Women and Social Movements in the United States

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Examines perspectives on women's social movements from colonial times to the present. The database contains thousands of pages of books, pamphlets, and related materials to provide scholars with in-depth access to the published histories and records of womens reform organizations throughout the United States during the 19th and early 20th centuries. "One Hundred Years of the Women's Suffrage Movement," the first instalment of this component of the database, includes The History of Woman Suffrage (6 volumes, 1881-1922); proceedings of the national conventions of female Anti-Slavery societies in the 1830s; proceedings of women's rights conventions in the 1850s and 1860s; annual reports of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union; and local and national histories of the General Federation of Women's Clubs. 
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Sociology, Women's & Gender Studies 
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