Using ICPSR’s Virtual Data Enclave (VDE)

Hello. This video is required viewing for anyone accessing ICPSR’s Virtual Data Enclave, or VDE. At the end of this video you will be asked a short series of questions to verify your understanding of the concepts in the training. You must complete this video and these questions before using the VDE. In this video […]

Family Ragu with Gennaro Contaldo

music intro I am Genarro Contaldo and this is my family dish Its so good olive oil goes in 500 gram top side of beef you can use brisket as well its fantastic roughly this is the size you want 500 grams of spare ribs 200 grams of sausages just cut them in half mix […]

The Horrible Histories team on their Victorian filmmaking special | BFI

– I’m gonna start with Bryony at the end actually I think ’cause first of all I think very important I need to really kind of clarify, on screen we’ve just seen the BFI depicted in a sewer with bits of poo floating along. Bryony, is that where you work? (laughing) – It’s horrible, I […]

Celebrity Family Feud with Ariana Grande – SNL

Exodus to Kansas: The Exoduster Movement

Andrea Bassing Matney: Welcome. My name is Andrea Bassing Matney. I’m with the customer services division here with the National Archives. Welcome to the Know Your Records program. We have weekly programs here, usually on Tuesdays once a week. And it usually gets repeated on Thursdays. We’ve flipped it around a little bit because we’re […]

Passport Applications, 1795-1925

Andrea Matney: My name’s Andrea Bassing Matney. I’m with the customer services division here at the National Archives. I’m usually at the downtown building, but I’m here to welcome you to the Know Your Records program today. I see a lot of familiar faces. We’re so pleased to have you here. The Know Your Records […]

Documenting Death in the Civil War

Nancy Fortna: Know your records was designed to inform our staff, volunteers, researchers, and the general public on the records of the National Archives and how they can aid in historical research. We offer not only the weekly lecture series but also genealogy workshops, symposia, the annual genealogy fair, a book discussion group, and a […]