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History 251 - Davis

General survey of the history of the United States from Reconstruction to the contemporary era paying particular attention to groups who have remained outside of mainstream America and/or whose contributions to mainstream America have gone unacknowledged.

Suggested Search Terms

Try using these search terms, or combinations of terms, within the Library Catalog and History related databases below.

  • Suffrage
  • Feminism
  • Feminist
  • Women
  • Women -- social conditions
  • Women's rights
  • Women athletes
  • United States. Education Amendments of 1972. Title IX.
  • Women -- Education -- Law and legislation -- United States.
  • Search for individuals such as Susan B. Anthony, Sojourner Truth, Lucy Stone, Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Alice Paul

E-Book Examples

Women's History Web Sites

This is a list of some free and reliable sources of information on Women's History Month and women's studies topics.

  • National Women's History Project - Women's History Month
    Key resource for information about Women's History Month, including the annual theme for the month's observances.
  • American Memory
    Browse the Library of Congress' digital primary collections to find historical information about women. There is a Women's History category to browse. Or, you may search the entire collection for topics.
  • Encyclopedia Smithsonian
    Find fact sheets, online exhibitions, reading lists, research links, videos, and more from the Women's History of the encyclopedia
  • Library of Congress - Women's History Month
    The Library of Congress online display about Women's History Month which highlights information on the national WHM theme
  • National Women's History Museum
    Online exhibits, with timelines, that provide information and images about women's history, including exhibits that focus on the national WHM theme
  • Women's Studies Web Links
    An extensive list of links on women's studies topics

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