Filter by

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - 20 of 294 Show 100
  • Slavery and Freedom Exhibit
    Last Aired

    Slavery and Freedom Exhibit

    Museum specialist and co-curator Mary Elliott gave a tour of the “Slavery & Freedom: 1400-1877” exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

    327 views
  • US Diplomacy Center Museum Collections Part 1
    Last Aired

    U.S. Diplomacy Center Museum Collections, Part 1

    A curator and a historian from the State Department’s U.S. Diplomacy Center used a selection of artifacts from their collection of more than 7,000 to tell the diplomatic history of the…

    189 views
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 3
    Last Aired

    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 3

    Lora Vogt showed World War I uniforms and gas masks from the National World War I Museum and Memorial’s collection. The National World War I Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri,…

    146 views
  • BO Railroad Museum
    Last Aired

    B&O Railroad Museum

    American History TV visited the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum to look at examples of historic railroad equipment, including stagecoaches and wagons used on the National Road, and…

    957 views
  • Virginia Capitol Building
    Last Aired

    Virginia Capitol Building

    Mark Greenough gave a tour of Virginia’s capitol building, home to the oldest elected legislative body in the Western Hemisphere. The state’s capitol moved to Richmond in 1785, and Thomas Jefferson is credited…

    689 views
  • Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Last Aired

    Old Manse and Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Christie Jackson talked about Ralph Waldo Emerson’s time in the home as well as other writers, such as Henry David Thoreau, Nathanial Hawthorne, and Margaret Fuller, who spent time there. Ralph Waldo Emerson…

    909 views
  • National World War I Museum and Memorial Part 1
    Last Aired

    National World War I Museum and Memorial, Part 1

    Matthew Naylor gave a tour of and talked about the National World War I Museum and Memorial, built to preserve the history of what was at the time called “The Great War” and to honor the…

    975 views
  • Willard Hotel
    Last Aired

    Willard Hotel

    Located two blocks from the White House, the Willard Hotel has been a witness to history for 200 years. We visited to learn about Its guests, including Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, World…

    496 views
  • BO Railroad and the Civil War
    Last Aired

    B&O Railroad and the Civil War

    Daniel Toomey toured the the historic roundhouse building of the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad Museum in Baltimore, Maryland. The museum was marking the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with the…

    1,200 views
  • General Lees Headquarters at Gettysburg
    Last Aired

    General Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg

    Jim Lighthizer and Garry Adelman gave a tour of Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s Gettysburg headquarters and talked about the property’s history and restoration. The Civil War Trust, a…

    2,202 views
  • Railroads and Rail Cars
    Last Aired

    Railroads and Rail Cars

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the railroad exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, and talked about the progression of American rail from the early…

    572 views
  • Discussion on the Kennedy Assassination Records
    Last Aired

    Kennedy Assassination Records

    Martha Murphy, head of the Special Access and Freedom of Information Act staff at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland, talked about the collection of artifacts related to the assassination of…

    3,505 views
  • John F Kennedys Life in Photos
    Last Aired

    John F. Kennedy's Life in Photos

    Lawrence Schiller talked about the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection of dozens of images that chronicle the life of President John F. Kennedy. President Kennedy was born on May…

    276 views
  • Chief Justice John Marshalls Life and Legacy
    Last Aired

    Chief Justice John Marshall's Life and Legacy

    American History TV visited the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia to learn about the life and legacy of John Marshall, the fourth chief justice of the United States, who served…

    379 views
  • Liljenquist Civil War Photographs
    Last Aired

    Liljenquist Civil War Photographs

    Tom Liljenquist and his sons, Jason, Brandon, and Christian began collecting Civil War ambrotype and tintype photographs of ordinary soldiers in the mid-1990s. In 2010, the family donated more than 700…

    926 views
  • Henry Fords Garage and Childhood Home
    Last Aired

    Henry Ford's Garage and Childhood Home

    Historic structures curator Jim Johnson gave a tour of the garage where Henry Ford built his first car, the quadricycle, and Ford’s childhood home, where he was born in 1863. Both buildings…

    325 views
  • Presidential Vehicles
    Last Aired

    Presidential Vehicles

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the presidential vehicles collection at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan. He showed cars that…

    563 views
  • Green Hill Plantation
    Last Aired

    Green Hill Plantation

    Saving Slave Houses project founder Jobie Hill visited the former Green Hill plantation with a team of preservationists and 3D scanning technicians to document several existing structures…

    423 views
  • Saving Slave Houses Project
    Last Aired

    Saving Slave Houses Project

    Preservationist Jobie Hill gave a tour of the Brandon Plantation in southern Virginia and talked about her Saving Slave Houses project and the work of Trimble Inc. to create laser scans of…

    968 views
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection
    Last Aired

    Vietnam Veterans Memorial Collection

    Janet Donlin presented a selection of objects left at the Vietnam Memorial Wall, including letters, photographs, artwork, and medals. The collection includes about 400,000 items, all stored…

    1,152 views
  • Load 20 More