Women’s History Guide

Local Events for National Women’s History Month

Women Throughout History

Biographies

  • Famous Missouri Women
    Want to learn more about Helen Stephens, AKA, “The Fulton Flash,” 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.

Book Lists

  • Browse a select list of books by and about influential women.
  • Browse a select list of books by and about famous Missouri women.

Databases

  • 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.