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Social and Political Aspects of Women's Health: A Research Guide : Historical Topics

Resources and tips on researching social and political aspects of women's health.

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Women in/and Health is a microfilm set from the Women’s History Research Center, Berkeley, filmed in 1974. It consists of a collection of microfilmed clippings from newspapers, professional journals, alternative newspapers, academic research papers, theses, and conference speeches covering the years 1965-1974. Includes leaflets, poetry, and graphic material.

History of Women microform set (pre-1920 material) also has many items with the subject heading "Women--Health and hygiene." A Madcat Basic mode Keyword Boolean search "health and hygiene" and "history of women" retrieves the catalog records for them. Online Guide.

Sexuality, Sex Education, and Reproductive Rights Collection from the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance archives, ca. 1972-1994, Subject files as well as the periodicals section include material relevant to the women's health movement.

Schlesinger Library Vertical File for Women’s Studies contains newspaper and magazine articles, government and organizational reports, pamphlets and other materials on a variety of topics related to women, including health. Time span: 1950s to 1990. Online Guide.