Educational Films and Videos

Click on the links (in yellow) to watch the videos.

Life in a Milltown

This video explores the contrast of lifestyle between immigrant laborers and the upper class during the industrial revolution in 19th century Victorian Willimantic, CT.  It runs approximately six minutes. For all ages. Created by the Mill Museum with a grant from the SBM Foundation.

Working in a Milltown

This video explores working conditions during the industrial revolution in 19th century Victorian Willimantic, CT.  It runs approximately six minutes. For all ages. Created by the Mill Museum with a grant from the SBM Foundation.

Homespun

A series of educational videos for children on textile craft activities. Created by the Mill Museum with a grant from the Last Green Valley.

 

Mill Museum School Tour

These two videos constitute a virtual tour of the Mill Museum for elementary schools. Created by the Mill Museum in partnership with Reaching Beyond the Classroom.

Milltown Threads

A series of curriculum-based videos for children on the history of milltowns. Created by the Mill Museum with a grant from the Last Green Valley.

 

Where They Stood

A series of short history videos that takes the viewer to the locations in northeastern Connecticut where events actually happened and promote civic pride in the community. For all ages. Created by the Mill Museum with a grant from the Last Green Valley.