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9000 Years of Anatolian Woman: An Exhibition by the Ministry of Culture
Rich in images and authored by Günsel Renda, deals with women's place in religion and her social status, the exhibit covers: Prehistory to the Iron Age (7th millennium B.C.-7th century B.C.): Greek, Roman and Byzantine periods (7th century B.C.- 15th century A.D.); and the Seljuk and Ottoman periods (12th century A.D.-early 20th century).
4000 Years of Women in Science
Short, informal biographical notes and links to other women in science sites.
African-American Women, Digital Scriptorium of Duke University
On-line archival collections featuring scanned pages and texts of the writings of African-American women. Currently includes the memoirs of Elizabeth Johnson Harris (1867-1942), an 1857 letter from Vilet Lester, a slave on a North Carolina plantation, and several letters from Hannah Valentine and Lethe Jackson, slaves on the estate of David Campbell, a governor of Virginia.
The Book of Margery Kempe
Edited by Lynn Staley. An excellent introduction and the full text is available via The Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages (TEAMS )Texts Online Project. "Written probably in the late 1430s, The Book of Margery Kempe is one of the most astonishing documents of late medieval English life. Its protagonist, who represents herself as its ultmate author, was not simply a woman but a woman thoroughly rooted in the world."
Bibliographies and Guides to Research
Many bibliographies collected at the Todd Library, Middle Tennessee State University on women history.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman's "Cupid in the Kitchen"
The Rhetorical Situation of "Cupid in the Kitchen:" Topicality in the 1890's and the 1990's by Alan Taylor, U. of Texas at Arlington, 1993. " Gilman's vision is revolutionary, and in some respects, prophetic. She proposes that the domestic chores of cleaning and nutrition be professionalized."
Civil War Women: On-line Archival Collections
Features scanned images of manuscript pages and full text of the writings of women during the American Civil War. Currently available are the 1864 diary of Alice Williamson, a 16-year-old girl from Gallatin, Tennessee, and the papers of Rose O'Neal Greenhow, a renowned Confederate spy.
Civil War Women: Primary Sources on the Internet
Lists and provides links to original documents - diaries, letters, photographs, and writings - related to women during the Civil War era which are currently available on the net.
Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
"This web site is intended to serve as aresource for anyone interested in patterns of genderaround the ancient Mediterranean and as a forum forcollaboration among instructors who teach courses about women and gender in the ancient world." Designed andmaintained by Suzanne Bonefas and Ross Scaife, Univ. of Kentucky.
Dissertations and Theses on Lesbian History 68-95
This list includes the following: work done on lesbian history, work on feminism which may be related to lesbian history; work done by males related to lesbian history; and in a separate section is listed workdone by/about lesbians of color in ANY field.
Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement
An On-line Archival Collection Collections Library, Duke University. The materials in this on-line archival collection document various aspects of the Women's Liberation Movement in the United States, and focus specifically on the radical origins of this movement during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Items range from radical theoretical writings to humourous plays to the minutes of an actual grassroots group.
Dorothy Day Library on the Web
"This site is devoted to the writings of Dorothy Day who co-founded the Catholic Worker Movement with Peter Maurin in 1933." Bigraphical material and a substantial number of full-text articles writen by Day.
Emma Goldman: A Guide to Her Life and Documentary Sources
Emma Goldman (1869-1940) stands as a major figure in the history of American radicalism and feminism. An influential and well-known anarchist of her day, Goldman was an early advocate of free speech, birth control
Female Buffalo Soldier
"Cathay Williams .... For two years the former slave from Independence, Missouri, 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, and later opened a boarding house in Raton which was a popular stop for General Phil Sheridan."
Florence Nightingale: A Selection of her Letters
The Clendening Medical Library's small collection of Nightingale's letters reproduced as both an image of the handwritten letter and a typed transcription. Letters dated 1856 through 1897. Admirably organized and presented.
Godey's Lady's Book Online
Four 1850 issues of one of the most popular periodicals of the 19th century. Nicely reproduced images, and poetry and prose placed in postmodern hypertext frames. In spite of the presentation, some of the flavor of the original lingers.
