March is Women's History Month, and to celebrate we've made the popular online collection, Women and Social Movements in the U.S., 1600-2000, Scholar's Edition, freely accessible for the entire month.
To access Women and Social Movements, Scholar's Edition simply go to http://wass.alexanderstreet.com
A mainstay for women’s history research and teaching in universities worldwide, this online collection is edited by Professors Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin of SUNY Binghamton. It’s an extensive collection of primary historic documents, books, images, scholarly essays, teaching tools, and book and Web-site reviews.
Women and Social Movements is one of the most heavily visited resources for women’s studies and for U.S. history on the Web.
Easily learn. . .
- How Did the Ladies Association of Philadelphia Shape New Forms of Women's Activism During the American Revolution, 1780-1781?
- How Did White Women Aid Former Slaves During and After the Civil War, 1863-1891?
- How Did Black and White Southern Women Campaign to End Lynching, 1890-1942?
- How and Why Did the Guerrilla Girls Alter the Art Establishment in New York City, 1985-1995?
- How Have Recent Social Movements Shaped Civil Rights Legislation for Women? The 1994 Violence Against Women Act.
- Proceedings of all women's rights conventions, 1848-1869
- Proceedings of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 1874-1898
- Selected publications of the League of Women Voters, 1920-2000
- Notable American Women, the complete five-volume biographical dictionary
- The Collected Publications of federal, state, and local Commissions on the Status of Women, a digital archive with 90,000 pages of publications, 1961-2005
Please also be sure to check out the companion blog to Women and Social Movements, Women and Social Movements: The Online Discussion, where faculty discuss how they’ve made use of the online collection in the classroom, share syllabi, and exchange ideas.
Women and Social Movements is a 2004 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title award winner. For more information on making this a permanent part of your library's holdings, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.