Women's History Sitemap - Page 6 2016-09-26

Amelia Jenks Bloomer Quotes
Quotes by Amelia Jenks Bloomer - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.

Women of the Millennium List
A listing of the women named by biography.com as the most important women of the millennium.

Carrie Chapman Catt Picture: About 1913
Carrie Chapman Catt is shown in a picture advertising her speaking engagement at Continental Hall, 1913.

Olympia Brown
Olympia Brown, pioneer woman minister and woman's rights advocate

Julia Child
Julia Child biography: a profile of Julia Child, cookbook author and television personality.

Andromeda - Legendary Greek Heroine
A description of Andromeda, Ethiopian princess saved by Perseus from the monster sent by Poseidon.

Mary Seacole
Mary Seacole biography - a profile of Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole, who famously served in the Crimean War.

Lena Horne
A biography of Lena Horne, singer and actress.

Eva Le Gallienne
A biography of Eva Le Gallienne, 20th century English actress,producer, and director, known for her support of repertory theater and her classical roles and productions.

About Mary Dyer - Quaker Martyr
A profile of Mary Dyer who was hanged in 1660 for being a Quaker.

Nancy Astor
A biography of Nancy Astor, society hostess and outspoken social critic who was the first woman seated in the House of Commons.

Elena Ceausescu
A summary of the biography of Elena Ceausescu, an influence on her husband, the dictator of Romania until their execution in 1989.

Babe Didrikson Zaharias
Babe Didrikson Zaharias was probably the best female athlete of her time.

Empress Suiko of Japan
A biography of Empress Suiko, ruler of Japan, in whose reign Buddhism became more prominent and China's influence increased.

Florence Ellinwood Allen
Florence Ellinwood Allen was a pioneer woman judge, even being considered for the US Supreme Court in the 1930s.

Isabella of Angouleme
Isabella of Angouleme biography - a profile of Isabella of Angouleme, queen consort of John of England.

Queen Elizabeth I Quotes
Quotes by Queen Elizabeth I - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.

About Margaret Bourke-White, Photographer
Margaret Bourke-White biography: profile of Margaret Bourke-White, war correspondent and career photographer whose images represent major events in the 20th century.

Women in the Senate
A list of women in the Senate, from Jone Johnson Lewis, Women's History Expert for About.com.

Susan Eakins: Painter and Early Photographer
A biography of Susan Eakins, painter and early photographer. She died in 1938, and her first one-woman art exhibition was in 1973.

Mary the Jewess: The First Alchemist
Mary the Jewess was an alchemist, the first known alchemist in history, who invented processes and apparatuses that were used later. Her story became something of a legend in later Arabic and Christian writings.

Joan of Acre
Joan of Acre biography - a profile of Joan of Acre, daughter of King Edward I of England and his wife Eleanor of Castile, who made a second marriage herself despite protocol and expectations.

Marie of France, Countess of Champagne
Marie of France biography - profile of the Countess of Champagne, daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Louis VII of France, and her alleged connection to the medieval courts of love.

Molly Pitcher (Mary Hays McCauly) - Revolutionary War
Who was Molly Pitcher? That name is closely associated with Mary Ludwig Hays McCauly from Carlisle, Pennsylvania, who took part in the Battle of Monmouth, New Jersey, on June 28, 1778. Read more about her life and exploits, and how she's remembered.

Lucy Burns - Militant Activist for Women's Vote
Lucy Burns was a key organizer and participant in the more militant wing of the American suffrage movement, helping to win passage of the 19th Amendment.

Judith of France - Judith of Flanders
Judith of France biography - a profile of a daughter of the king of France who married two Anglo Saxon kings and then a Count of Flanders.

Matilda of Boulogne
Matilda of Boulogne was queen of England, consort of King Stephen. She played an important part in the war between Stephen and their cousin, the Empress Matilda or Maud or Maude, fighting for the crown of England.

Constance of Castile: 2nd Wife of John of Gaunt
Constance of Castile biography - a profile of Constance of Castile, second wife of John of Gaunt.

Eleanor of England
A biography of Eleanor of England, daughter of King John of England and sister of Henry III of England.

Virginia Woolf Quotes
Quotes by Virginia Woolf - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.

Florynce Kennedy Quotes
Quotes by Florynce Kennedy - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.

Jeannette Rankin Quotes
Quotes by Jeannette Rankin - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.

Mother Jones Quotes
Quotes by Mother Jones - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.

Emmeline Pankhurst Quotes
Quotes by Emmeline Pankhurst - part of an extensive collection of quotations by notable women.

Joan of England, Queen of Sicily
Joan of England biography - a profile of the daughter of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II of England, whose life was quite dramatic.

