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Cressman Library's Media Services department offers several educational DVDs on various historical topics:
PBS History Videos
"Journey back in time to understand the events that shaped the society we live in today. Witness the rise and fall of magnificent empires and explore the lives of some of history’s most powerful and influential people through in-depth biographies."
The PBS offers a wide selection of short and informative video clips on a wide range of historical topics, from the American Constitution to the Women's Movement.
Black History Biographies
Biography.com presents a series of biographical videos about the lives of famous figures in black history. Covers notable civil rights heroes, activists, artists, athletes, and political figures.
The Smithsonian Channel brings viewers documentaries and programs exploring and showcasing America's cultural, historical, and scientific heritage.
The History Channel
The History Channel provides a wealth of videos on a range of various historical topics, but focuses primarily on American history. Specific series of videos are offered on U.S. Presidents, First Ladies, Native American culture and history, and various American landmarks.