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Railway Women
Helena Wojtczak

This collection consists of photographs of and newsclippings about women railway employees in Britain from before 1915 through the present day. It includes 32 photographs from World War I and 46 photographs from World War II, and a variety of photographs and clippings on topics such as [more]

Website last visited 2004-03-03.

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Emory Women Writers Resource Project
Emory University

This project is a collection of largely unedited texts by female authors from the 17th to the 20th centuries. There are 75 texts, most of them written in English in the United States and Great Britain. The majority of the authors are Caucasian, but the site also includes works by 12 Native... [more]

Website last visited 2004-03-16.

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Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World
Sweet Briar College, Virginia

This site offers an archive of speeches by "influential, contemporary women." Almost all of the speeches in the collection come directly from the authors themselves or from the organizations representing them and have not been published elsewhere. The main focus is the period since 1900, although... [more]

Website last visited 2004-04-23.

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Canadian Women's History
Early Canadiana Online and Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions

This comprehensive database documents women's history in 19th-century Canada. It provides access to nearly 700 texts, including diaries, novels, travel writings, recipe books, histories, parliamentary acts and debates, medical and religious tracts, and sermons. "Canadian Women's History" allows... [more]

Website last visited 2004-05-21.

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Jewish Women's Archive
Jewish Women's Archive

The Jewish Women’s Archive (JWA), a national non-profit organization, seeks to “uncover, chronicle and transmit the rich legacy of North American Jewish women.” This group of Boston-based historians and educators ably accomplishes this objective through its online exhibits, oral history... [more]

Website last visited 2004-11-17.

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From History to Herstory: Yorkshire Women's Lives Online, 1100 to the Present
West Yorkshire Archive Service, United Kingdom

This site showcases the lives of women in Yorkshire, England, from the 2nd century CE to the present day. The site presents 85,000 digitized images and microfilmed documents from the collections of the archives and libraries in and around Yorkshire. Among the women featured are some extremely well... [more]

Website last visited 2005-01-31.

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No Job for a Woman
Imperial War Museum

This site displays 60 images documenting the ways in which war has affected women’s lives in the 20th and 21st centuries, primarily in Britain. The site presents viewers with many ways they could use these interesting sources to consider both how women participated in the predominantly male... [more]

Website last visited 2006-05-18.

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Tighsolas: Nicholson Family Letters
Dorothy Nixon

This site documents the middle class Nicholson family during their struggle through a period of financial difficulty in Richmond, Quebec, in the first decades of the 20th century. It presents a collection of 300 letters and does a superb job of contextualizing the ways that the period’s broader... [more]

Website last visited 2006-05-18.

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Ling Long Women's Magazine, Shanghai, 1931-1937
Columbia University Libraries

This site offers the nearly complete run (228 of 298 issues) of Ling long, a weekly Chinese women's magazine published in Shanghai from 1931 to 1937. Scholars and students of Chinese social and cultural history will benefit greatly from the preservation of, and easy access to, such a... [more]

Website last visited 2003-07-15.