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The Royal Visit: May 3-4 2007

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During two days in May 2007, Colonial Williamsburg hosted the visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, to Virginia's Historic Triangle. The royal couple observed the 400th anniversary of the founding of Jamestown. The itinerary included arrival at the Colonial Capitol and a carriage ride along the Duke of Goucester Street; overnight lodging at the Williamsburg Inn; tours of Jamestown Settlement and its interpretation of 17th century Virginia life, and Historic Jamestowne and its archaelogical discoveries; a reception and luncheon at the Governor's Palace; and a visit to the College of William and Mary. Includes archival scenes of a previous royal visit in 1957.
DVD
2007
Special Collections
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Jamestown Live!: An Electronic Classroom

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DVD
2007
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The New World

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Set admidst the first encounter of European and Native American cultures during the founding of the Jamestown Virginia settlement in 1607. Tell the classic tale of Pocahontas and her relationships with adventurer John Smith and aristocrat John Rolfe. This woman's journey of love lost and found again takes her from the untouched beauty of the Virginia wilderness to the upper crust of English society as we witness the dawn of a new America.
DVD
2006
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Save Our History: Godspeed to Jamestown [electronic resource]

In 1607, the sailing ship Godspeed - one of three vessels that carried settlers to the Jamestown colony - played an important yet largely overlooked role in American history. As part of The History Channel's Save Our History initiative, this program follows the construction of a full-size replica of the three-masted ship, from the laying of its keel to its first days at sea. The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation commissioned the building of the Godspeed replica to help commemorate Jamestown's 400th anniversary, in 2007.
Online
2006
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Godspeed to Jamestown

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Four centuries ago, after four and a half months at sea, three ships (Discovery, Susan Constant, and Godspeed) landed on the shores of Virginia and established Jamestown. To mark the quadricentennial, a museum quality reproduction of the Godspeed was constructed in Maine. Hosted by Steve Thomas, an authority on traditional boat construction, this program combines elements of "how to" with those of the documentary film.
Online
2006
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Nightmare in Jamestown: The New World Epic

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Behind the epic film, "The New World" is an extraordinary real-life drama of the horrowing battle to carve out the first permanent English colony in the American wilderness. The latest discoveries reveal the true story of Jamestown as you've never seen it before. With exclusive access to forensics and archaeology, National Geographic reveals shocking new evidence of starvation and disease, secret plots and Spanish spies. Brought to life with re-creations and interviews, presents the story of how a small, embattled band of adventurers would plant the seed of a nation.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Love and Hate in Jamestown

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Price talked about the stories of Jamestown, including the founding of the colony as an investment, the story of John Smith, and the relationship of the English colonists and the natives. He read excerpts from his book, Love and hate in Jamestown. A question and answer period followed the talk.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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Dead Men's Tales [electronic resource]

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Uses archaeological, forensic and historical methods to learn about the Jamestown Colony, mummies found in the Xinjiang Province of China, the truth to the legend of Wild Bill Longley, the burials and lives of the people who built the pyramids, and the evacuation of a 13th century palace in South Africa.
Online
2005; 2001
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Unearthing Secret America [electronic resource]

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Archeological digs at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown yield clues to the daily life of slaves.
Online
2005; 2002
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Death at Jamestown

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Looks at various explanations for the large number of deaths of settlers at Jamestown, the first British colony in the New World. Reviews earlier explanations, such as starvation or diseases like malaria or typhoid fever, and examines new theories, such as sabotage through arsenic poisoning.
VHS
2004; 2001
Ivy (By Request)
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Save Our History: Secrets of Jamestown [electronic resource]

In 1607, 105 Englishmen crowded onto three ships to cross the Atlantic and make a new life for themselves in North America. They built a fort at Jamestown and established trade with the indigenous people, but things quickly turned bad: the Native Americans became hostile, the land proved unforgiving, and disease broke out. How did Jamestown, long thought to be a near-failure due to the colonists' apparent incompetence, manage to survive to become the first permanent English settlement? This program spotlights an archaeological dig that is yielding evidence every day of the story of Jamestown's turbulent first years, including a 400-year-old well and a swamp filled with 1,000-year-old trees. Visits to a firing range, a sculptor's studio, and a forensics lab shed additional light on Ja [...]
Online
2004
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Save Our History: Secrets of Jamestown

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Ongoing excavations shed new light on the first permanent English settlement in the New World.
Online
2004
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Unearthing Secret America

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Archeological digs at Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, Colonial Williamsburg and Jamestown yield clues to the daily life of slaves.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
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The Virginia Company [electronic resource]: America's Corporate Beginnings

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Examines how primary sources can illuminate historical events. This workshop tells the story of Jamestown, a less-than-successful example of America's capitalist beginnings and a colony as a business operation. Drawing on contemporary accounts, workshop participants assume the roles of colonists and shareholders to argue the future of the Virginia Company's settlement at Jamestown.
Online
2001
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English Settlement [electronic resource]: 1607-1691

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By exploring the origins of values, cultures, and economies that developed in 17th century English settlements in New England and Virginia, Professor Miller reveals that cultural divisions between the North and South have existed throughout American history.
Online
2000
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New Findings at Jamestown

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A lecture by William Kelso giving a brief overview of discoveries occurring at Jamestown over the past three years.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
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Jamestown Rediscovery: A World Uncovered

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Story of the discovery of the first permanent English settlement in America. Follows the archaeologists of the APVA as they unearth the remains of the original Jamestown Fort.
VHS
1997
Special Collections