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HIST 3160: Women in United States History

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Welcome to the WMU Libraries' Class Guide for HIST 3160, Women in United States History.  This guide includes information resources to help you find books, journal articles, primary documents, biographical information, online videos, and how to cite your sources in your annotated bibliography.

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National Organization for Women (NOW)

Link to the web site for the National Organization or Women

The National Organization of Women is one of the largest and oldest feminist organizations in the United States. The site contains helpful links defining the organization's stand on Key Issues and to important feminist resources.

We've Come a LONG Way Here at WMU!

The Western Michigan University 1923 freshman women's basketball team.  The basketball is marked 1924--perhaps they were looking forward to the coming season?

The 1923 women's freshman basketball team at Western Michigan University

(Courtesy Western Michigan University Archives & Regional History Collections)

Indefatigable Activists and Lifelong Friends

Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony in 1900

Elizabeth Cady Stanton (sitting) and Susan B. Anthony, circa 1900.  These two women first met in Seneca Falls, NY, in 1851 and they dedicated their entire lives to advancing the cause of women's suffrage in the United States.

(Courtesy of the Library of Congress Photo Collection; Wikimedia Commons)

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