Women's History Sitemap - Page 12 2016-09-26

African American History and Women Timeline 1830-1839
A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other women involved in African American history, for the years 1830-1839.

African American History and Women - Timeline 1864-1869
A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other women involved in African American history. This section of the timeline covers the years 1864-1869.

African American History and Women Timeline 1880-1889
A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other women involved in African American history. This section of the timeline covers the years 1880-1889.

Jane O'Reilly's "The Housewife's Moment of Truth"
See why Jane O'Reilly called her article

Ann Putnam - Salem Witch Trials
Ann Putnam, jr., was a key witness in the Salem Witch Trials; her mother, Ann Putnam, sr., was also involved and gave testimony in the witchcraft trials. Modern theories blame the witch craze, at least in part, on Putnam family feuds with and revenge on neighbors and others.

Pocahontas - Native American Heroine - Indian Princess
Pocahontas - Matoaka - attempts to find the real story in contrast to media images of one of the best-known Native American women.

Shakers and Women
A religious movement that taught celibacy and female divinity, and fostered many women leaders. Discover a few important Shaker women, plus feminine images of God found within Shaker religion. Includes Mother Ann Lee and less-known Eldresses.

Agatha Barbara, President of Malta, 1982-1987
Agatha Barbara, President of Malta, Labour Party, 1982-1987.

Dame (Mary) Eugenia Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica, 1980-1995
Dame (Mary) Eugenia Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica, 1980-1995. Biographies, new stories and background information.

Jennifer M. Smith - Bermuda - Prime Minister 1998-
Jennifer Smith, Prime Minister of Bermuda, 1998-, leader of Bermuda's Progressive Labor Party.

Ida Straus
Ida Straus was a victim of the sinking of the Titanic, choosing to stay with her husband rather than living without him. A love story, but also a story of a life-long partnership.

Venus of Willendorf
Mother Goddesses or fertility figures from Old Europe. Ancient earth religion images. Resources and links.

Cleopatra - Lesson Plans
Cleopatra was the last Pharaoh of Egypt, history's infamous

Carrie Chapman Catt and Organizations
Resources on Carrie Chapman Catt.

Judith Sargent Murray - Writings
Some writings of Judith Sargent Murray, early American feminist, writer, playwright, political commentator and religious organizer.

Diary of Anne Frank
The Diary of Anne Frank: resources about the journal written by Anne Frank, a young Dutch Jewish girl in hiding from the Nazis.

Anne Frank in the Media
Anne Frank: film, drama, musical and other media presentations of the life of Anne Frank in hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, as told in The Diary of Anne Frank. Related documentaries.

Anne Frank Biographies
Anne Frank biographies. Information on the life of Anne Frank and her life in hiding during the Nazi occupation of Holland. Includes sites with general information.

Julia Ward Howe - More Resources
Julia Ward Howe: carefully selected and annotated links for further study. Portraits included.

Emily Dickinson - Bibliography and Research Help
Print resources and web and library collections for further research. While there's a lot of information on the web about Emily Dickinson, there are also many resources in books and articles.

Emily Dickinson - Products - Commercial Sites
Emily Dickinson, American poet. Sites with commercial products related to Emily Dickinson: audiocassette tapes, tee shirts, sweatshirts, rare books.

Emily Dickinson - Discussions
Emily Dickinson, American poet: find online discussions of Emily Dickinson, including internet mailing lists, forum or bulletin board, and even a MOO for Emily. Also info for students on using mailing lists for research.

Blanche Ames
Blanche Ames was an artist whose drawings accompanied her husband's orchidology research. She also was actively involved as an innovative engineer and builder of her home and farm, and invented an early anti-aircraft device during World War II. She was a woman's rights advocate, suffrage worker, and birth control activist.

Harriet Tubman - Net Links
In addition to the Harriet Tubman articles, images, and quotes on this site, here are some other resources on Harriet Tubman around the Net.

Harriet Tubman - Lesson Plans
It's hard to imagine a student learning American history and not learning about Harriet Tubman. Here are some resources on the Net for teachers at various levels for helping students understand Harriet Tubman.

Harlem Renaissance: Context
More resources on the Harlem Renaissance, background and context for understanding the women who were part of this artistic and literary movement.

Museums of Women's Issues
Museums connected with women's history: focusing on particular issues in women's lives.

Student Activists of the 1930s
A series of autobiographies of young women who identified as student activists, socialists, reformers and radicals describe their backgrounds, their activist activities, and what brought them to radicalism.

Joyce Carol Oates
Joyce Carol Oates, contemporary novelist, has written dozens of books, often focusing on love and violence in the lives of ordinary people.

Susan Fenimore Cooper
Susan Fenimore Cooper, daughter of author James Fenimore Cooper, was herself a writer.

Eileen Collins - First Woman Space Shuttle Commander
Eileen Collins was the first woman to command a space shuttle. Born in 1956, Eileen Collins was selected by NASA for their astronaut training program in 1990 and first flew in 1995. In 1999, on STS-93 on the Columbia space shuttle, Eileen Collins became the first woman space shuttle commander. Find resources on Eileen Collins, astronaut and women's history pioneer.

Annie Liebovitz - Photographer
Annie Liebovitz has been, since 1970, one of America's best-known photographers. Her work has won many awards and honors.

Levina Teerlinc - Renaissance Miniaturist - English Painter
Levina Teerlinc's miniature portraits were favorites of the English court in the time of the children of Henry VIII. This Flemish-born artist was more successful in her time than Hans Holbein or Nicholas Hilliard, but no works that can be attributed to her with certainty survive. Also spelled Levina Teerling.

