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Feminism -- United States -- History

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Jewish Women and the Feminist Revolution

Beginning in the early 1960s, a number of social movements began to take hold across the United States. The American Indian Movement, feminism, the Black Power Movement, and others called into question existing power structures and certain cultural hierarchies. The Jewish Women’s Archive has created this interactive site, which explores the role of Jewish women in the feminist revolution. Visitors...
Sophia Smith Collection: Voices of Feminism

Based at Smith College, the Voices of Feminism Oral History Project "documents the persistence and diversity of organizing for women in the United States in the latter half of the 20th century." The women interviewed here include labor, peace, and anti-racism activists, along with anti-poverty organizers and lesbian rights advocates. The project was funded by the Ford Foundation from 2002 to 2008,...
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...
Chicago Women's Liberation Union Herstory Project

In 1969, the Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU) was founded. Recently, the CWLU created the CWLU Herstory Website Project to archive and share the history of the organization. On the site, its authors write that "by sharing our history we hope others are inspired to act today." It's a laudable goal; the site features everything from women's health videos to FAQ areas for students, teachers,...