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U.S Women's and Gender History: Women in Sports


Women in Sport: An Annotated Bibliography and Resource Guide, 1900-1990.
Mary L. Remley. Boston, Mass., G.K. Hall, 1991. 

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  • women athletes history
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LA84 Foundation Sports Library
Search a digital collection of over 300,000 pages, including academic journals, books, popular sports magazines of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and an extensive collection of Olympic publications.


History of Women in Sports Timeline
American Women in Sport, 1887-1987: A 100-Year Chronology.
Ruth M. Sparhawk. Metuchen, N.J., Scarecrow Press, 1989.

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