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History Day - by Subject

Examples of resources, arranged by broad subjects, from previous Connecticut History Day competitions

Women

Women

These are some of the more general resources.

Please also search our catalog and see pages for specific topics and sub-topics, as well as school-specific pages.

See also pages under Military for women in the military and LGBLTQ pages for gender.

CT State Archives

CT State Archives

Books, etc.

Books, Documents, etc.

Articles, Newspapers, etc.

Articles, Newspapers, etc.

See guide on newspapers and Woman Suffrage for additional resources.

Databases

Some suggestion. Please see our full list:

Woman Suffrage

Woman Suffrage

As part of the 2020 Centennial observance of the 19th Amendment, the Connecticut State Library has endeavored to digitize items in the Connecticut State Library. 

See also our research guide:

Databases

Other Institutions

Other Institutions

Connecticut

General

Labor, Industry

Women and Labor, Industry

See also military pages in this guide, and other specific topics.

Books, Documents, etc.

Other Institutions

Women and the Military

The focus of this resource is on specific groups serving in the military, but may also include their relationship to the military (for example, efforts to be allowed to serve, etc.).

Archives

Books, Documents, etc.

Other Institutions

Other Libraries

The Connecticut State Library (CSL) has access to federal information, although we may not subscribe to resources listed in other libraries' guides.

When listed call numbers are in the SuDoc classification system, they will often translate to CSL collection. Call numbers listed in other systems may not apply to CSL.

Articles, Newspapers, etc.

Terminology & Usage Disclaimer

Please be advised that some of these resources--particularly those created in previous eras--contain descriptions for ancestral, racial, ethnic, and gender identity that may be offensive or harmful to individuals investigating these records, and are considered inappropriate to use in modern times. The descriptions and treatment of historically marginalized groups, women, and animals may be upsetting. Also, please note that inclusion in this subject guide does not necessarily constitute endorsement of the views therein--we encourage investigators to use their own judgment when evaluating books, websites, articles, documents, and other resources.

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