March is Women's
Famous Women and Women's Issues
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A site which deals with women in the military, but which also
contains a wealth of information and links regarding many women's topics.
Biographies of more than 60 famous women
(Click on the catalog at left for more resources)
History and Timelines, Special Features, Biographies, and Fun Stuff
all dealing with Women's History Month
Years of Women in Science
Women: The Pioneers
of Women Mathematicians
Notable Women of Computing
Distinguished Women of
Past and Present
Many links dealing with various women's topics
Key Issues from NOW
Expect the Best From a Girl
From Mount Holyoke College
in World History
Lessons for Teachers
National Women's Hall of
Women Who Changed History
for Women's History Month
Hundreds of Links!
Sources below are just some of the sources you will find at
Center Web Site. It is a great source of
WOMEN’S HISTORY SOURCEBOOK
huge site with links to an entire history of women and women’s roles
in history in every region of the world.
HISTORY NETLINKS – A GATEWAY SITE
gateway site to a vast
number of web sites on women’s history divided by topic.
SEARCH DIRECTORY: HISTORY – A GATEWAY SITE
huge site with links to women’s studies, women’s history and more.
IMPORTANT WOMEN ARTISTS: MEDIEVAL TO MODERN
of 300 women artists with examples of their works.
CELEBRATION OF WOMEN WRITERS
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”. A searchable
database of women writers. Search by Author Name, Century, Country, or
THE WOMEN’S LIBERATION MOVEMENT
online archive of documents on various aspects of the Women’s
Liberation Movement in the
and Theoretical; Medical
and Reproductive Rights, Music;
and Activism; Sexuality
and Lesbian Feminism; Socialist
of Color; and Women's
Work and Roles.
EMANCIPATION OF WOMEN 1750-1920
huge list of women who figured in the emancipation of women.
By name or by era. Includes
extensive material on teaching history online
Encyclopedia Britannica online article on women in American history.
Chapters include: Early America 1600-1820, The Nineteenth Century
1820-1880, At The Crossroads 1880-1920 and Modern America 1920-The
Present. Resources include:
Articles, Media Gallery (with a large number of audio and video clips),
In Her Own Words (interviews, primary documents), Britannica Classics
(Britannica submissions by women), Recommended Reading, and a Study
Guide (a large number of activities).
An outstanding gateway site.