New Amsterdames: Women In The History Of New York City



A female history of New York City, one woman at a time. Join hosts T.V. and Chelsey as they learn about the women who made this city!


  • Episode 6: Anne Hutchinson(1591-1643)

    19/01/2017 Duración: 36min

    We're going all the way back this week with a woman who may not have been born in NYC, may not have spent her life there, but did have a crazy tragic end and now we drive on a highway named after her! Anne Hutchinson may not have been very fun but we hear her name all the time now- tune it to find out why! Insta: @newamsterdames Twitter: @newamsterdames Email:

  • Episode 5: Audrey Munson (1891-1996)

    12/01/2017 Duración: 38min

    This week we're learning all about one of New York City's most famous bodies! Audrey Munson, muse of scores of turn of the century artists, is all around us and we knew nothing about her. Get your dose of New York City women's history!

  • Episode 4: Dr. Susan McKinney Steward (1847-1918)

    05/01/2017 Duración: 35min

    Chelsey and T.V. explore the prolific life of one of Brooklyn's busiest women and the first African American female doctor NYC ever had!

  • Episode 3: Jenny Jerome (1854-1921)

    22/12/2016 Duración: 21min

    What does Brooklyn have to do with the history of British politics? Chelsey takes us through the life of Jenny Jerome- socialite, political influencer, and amateur pianist! Come along for a trans-atlantic ride!

  • Episode 2: Eliza Jumel (1775-1865)

    15/12/2016 Duración: 30min

    Join the gals this week as T.V. teaches us about scandalous woman-about-town Eliza Jumel! A thing for bad boys, a convoluted New York Times obituary, tons of money- this dame had it all!

  • Episode 1: Mary Rogers (1820-1841)

    08/12/2016 Duración: 21min

    Welcome to New Amsterdames! In our inaugural episode, Chelsey teaches us about Mary Rogers, a famous shop girl and possibly NYC's first tabloid sensationalized murder victim. Join us in our quest to learn about the women of New York's history!