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Women's Rights

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Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000 introduces students to primary documents related to women and social movements in the U.S. between 1830 and 1930, including letters and newspapers articles on the role of African...  (Binghamton University (NY), supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Women of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party presents 448 photos documenting the National Woman's Party's push for ratification of the 19th Amendment and passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. Taken from 1875-1922, these photos...  (Library of Congress)
Women's History Resources brings together the Library of Congress's resources on this topic. Learn about women who fought for right to vote, the first woman Supreme Court justice, women who served in war, and...  (Library of Congress)
By Popular Demand: Votes for Women Suffrage Pictures, 1850-1920 offers photos of suffrage parades and pickets, cartoons commenting on the movement, and portraits of Sojourner Truth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and others...  (Library of Congress)
American Women: A Reference Guide is a "first stop" for using Library of Congress resources to do research in the field of American women's history. It presents some digital items; however, it serves primarily as a...  (Library of Congress)
Votes for Women: Selections from NAWSA Collection, 1848-1921 consists of 167 books, pamphlets, and other artifacts documenting the suffrage campaign. They are a subset of the Library's collection donated by Carrie Chapman Catt, longtime...  (Library of Congress)
The M'Clintock House: A Home to the Women's Rights Movement is a curriculum-oriented guide to a home in Waterloo, New York in which several early abolitionists, women's rights advocates, and social reformers lived. The site uses photos and...  (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)
Petition of Amelia Bloomer Regarding Suffrage in the West gives a facsimile of the handwritten petition of the suffragist, editor, and temperance leader. This lesson relates to the expression of First Amendment rights, including speech and...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment looks at the 150th anniversary of the Seneca Falls Convention of 1848, features historical documents about woman suffrage, and a script that the National Archives commissioned about...  (National Archives and Records Administration)
Margaret Sanger Papers Project looks at the work of this advocate for women's reproductive freedom. Sanger worked to help develop simpler, less costly, and more effective methods of birth control. Bibliographies...  (New York University, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
Women, Their Rights and Nothing Less is a lesson that uses primary documents to help students (Grades 9-12) learn about the women's suffrage movement that began in the 1840s and led to women?s right to vote nationwide in...  (Library of Congress)
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