Library & Archives Videos

Documents made with pen and paper aren't the only important records of Tennessee history. In some cases, the stories of the state's early days are stitched together in embroidered cloth patches known as samplers.
Born 250 years ago this month, Andrew Jackson remains one of Tennessee's most iconic and controversial political figures.
People don't usually associate libraries with murder and mayhem.
Tennessee is famous for many things, but some people may not realize the state once was a hotbed for the marble industry. Tennessee marble, known for its pinkish-gray coloring and ease of polishing, has been used in many buildings across the country. Dr.
Tennessee Library and Archives Workshop: Women's Suffrage Movement
Tennessee Library and Archives Workshop: Preserving Tennessee Folkways
Tennessee Library and Archives Workshop: From Little Bighorn to Vietnam
Tennessee Library and Archives Workshop: Finding World War I Ancestors
An in-depth look at the Tennessee Board of Pension Examiners Records (Record Group 3) held at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Veteran genealogist Jim Long will use case studies to demonstrate how even small bits of information can lead to important discoveries found among the Tennessee State Library and Archives' collection of resources.
Map expert Murray Hudson's lecture at the Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) taking participants on a journey that begins along North Carolina's colonial borders, travels through the “Lost State of Franklin,” documents the annexation of Cherokee and Chickasaw territory, highlights
A documentary on the building and functions of the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
The video, which has a running time of just under 30 minutes, is narrated by former Gov. Winfield Dunn. It covers some of the highlights of Henry's career and includes remarks from people who worked with him through the years.
A documentary on the building and grounds of the Tennessee State Capitol.