From shore to shore: Irish traditional music in New York City / a presentation of Cherry Lane Productions & the Irish Arts Center, NYC;, c1993.
Abstract: Examines both the continuity and the changes that have affected Irish traditional music since the turn of the century. Using New York City as the focus, this documentary mixes historic photographs and film footage with contemporary interviews and performances.
Audio Center Videocassette I65-4 VC
Grosse Ile: gateway and graveyard / written and directed by Joseph Dunn. Dublin, Ireland: Radharc Films; c1992.
Abstract: Hundreds of thousands of Irish immigrated to North America between 1832 and 1860. Grosse Ile was chosen as a quarantine station by Canada and became the final port of call for many after they were turned away from American ports.
Audio Center Videocassette I65-12 VC
The hard road to Klondike: from Rotha mór an tSaoil, the autobiography of Michael MacGowan / producer, Sylvia Stevens ; director, Desmond Bell
Faction Films in association with Glass Machine Productions, 1999.
1 videocassette (ca. 65 min.), NTSC.
Autobiography of Donegal native Michael MacGowan, who wandered from Ireland to Montana to the Yukon Gold Rush in the late 1800s.
Audio Center Videocassette I65-64 VC
The harp in the south / produced by Anthony Buckley; directed by George Whaley; screenplay by Ruth Park and George Whaley.
Abstract: Follows the life and times of an Irish-Australian family, the Darcy's, of Number 12 1/2 Plymouth Street, Surry Hills - a Sydney slum. They are a poor working class family, living among tenement houses, razor gangs, brothels and sly- grog shops of the old Surry Hills.
Audio Center DVD W552-1 DVD
An Irish American story / filmed edited and produced by Cob Carlson. New York]: Cinema Guild, c1996.
Abstract: The story of the filmmaker's grandmother, Mae Dillon, who immigrated to America (Bridgeport, Connecticut) from Ireland.
Audio Center Videocassette I65-38 VC Non-Circulating
The Irish at Gettysburg / an HMS Production; produced by David DeVries. Greystone Communications, c1998.
Abstract: From the Army of the Potomac's famous Irish Brigade to Lee's legendary Louisiana Tigers, the Irish would add their own special chapter to the saga of the Civil War's greatest battle. Shows Irishmen on both sides at Gettysburg as they displayed courage and valor.
Audio Center Videocassette I65-40 VC
The Irish Empire / Winstar T.V. & Video, Inc. New York, N.Y.: Winstar T.V. & Video, inc.; c2000
Audio Center DVD G489-1 DVD
The Irish in America long journey home / Walt Disney Studios presents [in association with WGBH Boston; a Lennon Documentary Group production].
Abstract: A celebration of a people who helped build America; includes musical performances.
Audio Center Videocassette I65-24 VC
One man's hero / Silver Lion.
Santa Monica, CA: MGM Home Entertainment, c2000.
Based on the true story of the Saint Patrick Battalion, a group of soldiers enlisted from Ireland to fight in the Mexican War. When they are treated harshly for their religious convictions, they escape across the border into the enemy territory of Mexico, where they must convince a Mexican rebel leader to let them fight agianst the U.S. so they can protect their beliefs.
Audio Center DVD H784-1 DVD
Out of Ireland / an American Focus production. New York, N.Y.: Shanachie Entertainment, 1995, c1994.
Abstract: Examines the history of the seven million Irish who immigrated to America in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries including the causes of the exodus and the immigrant experience in the United States. Uses photographs, archival footage, manuscript material and interviews with Irish immigrants to describe their experiences and the profound influence they have had on American culture.
Audio Center Videocassette I65-10 VC