Jewish Women in America: Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival Resources
Phyllis Holman Weisbard, University of Wisconsin System Women's Studies Librarian. Hypertext format, annotated entries in these categories: Books, Articles in Periodicals and Anthologies, Collections of Memoirs, Oral Histories, and Creative Writings, and Archival Resources (links to other library collections).
Joan's Witch directory
Joan Pontius of Belgium has collected various historical materials, especially quotes from Malleus Malificarum.
Lady Liberty: The Changing Face of American Freedom
by Lisa Guernsey. Sections: "Origins: The Female Form as Allegory"; "Symbols: Lady Liberty's Male Relations; Politics"; "The Agendas Behind the Monuments"; "Journeys: Tracing the Paths of our Lady Liberties"; "Ironies: Race, Gender and the Deception of "Freedom." Also: The Poetry of Lady Liberty's Diverse Public featuring poems by Emma Lazarus, Thomas Bailey Aldrich, Wiliam A. Cox and Rita Dove.
Lesbian History Project/Lesbian Archives
Archives and Oral History Collections That Have Lesbian Materials
Margaret Sanger Papers Project
From the History Department, New York University. Includes information about about the Project, as well as about Margaret Sanger's life and work, along with links to related sites
Medieval Feminist Index
The Medieval Feminist Index covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages.
Medieval Feminist Newsletter Bibliography
Bibliography of interest to those involved with feminist historiography of late medieval and early modern Europe. Compiled by Chris Africa, Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship.
Minerva: Women & the Military
H-MINERVA is the H-Net discussion list devoted to the study of women and war and women in the military, worldwide and in all historical areas. Discussions are frequently about current events regarding women in and in relation to the military as well. Linked to The Minerva Center, an educational foundation and publisher of related books.
National Women's History Project
A clearinghouse for women's history information, resources, activities, and programming ideas.
Sophia Smith Collection
"The Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College is an internationally recognized repository of manuscripts, photographs, periodicals and other primary sources in women's history."
Upstate New York and the Women's Rights Movement
Nicely done exhibit curated by Mary M. Huth. Includes reproductions of primary documents from the late 18th century through the passing of the 19th amendment in 1920. Sections on: Theoreticians, Precursors, The Seneca Falls and Rochester Conventions, The Syracuse Convention, Amy Post and Other Upstate New York Feminists, Dress Reform,Women's Education, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton .
ViVa, A Bibliography of Women's History Journals
International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam. ViVa is a current bibliography of women's history in historical and women's studies journals. Articles in English, French, German and Dutch are selected from more than sixty European and American periodicals.
"Votes for Women" Suffrage Pictures, 1850-1920
This collection, which is part of the Library of Congress' "American Memory Project," consists mostly of portraits (Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Sojourner Truth, among others), but also includes other pertinent photographs, two political cartoons, and a hyperlinked suffrage timeline. "It is a pictorial partner for the text documents in "'Votes for Women:' Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Collection, 1848-1920.'"
Why I Can't Be a Nun
Edited by James Dean. Originally Published in Six Ecclesiastical Satires, author unknown, dated early 15th century. Detailed introduction and full text. "Why I Can't Be a Nun poses a dilemma: how should a young woman, devoted to piety, live a good life if the institutions originally designed to enhance her spiritual welfare have become residences of sin rather than devotion? "
Women at War: Redstone's WWII Female "Production Soldiers"
A survey of the contributions of women Ordnance and Chemical Warfare Service workers at Redstone and Huntsville Arsenals from the beginning of production in 1942 until the end of the war in 1945.
Women Come to the Front
Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During World War II - reproductions of original manuscripts, photographs, newspaper and magazine articles - historical sketches of eight women war correspondents and photographers.
Women in America, 1820 to 1842
Women in the new republic as recorded by eighteen European travelers to the United States during the first half of the 19th century, compiled by the American Studies Group of the University of Virginia.
Women's Army Corps
A commeration of World War II Service by Judith A. Bellafaire.
Women of Science at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Mass.
From 1888 to 1910, women women comprised approximately one-third of the total enrollment at MBL. Photos and biographies of many, including Nobel Prize winner, Barbara McClintock.
Women's History Texts at Mississipi State U.
A small mixed bag of articles and bibliographies centered around various historical periods.

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