Wednesday, November 30, 2011

American History Online

American History Online is a site for searching across 362 digital collections of primary sources at libraries and archives in the United States, as well as selected related sources (e.g., the America: History & Life database). Direct links to some of the "women's history" digital collections that are searched at the site are provided here:

American Jewess (Jewish Women's Archive)
Catt Collection of Suffrage Photographs (Bryn Mawr College)
Charlotta Bass (USC Digital Library)
A Celebration of Women Writers (University of Pennsylvania)
Documenting the American South (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress)
Freedom House Project (Northeastern University Library)
George Palmer Putnam Collection of Amelia Earhart Papers (Purdue University Libraries)
Home Economics Archive (Cornell University Libraries)
Peace Collection Ephemera (Swarthmore College Peace Collection)
Peace Collection Photographs (Swarthmore College Peace Collection)
Sharlot M. Hall: Arizona's Curator (Sharlot Hall Museum)
Studies in Scarlet: Marriage and Sexuality in the U.S. and U.K., 1815-1914 (Harvard Univ. Library)
Women Working, 1800-1930 (Harvard University Library)
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Staff and Officers (Swarthmore College Peace Collection)

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