Herstory [microform]. Berkeley, Calif. : Women's History Research Center, 1971- Call#: Microfilm cont 319 Covers newsletters, journals, and newspapers published by women's liberation groups between 1956 and 1971. International in scope.
Underground newspaper collection [microform]. Wooster, Ohio, Micro Photo Division, Bell and Howell and the Underground Press Syndicate. Call#: Microfilm news 270. Listing of contents available in Van Pelt Reference Stacks at AI3.U54.
Contains over one million Associated Press photographs (with searchable captions) in two collections, downloadable as JPEG (jpg) images: North American national, regional, state, and local photos with "the best international photos"; Euro/Asian photos. Also, AP Graphics Database provides PDF-format Associated Press-produced information graphics, diagrams, maps, charts, and logos for newspapers and other print media. Holdings: Photos: 1826 to present. Graphics: 1999 to present. Audio files: 1920s to present.
Contains 40,000 articles from more than 100 journals, magazines, newsletters, special reports, unpublished papers and conference proceedings devoted to gender and women's issues. Holdings: The database contains a large body of archival material, in some cases, as far back as 1970.
This full-text database provides international coverage of current issues such as employment and the workplace, social & political issues, violence and exploitation, development and human rights, health and reproductive rights, legal issues, education, culture and customs, demographics, contemporary family life, and arts and media. Holdings: 1992 to the present, (selected reports back to 1990).
"The Lesbian Herstory Archives of New York City, the largest and oldest Lesbian archive in the world, began in 1973 as an outgrowth of a Lesbian consciousness-raising group at the Gay Academic Union. The founders were concerned about the failure of mainstream publishers, libraries, archives, and research institutions to value Lesbian culture. It became obvious that the only way to insure the preservation of Lesbian culture and history was to establish an independent archives governed by Lesbians."
"The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS) was founded in 1991 as the first university-based research center in the United States dedicated to the study of historical, cultural, and political issues of vital concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals and communities. By sponsoring public programs and conferences, offering fellowships to individual scholars, and functioning as an indispensable conduit of information, CLAGS serves as a national center for the promotion of scholarship that fosters social change."
"The Forum is a non-partisan student organization of Harvard Law School dedicated to bringing open discussion of a broad range of legal, political and social issues to the Harvard Law School campus." The audio of past programs (some dating back to 1954) is archived here.
"In 1997 the Sophia Smith Collection (SSC) at Smith College received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to process eight collections: the papers of Constance Baker Motley, Dorothy Kenyon, Mary Kaufman, Frances Fox Piven, Jessie Lloyd O'Connor, and Gloria Steinem and the records of the Women's Action Alliance and the National Congress of Neighborhood Women. These six individuals and two organizations were chosen in large part because of their impressive achievements, as 'Agents of Social Change,' the name by which the project became known."
"This site offers two approaches for the study of specific time periods in American women's history. Each section includes a timeline that links specific events with highly relevant online sources, followed by a guide to research sources (e.g., census, newspapers, secondary sources) that are appropriate for the specified time period."
"The materials in this on-line archival collection document various aspects of the Women's Liberation Movement in the United States, and focus specifically on the radical origins of this movement during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Items range from radical theoretical writings to humourous plays to the minutes of an actual grassroots group."
"The resource contains transcripts, audio recordings, and edited stories of a series of interviews conducted in the spring of 1998. Members of the Sophomore Class at South Kingstown High School interviewed Rhode Islanders about their recollections of the year 1968. Their stories, which include references to the Vietnam War, the struggle for Civil Rights, the Assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy as well as many more personal memories are a living history of one of the most tumultuous years in United States history."
"The mission of the William Way Center is: to encourage, support, and advocate, within and beyond the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities, a positive sense of self-acceptance and appreciation of these communities and their diversity; to provide and encourage education within and beyond these communities about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender culture, history and contributions to society at large, and; to promote mental and physical health and well-being for sexual and gender minorities."
"As a multi-service organization, PPP works to reduce the harm associated with drug use and sex industry work by offering a safe and humane alternative to the war on drugs. In addressing the dual epidemics of HIV and drug use, PPP provides culturally-sensitive, non-judgmental prevention and care services for people who use drugs and do sex work."
"The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Center at Penn, one of the oldest and most active programs of its kind in the country, supports Penn lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students, staff, alumni, and faculty and increases the general Penn community’s understanding and acceptance of its sexual and gender minority members. Established in 1982, the Center provides a variety of services throughout the year for and concerning Penn's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community."
"The Women's Studies Program offers over 50 courses each year, many cross-listed with other departments. Women's Studies offers a major, a minor, and a graduate certificate." The Links and Schedule of Events sections may be of particular interest.