Featured Database: Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000

Women and Social Movements in the United States 1600 to 2000 brings together primary
documents, books, images, essays, book reviews, Web site reviews, teaching tools, and more. The database chronicles the multiplicity of women’s activism in American public life from Colonial times to the present. The database contains tens of thousands pages of books, pamphlets, and related materials—for example, The History of Woman Suffrage (six volumes, 1881-1922); the proceedings of the national conventions of women’s anti-slavery societies in the 1830s; the proceedings of woman’s rights conventions, 1848-1869; the proceedings of the annual conventions of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, 1874-1898; and publications of the League of Women Voters, 1920-2000.

You can find this database in the database by title box on the library tab in myRedDragon. Also check out the History Research Guide and the Women’s Studies Research Guide for additional resources on this topic!



Featured Database: American History in Video

american history in video 4February is Black History Month, or National African American History Month! You can view videos on this topic in “American History in Video” on your laptop! “This video collection provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.”

You can access American History in Video on the LibraryTab in myRedDragon,  choose databases by title.