Getting Started in GWS Research
- Discovering Women's History Online
By Ken Middleton, Todd Library, Middle Tennessee State University. Best source
for finding digital
collections by topic.
History Sites is part of WSSLINKS Women and Gender Studies web site of the Women's Studies Section, American
Library Association. Includes sites with resources for celebrating Women's
Collections with significant holding relevant to women's history. List
from the Special Collections and Archives Department, Univ. of Texas at San
- Archival Resources in Wisconsin: Descriptive Finding Aids can be searched for "women" and other topics.
- Archival Sites for
Women's Studies page of WSSLINKS.
- Women's Studies in Digital Archives provides access to primary source materials for women's studies within digital archives. It is a project of the Women's Studies Section, American Library Association.
- H-Women Discussion List
on Women's History maintains a site with syllabi, discussion threads, bibliographies
arranged by subject, and more.
- To search for the location of (print) manuscript collections of individual
women and the records of women's organizations, visit the National
Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (NUCMC) for the U.S. and National Archives (U.K.) for U.K. sites.
- The U.S. National Archives Library Information Center (ALIC) maintains a page of links to historical websites relevant to women of the United States
- To find electronic versions of books of historical interest by or about
women, visit the Celebration
of Women Writers site, edited by Mary Mark Ockerbloom, and the Online
Books Page, by John Mark Ockerbloom, both mounted by the University of
Pennsylvania Digital Library.
- To find digital projects with women-focused content, try searching these
databases using the subject heading or keyword "women" in
Oral History Within the United States
- ActUp (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power) Oral History Project includes transcripts of interviews with men and women who participated in the movement.
- Black Women at Virginia
Tech includes transcriptions along with audio excerpts of interviews
with the first Black women students, staff, and faculty at the University.
- Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive of California State University, Long Beach, Women's History collection, includes interviews with Asian American and Chicana activists, as well as activists concerned with welfare rights, the feminist health movement, Los Angeles feminists, and more.
Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive includes interviews with Fanny
Lou Hamer, Sandra Adickes, and other women and men in Mississippi. Site
includes transcripts and some audio clips.
- Ethnic Women in Cleveland oral histories are being digitized by Cleveland State University Library.
- Voices of Feminism Oral History Project, Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, consisted of some 60 completed interviews (transcripts on the site) as of June, 2010; some include video footage.
- Georgia Women's Movement Oral History Project,Georgia State University Library
- Women Workers in Hawaii's Pineapple Industry, Center for Oral History, University
of Hawaii at Manoa. Site includes textual and audio excerpts. The Women
and Work in Hawaii exhibit also draws from oral histories.
- Iowa Women Artists Project site includes some "artists statements." Collection is housed
in the Iowa Women's
- Women in Journalism project of the Washington Press Club Foundation includes interviews with
Ellen Goodman, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Flora Lewis, and many others. Most
of the interviews are available online; the rest are available in print
at various universities.
- Women in the Legislature (in Georgia) is part of the Georgia Government Documentation Project, Georgia State University (material is not available online.)
- Minnesota Women & Work Oral History Project "seeks to document, explore, and
interpret the historical roots of women's participation in both waged and
unwaged work spheres." (website gone)
- Archives of Women in Science and Engineering Oral History Collection, Iowa State University contains excerpts from transcripts.A related oral history project focuses on women in chemistry.
- American Slave Narratives provides photographs and excerpts of
selected interviews with former slaves conducted by the Works Progress Administration
during the 1930s. Seven interviewees featured on the site are
- Suffragists Oral History Project was conducted by the Univ. of California at
Berkeley's Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office in the early 1970s.
Seven interviews with prominent women are on the site, including Alice Paul,
Sara Bard Field, Burnita Shelton Matthews, Helen Valeska Bary, Jeannette
Rankin, Mabel Vernon, and Rebecca Hourwich Reyher, plus oral histories of
five rank-and-file suffragists.
- Women and Timber: The Pacific Northwest Logging Community, 1920-1998 is a project of the Center for Columbia River History.
- Maine Women Veterans Project, University of Maine (descriptions only)
- Unarmed and
Under Fire: an Oral History of Female Vietnam Vets is an interview
article by Austin Bunn in Salon.
