Women of the 20th Century
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life in the 20th century from a woman's perspective
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Trove - National Library of Australia

Primary Source Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more.

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The Australian Women's Register

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The Australian Women's Register, Australian Women's Archives Project is a biographical, bibliographical and archival database of Australian Women, with links to related articles and images.

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The Cud On History — Looking Back On The Great Depression In Australia

The Cud On History — Looking Back On The Great Depression In Australia | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it

A well referenced article about life during the Great Depression. There is a section about women's lives during this era.

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Red Matildas : women, peace and politics in the Great Depression

A great film to watch if you can get a copy.

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BBC History - Women on the Home Front in World War One

BBC History - Women on the Home Front in World War One | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it

World War One altered women's status in Britain forever. Find out why.

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ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee of Queensland

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ANZAC is the name given to the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who landed on the Gallipoli Peninsula in the East Mediterranean early on the morning of 25 April 1915 during the First World War (1914-1918).
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Rosie the Riveter: Women Working During World War II

Rosie the Riveter: Women Working During World War II | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it

Via Lesa Dyke
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Irena Morzycka-Iłłakowicz

Irena Morzycka-Iłłakowicz | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it

Irena Morzycka-Iłłakowicz born in 1906 was a Polish intelligence agent and second Lieutenant of the National Armed Forces, a Polish, anti-Soviet and anti-Nazi paramilitary organization which was part of the Polish resistance movement in World War II, fighting the Nazi German occupation of Poland and later the Soviet puppet state of the Polish People’s Republic.

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Are Afghan women better off after a decade of war?

Are Afghan women better off after a decade of war? | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it

When U.S. forces toppled the Taliban government following the 9/11 attacks, there was a global wave of support from people horrified by the plight of Afghan women.

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ergo | Research, resources and essay writing

ergo | Research, resources and essay writing | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it
Improve your research, essay writing and study skills, explore Victoria's history, and access over 700 original primary sources you can use in your assignments.
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Australian Stories - australia.gov.au

An excellent resource for finding out about many things Australian.

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Australian Screen Online - Australia's audio and visual heritage online

Australian Screen Online - Australia's audio and visual heritage online | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it

Search for material relevant to your reasearch topic.

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Women in wartime

Women in wartime | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it

The involvement of Australian women in each war is closely connected to their role in society at different times, and the nature of each war.

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women in the Vietnam war - YouTube

women in the Vietnam war - YouTube | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it

Many video clips and films document the Vietnam war, some in retrospect. Search YouTube to find film relevant to the role of women during the Vietnam war.

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Afghanistan Online: The Plight of the Afghan Woman

Afghanistan Online: The Plight of the Afghan Woman | Women of the 20th Century | Scoop.it
This page contains articles, poems, and essays describing the Plight of the Afghan Woman.
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The Cost of Women in Combat - the Gulf War

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American women join the boys in combat, but not without a fight...

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