The Northeast Georgia History Center
GSE-based Educational Videos by the Cottrell Digital Studio
Black Patriots & Loyalists of the American War for Independence
Listen to the little-known stories of the American Revolution from both Black Patriots and Loyalists.
Frederick Douglass was an abolitionist and former slave who defended freedom throughout his life. Learn about a story from his early years…
Hands On History - Juliette Gordon Low
Join the Kids as they meet the Founder of Girl Scouts, Juliette Gordon Low! Or "Daisy" as she was called by friends and family. Watch More…
Hands On History - Benjamin Franklin
Join the Kids as they meet man of science and former Revolutionary Benjamin Franklin! Watch More Hands On History George Washington Juliette…
Hands On History - George Washington
Join the Kids as they meet President George Washington! Watch More Hands On History Juliette Gordon Low Benjamin Franklin
Quick History - Mississippian Cultures
Native American cultures were complex, intricate societies with their own traditions and ways of life. Learn all about the cultures of the…
A Woman of the South Speaks Out
A woman living in the South during the American Civil War describes the desperate situation she and other women are in.
A Seizing Party as Witnessed by Shanghai Brooks
A man witnesses a woman-led riot in a Southern factory town during the American Civil War.
Abigail Adams was the wife and closest adviser of John Adams and the mother of John Quincy Adams. She is remembered for the many letters she…
Educator Beulah Rucker's story on building a school for African Americans after the Atlanta Compromise between the Booker T. Washington and…
Death in War Time
Learn about the American War for Independence from the perspective of a woman Loyalist.
Hear the story of one African-American who escaped from slavery to become a Union sailor during the American Civil War.
She escaped from slavery and risked her life to help others do the same. Hear the story from Harriet Tubman herself!
John Ridge and the Treaty of New Echota
John Ridge was from a prominent family of the Cherokee Nation in present-day Georgia. Ridge was chosen for the Cherokee National Council and…
Loyalist John Hopkins
Learn about one man's experience being terrorized for being a Loyalist during the American War for Independence.
Rosie the Riveter
Hear the story of a woman factory worker during World War II.
Learn about Oconostota or "Stalking Turkey," a prominent warrior among the Cherokee nation in the 1700s.
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