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Women's History

National Women's History Project
Non-profit organization selling books, posters, guides, videos, and other resources; conducts in-service training for school teachers.

Discovering American Women's History Online
This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. These diverse collections range from Ancestral Pueblo pottery to interviews with women engineers from the 1970s.

Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
An integral part of the Special Collections Library at Duke, the Sallie Bingham Center acquires, preserves and makes available published and unpublished materials reflecting the public and private lives of women, past and present.

Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law, Circa 1550-2050
The purpose of the establishment of the Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law, circa 1550-2050, and the Draper Endowment to support it, is to acquire, preserve, maintain, and make available to scholars, historic collections of rare materials documenting the world's movements for women's rights and the women who led those movements.  An integral part of the University of Georgia Special Collections Libraries.

Learning for Justice: A More Complete Women's History
A guide for how to "go beyond firsts" when teaching women's history.

Women's History | For Teachers
A list of selected resources for teaching women's history.

EDSITEment, National Endowment for the Humanities | Women's History in the United States
Lesson plans, teacher's guides, and media resources about U.S. women's history.

We Teach NYC | Celebrate Women's History
This collection highlights texts, primary sources, lesson plans and videos to use with your students as they learn about the key figures, events, and legislation related to women's struggle for equal rights for the past 150 years.

Sophia Smith Collection
Founded in 1942, the Sophia Smith Collection includes 6,000 linear feet of material documenting "the historical experience of women in the United States and abroad from the colonial era to the present." Subject strengths include birth control, women's rights, suffrage, the contemporary women's movement, U.S. women working abroad, and the arts (especially theatre)

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1830-1930
Organized around projects at the State University of New York at Binghamton. Shows primary documents concerning topics such as temperance, suffrage, peace, and racial issues.

New York Public Library Women's History Month Blog
In honor of Women's History Month, each March, NYPL librarians present a monthlong series of posts highlighting the many amazing women they've discovered through the print and online resources of The New York Public Library.

Victoria Women Writers Project
The Victorian Women Writers Project (VWWP) began in 1995 at Indiana University and is primarily concerned with the exposure of lesser-known British women writers of the 19th century. The collection represents an array of genres - poetry, novels, children's books, political pamphlets, religious tracts, histories, and more. VWWP contains scores of authors, both prolific and rare.

A Celebration of Women Writers - University of Pennsylvania
The Celebration of Women Writers was created and is maintained by Mary Mark Ockerbloom (legally known as Mary Mark.)  The Celebration of Women Writers listing is subject to copyright by Mary Mark, 1994-2012.

U.S. Suffrage Movement Timeline - University of Rochester's Susan B. Anthony Center

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