Ella Grasso
Ella Grasso was the first woman in the U.S. elected as a state governor (Connecticut) in her own right - that is, not as a successor to her husband. She served in several other offices, including the U.S. Congress. She resigned for health reasons in 1980 during her second term, and died February 5, 1981.

Sarah Childress Polk - First Lady
Sarah Polk, wife of eleventh U.S. President James K. Polk, served as First Lady from 1845 - 1849.

Witches and Witchcraft
Historical documentation of the witch craze of Europe and America, including the Salem witch trials.

First Ladies - Global - Wives of Heads of State
Global First Ladies -- wives of heads of state, outside the United States.

University Syllabus Collection for Women's History
Syllabus Resources: assistance with ideas and methods in teaching women's history at college and university.

Society for Women and the Civil War
An organization and an annual conference dedicated to the study of women's efforts, 1861-1865. Both Confederate and Union women are covered; women on the home front, women in support roles, and women who fought are included. Professional and amateur historians, students and reenactors will find much here that is useful.

Libraries, Library Collections
Archives and manuscript collections on women's history at various libraries. University libraries, and some other libraries, have collections of original documents and other resources on women's history.

Global Perspective
International perspectives on women's history.

Musical Portrayals of Women's History
Living history resources: portrayals of notable and ordinary women of history through musical -- and sometimes comedy -- presentations. For school and club programs, consider hiring an actress or group to bring women's history to life. Commercial resources: endorsement not implied or given.

Feminism and Women's History Through Music
These songwriters and singers have used their art to express feminist ideas and to explore and communicate women's history.

Women and Boxing: Sports
The history of women's boxing, including specific women boxers.

Gertrude Ederle
Biographical information on Gertrude Ederle, the first woman to swim the English Channel.

17th Century Women's History in Pictures
Photographs and other pictures of women's history of the 17th century.

African American Women's History in Pictures
Images of African American women in history.

Women in Sports - Pictures
Photographs and other images of women in sports.

Historical Fashion Picture Galleries
Galleries of pictures depicting fashions through the ages.

Midwives and Midwifery
Midwives and midwifery in women's history: delivering babies and taking care of the mother's health has been a woman's job through much of history.

Women Writing About Life: Cookbooks, Advice, Diaries, Letters
Advice books, cookbooks, and the letters, diaries, and journals of ordinary women can tell us much about the way that women lived and the images of a time about women.

Disabilities and Women's History
Women with disabilities and women who've pioneered in disability rights and activism.

Women in Sports - Overviews
History of Women in Sports -- notable female athletes, women's sports organizations, and the place of women in athletics and sports.

Medieval and Renaissance Women - Bibliographies - Print Resources - Books - Journals
To study medieval women, you'll want to consult some of the many books in print. Here are some excellent bibliographies to help find the relevant materials.

First Ladies Around the World
Find out more about the wives of Presidents of the United States, wives of governors of the states, and wives of international heads of states.

Women in Broadcasting: Television, Radio, Cable
Women in broadcasting: television, radio, cable.

Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU) of 1969-1977
The Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU) organized feminists for revolutionary change. Read about CWLU goals from the heyday of the women's liberation movement in Chicago.

Sorosis
Sorosis, a professional women's association, was created in 1868 by Jane Cunningham Croly, because women were usually shut out of membership in the organizations of many professions.

Marian Wright Edelman - Books By and About Marian Wright Edelman
A listing of books about and by Marian Wright Edelman, to supplement the biography on this site.

Saint Terese of Lisieux - Saint Térèse
Térèse of Lisieux, canonized in 1925 and declared a Doctor of the Church in 1998, is honored for her Carmelite spirituality, her writings and her organizational skills.

Women and Marriage in Ancient Rome - Part 2
From a 1911 text, a description of marriage in ancient Rome.

Writing Book Reviews
Some guidelines and samples to help with writing book reviews of women's history popular and academic works.

The Pill Approved - When Was the Pill Approved for Use As a Birth Control Pill in the U.S.
When was the Pill approved in the U.S. for birth control? Read about Enovid, the first pill approved for use as an oral contraceptive.

Anna Arnold Hedgeman
Anna Arnold Hedgeman was an important African American activist for civil rights, education, feminism and other important causes. Read about Anna Arnold Hedgeman, who was there for pivotal moments of 1960s U.S. history, including the founding of NOW and the March on Washington.

Betty Friedan's 1960 Good Housekeeping Article Women Are People Too
Was it really an earth-shattering statement to declare that women are people, too? What did Betty Friedan say on the subject in her pre-Feminine Mystique days? Learn about Betty Friedan's 1960 essay in 'Good Housekeeping' magazine called

Elizabeth Van Lew
Elizabeth Van Lew biography: About Elizabeth Van Lew, who spied for the Union during the American Civil War.

February 7 - Today in Women's History
February 7 - birthdates of notable women and other important events, plus quote for the day

May 11 - Today in Women's History
May 11 - birthdates of notable women and other important events, plus quote for the day

May 14 - Today in Women's History
May 14 - birthdates of notable women and other important events, plus quote for the day

September 11 - Today in Women's History
September 11 - birthdates of notable women and other important events, plus quote for the day

African American History and Women Timeline 1870-1879
A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other women involved in African American history. This section of the timeline covers the years 1870-1879.

African American History and Women Timeline 1900-1909
A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other women involved in African American history. This section of the timeline covers the years 1900-1909.

