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A history of women's achievements

Published by : Ambrose DVD, (New York, NY :) Physical details: 4 videos (8 programs, 29 minutes each) Year: 2006
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DVD 305.409 His v.1 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 014585
Visual Materials Visual Materials AIT 美國資料中心 AIT American Center

全球各地150個國家共設有650處美國資料中心,透過各種活動、講座,以及中心內的藏書、刊物、和電影讓訪客認識並熟悉美國。美國資料中心設置於美國在世界各地的駐外使館、學校、圖書館,或其他夥伴單位,不僅是一個提供資訊的管道,同時也透過各種活動與民眾交流互動。歡迎到全台任何一處美國資料中心參觀,會有更多豐富收穫!

DVD 305.409 His v.2 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 014586
Visual Materials Visual Materials AIT 美國資料中心 AIT American Center

全球各地150個國家共設有650處美國資料中心,透過各種活動、講座,以及中心內的藏書、刊物、和電影讓訪客認識並熟悉美國。美國資料中心設置於美國在世界各地的駐外使館、學校、圖書館,或其他夥伴單位,不僅是一個提供資訊的管道,同時也透過各種活動與民眾交流互動。歡迎到全台任何一處美國資料中心參觀,會有更多豐富收穫!

DVD 305.409 His v.3 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 014587
Visual Materials Visual Materials AIT 美國資料中心 AIT American Center

全球各地150個國家共設有650處美國資料中心,透過各種活動、講座,以及中心內的藏書、刊物、和電影讓訪客認識並熟悉美國。美國資料中心設置於美國在世界各地的駐外使館、學校、圖書館,或其他夥伴單位,不僅是一個提供資訊的管道,同時也透過各種活動與民眾交流互動。歡迎到全台任何一處美國資料中心參觀,會有更多豐富收穫!

DVD 305.409 His v.4 (Browse shelf) Not for loan 014588

The unique and independent American woman: adventurer... pioneer... poet... mother... educator... artist... freedom fighter. A History of Women's Achievement in America examines the 400-year history of American women's inspiring accomplishments and victories.

Disc one : Program 1: The Making of a New World 1621 - Women Help Found the English Colonies 1650 - Anne Hutchinson and Anne Bradstreet Use Newfound American Independence to Express Themselves 1773 - Phillis Wheatley Becomes America's First Black Woman Poet 1776 - Abigail Adams and the Female Patriots 1805 - Sacagawea, Interpreter and Guide, Aids Lewis and Clark Expedition

Disc one : Program 2 : The Era of Women's Firsts 1836 - Hispanic-American Juana Briones Establishes San Francisco 1837 - Mary Lyon Founds Mount Holyoke, the First Women's College 1846 - Susan Magoffin Travels the Santa Fe Trail 1847 - Maria Mitchell is the First Scientist to Discover a Comet Using a Telescope 1849 - Amelia Bloomer Publishes The Lily, the First National Magazine for Women 1851 - Sojourner Truth Addresses a Women's Rights Convention in Ohio

Disc two : Program 3: Women Speak Out 1852 - Harriet Beecher Stowe Writes Uncle Tom's Cabin 1852 - Emily Dickinson Publishes First Poem 1856 - Harriet Tubman Becomes the Most Notorious Underground Railroad Conductor 1868 - Louisa May Alcott Writes Little Women 1872 - Susan B. Anthony is Arrested for Voting 1881 - Clara Barton Founds the American Red Cross 1885 - Annie Oakley, Calamity Jane, Belle Starr and the Women of the Wild, Wild West

Disc two : program 4 : America Enters the World of Nations 1889 - Jane Addams Founds Hull House in Chicago 1889 - Nellie Bly Goes Around the World in 72 Days 1891 - Mary Cassatt's First Solo Art Show in Paris 1893 - Ida B. Wells-Barnett Crusades Against Black Lynching in America 1904 - Gertrude Pridgett (Ma Rainey) Introduces the Blues 1905 - Isadora Duncan Opens First School of Modern Dance 1912 - Juliette Gordon Low Founds the Girl Scouts of America

Disc three: program 5 : Women Begin to Transform Themselves 1916 - Jeannette Rankin Becomes the First Woman Elected to the U.S. Congress 1920 - Edith Wharton Wins a Pulitzer Prize for The Age of Innocence 1920 - Women Gain the Right to Vote 1928 - Margaret Mead Publishes Coming of Age in Samoa 1929 - Georgia O'Keeffe Visits New Mexico for the First Time 1932 - Amelia Earhart Flies the Atlantic Ocean Solo 1935 - Mary McLeod Bethune Founds the National Council of Negro Women

Disc three: Program 6 : America Becomes a Super Power 1936 - Eleanor Roosevelt Transforms the Role of First Lady 1942 - "Rosie the Riveter" Joins the War Effort 1950 - Babe Didrikson Named Woman Athlete of the Half Century 1950 - Gwendolyn Brooks Wins the Pulitzer Prize 1950 - Margaret Chase Smith Stands Up to Joseph McCarthy withDeclaration of Conscience Speech 1955 - Rosa Parks Refuses to Give Up Her Seat on a Montgomery Bus to a White Passenger 1956 - Tennis-Pro Althea Gibson Becomes the First African American Woman to Win Grand Slam Tourney

Disc four: Program 7 : American Women Find Their Voice 1959 - Lorraine Hansberry's Play A Raisin in the Sun is Produced 1963 - Betty Friedan Launches the New Women's Movement 1967 - Lynn Margulis Explains the Origin of Complex Biological Life 1969 - Joan Ganz Cooney Launches Sesame Street 1973 - Roe v. Wade Strikes Down Anti-Abortion Laws 1978 - Hispanic Golfer Nancy Lopez Wins Her First LPGA Championship 1981 - Women in the Legal System and Sandra Day O'Connor

Disc four: Program 8 : A New Age of Equality 1985 - Wilma Mankiller Becomes Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation 1986 - Oprah Winfrey Initiates a New Era for Women in Television 1989 - Asian American Amy Tan Publishes The Joy Luck Club 1997 - Madeleine Albright Begins a New Era for Women in American Leadership 1998 - Pleasant Rowland Sells the American Girl Company 2001 - Linda Alvarado Wins the Horatio Alger Award