Women's History Month
Years of Women in Science
Biographies, references, and photographs.
Special Collections Library, Duke University. This web site was
rated among the top humanities websites by the National Endowment
for the Humanities.
American Women Writers
African American Women Writers of the 19th Century is a digital
collection of some 52 published works by 19th-century black women
American Women Through Time
This site offers two approaches for the study of specific time periods in American women's history. Each section includes a timeline that links specific events with highly relevant online sources, followed by a guide to research sources (e. g., cenus, newspapers, secordary sources) that are appropriate for the specified time period.
of Historical Women
of Women Mathematicians
Biographies of women in mathematics.
Celebration of Women Writers
The Celebration of Women Writers recognizes the contributions of
women writers throughout history. Women have written almost every
imaginable type of work: novels, poems, letters, biographies, travel
books, religious commentaries, histories, economic and scientific
works. Our goal is to promote awareness of the breadth and variety
of women's writing.
Face of Medicine
Discover the many ways that women have influenced
and enhanced the practice of medicine.
Special Collections Library, Duke University.
Women of Past and Present
This site has biographies of women who contributed to our culture
many different ways. There are writers, educators, scientists, heads
of state, politicians, civil rights crusaders, artists, entertainers,
Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) is believed to be the driving
force behind the 1848 Convention, and for the next fifty years played
a leadership role in the women's rights movement.
During WWII, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the
of Women in Sports Timeline
A history before 1899 to 2005.
of Women's Suffrage
the Legacy: The Women's Rights Movement 1848-1998
This site is provided by the National Women's History Project and
offers resources to study the first women's rights convention held
in Seneca Falls, New York, on July 19 and 20, 1848.
Today and Tomorrow
Did you know that there are almost two million women veterans? From
the American Revolution to Panama, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and
Iraq , women have served in some way in every conflict.
American Woman Suffrage Association
Provides 167 books, pamphlets and other artifacts documenting the
Women's Hall of Fame
Tribute to an extraordinary woman in history.
Women's History Museum
NWHM is a non-partisan, non-profit educational organization
dedicated to restoring the historic contributions and the rich,
diverse experiences of women to mainstream culture.
National Women's History, 2010 Projecthttp://www.nwhp.org/whm/honorees.php
Women's History Project, 2009
for Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and
Susan B. Anthony
Track key events in the suffrage movement, delve into historic
documents and essays, and take a look at where women are today.
Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony
Susan B. Anthony (1820-1906) and Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902)
led the movement for women's rights in the nineteenth century. A
Where Women Made History
This itinerary focuses on 74 historic places in New York and
Massachusetts associated with the varied aspects women's history.
You will learn about the accomplishments of many American women
who made outstanding contributions to education, government,
medicine, the arts, commerce, women's suffrage and the early civil
Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture
The Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture is an
integral part of Duke's Special Collections Library which houses
broad range of rare and unique primary source material.
Online resources for teaching American women's literature using
dramatizations produced by the Public Media Foundation.
Illustrated Top 100 Women
Biographies of the century's greatest sportswomen.
The Library of Congress has extensive and varied resources related
to the campaign for woman suffrage in the United States.
Western Women's History
Primary sources, diaries, letters, pictures, and biographies
did you do in the War, Grandma?
An Oral History of Rhode Island Women during World War II.
Written by students in the Honors English Program at South
Kingstown High School
and Social Movements in the United States, 1830-1930
By providing a rich collection of primary documents related to women
and social movements in the United States between 1820 and 1940
this website offers new ways for students, teachers, and scholars
study American history.
in the Literary Marketplace 1800-1900 http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/womenLit/
The books and letters in this exhibition present a cross section
of writing by English women in the nineteenth century-a period when
women entered the literary marketplace in unprecedented numbers.
While many women wrote and published books before 1800, few British
women planned careers as writers until the nineteenth century. And
although there were notable and celebrated exceptions, women were
excluded from most areas of literature until the end of the eighteenth
In World History Curriculum
Interactive site full of information and resources about women's
experiences in world history. For teachers, teenagers, parents,
Timeline of Key Events in the American Women's
Did you know that there are almost two million women veterans?
From the American Revolution to Panama, Bosnia, Kosovo,
Afghanistan and Iraq , women have served in some way in every
Win the Vote
Profiles 75 suffragists.
History in America
Throughout most of history women have had fewer legal rights and
career opportunities than men. Wifehood and motherhood were
regarded as women's most significant professions. In the 20th century,
however, women in most nations won the right to vote and increased
their educational and job opportunities. Perhaps most important,
they fought for and to a large degree accomplished a reevaluation
of traditional views of their role in society. Includes many biographies.