Women's History Resources


Biographies of Women

A Guide to Women in Canadian History

Women of Achievement and Herstory

Women Travel Writers, 1830-1930

Index of Black History-Related Postage Stamps

Women in Alaska's History

The First Woman Who....

Woman a Week and the WaW archives

Remember the Ladies

Women in History Historical Figures

The Encyclopedia of Women's History, written by and for the K-12 school community. Students can share their research and writing about women.

Visit the branch's Women of Courage webpage to find out about the contributions of notable North Country women.

The Distinguished Women of Past and Present webpage, where you can search an expanding data bank of women's biographies by name, subject or century.

Women and their Accomplishmets webpage mainatined by Stephens College, Columbia, Missouri

A Calendar of Women of Achievement and Herstory

The Women's International Center's Index of Women's Biographies

Famous Women

The University of Maryland's Biographies of Historical Women Webpage.

Lost Heroines

National First Ladies Library

First Ladies of the United States

National Women's Hall of Fame site!

The Baltimore City Bicentennial Page, which honors notable firsts among Baltimore women.

Notable Women Ancestors

Sojourner Truth's 200th anniversary website

Mary Lyon for younger students to tell the story of Mary Lyon's struggle to establish an institution of higher education for women, Mount Holyoke College.

Women's International Center: Birthdate Calendar Index - see which inspiring women were born on your birthday!

WWWomen's History Page with links to many biographies.

Biographies of women at the International Women's Air and Space Museum

Women Nobel Prize Laureates, a cross-referenced list of all women Nobel Prize winners.

ANN E. BANCROFT, Explorer, Lecturer, Educator


Women's History Resources
2005: Anniversaries in Women's History

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