"The broad range of thematically organised documents from 21 libraries provides an excellent opportunity for comparative study and research. Manuscripts, printed works and illustrations combine to address the key issues from both masculine and feminine perspectives. They are indexed to provide ready accessibility for students by person and subject across all five sections."
The exhibition illuminates the life of early 20th-century British novelist and poet Mary Webb, whose lyrical writing focuses on her native Shropshire. On display are literary manuscripts, personal letters, and published editions originally owned by Webb and her associates, which now make up the private collection of bibliophile Mary Crawford.
"The artists’ and critics’ interviews presented here chronicle the founding years of the feminist art movement in the 1970s. While focusing on the events of that decade and the following, these narratives also discuss the impact of the civil rights, anti-war, and women’s rights movements."
Social Science Data and Software (SSDS) has just released a new web site for Stanford researchers to archive and distribute their data for secondary use by others. The new site is especially targeted at faculty, staff, or students who are required by their grant foundation to archive and make their research data available for others to use. However, anyone is welcome to deposit their data, which will be preserved for posterity in the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR).
"Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection seeks to advance scholarly debates and understanding at the same time that it makes the insights of women's history accessible to teachers and students at universities, colleges, and high schools.
"This database provides access to digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States."
Microfilm in Stanford's Green Library Media Microtext Center (MFILM N.S. 12528)
microfilm copy of papers in Stanford's Green Library Current Periodicals & Microtext (MFILM N.S. 10665).
During the 2nd and 3rd sessions of the 61st Congress, reports on issues of women and children wage-earners in the United States were delivered by the Bureau of Labor. These reports include histories of women in industry and labor unions, the employment of women in trade, factories, and agriculture, family budgets, conditions under which children left school to obtain work, infant mortality in relation to the employment of mothers, disease and causes of death among women and child workers, issues of juvenile delinquency and crime, labor laws, and the beginnings of child labor legislation.