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    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 - In 1859, Dr. Marie Zakrzewska moved to Boston to teach at the New England Female Medical College, which was essentially a school of midwifery. Dissatisfied with the level of medical education offered at the school, she convinced the Board of Lady Managers to open a new teaching hospital.

    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.

    National Museum of Women's History - A nonprofit organization in Washington, DC, focusing on Political Culture and Imagery of American Women's Suffrage.

    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.

    Michigan Women's Hall of Fame - Biographical and other historical information; calendar of events.

    The Archival Collections of Women's History - The Archives is a guide for research on the Women and Gender Project at the University of Texas. Primary source materials are written by or about women.

    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 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's Suffrage - HistoryChannel.Com - A timeline of important dates in the women's suffrage and women's rights movement in the United States of America.

    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.

    Duke Women's Archives & Special Collections - The Women's Archives is an integral part of Duke's Special Collections Library, which houses a broad range of rare and unique primary source material. Some print materials are digitized and can be accessed via the web.

    American Women's History - An annotated directory of internet resources on American Women's History.

    Women's History Research in the National Archives Library - The sub-discipline of women's history began in the 1960s. Both the feminist movement and the new study of social history contributed to the development of, and generally expounds a certain political viewpoint, women's history.

    The Ladies: A Journal of the Court, Fashion and Society - Online version of a 19th century weekly London newspaper that sought out the burgeoning female readership, explicitly catering to upper-class society women who could pay the sixpenny rate, but implicitly offering middle-class women a guide to social-climbing success.

    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.

    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.

    AFSCME LaborLinks: Women's Labor History - Annotated links to diverse information on the history of women in the labor movement

    American Railroad Women Research Project - Interpretation of railroad women's 162 year history. Illustrated with photographs and captions, solicitation of oral histories, description of lectures and exhibits.

    Women in American History by Encyclopædia Britannica - Articles, Media Gallery, Women's History on the Web, Recommended Readings and Study Guides.

    Unpacking on the Prairie: Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest - Exploring Jewish women's roles in transporting their culture from the Old World to the Upper Midwest; learning to adjust to new geography and new neighbors, establishing Jewish homes.

    Women in Alaska's History - Introduces the diverse women who helped shape today's Alaska.

    Women of the West Museum - Provides virtual tours and educational programs to tell the untold stories of the West.

    Women Inventors - Featured women inventors presented by Inventors Museum and the Alliance for American Innovation.

    African-American Women - An on-line collection of letters and memoirs of 19th century slave women, from Duke University.

    Native American Women - Although customs affecting early Native American women varied greatly from tribe to tribe, they often had a great deal of power and authority over their lives.

    African American Women Writers of the 19th Century - The New York Public Library's digital collection of African-American literary and cultural history.

    Women in the History of American Librarianship - Describes ten influential women in the History of American librarianship. Provides brief bibliographies, pictures, and women for further study.

    Jane Addams, Mother of Social Work - Shocked by the horrid little houses in nearby slums, this six-year-old from an affluent family dedicated her life to radically improving the social culture of America.

    Women's Rights National Historic Park - The history of the women's movement. Located in Seneca Falls, N.Y., sites include Declaration Park and the house of early feminist Elizabeth Cady Stanton.

    American Women and the Military - As early as the 1830's, women were committed to the effort to abolish slavery. Many women tended to the sick and wounded during the Civil War. And some, donned men's clothing to fight on the battlefield.

    Lucy Parsons: Woman of Will - For almost 70 years, Lucy Parsons fought for the rights of the poor and disenfranchised in the face of an increasingly oppressive industrial economic system. Lucy's radical activism challenged the racist and sexist sentiment in a time when even radical Americans believed that a woman's place was in the home.

    Mary Lyon - A schoolteacher from Massachusetts, an American pioneer, a remarkable woman who founded the worldwide model of higher education for women--Mount Holyoke College.

    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 During the American Civil War - Time and time again historians have chosen to ignore women's history. The fact is that women exist during all events that shapes our history. It is to this point that we bring these women's names forward though they are few among the plenitude... it is a start.

    Women in the War of 1812 - Women's roles and the stories ofparticular women involved in the War of 1812. Essay by Hellen Ferguson.

    The General Federation of Women's Clubs - Visit the Women's history and resource center to learn more about the history of women volunteers.

    Female Buffalo Soldier - For two years the former slave from Independence, Missouri, Cathay Williams, served as Private William Cathay until she became ill and was discovered by the post physician to be a woman. She was discharged at Ft. Bayard, New Mexico, on October 14, 1868.

    Women in Congress - Biographies listed by state, alphabetically and chronologically. Main list includes the state, political party affiliation and dates served.

    Robin Flies Again - Letters written by women of Goucher College, Class of 1903, from 1919-1938, that document topics about suffrage, war, the depression and family life. Also photographs, yearbook, songbook and links.

    The Women's Archives at Oklahoma State University - Detailed biographies of notable women in Oklahoma history including Angie Debo, Jessie Thatcher Bost, Hannah Atkins and The WAVES.

    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.

    American Women's History - An on-line research-guide to state and regional women's history resources.

    Nancy Ward - The last Beloved Woman of the Cherokee, and leader of the powerful Women's Council, by D. Ray Smith.

    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 the United States - Provides texts of key laws, speeches, links to organizations and international conferences, and a bibliography. Women in politics, women in the workplace, domestic violence, the history of the women's movement and government initiatives are among the topics covered.

    The True Story of a Pioneer Mother - Written by Marion Ahlstrom Hanson about her Grandmother, and published by Hale's Monthly Messenger, May 1929.

    Sally Hemings - Born into slavery, she was the daughter of Elizabeth (Betty) Hemings and, allegedly, John Wayles, Thomas Jefferson's father-in-law. Even today, there is an on-going search to find out if Thomas Jefferson was the father of her children.

    Rebecca J. Cole: Physician - Dr. Cole (1846-1922) practiced in N.Y., Columbia, S.C. and then Philadelphia where she started a Center to provide medical and legal services to destitute women and children.


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