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United States Women's History Primary Resources

Over one thousand links to primary sources.


Webster, George Washington. A physiological basis for the shorter working day for women. Washington: G.P.O., 1921.  

A Week in the Mill," from the Lowell Offering (1845)  

With the Compliments of the Season: An online exhibition of Victorian holiday cards in the Lilly Library  

Women and Marxism  

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000*  

Women, Enterprise & Society  

Women in America, 1820-1842  

Women in History at the Clements Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor  

Women in the United States in the 19th Century  

Women of Color Web Sites  

Women Pioneers in American Memory  

Women of Protest - Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party  

Women Suffrage in Political Cartoons  

Women Working, 1800-1930  

Women Working, 1870-1930 a digital collection of primary sources for teaching, learning and research  

Women's Bureau ( U.S. Government Department of Labor)  

Women's History in Wisconsin  

Women's History, Library of Congress  

Women's History Month, Federal Resources for Education  

Women's History Month, Library of Congress  

Women's History Resources  

Women's History Sources: A Guide to Manuscripts and Archival Collections  

Women's Issues Then & Now: A Feminist Overview of the Past 2 Centuries  

Women's Studies Database Film Reviews  

A Women's Studies Digitization Project Initiative  

Women's Studies Online Resources  

Women's Studies / Women's Issues Resource Sites  

Women's Travel Writing, 1830-1930:  

Women's Work in the Long 19th Century  

A Women's Work is Never Done  

Worcester Women's History Project  

Working Women, 1800-1930

WPA Arts Project Poster

"Jobs for girls & women If you want a good job in household employment apply at - or write to Illinois State Employment Service."--Title of Poster, Library of Congress

WPA Art Project
Image from Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540