Helen Nannie Burroughs Collection, Library of Congress

gateways to multiple sites and other resources

organizations and agencies - national and international

research centers, libraries and archives (not too far from SLC)

on-line archives, exhibits, bibliographies

alternate news media


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DO IT YOURSELF:  D.I.Y. - Students of women's history can find immense amounts of open-access digital material--much more than is linked to this page. To locate additional material, start with an advanced search on Google ( in which ".com" and ".net" are unwanted words and you request one or more of these words: ".edu" ".gov" ".org."


And be sure to visit RE/VISIONIST, published on line by women's history students at Sarah Lawrence.




Historiography, from

H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences on Line

History Matters

Internet Modern History Sourcebook

Women's Movements (Monterey Bay Educators Against War)


Discovering American Women's History Online

International Institute of Social History

Internet Women's History Sourcebook

Labor History Links

Wikipedia list of Women's Rights Organizations around the World

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Organizations and agencies:


Equality Now

WomenAid International

Women Without Borders

Womankind Worldwide

Human Rights Watch, Women's Righths Division

Amnesty International: Gender, Sexuality, and Identity

Zonta International

National Women's History Museum (U.S.)

Feminist Majority Foundation

National Organization for Women

American Association of University Women

Girls, Inc.

American Historical Association

Organization of American Historians

History News Network

Historians for Peace and Democracy (H-PAD)

Radical History Review

American Social History Project

The National Women's History Project

Berkshire Conference of Women Historians

Labor and Working Class History Association

National Women's Studies Association

African Gender Institute (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

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Research centers, libraries, archives:

HistSex - History of Sexuality

Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, MA

Schlesinger Library, Cambridge, MA

CLAGS: Center for LGBTQ Studies (City University of New York)

Lesbian Herstory Archives

Center for Women's Global Leadership (Rutgers University)

Institute for Women's Leadership (Rutgers University)

International Center for Research on Women

Tamiment Library & Wagner Labor Archives (New York University)

Bobst Library, New York University

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center

New York Public Library Research Division - Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

New York Public Library Research Divvision - Stephen A. Schwarzman Building

Columbia University Libraries

Yale University Library

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Archives, exhibits, bibliographies:

National Women's History Museum - online exhibits

Black American Feminisms: A Multidisciplinary Bibliography

AMDOCS: Documents for the Study of American History

Documenting the American South

Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project

American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

Archive of Folk Culture, Library of Congress

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Alternate news media
(for information you won't get from U.S. corporate media):

Women's International Perspective (WIP) Internet News Service - global coverage of news about women

United Nations WomenWatch - information and resources on gender equality and women's empowerment

Common Dreams - links to a host of articles, essays, news services, radio and TV programs, independent weeklies, government documents, etc.

Z-Net - ditto

Free Speech Radio News - progressive slants on news from around the world

The Black Commentator - ditto

Re/Visionist - online publication of students at the Women's History Program at Sarah Lawrence

Feministing - news, views, and action alerts by and for feminists

Daily News from the Feminist Majority Foundation - news and commentary on events around the world

Ms. Magazine Online - news briefs and other resources

Making Contact - investigative journalism and more in a radio format

Democracy NOW! - radical news program from Pacifica Radio; a new broadcast every weekday

The Middle East Research and Information Project - news and background on developments in Afghanistan and South Asia as well as the Middle East

BBC News - audio/video reports on world news (from the British public broadcasting system)

WBAI Radio - New York City's Pacifica station

Flashpoints News Radio - daily investigative radio magazine, from Pacifica's KPFA in Berkeley

Free Speech TV - independent 24-hour online TV network

Labour Start - international labor news

Bitch Media - edgy feminist project

Jezebel - feminist takes on politics and pop culture

Colorlines - online magazine published by Race Forward: Center for Racial Justice Innovation

The Daily Beast - independent, irreverent, intelligent reporting on politics and culture

The Nation - website of the progressive weekly; many online articles that don't appear in print

Salon - pioneer in digital journalism, generally from a progressive point of view

Podcast Republic - gateway to hundreds of podcasts that address a waide range of topics from many different points of view

AlterNet - archive of news for progressive thinkers

truthout - news and editorials from progressive and mainsteam sources

Informed Comment - thoughts on the Middle East, history, and religion, from Juan Cole, professor of history at the University of Michigan

MR online - news and views from the Monthly Review Foundation

Alternative Radio - links to lots of progressive radio stations and on-line programming

Democracy NOW! - progressive news program from Pacifica Radio; a new broadcast every weekday

Your Call Radio - progressive public affairs show from California, five days a week

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) - hard-hitting critiques of corporate news media; site includes RealAudio for the FAIR's weekly radio show, Counterspin

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