Links -- Writing About Women and Work

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century

American Life Histories: Manuscripts from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1940

International Institute for Social History (Netherlands)

Labor Studies Home Page, Evergreen

Labor History Timeline

Primary Sources on Women and Work

Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1830-1930

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

University of Maryland Women's Studies Database

What Did You Do in the War, Grandma? -- Oral histories of World War II


Writing Links

Here are some writing/editing links from the Poynter Institute:
(a good source for peer editing the first draft of women's work history papers.)
(another peer editing source.)
(although some of the examples are news writing, this site gives a step-by-step approach to the information gathering (reporting) and writing process and is adaptable to writing creative nonfiction and oral histories.)
( writing nuts and bolts )


Geneology Links

Latter Day Saints site (global, various religions, ethnicities)

Jewish website

General geneology site with lots of links. Good starting place -

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