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American Women Peace Envoys in 1915
A brief essay on the International Conference of Women for a Permanent Peace at the Hague in 1915, as well as relevant primary documents. Part of the State University of New York at Binghamton's online women's history project, the site gives special attention to the efforts of Jane Addams, Emily Greene Balch, and Alice Hamilton.
Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement
A collection of documents giving special emphasis to the women's movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Culled from the Duke University Special Collections Library, the site includes books, pamphlets, and other written materials. The documents can be searched by keyword or located under various subject categories. Subject categories include theoretical writings, women of color, and women's work and roles.
Marriage, Women, and the Law, 1815-1914
A site dedicated to the state of women, marriage, and the law in the nineteenth century. Compiled as a resource for scholars and researchers, the site is part of the “Studies in Scarlet” project and combines the resources of seven major collections of the Research Libraries Group. The site offers access based on a keyword search to over 200,000 pages of primary and secondary documents, including case reports, statutes, novels, newspapers, diaries, and letters.
Salem Witchcraft Trials
Rare and essential research materials regarding the Salem witchcraft trials. This site, maintained by The Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia, offers the student easy access to rare and out of print documents. The page features online versions of several papers and documents written by figures involved in the witchcraft trials, animated maps of Salem, archival documents from Essex County Court Archives, Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts Historical Society, and several other organizations.
Smithsonian Institution: Native American History and Culture
This site maintained by the Smithsonian Institution provides links to related sites also maintained by the Smithsonian. Most useful are extensive lists of suggested readings on varied topics, such as particular nations, Native American women, and Native American literature, cuisine, crafts, and architecture.
The Emma Spaulding Bryant Letters
A series of letters from Emma Bryant to her husband John during the summer of 1873. John worked with the Freedmen's Bureau in Georgia that summer, and the letters relate his wife's activities in Ohio and Illinois while he is away. Housed by Duke University's Special Collections, the letters shed light on relationships between husbands and wives at the time, as well as on the problems of Reconstruction.
U.S. Women in the War
An Oral History of Rhode Island Women during World War II written by students in the honors English program at South Kingstown High School. This sight contains interviews with women who experienced the Second World War firsthand. Their accounts of the war and daily life on the home front paint a vivid picture of women's lives in the United States during this period.
Votes for Women: NAWSA, 1848-1921
An archive of books, pamphlets, and papers from the National American Women Suffrage Association from 1848 to 1921. This exhibit from the American Memory Collection at the Library of Congress contains 167 documents from the NAWSA collection. It can be searched by subject or author and also contains a detailed timeline.
Votes for Women: Photographs
A collection of 38 pictures and portraits from the women's suffrage movement. An American Memory exhibit from the Library of Congress, the collection can be accessed through a keyword search or the name and subject index. The collection includes photographs of suffrage parades, picketing suffragists, an anti-suffrage display, cartoons commenting on the movement, and portraits of women active in the movement.
Women Come to the Front
An online exhibit about women journalists during the Second World War. The exhibit was created by the Library of Congress and contains narrative about the experiences of women journalists during the war and in-depth sections about eight of the most prominent women correspondents, including Toni Frissell, Clare Booth Luce, and Dorothea Lange. The site contains narratives, photographs of the journalists, and images of their work.