Women’s History Guide

Local Events for National Women’s History Month

Women Throughout History


  • 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.

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.


  • 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.