African American History and Women - Timeline 1950-1959
A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other women involved in African American history. This section of the timeline covers the years 1950-1959.

African American History and Women Timeline 1970-1979
A chronology of events and birthdates for African American women and other women involved in African American history. This section of the timeline covers the years 1970-1979.

American Woman Suffrage Association
History of the American Woman Suffrage Association, a women's suffrage organization important to the story of winning the vote for women.

Caroline Keene and Nancy Drew
Who was the real author of the Nancy Drew books? A relative of the creators weighs in with her argument.

First Women's Studies Department
Read about the beginning of Women's Studies as an academic discipline and the establishment of the first academic programs.

Affirmative Action - How Do We Fix Discrimination?
This overview of affirmative action outlines its origins and purpose. Read about affirmative action in the 1960s and its status today.

Feminist Artist Miriam Schapiro
Profile of artist Miriam Schapiro, a pioneer of Feminist Art.

Joy Harjo - The Feminist, Indigenous Voice of Joy Harjo
Joy Harjo explores feminism and Native American tradition through music and poetry. Read about the life and work of activist poet Joy Harjo.

ILGWU - International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
A profile of the organization ILGWU, a key organization in women's history.

Women and Bicycles - Fashion for the Active Woman, 1894 Style
Women and bicycle riding, in 1894: what the fashionable bicyclist wore, and what the health experts were saying about fitness and bicycling.

Pink-Collar - Feminism Glossary Definition of Pink-Collar
What does pink-collar mean? Pink-collar jobs were traditionally held by women and paid less than men's jobs.

Gender Definition
What is the definition of gender, especially in the context of the study of history and culture?

Sex Discrimination - Feminism Glossary Definition of Sex Discrimination
What is sex discrimination? Here is a feminism glossary definition of the term sex discrimination.

We Have Had Abortions - Why Feminists Declared "We Have Had Abortions"


Feminism in 1971 - Important Events of Feminism in 1971
A look at the history of feminism in 1971. What were some of the important events of feminism in 1971?

New York Radical Women
Read about the origin of the feminist group New York Radical Women, founded by Shulamith Firestone, Robin Morgan, Pam Allen, Kathie Sarachild, and Carol Hanisch.

Ratification - Feminism Glossary Definition of Ratification
Glossary definition of ratification. Learn the definition of ratification and its relevance to feminism.

The Feminist Pro-Woman Line
What early radical feminist meant by the Pro-Woman Line: women must not be blamed for their own oppression. Learn more about this argument.

Ladies' Home Journal Sit-In of 1970
The Ladies' Home Journal sit-in brought attention to feminists' complaints about women's magazines. What were the demands of the protest?

Asian and Feminist Identity in The Woman Warrior
In The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston explores her identity as an Chinese-American woman.

Suspect Classification or Suspect Class
What is a suspect classification? When is a group a suspect class? Read about the legal definitions and why they matter to feminist history.

Geduldig v. Aiello - Pregnancy Disability Benefits in the Geduldig v. Aiello Case
The 1974 Geduldig v. Aiello case ruled that California did not violate the Constitution in denying disability benefits to women for normal pregnancies. Was the California disability benefits law at issue in Geduldig v. Aiello sex discrimination?

Discrimination Against Women and the History of CEDAW
Learn about the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women and the history of CEDAW in the U.N.

Women and World War II - Spies, Traitors, Resistance Fighters, Pacifists, and War Opponents
Women filled many roles in World War II, and some served as spies and resistance fighters, or were traitors, or opposed their country's participation in the war.

Women and World War II - Women in the Government
During World War II, women in government played important roles, including attending to the morale of constituents.

Women and World War II: Women Celebrities and the War
Celebrities used their star status to entertain troops, raise funds at home, make films promoting patriotism, and generally support the war.

Chinese Empress Discovers Silk Secret
The legend of the discovery of silk in ancient China.

December 15 - Today in Women's History
December 15 - birthdates of notable women and other important events, plus quote for the day

Hannah Adams Biography
Biography of Hannah Adams. Women's History.

Zhang Yining and Wang Nan - 2008 Olympics
Zhang Yining and Wang Nan of China compete in final in women's singles table tennis, 2008 Olympics, Beijing. Page 66.

Zola Budd Picture - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Zola Budd picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 31.

Wyomia Tyus Picture - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Wyomia Tyus picture, from a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 20.

Zami, a New Spelling of My Name by Audre Lorde - Review


Women and Conflict Management in Africa
A speech by Angela E.V. King on women in Africa: africa leadership forum assistant secretary general madame chairperson women africa generous hospitality

Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey - Lord Melbourne
From the 1921 biography of Queen Victoria by Lytton Strachey. Chapter III. Lord Melbourne

Book Review: Almanac of Women and Minorities in American Politics
A book review of Mart Martin's book on women and minorities in American politics.

Admonition to Parliament - Queen Elizabeth Ii
A summary of the importance of the Admonition to Parliament. Queen Elizabeth's reaction to it helped shape English church history.

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union - ACTWU
Profile of the Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union - ACTWU.

Margaret Bourke-White Photograph "Down With Adolf"
A woman removes a portrait of Hitler from the wall of a Protestant church in Frankfurt, which had been used by the Nazis as a party headquarters. On the right is a poster warning against careless talk amongst civilians. Page 4.

Margaret Bourke-White Picture "Broken Bridge" 1945
7th April 1945: The Hohenzollern Bridge over the Rhine in Cologne in ruins at the end of World War II. Page 3.

