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NOW: The National Organization for Women
Roe v. Wade
Roe v. Wade. Supreme Court opinions and arguements on the question: Does the Constitution embrace a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy by abortion?
Half the People, 1970. Alexandria, Va., PBS Video, 1999. Available?
- Women's Rights in the United States : A Documentary History
- Winston E. Langley and Vivian C. Fox, editors. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1994.
- Key primary documents including speeches and letters, congressional testimony, court decisions, government reports, position papers, statutes, and news stories. From the Colonial period through 1993. Available?
- Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600-2000
- Books, images, essays, and primary documents organized around "document projects" that pose a question relating to the role of women in U.S. social movements. Also allows you to go directly to documents relating to specific Social Movements. Rutgers-restricted Access.
- Gender Issues and Sexuality: Essential Primary Sources
- Detroit, Gale, 2006.
- "Approximately 175 full or excerpted documents---speeches, legislation, magazine and newspaper articles, essays, memoirs, letters, interviews, novels, songs, and works of art---as well as overview information that places each document in context." Emphasis on the women's rights and gay rights movements in the U.S. and Britain.
- Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921
- 167 books, pamphlets and other artifacts documenting the suffrage campaign.
- Miller NAWSA Suffrage Scrapbooks, 1897-1911
- "Between 1897 and 1911 Anne Fitzhugh Miller (1865-1912) and her mother, Elizabeth Smith Miller (1822-1911), filled seven large scrapbooks with convention programs, letters, press clippings, photographs, pins, ribbons, banners, and other memorabilia. The scrapbooks were created primarily to document the activities of the Geneva Political Equality Club, which the Millers founded in Geneva, New York, in 1897. They also record some of the persistent efforts of a growing number of dedicated women and men working for woman suffrage at the state, national, and international levels."
Women's Liberation Movement
- The Feminine Mystique.
- Betty Friedan. New York, Norton, 1963.
- The book often credited with kick-starting the 2d wave of the women's movement. Available?
- American Women: Report of the President's Commission on the Status of Women
- Washington, DC, Government Printing Office, 1963.
- Document's From the Women's Liberation Movement
- "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."
- Miss America Protests, 1968 and 1969
- Photographs, articles, flyers, planning documents, and responses to the 1968 and 1969 Miss America pageant protests. From the Duke University Libraries Digital Collections.
- Chronology of the Women's Movement in the U.S., 1961-1975
- Washington, National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year, 1975. Available?
- Women's Rights in the United States of America: A Report Prepared by the Women's Rights Task Force of the U.S. Department of Justice
- Washington, D.C., U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1979.
The Equal Rights Amendment
- Chronology of the Equal Rights Amendment, 1923-1996
- The Equal Rights Amendment: A Bibliographic Study.
- Compiled by the Equal Rights Amendment Project. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, 1976. Available?
- In Pursuit of Equal Rights: Women in the Seventies.
- Washington, D.C., National League of Women Voters, 1977.
- The Equal Rights Amendment and the status of women in the seventies.
- Public Hearing Before Assembly Judiciary Committee on Assembly Concurrent Resolution no. 67: Proposing Constitutional Amendment to Provide Equality of Rights of Women
- Trenton, May 2, 1974. Rutgers-restricted Resource
- Phyllis Schlafly and Grassroots Conservatism: A Woman's Crusade.
- Donald T. Critchlow. Princeton, Princeton University Press, 2005. Available?
1975: International Women's Year
- The Spirit of Houston: The First National Women's Conference: An Official Report to the President, the Congress and the People of the United States
- Washington, D.C., National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year, March, 1978.
- "...To Form a More Perfect Union...": Justice for American Women
- Report of the National Commission on the Observance of International Women's Year. 1976.
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