'Unladylike2020'

July 9, 2020
6:30pm Eastern Time
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Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with a preview of the American Masters multimedia series, Unladylike2020, featuring 26 profiles of diverse and little-known female trailblazers from the turn of the 20th century. The free Virtual Screening and Panel Discussion is made possible by support from Humanities New York.

The screening will take place Thursday, July 9 at 7 p.m., on the anniversary of the 1848 tea party that gave birth to the first Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls.

Following the preview, be part of a live panel discussion with guest speakers, who will talk about the history and significance of this new series.

After the screening, please remember to provide feedback about your experience with tonight's screening event. Thank you!

Video Descriptions

Scenes of the Region Welcome

Unladylike 2020 Intro from Debbie Stack, VP Education & Community Engagement

Entrepreneur Maggie Lena Walker | Unladylike2020 | American Masters | PBS

Maggie Lena Walker was a civil rights activist and successful businesswoman. She gained national prominence when she became the first African-American woman to own a bank. Official website: www.pbs.org/americanmasters | #Unladylike2020PBS Subscribe to the American Masters channel for more clips: bit.ly/1JmUCu5 Enjoy full episodes of your favorite American Masters films: www.pbs.org/americanmasters FOLLOW AMERICAN MASTERS: Facebook: www.facebook.com/americanmasters Twitter: twitter.com/PBSAmerMasters #AmericanMastersPBS Instagram: instagram.com/pbsamericanmasters #AmericanMastersPBS FOLLOW PBS: Facebook: www.facebook.com/pbs/ Twitter: twitter.com/PBS Instagram: www.instagram.com/PBS Shop: www.shop.pbs.org/ A full 50 years before the Montgomery bus boycott, civil rights activist and entrepreneur Maggie Lena Walker led a city-wide boycott against segregated streetcars in Richmond, VA, and founded a newspaper, department store, and the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank, making her the first African American female bank president in the United States. ___________________________________ Launched in 1986 on PBS, American Masters has earned 28 Emmy Awards — including 10 for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special — 13 Peabodys, an Oscar, three Grammys, two Producers Guild Awards, and many other honors. To further explore the lives and works of masters past and present, American Masters offers streaming video of select films, outtakes, filmmaker interviews, the American Masters Podcast, educational resources and more. The series is a production of THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC for WNET and also seen on the WORLD channel.

She was a Leader of the American Labor Movement | Unladylike2020 | American Masters | PBS

Official website: www.pbs.org/americanmasters | #Unladylike2020PBS Rose Schneiderman began working in a factory at age 16, and after experiencing unsafe work conditions and unequal pay first-hand, helped organize an all-women's chapter of a hat makers’ union. She became president of the National Women's Trade Union League, and an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, informing many of his New Deal labor policies. Subscribe to the American Masters channel for more clips: bit.ly/1JmUCu5 Enjoy full episodes of your favorite American Masters films: www.pbs.org/americanmasters FOLLOW AMERICAN MASTERS: Facebook: www.facebook.com/americanmasters Twitter: twitter.com/PBSAmerMasters #AmericanMastersPBS Instagram: instagram.com/pbsamericanmasters #AmericanMastersPBS FOLLOW PBS: Facebook: www.facebook.com/pbs/ Twitter: twitter.com/PBS Instagram: www.instagram.com/PBS Shop: www.shop.pbs.org/ Rose Schneiderman (1882-1972) began working in a factory at age 16, and after experiencing unsafe work conditions and unequal pay first-hand, helped organize an all-women's chapter of a hat makers’ union. She became president of the National Women's Trade Union League, and an advisor to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, informing many of his New Deal labor policies. She is also known for popularizing the phrase “Bread and Roses,” a central rallying cry of the American labor movement. UNLADYLIKE2020 brings her story of fearlessness back to life through rare archival imagery, captivating original artwork and animation, and interviews with Hasia Diner, author of Her Works Praise Her: A History of Jewish Women in America from Colonial Times to the Present, and Ai-jen Poo, Executive Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. ___________________________________ Launched in 1986 on PBS, American Masters has earned 28 Emmy Awards — including 10 for Outstanding Non-Fiction Series and five for Outstanding Non-Fiction Special — 13 Peabodys, an Oscar, three Grammys, two Producers Guild Awards, and many other honors. To further explore the lives and works of masters past and present, American Masters offers streaming video of select films, outtakes, filmmaker interviews, the American Masters Podcast, educational resources and more. The series is a production of THIRTEEN PRODUCTIONS LLC for WNET and also seen on the WORLD channel.

Unladylike2020 Trailer

130 minutes

Moderator

  • WCNY Robert J. Daino Broadcast and Education Center

    WCNY was founded in 1965 as The Educational Television Council of Central New York. Today, it is a community-owned media company that produces content across multiple platforms, including television and radio programs, dynamic web and targeted email content, the WCNY CONNECT member magazine, and social media. Through online stream technology, WCNY has a global broadcast audience of viewers and listeners throughout the United States and 17 countries. WCNY operates five digital, pledge-free broadcast channels and three radio stations. Towers are located in Watertown and Utica, and WCNY’s radio programming extends into Canada. Classic FM is one of a few radio stations in the world dedicated to locally programmed music. Educational services include workshops; a 10,000 square-foot building with dedicated Education Center; Read Out, a radio reading service for the visually impaired; Enterprise America for middle school students; and a media and marketing communications program for high school students. WCNY is LEED® Platinum Certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, the highest certification level achievable in Leadership, Energy & Environmental Design. Other achievements include “Business of the Year” in the nonprofit category in 2014 by CenterState CEO.

Panelists

  • Charlotte Mangin

    An award-winning documentarian, she is the creator and executive producer of Unladylike2020. She produced Class of 2006, an hour-long program about women’s rights in Morocco, which earned her an International Documentary Award. She was nominated for 4 Emmy Awards for producing a 4-part archival documentary series for Thirteen/WNET. Mangin also produced America By the Numbers, a PBS public affairs series featuring underreported stories about America’s changing demographics, and Humanizing America, a digital shorts series profiling the diversity of the American experience today.

  • Andrea Dekoter, PhD.

    Superintendent of the Women’s Rights National Historical Park and Harriet Tubman National Historical Park. She has a Ph.D. in U.S. history, with a specialty in women’s history. DeKoter comes to Seneca Falls from Richmond National Battlefield Park and Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, where she served as Chief of Interpretation.

  • Susan Goodier, Ph.D

    Lecturer of History at Oneonta College, with focuses on U.S. Women’s Activism the Civil War through World War I. She has a Ph.D in Public Policy History, with specializations in International Gender and Culture and Black Women’s History. She is the author of several books including Women Will Vote: Winning Suffrage in New York State.

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