Margaret Bourke-White Concentration Camp World War II Picture - Inmates of the Number Three Erla Work Camp
Margaret Bourke-White image of inmates of the Number Three Erla Work Camp, 1945. Page 5.

Margaret Bourke-White, 1965, with Edward Steichen
Portrait of American photographer Margaret Bourke-White and Luxembourg-born photographer, artist, and curator Edward Steichen. Page 7.

Margaret Bourke-White with Life Magazine First Cover
Margaret Bourke-White with a print of her photograph from the first cover of Life magazine. Page 6.

Margaret Bourke-White Picture - Women Making Flags 1940
Women making flags at a factory in Brooklyn, New York July 24, 1940. Page 2.

Mary Travers and Sadoozai Panah at Vital Voices Awards, 2002
Mary Travers and Sadoozai Panah at Vital Voices Awards, 2002, honoring courageous women. Page 3.

Mary Travers at Vital Voices Awards, 2002
Mary Travers at Vital Voices Awards, 2002, honoring courageous women. Page 4.

Mary Travers with Peter Paul and Mary at 2004 Democratic National Convention
Mary Travers of Peter Paul and Mary at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. Page 2.

Mother Jones - 1902 Portrait
Women's history pictures: Mother Jones, labor activist, about 1902. Page 2.

Mother Jones Bust Portrait - 1902
Bust portrait of labor activist Mother Jones, from about 1902. Page 3.

Mother Jones - 1914
Mother Jones picture: 1914 picture of Mother Jones, labor leader. Page 4.

Labor Activist Mother Jones and President Calvin Coolidge - Picture September 26, 1924
A 1924 photograph of Mother Jones with President Calvin Coolidge. Page 7.

Calamity Jane Photo
Image of Calamity Jane, figure of the American wild West. Page 2.

Calamity Peak South Dakota - Named for Calamity Jane
Picture of Calamity Peak, named for Calamity Jane. Page 4.

Deadwood, South Dakota - 1888
An image of South Dakota's Deadwood, a city in the American 19th century west. Page 3.

Mother Jones at White House 1924
Mother Jones at the White House in Washington DC, 1924. Page 10.

Mother Jones at White House 1924
Mother Jones at the White House in Washington DC, 1924. Page 9.

Mother Jones At Her Desk
Mother Jones, figure in labor history, at work at her desk (no date). Page 6.

Mother Jones - Undated Photo of Labor Leader Mother Jones
An undated photo of labor leader Mother Jones. Page 5.

Mother Jones with Calvin Coolidge, Grace Coolidge, Theodore Roosevelt Jr.
Mother Jones with Calvin Coolidge, Grace Coolidge, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., taken 1924. Page 8.

Mother Jones Picture - Labor History
A photograph of Mother Jones, May 1, 1929. Page 11.

Women's Basketball - 1984 Olympics - Janice Lawrence - USA and China
Janice Lawrence, USA, in a match against China, women's basketball, Los Angeles Olympics, August 3, 1984. Page 48.

Nancy Kerrigan - Oksana Baiul - Lu Chen - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics Medal Ceremony
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Oksana Baiul, and Lu Chen at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics medal ceremony for womens figure skating. Page 25.

Nancy Kerrigan Skating at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics
Nancy Kerrigan skates at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, where she won the silver medal in figure skating after recovering from a January attack organized by the husband and bodyguard of her rival skater, Tonya Harding. Page 21.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics - Long Performance
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan finishes her long program and acknowledges the crowd's applause, at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 23.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1991 World Ice Skating Championships
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan competes for the United States in figure skating during the 1991 World Ice Skating Championships in Munich, Germany. Page 2.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1993 World Skating Championships - Long Program
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan competes in the long program during the 1993 World Skating Championships in Prague, Czech Republic. Page 6.

Nancy Kerrigan - 2007 - Womens Figure Skating Champion
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan skates at benefit for sanofi-aventis and Wachovia Putting Women's Cancer on Ice, 2007. Page 30.

Nancy Kerrigan - USA v the World - November 1994
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan competes in the USA v. the World competition, New York City, November, 1994. Page 27.

Nancy Kerrigan - Lillehammer Winter Olympics - Technical Program
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan in her technical program, 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 16.

Nancy Kerrigan - Tonya Harding - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding ignore each other at a practice session at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 11.

Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding During Practice - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding share the ice during practice at Lillehammer, before the 1994 Winter Olympics. Page 9.

Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding on the Ice - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding meet on the ice during practice at Lillehammer, Norway. Page 10.

Nancy Kerrigan Inducted into US Figure Skating Hall of Fame - 2004
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan inducted into the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame, 2004, in Atlanta, Georgia. Page 29.

Nancy Kerrigan - State Farm US Figure Skating Championships - January 2004
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan at the State Farm US Figure Skating Championships, January 2004, where she was inducted into the US Figure Skating Hall of Fame. Page 28.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan competes during the 1992 Albertville, France, Winter Olympics. Page 3.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1993 US Figure Skating Gold Medal
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan with her gold medal for winning first place at the 1993 US Figure Skating Nationals. Page 7.

Nancy Kerrigan - US Figure Skating Nationals - 1993
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion, at the 1993 US Figure Skating Nationals. Page 5.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1993 US Figure Skating Nationals
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan in her first-place performance at the 1993 US Figure Skating Nationals. Page 4.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics - February 11
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion, at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 8.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics - Practice
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan practices at Lillehammer for her performances at the 1994 Winter Olympics. Page 14.

