621 results for your search

The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song, Episode 1
See details
directed by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999 and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991; produced by Kevin Burke and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991, WETA-TV, Inkwell Films and McGee Media, in The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 50 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion beginning with the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the extraordinary ways enslaved Africans preserved and adapted their faith practices from slavery to emancipation.
directed by Stacey Holman, fl. 1999 and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991; produced by Kevin Burke and Christopher Bryson, fl. 1991, WETA-TV, Inkwell Films and McGee Media, in The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2021), 1 hour 50 mins
×
Untold: TYK Explainers, Modern Medicine
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
Learn about the bizarre and often dangerous medical treatments used in America up until the 20th century.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: TYK Explainers (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
×
In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2, Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)
See details
directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins

Part Two: Becoming a Poet (1855-1864)

The poet publishes Leaves of Grass, receives a fateful letter from Ralph Waldo Emerson, and moves to Washington to care for sick and injured Civil War soldiers. This episode brings to life such renowned poems as “Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking,” “Crossing Brooklyn...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 2 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 57 mins
×
In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3, The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)
See details
directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour

Part Three: The Civil War and Beyond (1865-1892)

Whitman falls in love, explores war and assassination in his poetry, yet becomes disillusioned by the Gilded Age that ensues. He recovers from a debilitating stroke to live out his days in Camden NJ, where he continues to write poetry. This episode includes powerful...

directed by Andrew D. Kaplan; produced by Andrew D. Kaplan, East Rock Films; performed by Richard S. Rose, in In Search of Walt Whitman, Part 3 (East Rockaway, NY: East Rock Films, 2020), 1 hour
×
Untold: Artifacts, Civil War Prosthetics: A Step Forward In Battlefield Medicine
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Artifacts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
James Edward Hanger was hit by shrapnel from a cannonball at the beginning of the American Civil War, but rather than settle for a pegleg, he returned home to Virginia and began designing an alternative - the world's first articulated prosthetic that could bend like a real leg.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Artifacts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: Artifacts, Hot Air Balloons: The Union'S Secret Civil War Weapon
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Artifacts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
How hot air balloons were used in the Civil War for both surveillance and reconnaissance.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Artifacts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: Arts, The Ball Culture Of New York City
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Arts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
As far back as the 1860s, LGBTQ+ people created safe spaces where they could celebrate their identities freely. Known as Odd Fellow Balls, these safe havens became the birthplace of drag ball culture.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Arts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: Arts, The Birth Of Photojournalism
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Arts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
In the late-19th century, with the American Civil War in full swing, millions of Americans relied on the written word, illustrations and engravings for news about the conflict; until the groundbreaking work of New York photographer Mathew Brady, brought the harsh realities of war home for the very first time.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Arts (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: Hidden Figures, Newton Knight: The Anti-Confederate Leader In The Confederacy
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
This is the story of Newton Knight, a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War who chose to go AWOL, and eventually formed the Knight Company, a guerilla force of fellow deserters and escaped slaves, who fought against the Confederacy from within.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×
Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America, Abraham Lincoln's Top Hat
See details
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
Hats off to Abraham Lincoln - our tallest POTUS in US history! His top hat alone, added eight inches onto his frame but this is the story of how without his iconic Top Hat, he may never have been our 16th President!
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Museum of Artifacts that made America (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2020), 2 mins
×

Pages