- WHC Oral History Project (Washington State International Women's Year Conference for Women, 1977)
- Women Airforce Service Pilots ("WASPS") project is at Texas Women's University (click on "digital")
- "What Did You
Do In the War, Grandma?" project of Rhode Island women's experiences
during World War II, conducted by ninth grade students at South Kingston
High School in 1995; see also the interviews with women conducted by the
1998 class for the project "The
Whole World Was Watching: an Oral History of 1968."
- Many oral history projects interviewed both men and women and
can be browsed by name to find the women. Examples include the Civil
Rights Documentation Project in Missisippi, Rutgers
Oral History Archives of World War II, and Social
Security Administration Oral Histories. Some exemplary projects are linked from the History Matters site. The Labor Oral History Project at Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL. digitized several transcripts of interviews with women and men of the labor movement.
The Walter Reuther Library, Wayne State University, has an extensive list of oral history collections of men and women in the labor movement.
- Many libraries, archives, and other departments have oral history collections
with guides, inventories, or collection level descriptions online. Some of those
specificlly on women are: Activist
Women's Voices: Linking Communities and the University (description only, Center for the
Study of Women and Society, CUNY) Alaska
Women's Oral History Project (University of Alaska, Anchorage), Norfolk
Women's Oral History Project, (Old Dominion University) A Few Good Women" (Pennsylvania State). The Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University has numerous oral history collections, including Women Hospital Workers and Gender Relations and the Building Trades.
Other History Within the United States
- "How Did Abolitionism Lead to the Struggle for Women's Rights?" is a module in the American History segment of the Digital History Reader, University of Vermont.
American Women Online Archival Collection from Duke University Special
American Women Writers of the Nineteenth Century (Digital Schomberg
- Agents of Social Change lesson plans and primary documents from eight collections
in the Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College: the papers of Constance Baker
Motley, Dorothy Kenyon, Mary Kaufman, Frances Fox Piven, Jessie Lloyd O'Connor,
and Gloria Steinem and the records of the Women's Action Alliance and the
National Congress of Neighborhood Women.
- The American
Experience series on the Public Broadcasting System
(PBS) site has transcripts and related material from programs aired, including A Midwife's Tale about 18th cent. midwife Martha Ballard, Eleanor
Roosevelt, Fly Girls,
about the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPS), Around
the World in 72 Days (about Nellie Bly), Hawaii's
Last Queen, the life of Lili'uokalani, and more. Use search feature.
- All Sewn Up: Millinery, Dressmaking, Clothing and Costume books from the University of Wisconsin-Madison collections from the first half of the 20th century.
- The American
Memory Historical Collections Project of the Library of Congress
has among its offerings numerous full-text documents on American women's
lives. There are many separate collections in the Project. Some entirely
on women are
Do: Women and Work" collection with excerpts from interviews with
three women found in the Voices
From the Thirties, American Life Histories: Manuscripts From the
Federal Writers Project, 1936-1940 Collection
- "Votes for
Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association
for Women" accompanying pictorial exhibit
History, an online display," offers examples of women's letters
and other documents in the Manuscripts Division
The entire America Memory project and each collection is searchable, and
searching for the keyword "women" or browsing a collection's subject index
for "women" turns up many more items, especially in such collections as
American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's
History and Culture in the United States. is another way to access material in the Library of Congress.
- "African American Perspectives" pamphlets
Early Years," first person narratives by women participants
Evolution of the Conservation Movement, 1850-1920," which includes
"women in conservation" as a subject heading
- "American Ballroom Companion," more than 200 dance manuals includes social
commentary, etiquette, etc.
from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the
Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information, 1935-1945," over 200 shots of women at work in munitions factories and on the farm
of Presidents and First Ladies
the Upper Midwest: Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin,
ca. 1820-1910 +
and Quiltmaking in America 1978-1996
(Most of the quiltmakers are women.) See also America's
and Hygiene advertisements from the 1910s through 1950s section
of the Ad*Access Project database of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales,
Advertising and Marketing History, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections
Library, Duke University.
- California Digital Library includes finding aids and other material for more than 30 collections housed
by University of California Libraries of papers from individual women, including
director Dorothy Arzner and children's book author Lois Lenski, and organizations.
See also the California
Heritage Collection of images.
- Chicago Women's Liberation
Union's herstory project site includes text, audio and video memoirs,
articles, documents, pictures, and more.
War Women: primary sources on the Internet from Duke.
