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    • John Brown's Raid in American Memory - Duration: 7 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 70,604 views
      As a major part of the national acknowledgment of the 150th anniversary of John Brown's raid on the Federal Armory at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, the Virginia Historical Society presents the exhibitio...
    • What Caused the Civil War - Duration: 3 minutes, 46 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 44,183 views
      This video looks at the question "What caused the Civil War." The video specifically looks at differences between the North and South and the outbreak of the Civil War.
    • Cold War Crisis: The U-2 Incident (Visit www.coldwar.org) - Duration: 4 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 18,124 views
      Charles Fishburne produced this video about "Cold War Crisis: The U-2 Incident," an exhibition organized by The Cold War Museum and now on display at the Virginia Historical Society. Visit www.col...
    • Battle of the Ironclads - Duration: 4 minutes, 27 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 15,375 views
      This video describes the battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack. On March 8, 1862, the world's first ironclad ship, CSS Virginia, destroyed two wooden-hulled U.S. warships at Hampton Roads. T...
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    • Death of Pocahontas - Duration: 2 minutes, 15 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 7,478 views
      In this video Program Coordinator, Caroline Legros discusses the death of Pocahontas in the Virginia Historical Society's long term exhibition, The Story of Virginia.
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    • Grant versus Lee: The Wilderness to Petersburg - Duration: 7 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 7,247 views
      The video is from the 2007 Lee-Grant Exhibition at the Virginia Historical Society and looks at Grant versus Lee, the Wilderness to Petersburg.
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    • An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia (Why Did the Civil War Happen?) - Duration: 5 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 7,076 views
      "Why Did the Civil War Happen?" is the subject of the introductory video for the VHS blockbuster show, "An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia." Slavery caused the war, but the war di...
    • Whipping Post: Evidence of Barbarism - Duration: 2 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 6,908 views
      In this video, former VHS Outreach Educator Geoff Cohrs discusses the whipping post in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story of Virginia, an American Experience."

      Vis...
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    • Who was Pocahontas? - Duration: 119 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 6,721 views
      In this video School Program Coordinator, Caroline Legros, looks at the life of Pocahontas in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story of Virginia, an American Experience."
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    • Unknown No Longer - Duration: 89 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 6,555 views
      In this video, Curator of African American History, Dr. Lauranett Lee discusses Unknown No Longer: A Database of Virginia Slave Names. This free, online database contains personal information about...
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    • Abduction of Pocahontas - Duration: 2 minutes, 15 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 5,305 views
      In this video, School Program Coordinator Caroline Legros, discusses the abduction of Pocahontas in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition "The Story of Virginia, an American Experi...
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    • Wurlitzer Jukebox - Duration: 80 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 4,938 views
      This video discusses the Wurlitzer jukebox on display in the Virginia Historical Society's long-term exhibition, "The Story of Virginia, an American Experience." The video was created by Virginia H...
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