Our Americas: Documentaries

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Streaming Documentaries

American Memory

The American Memory project from the Library of Congress provides access to several hundred early motion pictures. 

American History in Video and March of Time:

Discover rare and previously unpublished American History content. Deep dive into the Plymouth Rock landing, westward expansion, the Civil War, women’s suffrage, the Great Depression, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement, the Space Race, the Gay Rights Movement, the Iraq War, and more. You’ll uncover the inspiring voices of Native Americans, African Americans, women, the LGBT community, and other traditionally underrepresented groups in American History.

LGBT Studies in Video

LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics.