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TITLE: Distinguished Women of Past and Present
DESCRIPTION: "This site has biographies of women who contributed to our culture in many different ways. There are writers, educators, scientists, heads of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers and others. Some were alive hundreds of years ago and some are living today."--Title screen. Biographies can be searched by field of activities and names.
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KEYWORDS: women, biographies

TITLE: The First Ladies of the United States of America
DESCRIPTION: The biographies for all first ladies in USA.
KEYWORDS: women biographies, first lady biographies

TITLE: Spartacus Internet Encyclopedia: the Emancipation of Women: 1750-1920
DESCRIPTION: Includes biographies of women who played a prominent part in the struggle for equality. The website also contains a database of written primary sources produced by, or about, these women and a collection of visual images that reflect the different views on the emancipation of women. The website also includes sections on Women in the 19th Century, Pressure Groups, Strategy & Tactics and Parliamentary Reform Acts.
KEYWORDS: british history, women, emancipation, biographies, great britain

TITLE: Women Nobel Prize Laureates
DESCRIPTION: The biographies of women nobel prize winners since 1903.
KEYWORDS: women biographies, nobel prize

TITLE: Women's Exhibition: Celebrating Women's Achievements
DESCRIPTION: "Each year the National Library celebrates Women's History Month in Canada by honouring the contributions of Canadian women in developing Canada. A brief biographical sketch highlights each woman's life and achievements. This is followed by a list of suggested readings or works."--Title screen.
KEYWORDS: women biographies, canada

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