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Video: Dutch New York

Video: Dutch New York

This documentary looks at the Dutch influence on New York and on the American colonies. Hosted by Barry Lewis.

Posted: Sep 1st, 2009 | Comments: 148
Video: British Takeover

Video: British Takeover

Professor Joyce Goodfriend of the University of Denver describes how and why the British took over Dutch New Netherland.

Posted: Sep 1st, 2009 | Comments: 4
Video: Women in Dutch New York

Video: Women in Dutch New York

Early America expert Professor Joyce Goodfriend describes the role women played in preserving Dutch culture in America.

Posted: Sep 1st, 2009 | Comments: 5
Video: British Headquarters Map of 1782

Video: British Headquarters Map of 1782

Dr. Eric Sanderson of the Mannahatta Project uses Geographic Information Systems to bring to life a detailed map of the city from 1782.

Posted: Sep 1st, 2009 | Comments: 4
Video: The Dutch Room at the Met

Video: The Dutch Room at the Met

Philippe de Montebello of SundayArts interviews Peter Kenny, the Curator of Decorative Arts at the American Wing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, about MOMA's Dutch room.

Posted: Aug 22nd, 2009 | Comments: 1
Video: The Decision to Colonize

Video: The Decision to Colonize

Janny Venema discusses the Dutch West India Company's decision to develop New Netherland as a colony.

Posted: Aug 21st, 2009 | Comments: 12
Video: New Amsterdam, Diversity and Opportunity

Video: New Amsterdam, Diversity and Opportunity

Dr. Charles Gehring describes the diversity and sense of opportunity of New Amsterdam.

Posted: Aug 21st, 2009 | Comments: 1
Video: From Hudson to Beverwyck

Video: From Hudson to Beverwyck

Janny Venema narrates the development of Rensselaerswyck and then Beverwyck, located in the area of present-day Albany.

Posted: Aug 21st, 2009 | Comments Off
Video: Mannahatta – New York Before the Dutch

Video: Mannahatta – New York Before the Dutch

Landscape ecologist Dr. Eric Sanderson describes the Mannahatta Project and the original ecology of Manhattan.

Posted: Aug 21st, 2009 | Comments: 13
Video: Stuyvesant in New Amsterdam

Video: Stuyvesant in New Amsterdam

Professor Joyce Goodfriend reviews Peter Stuyvesant's New Amsterdam legacy.

Posted: Aug 20th, 2009 | Comments: 6
The year 2009 marks the 400th anniversary of explorer Henry Hudson's voyage to New York State and the river that bears his name. Check out the links below for more information about Dutch New York and happenings in and around the state during New York's quadricentennial.