Did your ancestors live on a rural Mexican rancho? If so, you will want to subscribe to this fabulous YouTube channel. Even those who are not of Mexican descent, but who are just into authentic cooking, culinary history, or experiencing new cultures will want to follow this channel.
This short one-minute video from the Newseum is an excellent example of using archival collections for digital storytelling, and of how special collections can be marketed with very little expense and simple multimedia technologies. The video includes a mix of digitized newspapers, historical images, and other primary source documents.
The Library of Congress officially launched its YouTube channel yesterday. This initial collection includes more than 70 videos, many from the late 1800s and early 1900s. Following is the first moving image ever made, in 1894, a sneeze by Fred Ott.