Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600 - 2000: Scholar's Edition is a resource for students, scholars and teachers of U.S. and U.S. women's history at universities, colleges, and high schools.
Women and Social Movements: Basic Edition contains the following resources:
- 105 document projects and document archives that interpret and present documents, most of which are not otherwise available online. Each document project poses an interpretive question and provides a collection of documents that address the question. Altogether these projects provide more than 4,100 documents, 1,200 images, and 900 web links and demonstrate that historical analysis is an interpretive process based on documents.
- About 2,600 publications with 53,000 pages of full-text sources. For a listing of full-text sources, go to Browse Bibliography and click on Full Text Primary Sources.
- A dictionary of social movements and organizations.
- A chronology of U.S. Women's History.
- Teaching Tools with lesson ideas and document-based questions.
- Book and web site reviews published twice annually.
- Regularly-published news from the archives about primary sources in U.S. Women's History.
Women and Social Movements: Scholar's Edition contains all of these resources plus:
- A digital archive of 90,000 pages of publications of federal, state, and local Commissions on the Status of Women between 1961 and 2005.
- An online edition of the five-volume biographical dictionary, Notable American Women (1971-2004).