Women’s History Guide
Local Events for National Women’s History Month
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 grassroots organization of feminist activists in the United States.”
- National Women’s History Project
A resource for teachers, students, parents, public employee organizations and individuals.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.