Links: General/Overviews

 

  • Cobblestone Publishing
    A wide variety of primary and secondary resources for young readers. Choose from an award-winning selection of magazines in the social sciences and science, and check out their books and teachers' resources.
  • Women Who Changed History
    Scholastic celebrates Women's History month with projects and activities. In addition to online explorations and classroom discussions, students share their own thoughts and opinions as they contribute to our understanding of women's place in history. Scholastic celebrates Women's History month with projects and activities. In addition to online explorations and classroom discussions, students share their own thoughts and opinions as they contribute to our understanding of women's place in history.
  • Encyclopædia Britannica
    1230 articles including 1000 biographies, a four–part timeline, topical essays, video and audio pieces, and “ask the experts” service. All free until May 31.
    URL: women.eb.com
  • Gifts of Speech
    the text of speeches made by influential contemporary women, arranged alphabetically and chronologically.
    URL: gos.sbc.edu
  • Jewish Women’s Archive
    Helps locate historical resources on Jewish women scattered throughout North America; provides educational programs and publishes resources, including posters with study guides. Rebecca Gratz, Molly Picon and Lillian Wald are featured with photographs, speeches, film clips, letters and more.
    URL: www.JWA.org
  • The Triangle Fire
    On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirt Waist Factory in New York City caught fire. 146 workers, mostly young women, had been locked in the sweatshop, and died in full view of their families and neighbors. The horror strengthened union organizing and important workplace reforms. Documents, audio histories, photos, bibliography, and archives are presented especially for high school researchers.
    URL: www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/