Nancy Kerrigan Consults with Skating Team Officials - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan consulting with US Figure Skating team officials during practice for the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 13.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics - Free Program
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan in the free program at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 18.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics - During the Free Program
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan in the free program at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 17.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Winter Olympics - Lillehammer, Norway - Technical Program
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan competes in the technical program at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 15.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics - January 2 Free Program
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan performs in the free program at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 19.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics - Free Program - Silver Medal
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan performs in the free program at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics, where she won the silver medal. Page 22.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics - Performing During Free Program
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan performs in the free program at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 20.

Nancy Kerrigan - Lu Chen - Waiting for Medal Ceremony - 1994 Winter Olympics
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan with Lu Chen, Olympic figure skating champions. Nancy Kerrigan and Lu Chen wait for the women's figure skating medal ceremony at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 24.

Nancy Kerrigan - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics - Ice Gala
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan performs in the Ice Gala at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 26.

Edith Wilson Photo - 1916
Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, the 2nd wife of Woodrow Wilson, is shown here on the back of a train car. Page 2.

Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding Consulting Coaches - 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics
Picture of Nancy Kerrigan, Olympic figure skating champion. Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding consult their respective coaches during practice at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Olympics. Page 12.

Maria Mitchell's Observatory at Lynn, Massachusetts
Reproduction of a picture of Maria Mitchell's Observatory at Lynn, Massachusetts. Page 3.

Maria Mitchell's Telescope at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institute
Photo of Maria Mitchell's telescope, now at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institute. Page 4.

Picture of Maria Mitchell
Picture of Maria Mitchell, Vassar College professor and pioneer female astronomer. Page 2.

Lynette Woodard - 1990 Goodwill Games
Lynette Woodard shown with the basketball in the Goodwill Games, August 5, 1990. Page 2.

Lynette Woodard - Cleveland Rockers - 1997
Lynette Woodard with the Cleveland Rockers in a game on July 7, 1997, against the Los Angeles Sparks, represented in this photo by Penny Tolar. Page 3.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Picture of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 34.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Picture of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 35.

Mary Lou Retton Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Mary Lou Retton picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 41.

USA Rowing Team Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
USA rowing team 1984 picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 45.

Valerie Zimring Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Valerie Zimring picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 43.

Women's Volleyball Final Picture 1984 - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Women's volleyball 1984 Olympics final picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 47.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Picture of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 53.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Photo - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
A gallery of memorable photos from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 52.

Florence Griffith-Joyner Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Florence Griffith-Joyner picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 51.

Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
A gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 59.

Dara Torres Photo - 2008 Olympic Medalist at Age 41
Dara Torres prepares for the 4x100m freestyle relay final in the 2008 Olympics, where she will win a medal becoming the oldest swimmer to win an Olympic medal. Page 64.

Olympics Opening Ceremony 2008 - Photo of Woman Dancer - Tang Dynasty
A photo from the 2008 Olympics opening ceremony, with a woman dancer supported by many individuals depicting the historical period in China known as the Tang Dynasty, the period of the Silk Road. Page 62.

Photo of Yuliya Chermoshanskaya - 2008 Olympics
Yuliya Chermoshanskaya of Russia celebrates win in women's 4x100m relay, 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing. Page 65.

Babe Didrikson Throwing the Javelin, 1932 Olympics
Picture of Babe Didrikson throwing a javelin at the 1932 Olympics, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 10.

Wilma Rudolph Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Picture of Wilma Rudolph at the 1960 Rome Olympics, from a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 16.

Wilma Rudolph Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Wilma Rudolph picture, from a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 15.

Mary Rand Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Mary Rand picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 19.

Heide Rosendahl - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Heide Rosendahl picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 22.

Renate Stecher - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Renate Stecher picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 23.

Nadia Comaneci Picture - Gymnast - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Nadia Comaneci picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes including gymnasts. Page 25.

Tatyana Kazankina Picture - Olympic Race Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Picture of Tatyana Kazankina in an 800m Olympic race, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 26.

Nadia Comaneci Picture - Gymnast Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Nadia Comaneci picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 28.

Ecaterina Szabo Picture - Women at the Summer Olympics
Ecaterina Szabo picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 36.

Evelyn Ashford Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Evelyn Ashford picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 29.

Janice Lawrence Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Janice Lawrence picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 46.

Joan Benoit Picture - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Joan Benoit picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 32.

Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
A gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 42.

Mary Decker Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Mary Decker picture, gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 30.

Mary Lou Retton Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Mary Lou Retton picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 40.

Mary Lou Retton Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Mary Lou Retton picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 37.

Mary Lou Retton Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Mary Lou Retton picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 38.

Picture of 1912 British Women's Swim Team - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Olympians
Part of a gallery of memorable images from the Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 4.

Norwegian Women Gymnasts Picture - 1908 London Olympics
Norwegian women gymnasts: in this picture, they're shown performing in unison at the 1908 London Olympics. Page 5.

Suzanne Lenglen Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Suzanne Lenglen picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 6.

Babe Didrikson, 1932 Los Angeles Olympic Games
Babe Didrikson picture from the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 11.

Olga Korbut Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Olympians
Picture of Olga Korbut at the 1972 Olympics, from a gallery of memorable images from the Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 21.

Kornelia Ender Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Olympians
Kornelia Ender picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 24.

Lisa Curry-Kenny Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Lisa Curry-Kenny picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 27.

Mary Lou Retton Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics
Mary Lou Retton picture, 1984 Olympics, from a gallery of memorable images from the Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 39.

Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
A gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 49.

Tracy Caulkins Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Tracy Caulkins picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 44.

Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
A gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 50.

Jennifer Capriati Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Jennifer Capriati picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 54.

Lindsay Davenport Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Lindsay Davenport picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 56.

Sheryl Swoopes Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Sheryl Swoopes picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 57.

Justine Henin-Hardenne Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Justine Henin-Hardenne picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 60.

Li Ting and Tian Tian Sun Picture - Pictures of Women at the Olympics - Famous Women Summer Olympians
Li Ting and Tian Tian Sun picture, part of a gallery of memorable images from the summer Olympics, featuring women athletes. Page 61.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 4.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 6.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 5.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 9.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 8.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 13.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 14.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 10.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 11.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 12.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 15.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 17.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 16.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 7.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 18.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion. Page 3.

Julia Child's Kitchen - Photo of Julia Child's Kitchen at Smithsonian National Museum of American History
A photograph of Julia Child's kitchen at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Page 4.

Julia Child's Kitchen - Photo of Julia Child's Kitchen at Smithsonian National Museum of American History
A photograph of Julia Child's kitchen at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Page 3.

Julia Child's Kitchen - Photo of Julia Child's Kitchen at Smithsonian National Museum of American History
A photograph of Julia Child's kitchen at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Page 2.

Kwan - U.S. - January 2005 After Short Program
Michelle Kwan after the women's short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, January, 2005. Page 19.

Blair - World Gold - Feb 1995
Olympic gold medalist Bonnie Blair smiles and waves to the crowd after winning the gold medal in the women's speed skating competition at the World Speed Skating Championships, February, 1995. Page 2.

Bonnie Blair - Hall of Fame
Olympic speed skater Bonnie Blair at the 2009 U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in August, 2009. Blair was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2004. Page 3.

Kwan - US Gold - Feb 1999
Michelle Kwan poses with her gold medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, February, 1999. Page 5.

Kwan Gold Medal - March 2003
Michelle Kwan showing off her gold medal at the World Figure Skating Championships, March, 2003. Page 12.

Kwan Gold Medal - January 2004
Michelle Kwan, posing with her gold medal at the US Figure Skating Championships, January, 2004. Page 16.

Michelle Kwan - January 1996 Short Program
Michelle Kwan in the Ladies Short Program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, January, 1996. Page 3.

Michelle Kwan - January 1995
Michele Kwan performing in the U.S. National Skating Championships, January 1995. Page 2.

Michelle Kwan - January 1996
Michelle Kwan on her way to winning the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships, January, 1996. Page 4.

Michelle Kwan carries the Olympic Flame, 2002 Olympic Torch Relay, Newport Beach, CA
Michelle Kwan carriying the Olympic Torch in Newport Beach, CA, on the way to the Salt Lake City games in 2002. Page 7.

Michelle Kwan - October 2001
Portrait of Michelle Kwan, U.S. Olympic figure skating champion, at the United States Olympic Committee Summit in Salt Lake City, Utah, October, 2001. Page 6.

Michelle Kwan - January 2003 - State Farm US Figure Skating Championships
Michelle Kwan practices for her short program in the State Farm US Figure Skating Championships, January 2003. Page 8.

Michelle Kwan - Gold Medalist - 2003
Michelle Kwan celebrating the gold medal at the State Farm US Figure Skating Championships, January, 2003. Page 9.

Michelle Kwan - March 2003 - Ladies Free Skate
Michelle Kwan qualifying in the Ladies Free Skate at the World Figure Skating Championships, March, 2003, in Washington DC. Page 11.

Michelle Kwan - January 2003 - Chevy Skating Spectacular
Michelle Kwan performing at the Chevy Skating Spectacular, part of the State Farm US Figure Skating Championships, January, 2003. Page 10.

Michelle Kwan - March 2003 - World Figure Skating Championships
Michelle Kwan, competing in the Ladies Free Skate at the World Figure Skating Championships, March, 2003. Page 13.

Michelle Kwan - March 2003 Ladies Short Program
Michelle Kwan competing in the Ladies Short Program at the World Figure Skating Championships, March, 2003. Page 14.

Michelle Kwan - January 2004
Michelle Kwan competing in the short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, January, 2004. Page 15.

Kwan Championship - January 2004
Michelle Kwan at the end of her program in the Chevy Skating Spectacular, U.S. Figure Skating Championships, January, 2004. Page 17.

Michelle Kwan - January 2005 Women's Short Program
Michelle Kwan in the women's short program, U.S. Figure Skating Championships, January, 2005. Page 18.

Kwan's Ninth Gold - January 2005
Michelle Kwan with her ninth straight gold medal at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, January, 2005. Page 20.

Clara Barton National Historic Site: Entrance
Photo of entrance to National Historic Site: Clara Barton home, Glen Echo, Maryland. Page 2.

Clara Barton Home in Springtime
Photo of side of Clara Barton home, Glen Echo, Maryland, a National Historic Site. Taken in spring, 2010. Page 5.

Clara Barton Home - Approach from Side
Photo of side of Clara Barton home, Glen Echo, Maryland, a National Historic Site. Page 4.

Clara Barton Home - Glen Echo Maryland
Photo of Clara Barton home, Glen Echo, Maryland, a National Historic Site. Page 6.

Clara Barton National Historic Site Plaque
Photo of plaque at National Historic site: Clara Barton home, Glen Echo, Maryland. Page 3.

Clara Barton Home, Side View
Photo of another side of the Clara Barton home, Glen Echo, Maryland, a National Historic Site. Page 7.

