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Black Fiddlers: The Story
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directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
In 2004, Iris Thompson Chapman produced "The Life and Times of Joe Thompson," a documentary about the last known African American fiddler in North Carolina with a singular style that could be traced, in Joe Thompson’s own remarks, “all the way back to the 1700's". Joe's remarks inspired me to document Black f...
directed by Eduardo Montes-Bradley, 1960-; produced by Early Music Access Project and Heritage Film Project (Charlottesville, VA: Heritage Film Project, 2022), 1 hour
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Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 2, An American (1775-1790)
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directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 mins
Benjamin Franklin leaves London and returns to wartime Philadelphia where he joins Congress and helps Thomas Jefferson craft the Declaration of Independence. In Paris, he wins French support for the American Revolution then negotiates a peace treaty with Britain. He spends his last years in the new United States,...
directed by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced by Ken Burns, 1953-, Florentine Films, in Ken Burns: Benjamin Franklin, 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2022), 1 hour 53 mins
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Untold: America Explained, 86, The First Allies of the Revolution
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 86 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
The United States’ first true allies, the Oneida Tribe helped the Patriots to win the American Revolutionary War – but at what cost?
produced by Makematic, in Untold: America Explained, 86 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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Untold: Hidden Figures, 34, James Hemings: The Enslaved Chef Who Revolutionized American Cuisine
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produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures, 34 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
James Hemings was an enslaved man and the first American to learn classic French cuisine. He helped popularise many of the dishes you know and love today.
produced by Makematic, in Untold: Hidden Figures, 34 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2022), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 1, Peter Francisco
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in American BattleField Trust, 1 (Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
In this video, viewers will learn about Peter Francisco, the Hercules of the Revolution, and the tall tales that cemented his reputation.
in American BattleField Trust, 1 (Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 3, Alexander Hamilton
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in American BattleField Trust, 3 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
In this video, viewers will learn about Alexander Hamilton and his contributions to American history.
in American BattleField Trust, 3 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 3 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 4, The Quill Pen
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in American BattleField Trust, 4 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
How the quill pen helped to promote literacy in North America and played a part in the founding of the nation.
in American BattleField Trust, 4 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 5, Peggy Shippen
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in American BattleField Trust, 5 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
In this video, viewers will learn about Peggy Shippen, the Philadelphia IT Girl who spied for the British during the American Revolution.
in American BattleField Trust, 5 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 6, Floating Hospital Ship
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in American BattleField Trust, 6 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
In this video, viewers will learn about the history of hospital ships and how they have helped save lives throughout the ages.
in American BattleField Trust, 6 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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American BattleField Trust, 7, Peter Harris
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in American BattleField Trust, 7 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
The American Revolution was a war that involved many different people and forced Native Americans to choose sides. This is the story of Continental Army hero, Peter Harris.
in American BattleField Trust, 7 (Londonderry, Northern Ireland: Makematic, 2021), 2 mins
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