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Citizens at Last – the Digital Field Trip Experience

We hope you enjoy the film, Q&A, discovery guide, and virtual tour of the 107-year old Paramount Theatre.
Available to stream for free until May 31, 2023.

Citizens at Last® is a registered trademark of Ellen C. Temple, used with permission.

 

WATCH THE DOCUMENTARY

Closed Captions are available. Click the button in the lower right hand corner of the video to activate.


 


DOCUMENTARY CHAPTER BREAKS


CHAPTER 1:
What Does Your Vote Mean?

8 minutes
Starts at 00:00. Ends at 8:13.
GO TO CHAPTER 1
What is something at your school you wish you could vote on?
 

CHAPTER 2:
Building the Framework

15 minutes
Starts at 8:14. Ends at 23:21.
GO TO CHAPTER 2
Many suffragists took action because they were not being treated fairly. Have you ever been treated unfairly, and if so, what did you do?
 

CHAPTER 3:
The Fight Against James E. Ferguson

11 minutes
Starts at 23:22. Ends at 34:40.
GO TO CHAPTER 3
In your mind, what is the purpose of a protest?
 

CHAPTER 4:
Suffrage in the Primary

10 minutes
Starts at 34:41. Ends at 44:40.
GO TO CHAPTER 4
Why is voting in a Primary important?
 

CHAPTER 5:
The 19th Amendment

2 minutes
Starts at 44:41. Ends at 50:18.
GO TO CHAPTER 5
How do you imagine suffragists felt when the 19th amendment passed?
 

CHAPTER 6:
A Longer Narrative…

6 minutes
Starts at 50:19. Ends at 56:49.
GO TO CHAPTER 6
Is there still unfair treatment of women today?
 
 


Discovery Guide

A study guide filled with educational and interactive activities connected to the documentary


 
GO TO GOOGLE SLIDES GUIDE    DOWNLOAD PDF GUIDE

How to share the Citizens at Last guide with your students in Google Slides:

  1. Open the Citizens at Last Discovery Guide in Google Slides.
  2. Make a copy of the file, rename it, and save it to your own Google Drive.
  3. Open Google Classroom.
  4. Click the Classwork tab.
  5. Click create and then assignment.
  6. Name the assignment and add any directions for your students.
  7. Click add and then Google Drive.
  8. Search or locate the file in your Google Drive and then add it.
  9. Important: Change the settings to make a copy for each student.
  10. Add point value or due dates and click assign.

 

 


Q&A Panel Discussion

Recorded September 30, 2021
Panelists:
Nancy Schiesari
, Director and Producer of Citizens at Last
Ellen C. Temple, Producer and Publisher of the book, Citizens at Last
Dr. Jessica Brannon-Wranosky, Historian on Women’s Suffrage, Distinguished Professor of Digital Humanities and History at Texas A&M University-Commerce
Gabrielle Esparza, Researcher
Dr. Melba Martinez, Casting Director
Carlisha Tennille Bell, Actor – Christia Adair
Abby Johnston (moderator), Deputy Editor at The 19th


 


Q&A PANEL CHAPTER BREAKS


CHAPTER 1:
Introductions

Starts at 00:00. Ends at 4:13.
GO TO CHAPTER 1
 

CHAPTER 2:
Early Stages

Starts at 4:14. Ends at 15:14.
GO TO CHAPTER 2
 

CHAPTER 3:
Research and Process

Starts at 15:15. Ends at 30:07.
GO TO CHAPTER 3
 

CHAPTER 4:
Acting and Filming

Starts at 30:08. Ends at 44:58.
GO TO CHAPTER 4
 

CHAPTER 5:
A Powerful Photo

Starts at 44:59. Ends at 50:20.
GO TO CHAPTER 5
 

CHAPTER 6:
How Do We Carry on These Legacies?

Starts at 50:21. Ends at 1:00:59.
GO TO CHAPTER 6
 


Paramount Theatre Virtual Tour

Experience the Paramount like never before, getting up close to the ornate proscenium, going backstage, and into the film booth.

Closed Captions are available. Click the button in the lower right hand corner of the video to activate.