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Resources and information about women's history.

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Ada James Papers and Correspondence (1915-1918)
This collection is comprised of selected folders from the larger Ada James Papers (Wis Mss OP) housed at the Wisconsin Historical Society. Ada James (1876-1952) was a leading social reformer, humanitarian, and pacifist from Richland Center,…

Agents of Social Change Online Exhibit: New Resources on 20th Century Women's Activism
This exhibit marks the opening for research of eight collections of 20th century women activists: the papers of Constance Baker Motley, Dorothy Kenyon, Mary Kaufman, Frances Fox Piven, Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, and Gloria Steinem and the records of the…

Alice Paul Institute
The Alice Paul Institute educates the public about the life and work of Alice Stokes Paul (1885-1977), and offers heritage and girls’ leadership development programs at Paulsdale, her home and a National Historic Landmark.

All Sewn Up: Millinery, Dressmaking, Clothing and Costume
This digital collection includes millinery, dressmaking, clothing and costume books from the UW-Madison collections. These books from the first half of the 20th century (1907 – 1940’s) include the history of clothing, styles of dress, fashion…

American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States
Unlike most American Memory presentations, American Women is not a collection of digital items. It is a gateway--a first stop for Library of Congress researchers working in the field of American women's history. The site contains a slightly expanded…

Archive of Women's Voices
The disclosure of women's voices through oral history has led to a revision of the history of women, and of history in general. Reviewing the narratives of women can lead to a revision of history, our assumptions about the past and the future, and…

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
Documents the lives of women of the past and present for the future and furthers the Radcliffe Institute's commitment to women, gender, and society.

Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era
This website provides an overview of the exhibition Before Victoria, on view at The New York Public Library from April 8–July 30, 2005.

Bibliography on Gender in Byzantium
This resource, which began as a bibliography on women in Byzantium, has recently been supplemented by studies on eunuchs and a concern for masculinity.

La Biblioteca Digitale delle Donne
Biblioteca Digitale delle Donne (Italian women's digital library), Bologna, includes posters from the 1970s, books, and a selection of periodicals.
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