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suffrage parade Washington DC

the Dowager Empress

 

Dowager Empress Cixi, the power behind the throne of Imperial China

 

the astute ruler of England
Elizabeth I


the women's march to Versailles in the early days of the French Revolution

Links:

American Women's History Research Guide a very useful beginning point for research

National Women's History Project a site which focuses on the celebration of women's history

Women of Achievement Irene Stuber

Women Central MSN site which this month  focuses on women's history

History of the Suffrage Movement in the United States - includes a chronology

The Emancipation of Women Spartacus Encyclopedia - history of the British suffrage movement 1750-1920

Living the Legacy: The Women's Rights Movement 1898-1998 - focusing on the American women's rights movement

Political Culture and Imagery of American Women's Suffrage National Museum of Women's History

Soujourner Truth's "Ain't I a Woman" speech delivered at the Women's Rights Convention in 1851 in Akron, Ohio

Report on the Seneca Falls Convention 1848 the proceedings of the Convention

National First Ladies Library biographies and portraits

Women in Congress biographies of women who have served in the United States Congress

Women Nobel Laureates

19th Century Women Writers

National Museum of Women in the Arts take a tour of the museum

Women in Vietnam

American Women's Diaries a multicultural collection of primary source documents

Biography of Susan B. Anthony Susan B. Anthony House

Women's History Research at the National Archives

Celebration of Women at Ancient Sites women in ancient world history links

Distinguished Women of Past and Present biographies of women who have contributed to culture

Dominion and Domination of the Gentle Sex: The Lives of Medieval Women

Classroom Ideas For Teaching Women's History

National Women's Hall of Fame biographies of famous women

Women in Science The Franklin Institute Online

Test Your Women's History IQ women's history quiz

International Archives of the Second Wave of Feminism  Women's Liberation Movement 1966-1979- with an international focus

Matilda Joslyn Gage information about the 19th century suffragist

Lucretia Coffin Mott Papers Project letters written to and by this early women's rights leader

Votes for Women: Selections From the National Woman Suffrage Collection 1848-1921 and Photograph Collection Library of Congress - books, pamphlets and other artifacts documenting the suffrage campaign in the United States

Suffragists Oral History Project oral history online

Documents From the Women's Liberation Movement materials from 1969-1974 Duke University

Women's Suffrage and the 19th Amendment National Archives - primary sources

Amelia Earhart - a site devoted to the famous aviator

4000 Years of Women in Science biographies and portraits

96 Years of Women in the Olympics

Civil War Women Duke University

Civil War Women Primary Sources Duke University

Canadian Women's Movement Archives

Celebrating Women's Achievements Canadian Women in History

100 Celebrated Chinese Women

Diotima - Materials For the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World

Indiatime Women famous women in India

Women in World History Curriculum information and resources about women in world history

Women's History Sourcebook Fordham University - a great place to go for primary documents

Women's Stories - short biographies of famous women

Distinguished Women of Past and Present biographies of famous women

WWW Virtual Library - Women's History

Hyper Textbook on Women and Western Culture University of Arizona Women's Studies