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United State Womens History

A guide of library and open access resources

Library Streaming Services

Films on Demand 

Has curated a collection of videos, series, and segments exploring amazing diverse women whose leadership has contributed to positive changes throughout history. 


Academic Video Online 

Citizen Jane

Chronicle of activist Jane Jacobs' battle with developers who threatened to demolish NYC's most historic neighborhoods and a lesson in the power of the average person to push back.


At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans - until now. RBG explores Ginsburg's life and career.

One Woman, One Vote

How could America claim to be the world’s greatest democracy, but deny the right to vote to women? With an introduction by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, One Woman, One Vote documents the events that culminated in the passing of the 19th Amendment.

Extraordinary Women Series explores famous woman and their personal struggles and public triumphs as pioneers in their field.  

Explore this curated collection on Women’s History that Celebrates Artist who are Women 

PBS online


Illuminating the stories of extraordinary American Heroines from the early years of feminism. Presents 26 digital  short films featuring courageous , little known and diverse female trailblazers from the turn of the 20th century. 

American Masters Archive

American Masters is a documentary series illuminating the lives and creative journeys of the nation's most enduring artistic giants-- those who have left an indelible impression on our cultural landscape-- through compelling, unvarnished stories. Search the Digital archives collection for unreleased interview filmed for past American Masters documentaries. 

6 Surprising Facts about the 19th Amendment

2020 marked 100 years of National Suffrage for Women in the United States. 

Suffragette (2015) available only through Netflix, a historical drama about suffrage in the UK