- University of Virginia
Special Collections has many online
exhibits, including Hearts
at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War and Breaking
and Making Tradition: Women at the University of Virginia
- Advertising Cookbooks from the Emergence of Advertising in America 1850-1920
exhibit of the John W. Hartman Center, Rare
Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.
Studies electronic texts from University of Pennsylvania's Schoenberg Center
for Electronic Text and Image includes several 19th and 20th century diaries, as well as cookbooks, and other texts.
- 300 Women Who Changed the World site from Encyclopaedia
Britannica includes articles, timelines, photographs, study guide, and
weekly quiz. Women from the Americas are numerous among the 300.
- The Feminist Chronicles, 1953-1993, online version of a 1993
book by Toni Carabillo, Judith Meuli, and June Bundy Csida.
- Five College Archives
Digital Access Project (Amherst, Hampshire, Mount
Holyoke, Smith, and Univ. of Massachusetts)
focuses on the history of women's education at those institutions. Included
are oral histories, papers from student organizations, personal papers of
women faculty members, and more.
- Florida State Archives Photographic Collection contains about 850,000 images
of people, places, and activities in Florida from the late nineteenth century
to the present. The images are fully cataloged. Searches are therefore possible
for subjects including "women legislators," "women physicians," "nurses,"
"Afro-American women," "aged women," "Cuban American women," "Jewish women,"
"Seminole women," and using the fulltext search option for combinations,
such as "women" and "statues" or "women" and "schools."
- Jo Freeman is
a feminist scholar with her own website, which includes numerous articles
she has written, plus photographs and buttons from feminist and other activist
causes in which she's taken part.
- Godey's Lady's Book, online reproduction
of issues from a 19th century popular women's magazine, and selections
and commentary, by Hope Greenberg.
- Emma Goldman Papers site includes guides to the papers, pictures, a bibliography, a chronology,
and an essay about Goldman.
Mildred Fish Harnack: From Wisconsin Born and Educated to Resistance
Fighter During World War II With the Red Orchestra Movement (a virtual exhibit
with primary sources).
- Harvard University
Library's Visual Information Access System is a searchable catalog of
images in the Harvard collections, including many in the Schlesinger Library
on the History of Women in America. Some results are solely the description
of images, others include thumbnail images, and still others allow the thumbnails
to be expanded into larger size.
- Women and
Work in Hawaii: Into the Marketplace is a multimedia exhibit
by the Women's Studies Program, Univ. of Hawaii at Manoa.
- The Women's Rights National Historic
Park and the National
Collaborative for Women's History Sites website are sponsored by the
U.S. National Parks Service. The Collaborative site links to historic
sites: Susan B. Anthony
House, the Mary McLeod Bethune Council
House, the Matilda
Joslyn Gage Foundation and home , Alice
Paul's birthplace, Paulsdale, and the Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. Other National Park Service
websites: Maggie L. Walker National Historic
Site, and Places Where
Women Made History, which visits sites in New York and Massachusetts.
See also the Sewall-Belmont House (headquarters of the National Woman's Party).
- History's Women online
magazine, "written from a Christian worldview," emphasizes women
who have made signficant contributions to society.
- Hearth: Home Economics Archive, Cornell University, includes digitized
versions of numerous books and journals.
- The Making of a Homemaker, exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution Library of advice books for Victorian homemakers.
- Homemaking books for girls have been digitized in the University of Wisconsin Libraries Digital Collection as "Playing House: Homemaking for Children."
- "The Literature
on Women Immigrants to the United States," by Dorothea Schneider,
in Actes de l'histoire de l'immigration v. 3 (March 2003).
- Ada James papers finding aid and selected items digitized by the University of Wisconsin Libraries.
- Jewish Women's Archive includes exhibits on Bella Abzug, Rebecca Gratz, Emma Lazarus, Barbara Myerhoff,
Molly Picon, Justine Wise Polier, Bobbie Rosenfeld, Hannah G. Solomon, Lillian
Wald and others. One exhibit documents the role of Jewish women in the feminist revolution, and the most recent exhibit is Katrina's Jewish Voices.
- Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Archival
Resources on the History of Jewish Women in America, by Phyllis
- Unpacking on the Prairie: Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest exhibit created by the Jewish
Historical Society of the Upper Midwest and the Minnesota Historical Society.
