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This website, dedicated to the work by women artists in the collections of Washington University, was developed in 2001-2002 with the support of a grant from the Sam Fox Arts Center at Washington University in Saint Louis. The project was developed in concert with a course, "L01-3631 Creative Women: Modern Artists and Writers," co-taught in the Spring of 2002 by Elizabeth C. Childs, Associate Professor of Art History and Archaeology, and Helen Power, Senior Lecturer in Women's Studies. Betha Whitlow, Curator of Visual Resources in the Department of Art History and Archaeology, supervised the design and implementation of the site in consultation with Professor Childs and Dr. Sabine Eckmann, Curator of the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum. Washington University students Margaret Mills, BA 2002, and Kevin Steigerwald, BFA 2004, digitized images, designed the web site and entered the original data. Jodi Kovach, MA student in the Department of Art History and Archaeology, conducted provenance research on the works, and wrote entries on selected objects during the summer of 2002 with the support of the Sam Fox Arts Center, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Department of Art History and Archaeology. Sara Rowe, Registrar of the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, and Assistant Registrar Andrew McDiarmid, provided important data on the permanent collection. In addition, information on the resources of Olin Library Special Collections was generously provided by Chatham Ewing and Erin Davis. Our goal is to continue to develop this site, and make it a valuable teaching resource both for students at Washington University and for others interested in art, gender, and modern culture.