American Women's History
A Research Guide/African-American Women
Born in Slavery
Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938
Code of Federal Regulations
Search for the labor code of federal regulations.
The Emma Goldman Papers
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, woman's equality and independence, and union organization.
Lowell, Mass.: Female Labor Reform Associates, -
Frederick Engels (1820-1895)
Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State
From Slavery to Freedom
The African American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909
Russell, Thomas H. "Girls fight for a Living"
How to Protect Working Women from the Dangers of Low Wages1913.
Heaven will Protect the Working Girl
Immigrant Women in the Turn of the Century City
Karl Marx and Frederick Engels
Proletarians and Communists, from The Communist Manifesto
Karl Marx 1867
From Capital Vol I part IV, The Production of Relative Surplus Value, Ch. 15: Machinery and Modern Industry. Section 3a — The Employment of Women and Children
"Among Lowell Mill-Girls: A Reminiscence." Atlantic Monthly 48 (Nov. 1881)." This link will take you to Buley's database. Click on "Journal" link, then scroll down and select Volume 48, select issue 289, then select Larcom's article to view.
National Archives and Records Administration
Pathfinder to Women's History Resources
(Image courtesy of the Bridgeport History Center, Bridgeport Public Library
Property of the Bridgeport History Center)
New York Times Historical Archives (Proquest) SCSU Database
Full text articles from the New York Times, 1851-2002 (NOTE: You must log into consuls using your (student) user ID and pin. Contact us if you have any difficulty doing so.
On the Lower East Side
Observations of Life in Lower Manhattan at the Turn of the Century
Portraits of a Ladies' Strike
Perspectives of the Uprising of the 20,000
United States Government Printing Office
Legislative, Executive, and Judicial resources.
U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau
Established by Congress in 1920, is the only federal agency mandated to represent the needs of wage-earning women in the public policy process.
Virginia Gazette of Williamsburg, March 26, 1767
Advertisement that appeared in the Virginia Gazette of Williamsburg, March 26, 1767. Run away about the 15 of December last, a small yellow Negro wench ...