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  • Civil War Surgery and Embalming
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    Civil War Surgery and Embalming

    At the annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment, we visited a camp surgeon and embalmer in the living history village and spoke to reenactors about medical practices during the war.

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  • Presidents Heads
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    Presidents' Heads

    Inspired by Mount Rushmore, sculptor David Adickes created 42 giant busts of American presidents for a Williamsburg, Virginia, “Presidents Park” that opened in 2004. After the park closed…

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  • National Museum of the American Indian Trail of Tears Exhibit
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    National Museum of the American Indian "Trail of Tears" Exhibit

    The “Trail of Tears” gallery at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. looks at the national debate over the 1830 Indian Removal Act and its impact on southern tribes. Associate…

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  • Pocahontas and American Indian Imagery
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    Pocahontas and American Indian Imagery

    We toured the “Americans” exhibit in the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC with curator Cecile Ganteaume. She showed us how Indian names and images are used on products,…

    684 views
  • Baseball in America Origins and Early Days
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    Baseball in America, Origins and Early Days

    American History TV visited the “Baseball Americana” exhibit at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. to learn about baseball’s origins and early days. Our guide is exhibit curator…

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  • Votes for Women Exhibit Part 2
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    "Votes for Women" Exhibit, Part 2

    Historian Kate Clarke Lemay gave a guided tour of a National Portrait Gallery exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment. Starting with the 1913 suffrage parade in Washington,…

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  • Votes for Women Exhibit Part 1
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    "Votes for Women" Exhibit, Part 1

    Historian Kate Clarke Lemay gave American History TV a guided tour of a National Portrait Gallery exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment. Using images of early suffrage…

    288 views
  • Rightfully Hers American Women and the Vote Exhibit
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    "Rightfully Hers, American Women and the Vote" Exhibit

    Curator Corinne Porter gave American History TV a guided tour of a National Archives exhibit marking the centennial of the 19th Amendment, which guarantees women the right to vote.

    389 views
  • World War II M4 Sherman Tank
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    World War II M4 Sherman Tank

    Retired U.S. Army Colonel and living history hobbyist Alexander Kose explains the history of the M4 Sherman tank and demonstrates how it works. The most commonly used American tank in World…

    634 views
  • Sex and Marriage During the Civil War
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    Sex and Marriage During the Civil War

    At the annual Gettysburg Civil War Battle Reenactment, we visited a camp brothel in the living history village and spoke to reenactors about Victorian-era marriage expectations and Civil…

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  • 4th Infantry Division and DDay
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    4th Infantry Division and D-Day

    Historian, author, and reenactor Jared Frederick described the 4th Infantry Division’s role in the June 6, 1944, D-Day invasion of France and gave a tour of an encampment of his “Furious…

    857 views
  • African American History 1619 Through the Civil War
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    African American History, 1619 Through the Civil War

    American History TV visited the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond’s exhibit on 400 years of African American history. Curator Karen Sherry focused on the period between 1619 and…

    686 views
  • Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement
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    Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement

    American History TV visited the Newseum in Washington, D.C., to tour their “Rise Up” exhibit looking back at the Stonewall riots, six days of protests considered to be the catalyst for the modern LGBTQ…

    543 views
  • The Womens Memorial Part 2
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    The Women's Memorial, Part 2

    Retired Lieutenant Colonel Marilla Cushman led a tour of the Women’s Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, covering women who served in the Korean War through the war on terrorism. This is the…

    321 views
  • The Womens Memorial Part 1
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    The Women's Memorial, Part 1

    Retired Lieutenant Colonel Marilla Cushman led a tour of the Women’s Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, covering women who served in the Revolutionary War through World War II. This was the…

    2,761 views
  • Cold War Berlin
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    Cold War Berlin

    American History TV visited the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., to tour their exhibit on Cold War Berlin. Lead curator Alexis Albion explained how the city came to be divided…

    282 views
  • First HalfCentury of Aviation
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    First Half-Century of Aviation

    Jeremy Kinney gave a tour of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C., and showed some of the museum’s one-of-a-kind artifacts that tell the story of the first…

    789 views
  • African American History Reconstruction Through Civil Rights
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    African American History, Reconstruction Through Civil Rights

    American History TV visited the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in Richmond to look at their exhibit on 400 years of African American history. Curator Karen Sherry focused on the…

    257 views
  • Womens History
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    Women's History

    Efforts to build a National Women’s History Museum in Washington, D.C., have been underway for more than 20 years. It currently exists as an online museum and offers local walking tours focused…

    381 views
  • Cold War Museum
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    Cold War Museum

    Founder Gary Powers, Jr. gave a tour of the Cold War Museum in Warrenton, Virginia, built on a former U.S. Army communication base that was used by the National Security Agency, CIA, and…

    649 views
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