Library Resources

Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians (Kit)

Print book,
DVD

This resource provides the opportunity for a multimedia approach to teaching the history and legacies of the Armenian Genocide and the challenges of responding to crimes against humanity.

Crossing the BLVD: Strangers, Neighbors, Aliens in a New America

Class set

This collection of stories is a tribute to the people, most of them immigrants, who make Queens such a culturally rich community.

Darfur Now

DVD

Six diverse people striving to end the suffering in war-ravaged Darfur are followed in this documentary, demonstrating the power of individuals to influence social change.

Daring to Resist: Three Women Face the Holocaust

DVD

Three Jewish women recall their lives as teenagers in occupied Holland, Hungary, and Poland, when they found unexpected ways of fighting back as the Nazis rounded up local Jewish populations.

Days of Waiting

DVD

Estelle Ishigo, a Caucasian women artist, was voluntarily interned with 110,000 Japanese Americans in internment camps in 1942. There, she recorded the deprivations and rigors of camp life with unusual insight.

Death and the Civil War

DVD

This documentary charts the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War.

Deep Dark Secret

DVD

Using the Fernald School--a Waltham, Mass. institution in which children labeled as “feeble-minded” were confined by the state government--as a case study, this news segment examines the history of eugenics.

Digital Nation

DVD,
Streaming Video

Over a single generation, the web and digital media have remade nearly every aspect of modern culture. What does it mean to be human in a 21st century digital world?

Diplomats for the Damned

DVD

As Hitler crossed Europe, millions of Jews and political enemies of the Third Reich were exterminated. Yet many more would have died were it not for the bravery of a few foreign service diplomats.

Divided We Fall

DVD

In the aftermath of 9/11, a college student travels across the U.S. to document stories in Sikh, Muslim, and Arab-American communities, raising important questions about “who counts” as American.

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