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African American Women Writers of the 19th Century
- The New York Public Library's digital collection of African-American literary and cultural history.
American Women's History
- An on-line research-guide to state and regional women's history resources.
- Details of the events which defined the life of a member of the early Puritan settlement in America.
Archives for Research on Women and Gender Project
- From the Special Collections and Archives Department of the University of Texas at San Antonio Library. Collection features primary source materials written by or about women.
Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame
- Mission statement and recent inductees. Located at the Hartford College for Women in Hartford.
The General Federation of Women's Clubs
- Visit the Women's history and resource center to learn more about the history of women volunteers.
History of Jewish Women in America
- List of significant repositories for American Jewish women's history, with information on published guides, examples of collections of oral histories and private papers, location of records of national offices of Jewish women's organizations; historical scholarship from 1970 to the present from journals, anthologies, and monographs.
Infography about Nineteenth-Century American Women
- Sources recommended by a professor who specializes in the study of Nineteenth Century American women.
Ladies' Union Aid Society
- During the Civil War, women supporting the Union effort organized to aid the cause significantly. Their work in Missouri typified the effort elsewhere.
Living the Legacy of Women's Rights
- The history of the U.S. women's rights movement, from 1848 to 1998. An excellent narrative, extensive chronology and links to contemporary activist organizations.
Marie Elizabeth Zakrzewska
- DistinguishedWomen.com biography of an instructor at the New England Female Medical College who convinced the Board of Lady Managers to open a new teaching hospital.
- A schoolteacher from Massachusetts, an American pioneer, a remarkable woman who founded the worldwide model of higher education for women--Mount Holyoke College.
Michigan Women's Hall of Fame
- Biographical and other historical information; calendar of events.
- The last Beloved Woman of the Cherokee, and leader of the powerful Women's Council, by D. Ray Smith.
National Museum of Women's History
- A nonprofit organization in Washington, DC, focusing on Political Culture and Imagery of American Women's Suffrage.
National Museum of Women's History
- the museum's first "virtual exhibit" examines the development of the culture and imagery the evolved to promote women's voting rights in the U.S.: extensive collection of banners, buttons, documents.
The National Women's Hall of Fame
- Dedicated to honoring women who have contributed significantly to the development of the country. Includes an extensive collection of biographical profiles.
The National Women's History Project
- Official web site of the National Women's History Project: Originator of Women's History Month. Functions of the N.W.H.P.: Clearinghouse for U.S. women's history information; Issues a seasonal catalog of women's history posters, books and materials; Produces videos, posters, guides, and supplies for school and workplace; Conducts in-service training for school teachers; Coordinates the Women's History Network, a national participant organization; Provides consulting services for publishers, media producers, and journalists.
Places Where Women Made History
- The National Park Service has developed a travel itinerary featuring 74 different properties from the National Register of Historic Places in New York and Massachusetts. The itinerary includes interactive maps, descriptions of each place's significance in women's history, photographs, information on public accessibility, essays on women's achievements in American history, and links to other pertinent Web sites.
Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1775-2000
- Nine hundred documents relating to the role of women in movements throughout American history.
Women in Alaska's History
- Introduces the diverse women who helped shape today's Alaska.
Women in America, 1820-1842
- The accounts of 18 foreign travelers describe the conditions of women's lives in the United States, accessed chronologically or topically for comparisons.
Women in Congress
- Biographies listed by state, alphabetically and chronologically. Main list includes the state, political party affiliation and dates served.
Women in the Twentieth Century
- N.Y. Times magazine review of women's accomplishments and unresolved problems for the past 100 years. Published May, 1999
Women in the War of 1812
- Women's roles and the stories ofparticular women involved in the War of 1812. Essay by Hellen Ferguson.
Women of Courage Profiles
- Featured the stories of New York women who had made an impact on the North Country and were pioneers in their fields, which included education, medicine, art, politics and music.
Women's History in America
- Informative essay on the status of women from colonial America through the 19th and 20th centuries. Topic include religious views, legal rights, women at work, feminism, and reform movements.
Women's History Project of Northwest Michigan
- This organization promotes preservation and recognition of women's contributions to their families and communities in northwest lower Michigan.
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