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Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

View brief performance excerpts spanning from 1930s dance pioneers to today's most exciting artists - all recorded at Jacob's Pillow in Becket, MA. Browse by artist, genre and era.


Search the Video Catalog for DVD's and VHS, then reserve the video by calling Sherrill Library - 617-349-8850,



A powerful PBS series on Native American history. It shows how Native peoples valiantly resisted expulsion from their lands and fought the extinction of their culture -- from the Wampanoags of New England in the 1600s to the bold new Indian civil rights leaders of the 1970s.

Watch a preview clip on YouTube / Watch the video online through PBS / Reserve the DVD at Sherrill Library.

VIDEO DATABASES - Hundreds of videos online!


Alexander Street Press videos from
Academic Videos Online

View documentaries and newsreels, biographies and performances, clips from televison and other media. Search by keyword or browse by topic. Each video has a script so you can bookmark, annotate, cite, link to, put into playlists or folders, and share—with permanent URLs. You may create clips and embed them in web pages.

The following video databases all have multicultural content. Search for a historic era or movement, a person or performance, sometimes even an ethnic group.


Storytelling Class 

Selected DVDs at Sherrill LIbrary

 Search the Lesley Video Catalog for more titles; Reserve at Sherrill Library, 617-349-8850.


America Beyond the Color Line. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. PBS, 2003. DVD and streaming

Class Divided / Complete Blue-Eyed  (2004)  - Updated version of  Blue-Eyed (2003) DVD and VHS,  and A Class Divided, Jane Elliott (1985). DVD and VHS. Streaming from PBS Frontline (1985)

Diversity and Multiple Identities. 2nd ed. Ronald L. Scott, 2005.

Outsider: The Life and Art of Judith Scott, 2006 - Internationally-acclaimed sculptor who has Down syndrome, is deaf, and does not speak.

Sean's Story: A Lesson in Life: Special Needs Children in Regular Classrooms?. DVD and streaming

Storytelling Class, 2009 – Students from diverse backgrounds in a Canadian high school, especially victims of war, share their stories.

Through Deaf Eyes. PBS, 2007 streaming.

Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making us Sick?   California Newsreel, 2008 DVD

Worlds Apart: A Four-Part Series on Cross-Cultural Healthcare, Stanford University, 2003. VHS

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