How to Find Media at the Library of Congress for Your Video Project

Recently, I made a slideshow depicting nine ways to tell a science story. One way to tell a story is to put the work into a historical context. But where, you might ask, can one find historical material to use in a science video?

One place to find historical photographs, maps, letters, film clips, and sound recordings is the U.S. Library of Congress. Much of the material housed in the LOC has been digitized and made available online. Searching this vast collection can be daunting. So I created a video tutorial to show three easy ways to search for material in the LOC: