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Books about Women in History

America's Daughters by Judith Head (Perspective Publishing, 1999)

At The Controls: Women in Aviation by Caroline Briggs (Lerner Publications, 1991)

The Day the Women Got the Vote: A Photo History of the Women's Rights Movement by George Sullivan (Scholastic, 1994)

Explorers (Women in Profile Series) by Carlotta Hacker (Crabtree, 1998)

Extraordinary Women Scientists (Extraordinary People) by Darlene R. Stille (Children's Press, 1995)

Girls: A History of Growing Up Female in America by Penny Colman (Scholastic, 2000)

History of Women Artists for Children by Vivian Sheldon Epstein (Vivian Sheldon Epstein, 1987)

Remember the Ladies: 100 Great American Women by Cheryl Harness (Harpercollins, 2001)

Scholastic Encyclopedia of Women in the United States by Sheila Keenan (Scholastic, 1996)

Winning Ways: A Photohistory of American Women in Sport by Sue Macy (Scholastic, 1998)

The Young Oxford History of Women in the United States Series:

The Road to Equality: American Women Since 1962 by William H. Chafe (Oxford University Press, 1994)

From Ballots to Breadlines: American Women 1920-1940 by Sarah Jane Deutsch (Oxford University Press, 1994)

New Paths to Power: American Women 1890-1920 by Karen Manners Smith (Oxford University Press, 1994)

Pushing the Limits: American Women 1940-1961 by Elaine Tyler May (Oxford University Press, 1998)


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Web Sites: Women in History

300 Important Women Artists (University of Wisconsin-River Falls)
http://www.uwrf.edu/history/women.html

Birthdate Calendar Index (Women's International Center)
http://www.wic.org/cal/idex_cal.htm

Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World (Sweet Briar College)
http://gos.sbc.edu/

The Quest for Equality (World Book)
http://www.worldbook.com/fun/whm/home.html

A Timeline of the Women's Rights Movement 1848 - 1998 (National Women's History Project)
http://www.legacy98.org/timeline.html

Votes for Women Suffrage Pictures (Library of Congress)
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/vfwhtml/vfwhome.html

What Did You Do in the War Grandma? (Rhode Island High School Oral History Project)
http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/WWII_Women/tocCS.html

Women in American History (Encyclopedia Britannica)
http://search.eb.com/women/index.html

Women's Suffrage Movement (National Women's History Museum)
http://www.nmwh.org/exhibits/exhibit_frames.html


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Web Sites: Great Women Bios

Celebrating Women's History Month: Biographies
http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/whm/index.htm

First Ladies of the United States
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/index.html

4000 Years of Women in Science
http://www.astr.ua.edu/4000WS/4000WS.html

National Museum of Women in the Arts
http://www.nmwa.org/

National Women's Hall of Fame
http://www.greatwomen.org/home.php

Women in American History
http://search.eb.com/women/ind_articles.html

Infamous Women
http://womenshistory.about.com/cs/criminals/


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