Famous Moments in Early American History
Short Educational Films of Noteworthy Events
Each short educational film in the ‘Famous Moments’ series highlights a true story of historical significance, providing students of early America with a better understanding of the people, places and events of this important era.
Of added interest for viewers, each film tells its story using scenes and portraits from our collection of Early American Images. Many of the images are primary source documents — engravings, woodcuts and drawings that date back to the early to mid-1800s.
Students and Teachers alike will enjoy these short educational films exploring early American history.
Please visit again as new films continue to be added.