We’ve compiled a set of links we hope you will find useful for further reading and research. The links are to both digital and physical archives. We’ve also added links to other projects similar to ours.

Digital Archives

Feminist Robot illustration by Jill Posener
Feminist Robot illustration by Jill Posener
  • Scarlet Women – “the newsletter of the socialist current within the women’s liberation movement.”
  • Big Flame – “This page provides complete information on all Big Flame publications available on the internet.”
  • Archive
  • Amiel Melburn Archive – “an online database of socialist and radical writings”
  • Shocking Pink archive on Grass Roots Feminism (Shocking Pink) (Magazine archive, 1981-1982 and 1987-1992)
  • Shifra: a Voice for Jewish Feminists “Founded in 1984, ‘Shifra’ magazine gave a voice to Jewish Feminists.”
  • Trouble and Strife “This section [of the website] contains an archive of material previously published in the print version of Trouble & Strife.”
  • Spare Rib map at the British Library – “The Spare Rib map makes visible the extensive network of ‘second-wave’ feminist activity that took place across the UK from the 1970s through to the early 1990s.”

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section of "an unending diet" Illustraton by Paddy Stamp
section of “an unending diet” Illustration by Paddy Stamp
  • The Women’s Library collection at LSE tells the story of the campaign for women’s rights and women’s equality from the beginnings of the suffrage movement to the present day.
  • The Feminist Library is a large collection of Women’s Liberation Movement literature based in Peckham, London.
  • Feminist Archive North (FAN) was created in the 1980s, when some material from the Feminist Archive South (below) was relocated to the North of England.
  • Feminist Archive South (FAS) is the Southern Branch of the Feminist Archive, based in Special Collections at the University of Bristol.
  • Glasgow Women’s Library is the only Accredited Museum in the UK dedicated to women’s lives, histories and achievements, with a lending library, archive collections and innovative programmes of public events & learning opportunities.
  • Feminist Libraries and Archives (FLA) Network is a network which is building connections, knowledge and solidarity between an increasing number of libraries and archives which hold material dedicated to feminists and women, their lives and histories.

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Sister Projects

Motley Crew Spare Rib '82 by Anna Dubbelt
“Motley Crew Spare Rib ’82” by Anna Dubbelt
  • Frauen Kultur is an online resource archive for second wave feminist texts written between 1965-1995.
  • The Business of Women’s Words “explores the dramatic story of the feminist publishing revolution that unfolded during the UK Women’s Movements [WLM] of the 1970s, 80s and 90s, and their legacies for social movement inspired creative industries today.”
  • IFTE Network – “The Intersections, Feminism, Technology & Digital Humanities network (IFTe) addresses a critical challenge in contemporary society and culture: the gender imbalance in computational practices and systems.”
  • Forms, Voices, Networks: Feminism and the Media is a digital exhibition developed by the International Standing Working Group on Medialization and Empowerment (ISWG) research group.
  • Striking Women is an educational resource for KS3 and 4 developed as part of the project ‘Striking Women: South Asian workers’ struggles in the UK labour market from Grunwick to Gate Gourmet’, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council.
  • – HOWL stands for ‘History of Women’s Liberation’. The main aim of HOWL is to collect and publish the memories and stories of feminists involved in any of the many layers of the UK Women’s Liberation Movement.
  • Transnational ‘Anti-Gender’ Movements and Resistance: Narratives and Interventions is a “new research network [that] maps the narrative building blocks – the political grammars, conceptual vocabularies, rhetoric, figures, and temporalities – of both ‘anti-gender ideology’ interventions and the political struggles and solidarities engendered in resistance.”

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