Words: Women Write From and For the Kitchen is an online
exhibit of from the Van Pelt Lib., Univ. of Pennsylvania.
- Women's Labor History (Women's History at AFSCME: A Part of History: Women in Unions) is from the American Federation of State, County and
Municipal Employees (AFSCME).
- The Ladies
Repository, 1841-1876, has been digitized as part of the Univ.
of Michigan Making of America Project.
- Lesbian Herstory Archives, New York, NY.
- Women's Literary
Salons Archive, 1975-1985, New York, Cerridwen, Paris, Los
Angeles; Ephemera from the Collection of Professor Gloria Orenstein, Gender
Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Southern California. Documents
a feminist forum for intellectual discussion and for the presentation of
feminist writings from the time period.
- Making of America Project at the University of Michigan includes searchable digitized versions of
primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through
- Marriage, Women,
and the Law: A Digital Collection, was a demonstration project by the
Research Libraries Group focusing on family law and domestic relations in
the 19th century, primarily in the U.S., with some material on the U.K.
Contributing libraries and the focus
of their contributions: New York Public Lib, (social conventions and status
of women), New York Univ. Law Lib, (Comstock laws material), Harvard Univ.
Law Lib. (accounts of trials), North Carolina State Archives (marriage in
the South), U. of Pennsylvania Law Lib. (anti-miscegenation documents),
Library Company of Philadelphia (miscegenation), Princeton University Libraries
(polygamy and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints), and Univ.
of Leeds (British sources). The site is no longer available. See information about the project.
- Middletown Women's History Collections at Ball State University documents the experiences of women and women's organizations in Muncie, Indiana from the 1880s through the 1930s. It includes diaries, minutes, correspondence, photographs and other documents.
- MidWest Women's History Resources on
the World Wide Web
- Museums with a historical focus
- National Women's Hall of Fame, Seneca Falls, NY
- National Women's History Museum, proposed for Washington, DC, has a several web exhibits, including "Profiles in Motherhood."
- International Museum of Women, under development in San Francisco, CA, has a changing online exhibit.
- National Cow Girl Museum and Hall
of Fame, Fort Worth, TX
- Autry National Center, Los Angeles: Women of the West.
- The National
Records Administration's online catalog includes numerous photographs
and other material. Women is one of the categories featured in the Archival Research Catalog's Gallery. See also and under Research Topics: Women.
- The National
Women's Conference held in 1977 in Houston, Texas is the subject
of a photo archive by Linda A. Griffith entitled "Ghosts of the Second
Wave." See also photographs
by Jo Freeman.
- National Women's History Project (U.S.) page includes links to women's history organizations, costumed performers across the U.S. , Women's History Month programs, ideas, and
materials, links for student researchers, and online selections from the
NWHP catalog of books, posters, videos, etc. available for purchase. Living
the Legacy site, sponsored by the NWHP offers an essay and extensive
chronology about the Women's Rights Movement and links to activist women's
- The Denver Public Library has digitized historical photographs, including of Native American women.
Archives, Newcomb College Center for Research on Women, Tulane University,
has several online exhibits, including The
Louisiana Women's Movement: An Online Exhibit, Ruth
and Rosalie: Friendships and Historical Process (two New Orleans Jewish
women), and Newcomb Pottery produced by Newcomb College students.
America section of Paul Halsall (Fordham University)'s Internet
Women's History Sourcebook has links to numerous documents.
Seeds for Tomorrow's Harvest is an exhibit on the impact of women nutritionists,
created by the Archives of Women in Science & Engineering, Special Collections
Library, Iowa State University Library.
- "Edited Collections of Primary Sources in United States Women's
History," an annotated bibliography by Kathryn Wagnild Fuller and Gayle
Veronica Fischer for Journal of Women's History, is no longer online.
See vol. 7 (Winter 1995), pp. 206-29, in print.
WWW: A Primary Resource for Women's History", presentation by
Phyllis Holman Weisbard at NWSA 2000.
- America's Quilting History includes articles, book reviews, and links on the subjects of
women and their quilting from Colonial America to the Great Depression,
of the Pregnancy Test Kit: A Thin Blue Line. Online exhibit from
the National Institutes of Health.
