Film & Media Archive

The Film & Media Archive is a nationally recognized center for scholarship, teaching, and learning. The Archive is committed to the preservation of documentary film and other media which chronicles America's great political and social movements with a particular emphasis on the African-American experience. Read more about the Film and Media Archive here.

Please contact Andy Uhrich, Curator of Film and Media, with any questions to arrange your visit.

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Celebrating John Lewis

By Alison Carrick on July 21, 2020

Representative John Lewis died on July 17, 2020 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was a p...

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Greetings from St. Louis

By Miranda Rectenwald on April 8, 2020

Virtual Adventure This morning, I attended a wonderful conference in Massachusetts. Well, technic...

Text: All my life, all my love, my dearest one. J.

Love is Love in the Library

By Miranda Rectenwald on February 14, 2020

The exhibit It’s Complicated: Documents of Love features items related to love drawn from the Dep...