Bringing women's stories to light, the Women's Studies Archive connects archival collections concerning women's history from across the globe and from a wide range of sources. Focusing on the evolution of feminism throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the archive provides materials on women's political activism, such as suffrage, birth control, pacifism, civil rights, and socialism, and on women's voices, from female-authored literature to women's periodicals.
A collection of primary source materials drawn from more than 300 repositories. Includes conference proceedings, reports of international women's organizations, publications of women's non-governmental organizations, and letters, diaries, and memoirs of international women activists dating as far back as the middle nineteenth century.
Covered topics include war and peace, poverty, child labor, literacy, disease prevention, women's rights and gender inequality.
Files from the Office of Women's Programs of the White House, including liaison with women's groups and advocacy of issues of concern to women. Includes materials relating to the UN's International Women's Year in 1975. Part of Archives Unbound.