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Mississippi River Flood of 1927

Flood of 1927 - Video - Mississippi River Flood of 1927

 This silent film by the Signal Corps of the Mississippi captures the devastation of the 1927 Mississippi River flood. 

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Hurricane Katrina

Katrina, Hurricane

This animation shows Hurricane Katrina as seen by NOAA/GOES-12 infrared band from from August 23 through 30, 2005.

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US Army Air Forces Newsreel

Louisiana Maneuvers - Video - 1941 US Army Air Forces Newsreel

A clip from a 1941 newsreel produced by the US army about the Louisiana Maneuvers.

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Red and Blue Armies Battle in Louisiana, 1941 Newsreel

Louisiana Maneuvers - Video - 1941 US Army Air Forces Newsreel "Red and Blue Armies Battle in Louisiana"

A clip from a 1941 newsreel produced by the US army about the Louisiana Maneuvers.

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Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection - Basket Story

Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection - Basket Story

An excerpt from Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection entitled Basket Story.

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Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection - Language Story

Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection - Language Story - Video

An excerpt from Native Waters: A Chitimacha Recollection that describes the history and evolution of the Chitimacha language.

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QUEEN OF THE SOUTH New Orleans in the 1850s

QUEEN OF THE SOUTH New Orleans in the 1850s - Video - Includes interviews with noted historians, architects, and authors, as well as narrated excerpts from Thomas K. Wharton’s 1853-1862 journal 1999 • 27 minutes

Produced and written by Karen Snyder; original music by Sanford Hinderlie; narrated by John McConnell. Watch »

Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Nomination acceptance speech (excerpt)

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano - Video - Nomination acceptance speech(excerpt)

A reproduction of a clip from Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidential nomination acceptance speech in 1932.  He promises to repeal prohibition and provide a New Deal for America.

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Forest Army Listens to the Chief

Roosevelt, Franklin Delano Speech - Video - Archival recording

A short video depicting individuals listening to a speech by Franklin Delano Roosevelt about the Civilian Construction Core.

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The Fall of New Orleans - Video - Excerpt from The Queen of The South

The Fall of New Orleans - Video - Excerpt from The Queen of The South

 Excerpt from The Queen of The South: New Orleans in the 1850s pertaining to the Federal occupation of New Orleans during the Civil War.

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Madam C. J. Walker

Walker, Madam C. J. - Video - Mini Biography

Madam C. J. Walker's great-great-granddaughter and biographer A'Lelia Bundles speaks about Madam Walker's journey from a bleak childhood to becoming the first female self-made millionaire. Watch »

Yellow Fever in Antebellum New Orleans - An Excerpt from Queen of the South

Yellow Fever in Antebellum New Orleans - Video - An Excerpt from Queen of the South

An excerpt from Queen of the South: New Orleans in the 1850's, pertaining to Yellow Fever.

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