Colonial America

Publication Date and Title (truncated)

1987. There's no such thing as woman's work an upbeat portray
1993. Digging for slaves
1987. Colonials to revolutionaries American literature, 1620-
1986. Discovery and exploration of America
1980. Williamsburg, the story of a patriot
1987. America: A Personal History of the United States

TITLE
There's no such thing as woman's work an upbeat portrayal in pictures and words of the role American women have always played in the work of the nation / videorecording :
PUBLISHER
Washington, D.C. : Women's Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Labor, 1987.
PHYS. DESC.
1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES
Gives a history of women's roles in the American workplace, from the colonial period up to the present.
SUBJECTS
1) Women -- Employment.
CONTRIBUTOR
United States. Women's Bureau. National Women's History Project.
HOLDINGS
NRG
HF5382.65 .T83 1987 C.1 VH


TITLE
Digging for slaves videorecording /
PUBLISHER
Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1993.
PHYS. DESC.
1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES
Provides fascinating details at excavations of 18th-century slave quarters on Middleburg Plantation near Charleston, SC; at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home; and at Colonial Williamsburg.
SUBJECTS
1) Slavery -- United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775. 2) Archaeology -- United States.
VAR. TITLE
Excavation of American slave sites. Chronicle (Television program)
CONTRIBUTOR
British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service. Arts and Entertainment Network. Films for the Humanities (Firm)
HOLDINGS
RVS
HT861 .D53 1993 C.1 VH


TITLE
Colonials to revolutionaries American literature, 1620-1820 / [videorecording] :
PUBLISHER
Peoria, IL : The Company, 1987.
PHYS. DESC.
1 videocassette (16 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 reading script.
NOTES
Looks at the early American writers of journals, pamphlets, and books. Discusses the works of William Bradford, Ann Bradstreet, Cotton Mather, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, and others.
SUBJECTS
1) American prose literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 2) American prose literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
VAR. TITLE
American literature, 1620-1820.
CONTRIBUTOR
Thomas S. Klise Company.
HOLDINGS
RVS
PS185 .C64 1987 C.1 VH


TITLE
Discovery and exploration of America videorecording /
PUBLISHER
[S. l.] : Video Knowledge, c1986
PHYS. DESC.
1 videocassette (VHS) (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
SERIES
1) American history, story of a nation. 2) American History, a story of a nation.
SUBJECTS
1) America -- Discovery and exploration. 2) United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
CONTRIBUTOR
Video Knowledge, Inc. .
HOLDINGS
NRG
E101 .D57 1986 C.1 VH


TITLE
Williamsburg, the story of a patriot videorecording
PUBLISHER
Williamsburg, VA.: Colonial Williamsburg, 1980,c1957.
PHYS. DESC.
1 videocassette (BETA) (36 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in.
NOTES
Describes Williamsburg and tells of the crucial years when every colonist faced the issues of submitting to taxation without representation, resisting pressure on a sister colony, meeting force with force, and taking the final step of complete independence.
SUBJECTS
1) Williamsburg, Va. -- History.
CONTRIBUTOR
Colonial Williamsburg, inc.
HOLDINGS
RGC
E188 .W54 1980 C.2 VH


TITLE
America a personal history of the United States / videorecording :
PUBLISHER[New York] : Ambrose Video Publishing, [1987?]
PHYS. DESC.
13 videocassettes (VHS) (676 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTESThe celebrated 13 part NBC-TV series--Alistair Cooke's personal tour of our nations's development, showing our national progress and hopeful future, from discovery and exploration of the continent to present day space exploration.
CONTENTS1. The new found land -- 2. Home away from home -- 3. Making a revolution -- 4. Inventing a nation -- 5. Gone west -- 6. A firebell in the night -- 7. Domesticating a wilderness -- 8. Money on the land -- 9. The huddled masses -- 10. The promises fulfilled and the promises broken -- 11. The arsenal -- 12. The first impact -- 13. More abundant life.
SUBJECTS
1) United States -- History.
VAR. TITLE
The new found land Home away from home Making a revolution Inventing a nation Gone west A firebell in the night Domesticating a wilderness Money on the land The huddled masses The promises fulfilled and the promises broken The arsenal The first impact More abundant life America, a personal history of the United States
CONTRIBUTOR
Cooke, Alistair, 1908- Gill, Michael. Ambrose Video Publishing.
HOLDINGS
RGC, NRG, RVS, PIN
E178 .A4 1987 NO.1 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.10 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.11 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.12 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.13 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.2 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.3 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.4 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.5 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.6 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.7 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.8 C.3 VH
E178 .A4 1987 NO.9 C.3 VH

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