VOLUME 15

NUMBER 02

September 2011

 

Editors : Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin
Published by Alexander Street Press and the
Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender, SUNY Binghamton

 

About the Journal

DOCUMENT PROJECT

How Did Women's War Relief in the Spanish-American War Alter Traditions of Female Benevolence and Pave the Way for Women's Formal Military Service?
By Carolyn Strange
Abstract | Document List | Introduction

DOCUMENT ARCHIVE

Cornelia Bryce Pinchot's Reform Activism, 1908-1929
By Kathryn Kish Sklar and Corinne Weible
Document List Introduction

BOOK REVIEWS

Southern Horrors: Women and the Politics of Rape and Lynching
By Crystal N. Feimster (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2009. 336 pp. Cloth, 35.00, ISBN 978-0674035621). Reviewed by Keisha N. Blain, Princeton University

Mom: The Transformation of Motherhood in Modern America
By Rebecca Jo Plant (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2010. 264 pp. Cloth, 37.50, ISBN 0226670201). Reviewed by Victoria Bissell Brown, Grinnell College

First Lady of Letters: Judith Sargent Murray and the Struggle for Female Independence
By Sheila L. Skemp (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009. 512 pp. Cloth, 39.95, ISBN 0812241401). Reviewed by Kerry M. Cohen, University of Alabama

No Permanent Waves: Recasting Histories of U.S. Feminism
By Nancy Hewitt, ed. (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2010. 472 pp. Cloth, 79.00, ISBN 0813547245, Paper, 29.95, ISBN 0813547253). Reviewed by Deborah Cohen, University of Missouri, St. Louis

Born Southern: Childbirth, Motherhood and Social Networks in the Old South
By V. Lynn Kennedy (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009) 288 pp. 65.00 ISBN: 9780801894176). Reviewed by Deirdre Cooper Owens, University of Mississippi

Review Essay
By Michael A. Rembis, University at Buffalo

Wild Unrest: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and the Making of "The Yellow Wall-Paper"
By Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. 272 pp. Cloth, 24.95, ISBN 978-0199739806).

Elizabeth Packard: A Noble Fight
By Linda Carlisle (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. 272 pp. Cloth, 40.00, ISBN 978-0252035722).

Talk with You Like a Woman: African American Women, Justice, and Reform in New York, 1890-1935
By Cheryl D. Hicks (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2010. 552 pp. Cloth, 65.00, ISBN 0807834246; Paper, 24.95, ISBN 0807871621) Reviewed by Marcy Sacks, Albion College, Albion, Michigan

Globalizing Feminisms, 1789-1945: (Rewriting Histories)
By Karen Offen, ed. (New York: Routledge, 2009. 472 pp. Cloth, ISBN 978-0-415-77867-1, 150; Paper (2010) ISBN 978-0-415-77868-8, 46.95). Reviewed by Megan Threlkeld, Denison University

Review Essay: We Are Soldiers in the Freedom Army: Women, Jim Crow, and the Black Freedom Movement
By Pam Brooks, Oberlin College

Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts by Women in SNCC
By Faith S. Holsaert, et al. eds. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2010. 656 pp., Cloth, 34.95, ISBN: 0252035577).

Living with Jim Crow: African American Women and Memories of the Segregated South
By Anne Valk and Leslie Brown (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010. 228 pp. Cloth, 90.00; Paper, 28.00, ISBN: 023062152X).

