Discovering American Women's History Online

This database provides access to hundreds of digital collections of primary sources (photos, letters, diaries, artifacts, etc.) that document the history of women in the United States. The database is keyword searchable and is browsable by subject, time period, source type, collection, and U.S. States. The collections themselves have been mounted by libraries, archives, and other institutions and are freely available on the Internet.

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1600s to the present


Ken Middleton, Middle Tennessee State University Library


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