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Library Course Guide for: POLITICS OF GENDER IN THE U.S., FROM WW II TO THE ERA

Selected Internet Resources for Politics of Gender in the U.S., from WW II to the ERA:

    Digital Resources:

  • Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement
    An online archival collection mounted by the Special Collections division of the Duke University Libraries. The documents are organized by subject, but are also searchable by keyword.

  • LGBT@NYPL
    Created from the massive LGBT collections at the New York Public Library, this digital collection offers online access to materials on well-known gay writers, activists and activist movements from New York City, as well as providing online finding aids for non-digital LGBT materials in the NYPL collections.

  • Media:

  • Ms. Magazine
    A statement about the history of Ms., and an archive of selected articles from issues dating back to 1999. Please note that the Library's collections include both hardcopy and microform of Ms. from 1972 through 1989.

  • NPR: Roe v. Wade
    A 2003 news series on the 30th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States.

  • Remembering Stonewall
    A Sound Portraits documentary, originally broadcast on NPR's "All Things Considered" in 1989, prepared in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

  • Online Exhibitions:

  • Stonewall and Beyond
    A 1994 exhibition mounted by the Butler Library at Columbia University to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

  • Organizations:

  • Equal Rights Amendment
    A project of the Alice Paul Institute and the National Council of Women's Organizations to revive and enact the Equal Rights Amendent to the U.S. Constitution. Includes information on the history and status of ERA.

  • National Center for Men
    Founded in 1987 as "the first men's rights group in the United States to address the full range of men's issues, from conscription to circumcision, from fathers' rights to sexist dress codes that are unfair to men."

  • National Organization for Women
    The portion of the N.O.W. website that details its history, including the 1966 Statement of Purpose.