History 122 Women in Modern
research guide has been developed by your instructor and librarian
to help you complete your final project. Your assignment:
Students may write a report of 4-7 pages of actual body on the
papers on a significant American woman. The goal of this
project is to teach the students how to find scholarly
source history material on the Internet. This is an Internet
search project. The report must contain citation of Internet
sources within the body of the paper.
Almanac of Famous People - A Comprehensive Reference Guide
to More than 25,000 Famous and Infamous Newsmakers from Biblical
Times to the Present
source is a bibliography of articles or other reference sources
3 contains chronological, geographic and occupation indexes
useful for selecting a person
CT 214 G74 1987 volumes 1 to 5
Lives from History - American Series
5 to 6 page article on individual
article contains Early Life, Lifes Work,
Summary and Bibliography on the person
Bibliography is very useful in finding books and essays
CT 3202 C66 1989
Continuum Dictionary of Womens Biography
articles have abbreviated bibliographies
Index by Categories" in the back of the book is useful for
selecting a person
CT 3260 N57 volumes 1 to 3
American Women 1607 to 1950
1 to 2 page article on individuals
article has a bibliography to other sources
List of Selected Biographies in the back of the book
E 185.86 B542 volumes 1 & 2
Women in America - A Historical Encyclopedia
articles give a picture of the individual
articles have useful bibliography
Women in the United States: A Chronology (p.1309) and
List of Biographical Entries (p.1353) in the back of volume
2 is useful for selecting a person
to both volumes also in the back of volume 2 (p.1381)
A: Womens History
on pages 35 - 38 is useful for selecting a person
HQ 1410 H36 1999
of American Womens History
brief articles on topics as well as on individuals
article has very useful bibliography
in the back of the book; Bold type indicates name of article.
type indicates name of topic within the article.
For primary sources on the Internet, see the selective
list of websites below:
American Women's History: Research guide
American Women's History: finding rimary sources
Civil War Women: Primary sources on the Internet
African American women: Primary sources on the Internet
National Women Hall of Fame.
American Women in history
American Slave Narratives Beginnings to 1920
The southern experience in 19th century America slave
narratives, memoirs, diaries of women and men.
Maintained by University of North Carolina at Chapel
the legacy - The Women's Rights Movement, 1984-1998.
online archival collection maintained by Special Collections
at Duke University Designed to celebrate the 150th
anniversary of the Women's Rights Movement, launched
at the worlds' first Women's Rights Convention in
Seneca Falls, New York. Includes history
of the movement, detailed timeline, list of women's
organizations, curriculum ideas.
Biographies of women ancestors.
Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
Primary sources, maintained by the National Archives
and Records Administration.
and Social Movements
In the United States (1830-1930)
Introduction to a collection of primary documents
posed and answered by students at SUNY-Binghamton.
History Magazine vol2
Articles and biographies focusing on women and work.
- American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress
Resources for the Study of Women's History and
Culture in the United States
An expanded and searchable version of the print
publication American Women: A Library of
Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and
Culture in the United States (Washington, D.C.:
Library of Congress, 2001).
Memory From the Library of Congress, the
American Memory project is a collection of digitized
documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving
pictures and text from the Library of Congress
Americana collections. There are over 70 collections
included in the project. Go the the American Memory
website and search a particular topic or browse
through the collections.
Women in baseball Primary sources of women in baseball.
Women's suffrage (1820-1920)
History websitesLibraries, Archives, and Research