- Women in Print: Essays on the Print Culture of American Women from the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, ed. by James P. Danky and Wayne A. Wiegand. This is an entire book online published in collaboration by the University of Wisconsin Press, the Center for the History of Print Culture in Modern America, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.
- Margaret Sanger Papers Project at New York University.
- Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger
Library for the History of Women in America, Radcliffe College,
Harvard University. Site links to "Oasis," the Harvard catalog of archival records and finding aids. You can browse a list of the finding aids for the Schlesinger, by selecting Schlesinger as the repository on the Oasis browse page. The Schlesinger site includes several online exhibits.
- Digital Schomberg Collection of African American Women Writers of the Nineteenth
Century includes The Work of the Afro-American Woman, a 1908
work by N.F. Mosell, several biographies and autobiographies, and works
of fiction and poetry.
- Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000: the Website, consists of projects
by undergraduate and graduate students at SUNY Binghamton, directed by Thomas
Dublin and Kathryn Kish Sklar. Each project poses a question and has 15-20
primary documents that address the question. Topics range from African-American
Women and the Chicago World's Fair, 1893, to Women's International League
for Peace and Freedom and Right-Wing Attacks, 1923-1931.
- Documenting the American South project at Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill includes
full-text diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and narratives on slavery.
There are many women authors in each category, as well as works about women,
of Achievement, by Benjamin Griffith Brawley (1919), about Harriet
Tubman, Nora Gordon, Meta Warrick Fuller, Mary McLeod Bethune and Mary Church
- Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment is a project of the National
Archives and Records Administration.
- Women's Suffrage history links from the Susan B. Anthony University Center at the University
of Rochester, and brief
biographies of suffragists.
- Triangle Shirtwaist
Factory fire killed 146 mostly young women on March 25, 1911. The
site was compiled by the Kheel Center for Labor-Managment Documentation
and Archives, Cornell University.
- Willard, Frances E. Occupations
for Women: A Book of Practical Suggestions for the Material Advancement,
the Mental and Physical Development, and the Moral and Spiritual Uplift
of Women (1897). [Digitized by the University of Wisconsin-Madison.]
- Women at the University of Wisconsin:
Resources for Research
in America: 1820-1842 project at the University of Virginia features
comments about women encountered in America by eighteen travelers from abroad (Ireland, Germany, Scotland, England, and France).
in the West: A Bibliography, by Catherine J. Lavender, U. of
Colorado-Boulder (on the American West).
- The Wisconsin Electronic Reader Project includes "How
Wisconsin Women Won the Ballot," by Theodora Youmans (1921 article)
of Wisconsin Pioneer Women," by Florence Dexheimer (1924).
- Wisconsin Women's
- Witchcraft Accusations and Trials in Salem, Massachusetts sites
Witches site from National Geographic Magazine
- What About Witches,
from the city of Salem
- Salem Witch Trials site was created by the Danvers Archival Center,
Danvers, Mass., with the support of the Electronic Text Center, Univ.
- Documents From the Women's
Liberation Movement, from Duke includes Notes
From the First Year (1968).
- Women Veterans Historical Collection is at University of North Carolina Greensboro. The collection documents the contributions of women in the military and related service organizations since World War I.
Woman's Work is Never Done exhibit of images from the American
Antiquarian Society's collection. Time period: Colonial times through the
- Women Working, 1870-1930, is a massive digital project of the Harvard University Libraries (HUL). This is the first topic to be tackled by the HUL Open Collections Program and will serve as a prototype for other subjects. Women Working will eventually provide access to digitized books (over 2000), manuscripts
(10,000 pages) and images (1,000) from the collections of Harvard University
Libraries and Museums. As of May, 2004, 458 documents and manuscripts had been digitized, with images scheduled to be added later in the Spring.
Midwest-Specific Women's History Within the United States
Women's History Outside of the United States
- To find electronic versions of books of historical interest by or about
women, visit the Celebration
of Women Writers site, edited by Mary Mark Ockerbloom, and the Online
Books Page, by John Mark Ockerbloom, both mounted by the University of
Pennsylvania Digital Library.
- Women of Achievement archive of site
that began as a weekly electronic newsletter Women of Achievement and Herstory,
written by Irene Stuber, featuring historical vignettes,anniversaries, and
- Women of the Arthurian Legend (student project, University of Rochester)
- Before Victoria: Extraordinary Women of the British Romantic Era (exhibit at New York Public Library)
- Bibliography on Gender in Byzantium,
by Thalia Gouma-Peterson, 1996 (as "women in Byzantium"), and maintained by Alice-Mary Talbot.
