Unsung Women Who Changed America

New Releases

From March 4 through August 26, 2020, UNLADYLIKE2020 will be releasing 26 short films and a broadcast hour on PBS American Masters profiling diverse and little-known American women from the turn of the 20th century, and contemporary women who follow in their footsteps. The latest releases appear below. Please click "WATCH ALL" to see all the films in the series produced so far.

First Woman to Swim Across the English Channel


Hawaiʻi’s First Sovereign Queen & Last Monarch


First African American Woman To Headline At Carnegie Hall


First American Indian Doctor


More Stories

Beyond the 26 short films and our broadcast hour, UNLADYLIKE2020 has collected the stories of over 200 other little-known and extraordinary women from the turn of the twentieth century.

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