There are a number of online archives and social histories focusing on women's work in education social justice. This is a listing of key figures and particularly useful and well maintained collections that focus on this often poorly documented area.
|Alanis Obomsawin||Jane Addams||Carrie M. Best||Rosemary Brown|
|Maya Angelou||Dame Nita Barrow||Françoise David|
|Margaret Atwood||Ursula Franklin|| Viola Desmond
||Famous 5 - Person's Case|
|Elizabeth Murray||Muriel Duckworth||Judy LaMarsh|
|Audre Lorde||bell hooks||Marie Gérin-Lajoie||Agnes McPhail|
|Aimee Isgrig Horton||Sandra Lovelace Nicholas|
|Buffy Sainte-Marie||Zilphia Horton||Charlotte Perkins Gilman||Mary Robinson|
|Carol Shields||Violet McNaughton||Emma Goldman||Marilyn Waring|
|Emily Stowe||Mary Wollstonecraft|
Canadian Women’s History: Be Proud of it, Be Part of it!
Canadian Women's Human Rights
Celebrating Women’s Achievement: Activism
Biographies of celebrated women activists in Canada.
Council of Women World Leaders
Famous Canadian Women’s Historical Timeline
500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art
"Three-minute video created by EggMan consists of images from 500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art."
Heroines.ca: A Guide to Women in Canadian History
Internet Women's History Sourcebook
Let’s Teach About Women: The Women’s Movement in Newfoundland and Labrador from 1970-1989.
Good example of a simple archive of women’s movement material, useful for developing curriculum.
On the Job: Canadian Women of Achievement by Profession or Avocation
Outstanding Women: Aboriginal Canada Portal
Reuben R. Sallows Gallery: A Focus on women: A turn of the century perspective
Online archive of photos depicting the lives and work of women in rural Ontario in the early 20th century.
Section 15: People
Section 15 blog regularly posts profiles and news stories of notable contemporary and historical Canadian feminists.
Sites, Persons and Events in Women’s History
WIC biography of women: Women’s International Centre
Women Breaking Musical Barriers
Smithsonian Folkways Global Sound music collection.
Women's Studies / Women's Issues Resource Sites
Wollstonecroft, Mary. A vindication of the rights of women, audio book.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Papers Project
Addams, Jane. Twenty Years at Hull-House with Autobiographical Notes.New York: The MacMillan Company, 1912 (c.1910).
Ethel Snowdon, The Feminist Movement
Women Remember Suffrage, video clips of interviews
Spartacus Educational maintains a comprehensive list of key women active in the suffrage movement in the UK during the 19th – 20th centuries. Includes brief biographies of individuals and organizations.
Gloria Steinem on Marilyn Monroe,(video, The Open Mind, 1987).
Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement – Duke University Online Archive
Fascinating primary sources from women's activist organizations documenting the growth of feminism in the 1960s-70s in the United States. Includes manifestos, literature, and organizational documents from feminist groups active at the time.
The Royal Commission on the Status of Women
Germaine’s Legacy: After the Female Eunuch, video.
Robyn Davidson, Georgia Blain and Deborah Robertson join Germaine Greer in this Adelaide Writers' Week panel to discuss the legacy of Greer's The Female Eunuch.
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Updated: April 12, 2009