Mary Shelley
Mary Shelley, daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft, eloped with the poet Percy Shelley. She wrote the novel Frankenstein on a bet with Byron and Shelley. Read about her life and writings.

Biography and Fast Facts About Lady Jane Grey
Lady Jane Grey biography - learn about the young woman who was briefly Queen of England.

Jane Seymour
Read about Jane Seymour, third wife of Henry VIII of England and mother of Edward VI.

Matilda of Scotland
Matilda of Scotland biography - a profile of Matilda of Scotland, Queen of England, queen consort of Henry I.

Jane Boleyn, Lady Rochford - Tudor Lady-in-Waiting
Jane Boleyn was Anne Boleyn's sister-in-law. Learn more about this woman who implicated her husband and Anne. Later, she was herself implicated in another scandal, this time involving Henry VIII's fifth wife.

Abigail Scott Duniway
Abigail Scott Duniway biography - profile of Abigail Scott Duniway, Western pioneer and women's rights advocate.

Charlotte Angas Scott
Information on Charlotte Angas Scott - her life and work.

Godey's Lady's Book - Women's Fashions, February 1865
Fashion plates from the February 1865 issue of Godey's Lady's Book.

Godey's Lady's Book - Women's Fashions, March 1865
One of the famous fashion illustrations from Godey's Lady's Book, this from March, 1865.

Godey's Lady's Book - Women's Fashions, June 1865
Godey's Lady's Book, the most popular pre-Civil War women's magazine in America, published fashion plates to guide the fashion tastes of American women.

Godey's Lady's Book - Women's Fashions, September 1865
September 1865 fashion illustrations from Godey's Lady's Book.

What the Well-Dressed Woman of the 1860s Was Wearing
Selections of women's fashions from Godey's Lady's Book, the most popular pre-Civil War women's magazine in America.

Godey's Lady's Book - Women's Fashions, about 1863
An illustration from Godey's Lady's Book, about 1863.

Godey's Lady's Book - Women's Fashions, September 1864
Fashion illustration from Godey's Lady's Book, September 1864.

Godey's Lady's Book - Women's Fashions, October 1864
October 1864 illustrations of women's fashions from Godey's Lady's Book, the most popular pre-Civil War women's magazine in America.

Godey's Lady's Book - Women's Fashions, December 1864
Christmas and winter fashion illustration, from Godey's Lady's Book, December 1864.

Mary Surratt
Mary Surratt was executed in 1865 as a conspirator in the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Was her conviction fair?

Rebecca Eames - Salem Witch Trials
Biography of Rebecca Eames, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.

Margaret of Denmark - Medieval Ruler of Denmark, Norway and Sweden
Margaret of Denmark biography - a profile of Margaret of Denmark, first medieval queen to rule in Europe, and engineer of the Kalmar Union united the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden under one kingship.

Adela of Normandy, Countess of Blois
Adela of Normandy, Countess of Blois biography - a profile of the daughter of one king of England, sister of another and mother of a third.

Saint Katherine Drexel - Roman Catholic Saint
Katherine Drexel biography - a profile of Mother Katherine Drexel - sometimes spelled Katharine Drexel -- who funded her order's service to African Americans and Native Americans with her family fortune.

Top Picks: Books That Changed the World by American Women
What books can you name by American women that were influential on culture? Here are some choices ... and a way to suggest others.

16th Century Fashion
Engraving by Leopold Flameng (1831-1911) reproduces a 16th century portrait.

Women's History - Biographies of Notable Women
Comprehensive resource for biographies of notable women, from Jone Johnson Lewis, About.com Guide to Women's History.

Women's History in Pictures
An index to images of women's history in pictures, from Jone Johnson Lewis, Women's History Expert for About.com.

Issues and Events in Women's History
Key articles on women's history, organized by issues and events.

Civil War Fashion: Reverse of Photograph
CDV of a lighter-colored women's dress from the Civil War era. Page 13.

Civil War Fashion - Photograph Detail
CDV of a lighter-colored women's dress from the Civil War era. Page 11.

Civil War Era Fashion
CDV showing women's clothing at the time of the Civil War. Page 4.

Civil War Era Fashion: Reverse of Photograph
CDV showing women's clothing at the time of the Civil War. Page 6.

Civil War Era Fashion: Bodice Detail
CDV showing women's clothing at the time of the Civil War. Page 5.

Civil War Fashion - Lighter Colored Dress
CDV of a lighter-colored women's dress from the Civil War era. Page 10.

Women's Civil War Era Dress: Bodice Detail
CDV of a Civil War era woman, about 1860-1865. Page 15.

Women's Civil War Era Dress: Sleeve Detail
CDV of a Civil War era woman, about 1860-1865. Page 16.

Women's Civil War Era Photograph: Reverse
CDV of a Civil War era woman, about 1860-1865. Page 17.

