Local Films & Stories

DVDs to borrow and links to local history topics online

The Historical Society of Cheshire County collects and preserves films related to New Hampshire history, especially those films that communicate the history of Cheshire County, NH.  Films are lent out to educators in the county with the understanding that they are for private domestic or educational use only and should not be used for public performance.  As per copyright law: 

“(2) The playing or showing of a sound recording, film or broadcast before [an audience consisting of teachers and pupils at an educational establishment and other persons directly connected with the activities of the establishment] at an educational establishment for the purposes of instruction is not a playing or showing of the work in public for the purposes of infringement of copyright.” (the section in square brackets is from s.34(1))