Looking for a video about American history?

The newly acquired database American History in Video is just right for you!  It provides more than 5,000 streaming videos and searchable transcripts of documentaries from Biography, The History Channel, A&E, PBS, Bullfrog Films and more, as well as United News and Universal newsreels. Many of the videos are also listed in the library catalog.

Take a break and browse these videos by historical events, people or places.

American History in Video is provided by VIVA (Virtual Library of Virginia), the consortium of nonprofit academic libraries within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Members include all of Virginia’s state-assisted colleges and universities, as well as 33 private, nonprofit institutions and the Library of Virginia.