Clara Barton Portrait 1902
A photograph of Clara Barton, taken about 1902, while she was attending an International Red Cross Conference. Page 6.

Self Portraits by Women Artists - Madame Vigee-Lebrun and her Daughter, Jeanne-Lucie-Louise
An image gallery of paintings of women artists depicting themselves in self portraits. Page 7.

Clara Barton Picture - Civil War Era
Clara Barton picture, from the time of the American Civil War. Page 2.

Clara Barton and the Civil War
Clara Barton and an injured Civil War soldier. Page 5.

Clara Barton - Detail of Mathew Brady Photograph
Pictures of Clara Barton, nursing history pioneer and founder of the American Red Cross. Page 4.

Clara Barton - Mathew Brady Photograph
Pictures of Clara Barton, nursing history pioneer and founder of the American Red Cross. Page 3.

Mary Cassatt - Portrait of the Artist - 1878
Artist Mary Cassatt in a self-portrait, 1878. Page 8.

Woman in Bicycle Costume - Bicycle Ad - About 1895
An advertisement for bicycles features a woman bicyclist, about 1895. Page 3.

Woman on Bicycle 1922: National Woman's Party Messenger
A photograph of a female bicycle messenger working for the National Woman's Party, 1922. Page 5.

Woman's Bicycle Costume - 1894
A depiction of women on bicycles, 1894. Page 2.

Angelica Kauffman - Self Portrait with the Bust of Minerva - 1780
Self Portrait with the Bust of Minerva by Angelica Kauffman, 1780. Page 5.

Elizabeth Vigee-Lebrun - Self Portrait 1782
Self Portrait, 1782, by Elizabeth Vigee-Lebrun. Page 6.

Frida Kahlo - Self Portrait with Monkey - 1938
Self Portrait with Monkey by Frida Kahlo, 1938. Page 9.

About Ms. Magazine
A profile of Ms. Magazine, one in a series of profiles of historical women's magazines, newspapers, and journals.

George Washington and Mary Philipse
An image depicting George Washington with Mary Philipse, to whom he paid suit before he met Martha Washington (and before she was widowed). Page 48.

Photographs of African American Women, 1900
African American woman, about 1899-1900. From album compiled by W.E.B. Du Bois. Page 41.

Athena Image - First Century Jewelry
From a tomb in Tillia Tepe, Afghanistan, a piece of first century jewelry depicting the goddess Athena. Page 37.

Mary Baker Eddy Memorial - Mount Auburn Cemetery - Cambridge
A photo of the burial memorial to Mary Baker Eddy at Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Page 76.

Magdalena Abakanowicz Walking Figures - Armory Show New York 2010
Walking Figures, by Magdalena Abakanowicz, at the New York Armory Show, 2010. Page 67.

Jeannette Rankin Photo - 1917 NAWSA
Jeannette Rankin at NAWSA headquarters in Washington, DC, in 1917. Page 5.

Books by Wendy Kaminer
Wendy Kaminer, a writer and social critic who is also an egalitarian feminist, has written on a wide variety of subjects. Here are some of her more readable books on American culture and politics.

Make Soap
Directions from Mary Randolph's cookbook,

How to Prepare Flour - 1884
An 1884 guide to preparing flour from wheat.

How to Found a Settlement House
A step-by-step guide to founding a settlement house, derived from the actual experiences of women and a few men in founding settlement houses in England and America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Book Review of a Strange Stirring by Stephanie Coontz
Book review of 'A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s' by Stephanie Coontz. Discover the ins and outs of the ever relevant feminist classic 'The Feminine Mystique' in 'A Strange Stirring' by Stephanie Coontz.

Ancrene Wisse (Rule) - Definition
A definition of the Ancrene Wisse, rule for anchoresses.

Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion
Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion profile: an organization (before Roe v Wade) of clergy members who referred women to safe abortions.

Famous Mothers and Daughters in History
A list of some famous mothers and daughters in history, from ancient to modern times.

Famous Mothers and Daughters in History
A list of some famous mothers and daughters in history, from ancient to modern times.

Original NOW Task Forces - The Seven Original NOW Task Forces
The original NOW task forces reveal what was on the minds of feminist leaders in the 1960s. Read about the seven original NOW task forces on women's equality issues.

Women in Business: Women Executives, Women Entrepreneurs, and Women Business Leaders
Women business leaders, including women entrepreneurs, women executives, and other women in the field of business.

Select Biographies of Women
While many people won't wade through a book about women's history, they will read biographies of famous or notable women. Thus, for many people, biographies are their main access to issues with which women's history is concerned, including how women lived their lives, how being female affected their lives and how they accepted or rebelled against expected roles. Here are some women worth getting to know through their biographies.

Collectible Barbies - Women in History
Barbie Dolls are not a politically-correct toy. You won't find Eleanor Roosevelt Barbie, though you will find Marilyn and Cher. Find some collectible Barbies resonating with women's history.

Margaret Bourke-White Picture - About 1935
A photograph of Margaret Bourke-White from about 1935.

Mother Jones Portrait - 1902
A portrait of Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones), labor activist.

Calamity Jane - Picture of Wild West Figure
Picture of Calamity Jane, 1895. Women's History.

Julia Child's Kitchen - Photo of Julia Child's Kitchen at Smithsonian National Museum of American History
A photograph of Julia Child's kitchen at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

Michelle Kwan - January 1994
Michelle Kwan at 13, on her way to finishing second in the long program at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships, January, 1994

Clara Barton Home - Photograph
Photo of Clara Barton home, Glen Echo, Maryland, a National Historic Site.

