The H-SAWH network focuses on the history of women and gender in the U.S. South.

It is sponsored by the Southern Association for Women Historians and co-sponsored by H-Net, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the American Council of Learned Societies.


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Re: January Question of the Month

The publications of the Black Protestant press represent one under-utilized source for the intellectual and cultural history of Black women in the South, likely due to lack of access, as most religious periodicals have not been fully digitized. My current book project examines the contributions of women to the A.M.E. Church Review, the quarterly publication of the African Methodist Episcopal Church, from 1884 to 1924. One of the key chapters treats a long-running (1903-1912) travel column in the Review, authored by a woman, E.