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History 243: Women in American Society: Home

Research Guide

You have been asked to investigate a woman in Wisconsin's history. You will be re-creating Judy Chicago's "The Dinner Table" highlighting women in Wisconsin's history. Your final project will include several elements, including a brief biographical/historical sketch of the figure you choose.


This guide is designed to help you get started with research. The guide contains information on finding resources specific to your research, tips for finding resources and way to find help when you are stuck with your research. By reviewing and using this guide you will improve your search strategies, find better resources, gain a proficiency with history research and learn the process for finding resources for your research.