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Women’s History Month – Streaming Video

The Ascent of Woman: A 10,000 Year Story Series

In this four-part series, Dr. Amanda Foreman traverses countries and continents to uncover and interrogate key stories of the strong, radical and revolutionary women that have made and changed the course of human history from 10,000 BC to the present day. Segments include Civilization, Separation, Power, and Revolution.

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Women’s History Month – Primary Sources

Everyday Life and Women in America 1800-1920

Thousands of fully searchable images of books, pamphlets, periodicals and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes. Especially rich in conduct of life and domestic management literature. Coverage dates: 1800-1920.

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Women’s History Month – Streaming video

Extraordinary Women

This series of 12 videos tell the stories of women, from Hedy Lamarr to Maria Montessori to Agatha Christe, who were inspirational icons of the 20th century

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Women’s History Month – database

Contemporary Women’s Issues

Focuses on the critical issues and events that influence women’s lives in more than 190 countries. Use it to search for women’s concerns such as domestic violence, employment and education, family, reproductive health and human rights. Coverage dates:1992 – Current.

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Women and Social Movements Library

Women and Social Movements Library

Women’s suffrage, anti-slavery, equal rights, age of consent, and birth control access are a few of the social movements in which women have been influential activists and leaders. Rich source of  primary documents such as letters, speeches, and  photographs. Also includes biographies and other scholarly analysis . Coverage dates: 1600 – 2015.

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