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American Women
A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States
"The site contains a slightly expanded and fully searchable version of the print publication American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States (Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2001)."
Sections include: General Collections ; Serial & Government Publications ; Law Library ; Rare Books & Special Collections ; Manuscripts ; Prints & Photographs ; Geography and Maps ; Music ; Recorded Sound ; Moving Images ; American Folklife Center ; Area Studies ; Collections ; Topical Essays.
- American Memory, Library of Congress

National Women's History Project (NWHP)
"The 2007 theme,"Generations of Women Moving History Forwardî 2007 presents special opportunities to highlight some critically important historic events, including the 50th anniversary of the integration of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, and the 30th anniversary of the National Womenís Conference in Houston, Texas.

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AFSCME LaborLinks: Women's Labor History
Sections include: General Links ; Women's Trade Union League ; Mother Jones and Other Women in the Mines ; Women and Labor in the Textile and Garment Industries ; Wobbly Women ; Other Famous Women in Labor History ; Women's Labor Songs - Lyrics.
- American Federation of State, Country and Municipal Employees.

Attending to Early Modern Women
"This gateway provides links to World Wide Web resources useful for the study of women in early modern Europe and the Americas. It focuses on the period ca. 1500 to ca. 1800 but also includes some medieval and nineteenth-century resources...Materials range from bibliographic databases to full-text resources, images, and sound recordings."
Arts and Humanities Team, University of Maryland Libraries

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
American Poet & Journalist & Free Thinker (1850-1919)
Sections include: Poems ; Books ; Biographies ; Photographs ; Bibliography ; Miscellaneous ; What's New.
Created by Richard A. Edwards

PBS - NOVA - Secret of Photo 51
Meet the Unsung Heroine Behind the Discovery of DNA's Double Helix.
"...unravels the mystery behind the discovery of the double helix and investigates the seminal role that Rosalind Franklin and her remarkable X-ray photograph played in one of the greatest discoveries in the history of science... The program draws on extensive interviews with surviving major participants in the DNA drama."
Sections include: Article & Interview ; Slide Shows & Interactives ; Resources ; Links & Books ; Program Transcript.

Women's Labor History
Sections include: General Women's Labor History Links ; Women's Trade Union League ; Mother Jones and Other Women in the Mines ; Textile and Garment Industries ; Wobbly Women ; Other Famous Women in Labor History ; Women's Labor Songs - Lyrics ; Women's History - General.

Women's Legal History Biography Project
Virtual library project of Stanford University's Law Library.
"This website grows from the Women's Legal History course taught by Professor Barbara Babcock at Stanford Law School. Its purpose is to show through the biographies of pioneer women lawyers how the women's movements have shaped legal history and the larger culture."

Women's Liberation Research Network
"Using the resources of this website, you may find others doing research related to your interests, libraries and archives with collections that you can use, ideas for research topics"
Maintained by Ginny Daley, Women's Studies Archivist and Bibliographer, Duke University

Women's Work in the 19th Century
"This site is a bibliography of Web sites related to the work of women in the 19th century. The original bibliography was a class handout."
The site also includes extensive links to general women's history resources

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