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American History: The Gilded Age & Progressive Era (1876-1913)

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DVD 459.00 The World's greatest fair 1 videodisc (119 min.) Documentary on the 1904 World's Fair in Saint Louis, using archival images and interviews with historians to highlight various aspects of the event.    

DVD 807.00  Not for ourselves alone: the story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony (180 min.) Summary: Presents the history of women's suffrage in the United States through the dramatic, often turbulent friendship of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan Anthony. Part 1 covers the years from their youth up to the establishment of the National Woman Suffrage Association in 1868. Part 2 spans the period from 1868 to the passage in 1919 of the 19th amendment to the Constitution which gave women the vote.

         

America History in Video Documentaries

Arrival of McKinley's Funeral Train
in William McKinley (United StatesThomas A. Edison, Inc.1901), 44 secs  
 
 
Two Dollars and A Dream
directed by Stanley Nelson, 1955-; produced by Stanley Nelson, 1955- (New York, NYFilmakers Library1989), 51 mins  
 
 
One Sky Above Us
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; directed byStephen Ives; produced by Stephen Ives, inKen Burns's The West9 (Arlington, VA:Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)1996),1 hour  
 
 
 
Ghost Dance
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; directed byStephen Ives; produced by Stephen Ives, inKen Burns's The West8 (Arlington, VA:Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)1996),1 hour  
 
 
The Geography of Hope
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; directed byStephen Ives; produced by Stephen Ives, inKen Burns's The West7 (Arlington, VA:Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)1996),1 hour  
 
The Way West: Ghost Dance
directed by Ric Burns, 1955-, in American Experience4 (Alexandria, VAPublic Broadcasting Service (PBS)1995), 1 hour  
 
 
Johnstown Flood
directed by Mark Bussler; produced by Mark Bussler (Harrington Park, NJJanson Media,2003), 1 hour  
 
 
Grim Reaper
directed by Amy Huggins; produced by Amy Huggins, in Wild West Tech (New York, NY:A&E Television Networks2005), 45 mins  
 
The Vanderbilts: An American Dynasty
directed by Molly Thompson; produced byMolly Thompson, in Biography (New York, NYA&E Television Networks1995), 40 mins  
 
 
Wilbur & Orville Wright: Dreams of Flying
directed by Gino Del Guercio, 1958-; produced by Gino Del Guercio, 1958-, inBiography (New York, NYA&E Television Networks2002), 40 mins  
 
 
Wild West
directed by Laura Verklan; produced byLaura Verklan, in Shootout (New York, NY:A&E Television Networks2005), 41 mins  
 
 
Milton Hershey: The Chocolate King
directed by Don Horan; produced by Sammy Jackson, in Biography (New York, NYA&E Television Networks2004), 38 mins  
 
 
Titanic's Achilles Heel
directed by Kirk Wolfinger; produced by Kirk WolfingerOn the Bottom Productions (Los Angeles, CAA&E Television Networks,2007), 1 hour  
 
 
Statue of Liberty
written by Ken Burns, 1953-; produced byKen Burns, 1953-, in Ken Burns's America(Arlington, VAPublic Broadcasting Service (PBS)2002), 1 hour  
 
 

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