- Celebrating Women's
Achievements is a series of annual exhibits by the National Library
of Canada during Women's History Month honoring the contributions of
Canadian women in developing Canada. Featured thus far: activists, librarians,
legislators, women in the arts, and women in the book trade.
- Haus der Frauengeschichte: Fifty-Five Years of German history from the perspective of women (in German), includes biographies of 22 activists, politicians, and artists in psot-1945 Germany, East and West. Site also describes (in English) the EU Projekt: Making Women's History Visible in Europe.
in Deed: Medieval Society & the Law in England, 1100-1600, Harvard
Law School project, includes a section on women's
Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World
Course descriptions, articles, book reviews, images, and bibliography. Future
plans include an anthology of translated passages.
- Early Modern
Women Database is a multi-lingual gateway to primary documents, bibliographies,
and more, for the time period 1500-1800.
- Emancipation of Women 1750-1920, mounted by John Simkin of Spartacus Educational Publishing
Company, includes biographies, texts, and visuals on the suffrage campaign
in Britain. Use the many links on the site.
- Women's Movement in the Netherlands: digitized poster collection, 1898-2000, housed at Aletta, Amsterdam (search and descriptions are in Dutch only -- )
- Florence Nightingale
- Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp, 1981-2000 (U.K.) exhibit from the Imperial War College
includes excerpts from interviews with participants.
- H-Frauen-L was
a discussion list about women and gender in early modern Europe (archived messages)
- The Historical
Text Archive's Women section (links to primary and secondary sources).
- Irish women's history research is helped by a Guide to Sources on Women's History from the National Archives of Ireland.
- Women's history associations list from H-Net H-Women List.
- Women's History
Network (U.K.) site describes the activities and publications of the
- Women Immigrants, 1945
to the Present , by Eleanore O. Hofstetter, supplements and updates her
book Women in Global Migration, 1945-2000: A Comprehensive Multidisciplinary
Bibliography (Greenwood, 2001).
- Biblioteca Digitale delle Donne (Italian women's digital library), Bologna, includes posters from the 1970s, books, and a selection of periodicals.
- People With a History:
an Online Guide to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans* History,
compiled by Paul Halsall, is divided by period and region. It includes articles,
bibliographies, and links to archives, museums, and other sites.
- Women's Library (formerly the Fawcett Library) is the National Library of Women in the
U.K. It is located in London Metropolitan University.
- Liturgy and Medieval
Women page, by Frank Henderson.
- Medieval Feminist Forum (formerly Medieval Feminist Newsletter).
- Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index, a project coordinated Margaret Schaus covers journal articles, books reviews, and essays in
anthologies about women, sexuality, and gender in the Middle Ages
- Medieval Women: Tradition and Counter-tradition course by Deborah Everhart at Georgetown
- Monastic Matrix is a collection of resources for the study of women's religious communities, 400-1600 CE.
Story of the Millenium: Women from The New York Times Magazine Millennium series.
- Women in Scottish History provides a location for documents, sources and biographies about Scottish women in history, a database of researchers, and a bibliography.
- "Should Women Vote?"
is a suffrage module in the European History segment of the Digital History Reader, University of Vermont.
- Suffrage Banners
Collection, Women's Library (images of banners
documenting British women's suffrage movement.)
- Suffrage Chronology from the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
Women's History Sourcebook, compiled by Paul Halsall, Fordham University,
is a subject-arranged guide with links to full-text documents.
- A Nation of Shopkeepers: Trade Ephemera from 1654 to the 1860 in the John Johnson Collection
of the Bodleian Library, Oxford University, includes a section of images of women in trade.
- Victorian Web: Gender Matters section.
- ViVa: A Bibliography
of Women's History, maintained at the International Institute of Social
History, Amsterdam, Netherlands, indexes over 60 European and American historical
and women's studies journals
- Witchcraft Bibliography
Project appears to be defunct. There is a blog about it last updated in 2010.
- Women in World History Curriculum project directed by Lyn Reese. Contains resources for middle school and high
school, with sections on female hero of the month, lesson of the month, historical
quotes, and more.
Women's History Resources