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Historical Primary Sources Databases

WCU Libraries have access to many databases for historical primary sources. This guide organizes those databases by geography and topic.

Introduction to women and gender page

Many of the databases on this guide may be useful for researching questions relating to women and gender in various time periods and locations. This page serves to pull together ones that have a focus on these topics.  A number of them are especially relevant to the history of women's movements and suffrage.

Broad collections

Individual newspapers and magazines

A small selection of 19th century newspapers and magazines.

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