A first stop for Library of Congress researchers working in the field of American women's history. Materials are supplemented by a small number of newly digitized items that provide a sample of the many relevant types of materials available in Library of Congress holdings
American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. The massive collection also incorporates women's history and stories with audio narratives, pamphlets, manuscripts, photographs and more.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture, opened in September 2016, is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. To date, the Museum has collected more than 36,000 artifacts. The collection is searchable online and exhibit topics include music, communities, American West, segregation, slavery, among others.
The National Women’s History Alliance formerly, the National Women’s History Project, is a leader in promoting Women’s History and is committed to the goals of education, empowerment, equality, and inclusion.
Women's Studies Online Resources will help you find information-rich, high-quality web sites focusing on women's studies or women's issues, links to women's studies programs around the world, and more.
Women's Knowledge Digital Library (WKDL) is an open access portal of information by and about women and girls. The goal of the project is to provide users with trusted information that is easily and efficiently accessible and that which can be used in the education and empowerment of women and girls worldwide
South Carolina Resources
This list contains selected web resources; it is not comprehensive. These sites are not maintained by The Citadel.
Established in 1944, the University of South Carolina Press holds over 1,000 books available in print and digital formats. Available sources include those relating to South Carolina history, women, politics, culture, and more.
LDHI is an online platform for partner institutions and collaborative scholars to translate multi-institutional archival materials, historic landscape features and structures, and scholarly research into digital public history exhibition projects. Exhibitions include the work of Philip Simmons, Septima B. Clark, and a tribute to the Mother Emanuel Church.
The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture collects, preserves, and promotes the unique history and culture of the African diaspora, with emphasis on Charleston and the South Carolina Lowcountry. Archival records are searchable online. Online exhibitions are hosted via Lowcountry Digital Library and Lowcountry Digital History Initiative.