NEWS FROM THE ARCHIVES

News

ESSAY

What Were the Origins and Impact of the National Gender Bias in the Courts Task Force Movement, 1980-2002?
By Carrie N. Baker, Smith College
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FULL-TEXT DOCUMENTS
New Gender Bias Reports added to the Women and Social Movements database at this time

Alaska Joint State-Federal Courts Gender Equality Task Force: Final Report, April 1996
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[Connecticut] Report to the Chief Justice, September 1991
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Draft Final Report of the Special Committee on Gender to the D.C. Circuit Task Force on Gender, Race and Ethnic Bias
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The Gender, Race, and Ethnic Bias Task Force Project in the D.C. Circuit, vol. 1
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The Gender, Race, and Ethnic Bias Task Force Project in the D.C. Circuit, vol. 2
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Final Report of the Delaware Gender Fairness Task Force, August 1995
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Ohio Joint Task Force on Gender Fairness: Final Report
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Report of the Oregon Supreme Court, Oregon State Bar: Task Force on Gender Fairness, May 1998
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Report of the [Tennessee] Commission on Gender Fairness, January 15, 1997
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[Washington] Gender & Justice in the Courts
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Report to the Washington State Legislature
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ENHANCEMENTS TO THE DATABASE OF PUBLICATIONS BY THE COMMISSIONS ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN

Twelve hundred pages that were previously available only as PDF documents are now available in the collection as fully searchable text documents. This is part of an ongoing project to integrate all of the Commissions on the Status of Women documents into the Women and Social Movements in the United States collection as searchable documents. All of the Commission documents that are currently in the collection as PDFs will be converted by Fall 2012.

Annual Report, 1973
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Annual Report, 1973-1974
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Annual Report, 1974
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Annual Report, 1975
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Annual Report, 1976-1977
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Annual Report, 1976-1977
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Annual Report, 1977
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Annual Report, 1977-1978
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Annual Report, July 1, 1978 to June 30, 1979
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Annual Report, 1979
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Annual Report, 1979-1980
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Annual Report, 1980
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Annual Report, 1980-1981
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Annual Report, July 1, 1981 to June 30, 1982
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Annual Report, 1983
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Annual Report, 1984
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Annual Report, 1985
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Annual Report, 1985-1986
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Annual Report, 1985-1986
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Annual Report, 1986-1987
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Annual Report, 1987
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Annual Report, 1987-1988
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Annual Report, 1988-1989
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Annual Report, 1989
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Annual Report, 1990
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Annual Report, 1991
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Annual Report, 1991-1992
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Annual Report, 1992-1993
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Annual Report, 1992-1993
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Annual Report, 1993-1994
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Annual Report, 1997-1998
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Annual Report, 2001-2002
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Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1994
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Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature, December 1, 1975
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Annual Report to the Governor and Legislature, December 1, 1978
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A Closer Look at Divorce in Wyoming
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A Student's Guide to Sexual Harassment
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Child Care in Wyoming
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Committee on the Status of Women in Oregon, Report to the Governor, May 1973
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Crossing Bridges: A Guide for Displaced Homemakers and Other Women in Transition, October 1984
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Directory, 1985-1987
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Identifying Leadership Opportunities for Women: A Guide to Erie County Boards and Task Forces and How to Get Appointed
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Introducing the Wyoming Commission for Women
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Labor Laws
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Kids Have Rights Too
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Newsletter, vol. 1 no. 1, September 1973
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Preliminary Report and Recommendations, January 1989
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Report, 1967-1968
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Report, 1983-1985
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Report of Major Activities, Fiscal Years 1976-1977, 1977-1978, and 1978-1979
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Second Draft, Report of the Committee on Civil and Political Rights
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State Plan, July 1, 1987 - June 30, 1988
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Status Report, 1994
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Steps to Progress: A Report to the Honorable Frank B. Morrison, Governor of the State of Nebraska, December 1966
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Supportive Services Project, 1978
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Supportive Services Project, 1980
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The Fourth Two Year Report
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The Woman's Guide to Alternative Careers, 1977
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Women in New Jersey History: Papers Presented at the Thirteenth Annual New Jersey History Symposium, December 5, 1981
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Women on Boards 2004: The Executive Suites Initiative
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Women on Boards and Commissions in the State of Maryland
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Working for Women
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Working Options for Women
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Wyoming Women at Work: Labor Laws
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Wyoming Women at Work: Sexual Harassment
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Year-End Report, 1992
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