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American Memory
Large collection of reproductions of primary source material from U.S. Library of Congress: pictures, pamphlets and recordings. Earliest dates from 1400s.
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AP Images
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Associated Press' library of photographs back to 1826, plus news stories, graphics and audio 1997-present.
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Atomic Learning
Short training videos for software.
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Classical Music in Video
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Videos of over 700 performances and masterclasses, as well as interviews with teachers of classical music.
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Counseling and Therapy in Video, V. 1
Videos of counseling sessions and demonstration; consultations; and lectures, presentations and interviews.
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Courtroom View Network
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Audiovisual files of courtroom opinion and proceedings.
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Dance in Video
Videos of dance performances, and documentaries on dance, from the 1950's to present.
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Films On Demand
Streaming collection of educational videos and historical newsreels . To create playlists and link to course pages, see FAQ.
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MEF Films Online
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Educational films on current issues.
Also known as: Kanopy
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Naxos Video Library
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Streaming video library of classical music performances, opera, ballet, live concerts and documentaries.
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OntheBoards.tv
Films of contemporary dance and theater performances.
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Opera in Video
A growing collection of filmed opera stage productions, with some interviews and other documentary videos.
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PBS Video Collection
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The Alexander Street Press PBS Video Collection has hundreds of documentary films and series covering the fields of history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events.
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Shoah Foundation Institute's Visual History Archive
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Fifty thousand video testimonies in 32 languages, from 56 countries, on the Holocaust.
Also known as: Visual History Archive
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