Clara Barton Tintype 1860s
Pictures of Clara Barton, nursing history pioneer and founder of the American Red Cross.

Woman on Bicycle - 1890s Display Card
A woman on a bicycle is the subject of this 1890s display card.

Kristi Yamaguchi - Tonya Harding - Nancy Kerrigan - 1991 US Figure Skating Championships
Picture of Kristi Yamaguchi, Tonya Harding, and Nancy Kerrigan, 1991 US Figure Skating Championships.

Official White House Portrait of Edith Wilson
Photo of Edith Bolling Galt Wilson, Woodrow Wilson's second wife, sometimes alleged to have exercised presidential powers for her husband when he was ill with a stroke.

Jackie Joyner-Kersee Picture Gallery
Images of Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympics track and field champion.

Women in History Pictures - Weekly Picture Gallery
A collection of images depicting women in history, from the About.com Women's History Guidesite.

Women in History Pictures - Weekly Picture Gallery
A collection of images depicting women in history, from the About.com Women's History Guidesite.

Poems by Women
Poetry collections of poems by women writers.

What is a CDV photograph?
What is a CDV, one of those images from the 19th century and especially around the American Civil War?

Josephine Baker Biographies
Josephine Baker's biographies: online biographies of Josephine Baker, African American exotic dancer, international star, jazz singer, erotic entertainer.

Fallacy of Anachronism
Glossary definition: fallacy of anachronism.

Tidal Wave - Book Review of Tidal Wave by Sara M. Evans
Review of Tidal Wave: How Women Changed America at Century's End by Sara M. Evans. Tidal Wave is a clear, comprehensive history of the women's liberation movement and what happened to feminism after the 1970s.

Women's History 2008 - Milestones in Women's History - Feminist Milestones
A list of milestones in women's history during the year 2008 -- feminist milestones, milestones for women, female achievements.

Women's History 2008 - Milestones in Women's History - Feminist Milestones
A list of milestones in women's history during the year 2008 -- feminist milestones, milestones for women, female achievements.

Bonnie Blair - February 1995
Speed skater Bonnie Blair rounding a turn on her way to winning the women's 500 meter sprint finals in the World Sprint Championships, February, 1995

Peter Paul and Mary at 2004 Democratic National Convention
Peter Paul and Mary at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.

Maria Mitchell Picture - Portrait of Maria Mitchell, Pioneer Female Astronomer, 1847
A picture of Maria Mitchell, pioneer female astronomer and educator, 1847.

Lynette Woodard - 1990
A shot of Lynette Woodard, legendary women's basketball pioneer.

Recently Added Women's History Content
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2009 Articles and Content
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2011 Articles and Content
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2010 Articles and Content
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2008 Articles and Content
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2007 Articles and Content
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2006 Articles and Content - Women's History
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2005 Articles and Content - Women's History at About.com
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2004 Articles and Content
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2003 Articles and Content
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1999 - 2002 Content
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Picture of Suffrage Monument - Susan B Anthony - Elizabeth Cady Stanton - Lucretia Mott
A monument to women's suffrage, depicting suffragists Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott. Marble statue in the Capitol crypt, Washington, DC. Sculptor Adelaide Johnson.

Guest Authors on the About.com Women's History Site
Guest authors who write for About.com's Women's History site.

Saint Margaret of Scotland
Image of Queen Margaret of Scotland, later canonized as a saint. In this image she's seated with her husband King Malcolm III, reading him the Bible.

Queen Elizabeth I Picture Gallery
Images of England's Queen Elizabeth,

National Organization for Women - NOW
Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women or NOW was conceived of being the

Aimee Semple McPherson - Evangelist
A photograph of Aimee Semple McPherson, evangelist and center of a famous sex scandal.

Christine de Pizan - Medieval Woman Writer
Christine de Pizan, author of The Book of the City of Ladies, was a medieval writer whose work sheds light on the lives of medieval women.

Christina of Sweden Portrait
A portrait of Queen Christina of Sweden by Sébastien Bourdon.

Top 100 Women of History - 100 Top Women on the Web
A list of the top 100 women of history on the web, arranged in sequence of their popularity.

June in Women's History
Calendar of June events, birthdays, and other commemorations of women's history.

Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Women's History
The history of women from ancient times through the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.

Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photographs of women astronauts, women who have flown in space.

Bicycling and Women's History
Women on bicycles required some rethinking of female roles in common culture: the ability to get places quickly, and often alone; the need and right to be physically fit; the need for clothing that was both safe and modest.

Wordless Wednesday - Catherine the Great as Grand Duchess Catherine Alexeevna, 1745
An image of the future Catherine the Great of Russia, painted by Louis Caravaque in 1745.

Top 100 Women of History - 100 Top Women on the Web
A list of the top 100 women of history on the web, arranged in sequence of their popularity.

Pudding Recipes - Vintage Recipes 1894 Style
The pudding recipes in this collection of vintage recipes are representative of cooking in America in the late 19th century, and the compilation of a cookbook shows the ways in which women were beginning to organize and act both within their traditional roles and outside of traditional expectations.

Betsy Ross Image
Illustrations and other depictions of Betsy Ross, supposedly the maker of the first United States flag.

Sally Hemings - Net Links
To see the many nuances of the story of Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson, check out these links, selected from many perspectives and many sources around the Net.

Where and When: Women's History by Place and Time
Find women's history in different places, in different eras.