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Not for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony

Airing November 7 and 8 on PBS, this new documentary film by Ken Burns and Paul Barnes tells the story of "one of the most productive working partnerships in US history," that of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony. As the site describes them, "Stanton was the leading voice and philosopher of the women's rights and suffrage movements while Anthony was the powerhouse who commandeered the...

https://www.pbs.org/kenburns/not-for-ourselves-alone/
Women's History Month

In honor of Women's History Month, the History Channel offers this concise but interesting site, featuring brief biographies of 31 notable women, one each day. In addition to the essays, which trace each woman's early life and accomplishments, a suggested reading list is provided in many cases. While any such list is arbitrary, interested but busy users will enjoy these quick daily doses of...

https://www.history.com/topics/holidays/womens-history-month
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National Women's History Project

Founded in 1980, the National Women's History Project (NWHP) was created by a group of women committed to recognizing women's historical achievements. The organization was responsible for lobbying Congress to designate March as National Women's History Month, and today, they provide information and training in multicultural women's history for educators, community organizers, and parents. On the...

https://nationalwomenshistoryalliance.org/
American Women's History: A Research Guide

Greatly revised and expanded since its last Scout Report mention, (March 13, 1999) Ken Middleton's American Women's History: A Research Guide includes over 2100 citations to print and Internet sources and hundreds of links to digitized primary sources, as well as frequent updates and link checking to ensure the currency of cited resources. The Research Guide now consists of 4 main sections: an...

https://digital.mtsu.edu/digital/collection/women
Radical Women

Created as part of the University of Florida Digital Collections program, the Radical Women exhibition "documents the valiant history of women in the Gainesville Women's Liberation Movement." The collection consists of photos, oral histories, self-published newsprints, newsletters, brochures, notes from feminist organizations, and other original documents. Visitors can perform an advanced search...

https://ufdc.ufl.edu/rw
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Sophia Smith Collection: Women's History Archives at Smith College

The Sophia Smith Collection at Smith College was made possible under the guidance of its first director, Margaret Storrs Grierson. In 1946, it was named in honor of the founder of Smith College and it has grown to include over 650 different thematic collections. On this page, visitors can browse through their online image collections, oral histories, and exhibits. The oral histories are quite a...

https://libraries.smith.edu/node/43071
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A Woman’s Place Is In the Sewall-Belmont House: Alice Paul and Women’s Rights

In 1929, the National Woman's Party set up headquarters in the Sewall-Belmont House on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Their leader, Alice Paul, was a tireless advocate for woman's rights, well known for drafting the first Equal Rights Amendment in 1921. This lesson plan from the National Park Service explores this historic home and Paul's work through primary documents, maps, images, and...

https://www.nps.gov/articles/a-woman-s-place-is-in-the-sewal...
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Here and Now: 'Our Bodies, Ourselves'

In 1970, the non-profit organization Boston Women's Health Book Collective self-published a 136-page booklet entitled Women and their Bodies, which provided information about women's health issues, body image, reproductive health, gender identity, and a range of other topics. Shortly after the first publication of the book, the organization (and the booklet) changed its name to Our Bodies,...

https://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2016/06/02/our-bodies-oursel...