- Date posted: January 4, 2013
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In this thirteen minute presentation, historian Martha Sandweiss challenges assumptions and some of the uses of Civil War photographs as historical documents. Although biased, unreliable, and unrepresentative, the images are mostly used as illustrations of events. .
- Date posted: January 3, 2013
- Download Podcast | 16min 37sec | 15.95 MB
In this 15 minute talk, art historian, curator, and photographer Anthony Lee provocatively examines Civil War era photography by way of one case study. The discovery, in June 2010, of a supposedly rare carte-de-visite depicting two African-American boys began a contentious ordeal over the monetary and historic value of the artifact
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Historian Mary Niall Mitchell uses less known and difficult to understand photographs to discuss the use of photography as propaganda during the Civil War.
- Date posted: March 28, 2012
- Download Podcast | 35min 49sec | 34.39 MB
Craig Steven Wilder, professor of history at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, speaks to New York City teachers about the influence of school districting on the racial segregation of Brooklyn neighborhoods.
- Date posted: January 27, 2012
- Download Podcast | 16min 38sec | 15.97 MB
At the Professional Staff Congress's CUNY and Race Forum, attorney and professor Frank Deale provides historical context for issues surrounding affirmative action and the City University of New York.
- Date posted: January 20, 2012
- Download Podcast | 30min 45sec | 29.53 MB
Historian Vincent DiGirolamo discusses the historiography of early 20th-century immigration through Ellis Island.
- Date posted: January 4, 2012
- Download Podcast | 18min 19sec | 17.59 MB
Professor, curator, photographer Deborah Willis discusses the pictorial record and a "new memory of photography."
- Date posted: December 22, 2011
- Download Podcast | 50min 50sec | 48.80 MB
Historian Graham Hodges discusses the life of David Ruggles, a radical black abolitionist living and working in New York City during the 1830s.
- Date posted: December 11, 2011
- Download Podcast | 34min 40sec | 50.01 MB
Historian Gregory Downs explains how grassroots political movements powered both the radical political possibilities and the ultimate violent defeat of Reconstruction.
- Date posted: November 24, 2011
- Download Podcast | 18min 18sec | 17.57 MB
Historian Scott Reynolds Nelson presents three rarely explored aspects of the Civil War.
- Date posted: November 17, 2011
- Download Podcast | 16min 00sec | 15.35 MB
Historian Gary W. Gallagher discusses the concept of union in the nineteenth century and its importance in the Civil War.
- Date posted: July 20, 2011
- Download Podcast | 13min 17sec | 12.83 MB
Stan Deaton (Georgia Historical Society) discusses the challenges his institution is facing when discussing and commemorating the 150 anniversary of the start of the Civil War.
- Date posted: February 25, 2011
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Historian Carol Groneman, whose dissertation grounds the scholarship of ASHP's documentary "The Five Points: New York's Irish Working Class in the 1850s," looks at what happened when immigrants of the Irish famine came to the United States (1845-1855)
- Date posted: February 10, 2011
- Download Podcast | 01hrs 00min | 57.93 MB
In this three-part video podcast, ASHP/CML's Donna Thompson Ray shares the benefit of her area of expertise with New York City Department of Education teachers in a discussion about the work of artist Jacob Lawrence.
- Date posted: December 7, 2010
- Download Podcast | 25min 41sec | 37.06 MB
Premilla Nadasen (Queens College, CUNY) examines the importance of women in the Black Freedom Movements of the 1960s and 1970s.
- Date posted: September 16, 2009
- Download Podcast | 26min 35sec | 31.98 MB
Barbara Winslow (Brooklyn College) discusses the life and legacy of Shirley Chisholm, the legendary Brooklyn activist, Congresswoman, and presidential candidate.
- Date posted: May 18, 2009
Former Tuskegee Airman Dr. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. shares his personal history of race in the United States during World War II.
- Date posted: May 14, 2009
- Download Podcast | 39min 30sec | 56.96 MB
Jeanie Attie (Long Island University) examines the significance of slavery to the people who fought in and lived during the American Civil War.
- Date posted: May 11, 2009
- Download Podcast | 45min 06sec | 65.03 MB
Gerald Markowitz (John Jay College and The Graduate Center, CUNY) describes how FDR's New Deal changed the relationship between the U.S. government and the people.
- Date posted: April 28, 2009
- Download Podcast | 45min 53sec | 66.15 MB
Martha Hodes (New York University) explores the many meanings of freedom that emerged at the end of the Civil War.