Women's History Collections at the IISH: Introduction The women who left information about their life and work in the International Institute of Social History were generally involved in the labour movement and other social movements. They were writers, journalists, newspaper publishers, politicians, historians, teachers, artists, nurses or philosophers. They campaigned for humane working conditions and fair wages, for peace, human rights, sexual reform, the improvement of education, health care, or better housing. They were socialists, Marxists, Trotskyists or anarchists. Among them were women's rights campaigners, feminists and suffragists.
MAY, Quarterly Journal » Anciens numéros France : 15€, Europe, International : 18€ + shipping Préface — May La mode en crise — Daniel Horn DIS and that— Mikael Brkic & DIS Making the History of 1989 The Fall of Communism in Eastern Europe IntroductoryEssay Sets the scene for the events of 1989 and explains their significance in world history. PrimarySources Over 300 primary sources, including government documents, images, videos, and artifacts with introductory notes. ScholarInterviews Four scholars focus on the history & events surrounding 1989 through primary sources. TeachingModules Modules provide historical context, strategies, and resources for teaching the history of 1989 with primary sources.
KidZania Opens Their Largest and Most Comprehensive Edutainment Park in Mexico City - Entertainment Designer Posted by Staff on Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 If you’ve been following us for a while, you might remember our article on KidZania Kuala Lampur. The edutainment theme park is part of the KidZania franchise, which now has 11 entertainment centers around the world. The latest addition to the Mexican franchise is KidZania Cuicuilco in Mexico City. It is the third corporate owned center and the second in Mexico City; but more importantly, KidZania Cuicuilco is the largest and most progressive KidZania to date. To refresh your memory a little, KidZanias feature kid-sized cities where children pretend to be adults.
These suffragette posters show the way we talk about feminism has barely changed in 100 years We still call women ugly when they talk about equal rights How many times have you heard the phrase “she looks like a feminist”? Because I’ve heard it a lot. It’s usually wheeled out as a tried-and-tested way of cutting women down whenever they voice their opinions IRL or online. It’s a way of insinuating that by caring about equality women somehow render themselves ugly, fat, unloveable, stupid, unfeminine in someway. It was more evident than ever for women this year, especially those who supported Hillary Clinton, who posted their political opinions online and were lambasted personally for it.
Making of America aking of America (MoA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology. The collection currently contains approximately 10,000 books and 50,000 journal articles with 19th century imprints. For more details about the project, see About MoA. Making of America is made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Ohio Local History Alliance Since its founding in 1960, the Ohio Local History Alliance (Alliance) has worked closely with the Ohio Historical Society (OHS). Both organizations share a common goal to encourage the preservation and the presentation of Ohio's heritage. Although separate organizations, they are joined by this common purpose and by the belief that through collaboration the two groups can be effective in meeting their goals. The staff of the OHS Local History Office administers and coordinates all Alliance programs.
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution, With 12 Topical Essays, 250 Images, 350 Text Documents, 13 Songs, 13 Maps, a Timeline, and a Glossary. Explore Browse The L.C. Bates Museum: Over a century’s worth of quaint, old and odd October 9, 2012 FAIRFIELD — After more than a hundred years of hosting an oddball collection of historical artifacts, the L.C. Bates Museum on the Good Will-Hinckley campus has itself become a historical curiosity. click image to enlarge Ancient characters are etched in the stone of a cuneiform tablet from Mesopotamia, dated at 1500 B.C. Reinventing the Feminine - Bluestocking Women Writers in 18th Century London Home > The Literary Salon > A Brief History > The French Salons The French Salons The British literary salon owes much to the foundation of such social gatherings in France.
Discrimination By Design: Time To Get Rid Of Design Patriarchy A couple of days ago, I was reading this brilliant article on “Discrimination by Design” by ProPublica, whose work I keenly follow. The article points out some of the ways in which design discriminates amongst different people in the society and hence treats them differently. This got me wondering about certain things around me that I have certainly found awkward, but haven’t really thought about them from a discriminatory angle. But then, in the ‘man-made’ world, what else could one expect? How many of us have gone to big shopping malls or fancy showrooms, and have noticed that there are washrooms only for men and women? In the progressive (or at least that’s what we believe to be) society we live in, we very well know that the binary concept of gender is no longer valid.
Jim Crow Museum: Home The new Jim Crow Museum is now open and is FREE to the public. The Museum features six exhibit areas -- Who and What is Jim Crow, Jim Crow Violence, Jim Crow and Anti-Black Imagery, Battling Jim Crow Imagery, Attacking Jim Crow Segregation, and Beyond Jim Crow. The Museum also offers a comprehensive timeline of the African American experience in the United States. The timeline is divided into six sections: Africa Before Slavery, Slavery in America, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, Civil Rights and Post Civil Rights. The Jim Crow Museum at Ferris State University strives to become a leader in social activism and in the discussion of race and race relations. This new facility will provide increased opportunities for education and research.
Proposed Utah museum would allow visitors to experience disasters safely View 9 photos » In this 1999 file photo, Lori Egly examines the damage a tornado did to her Avenues home. Chuck Wing, Deseret News SALT LAKE CITY — A place to have fun with disasters and learn at the same time. That's the premise of a new kind of museum in the works for Utah, the first of its kind anywhere in the world. The Victorian female franchise Welcome to the first of our guest blogs. On BBC Radio 4 tonight Dr Sarah Richardson presents a programme about the discovery of an early Victorian poll book listing women voters (click here to listen). Female participation in non-parliamentary elections before the 1870s is often overlooked, not least because the evidence is patchy and subject to wide local variation.