Women’s History Guide
Local Events for National Women’s History Month, March 2016
Women Throughout History
- American Women Collection from the Library of Congress
This link is a gateway for searching the extensive collection at the Library of Congress’ digital collection.
- Living the Legacy: The Women’s Rights Movement 1848-1998
Provides historical background and a timeline of the Women’s Rights Movement.
- National Archives
Organized by topic, these links point to some of the best online resources & digital projects about the many facets of American women’s history and their lives.
- National Organization for Women
The “largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.”
- National Women’s History Project
A resource for teachers, students, parents, public employee organizations and individuals. Click on Resource Center for biographies, events and history related links.
- Women’s Exhibit Digital Public Libraries
Website brings together some of the world’s best digital collections. This exhibit showcases women’s issues across history.
- Women’s History at the Smithsonian Museum
Site includes teacher resources and links to digital collections.
- Women’s History Month
A website developed by the Library of Congress. Includes links to various United States government websites.
- A & E Biography
Featured biographies, places & events, plus an interactive Women’s History timeline.
- Famous Missouri Women
Want to learn more about Helen “Fulton Flash” Stephens, Josephine Baker or other famous women of Missouri? The State Historical Society of Missouri profiles famous Missouri women.
- Encyclopedia Britannica
This site includes video, biographies, maps and timelines about 300 influential women throughout history.
- Women Come to the Front
Library of Congress exhibit on women journalists, photographers and broadcasters during World War Two.
- Browse a select list of books by and about influential women.
- Browse a select list of books by and about famous Missouri women.
- American Women’s History Online
Covers the important people, events, legislation and issues relevant to the study of women’s history in the United States.
- Biography Resource Center
Biographies on more than 340,000 people from key reference sources plus full-text articles from magazines and newspapers.