Women's Dress, Civil War Era
CDV of a Civil War era woman, about 1860-1865. Page 14.

Civil War Fashion - Detail of Sleeve and Cuff
CDV of a lighter-colored women's dress from the Civil War era. Page 12.

Civil War Picture - Man and Woman - Detail
Image of a man and woman of the Civil War era. Page 8.

Civil War Picture - Man and Woman - Reverse
Image of a man and woman of the Civil War era. Page 9.

Civil War Picture - Man and Woman
Image of a man and woman of the Civil War era. Page 7.

Woman of the Civil War Era - CDV Detail
Picture of an unidentified woman in the period of the Civil War, from the Mathew Brady Studio. Page 2.

Woman of the Civil War Era - CDV
Picture of an unidentified woman in the period of the Civil War, from the Mathew Brady Studio. Page 3.

Woman of the Civil War Era - CDV
Picture of an unidentified woman in the period of the Civil War, from the Mathew Brady Studio.

Portrait of Alice Stone Blackwell
A portrait of Alice Stone Blackwell, feminist and editor, daughter of women's rights advocates Lucy Stone and Henry Blackwell. Page 2.

Detail of Photograph of Alice Stone Blackwell
Alice Stone Blackwell, feminist and editor, followed her parents into the women's suffrage movement and made her own contribution there. Page 4.

Alice Stone Blackwell Photograph
A picture of Alice Stone Blackwell, women's rights advocate and editor. Page 3.

Alice Stone Blackwell as an Infant
Alice Stone Blackwell with her mother, Lucy Stone.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 32
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 32.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 5
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 5.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 6
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 6.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 7
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 7.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 8
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 8.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 9
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 9.

Victoria Woodhull Testifying to House Judiciary Committee 1870
Victoria Woodhull and other woman suffrage activists at the House Judiciary Committee, January 11, 1871. Page 2.

Victoria Woodhull as Mrs Satan - Thomas Nast Cartoon
Victoria Woodhull depicted as Mrs. Satan by cartoonist Thomas Nast in Harper's Weekly, February 17, 1872. Page 3.

Beecher-Tilton Scandal - Illustrated Testimony
Contemporary illustration of the testimony in the Beecher-Tilton scandal, featuring Theodore Tilton, Henry Ward Beecher and Victoria Woodhull. Page 4.

Victoria Woodhull Picture
Image of Victoria Woodhull, famous feminist and free love advocate.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 2
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 2.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 13
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 13.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 14
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 14.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 15
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 15.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 16
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 16.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 17
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 17.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 18
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 18.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 19
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 19.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 20
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 20.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 21
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 21.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 22
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 22.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 23
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 23.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 24
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 24.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 25
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 25.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 26
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 26.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 27
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 27.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 28
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 28.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 29
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 29.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 3
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 3.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 30
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 30.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 31
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 31.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 4
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 4.

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 13.

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 14.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 11.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 15.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 17.

Hillary Clinton - Nevada - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 16.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 12.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 1
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist.

Goddess Venus or Aphrodite - Clip Art - Goddesses of Ancient Greece and Rome
Black and white images of the goddess Venus or Aphrodite.

Artemis - Diana - Goddess of Ancient Greece and Rome
A black and white image of the goddess Artemis or Diana, from 1852. Page 2.

Athena Clip Art Image Picture
Image of the goddess Athena - also called Minerva. Page 3.

Demeter or Ceres - Clip Art of Goddesses of Ancient Greece and Rome
Black and white images of the goddess Demeter or Ceres. Page 4.

Psyche - Goddesses and Legendary Women of Ancient Greece and Rome
Image of Psyche, from a collection of black and white images of goddesses and legendary women. Page 6.

Hera - Juno - Goddesses of Ancient Greece and Rome
Black and white images of the goddess Juno or Hera. Page 5.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 10
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 10.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 11
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 11.

Women's Fashions of the 17th Century - Hollar Engravings - Page 12
In the mid-17th century, Wenceslaus Hollar published this series of engravings depicting the costume of women in England. These images record a contemporary view of the costume of women, a subject which fascinated the artist. Page 12.

Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 30.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton before the third presidential debate, on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 31.

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton with Barack Obama on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 32.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns with Barack Obama - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 33.

Hillary Clinton in Minneapolis for Al Franken - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 34.

Hillary Clinton in Utah, October 2008 - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election, in Utah, 10 days before the election. Page 35.

Hillary Clinton Campaigns the Day Before the Election - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election, in St. Charles, Missouri, the day before Election Day. Page 36.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 18.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 19.

Hillary Clinton - Democratic National Convention - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton speaking to the Democratic National Convention. Page 24.

Hillary Clinton - Democratic National Convention - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Page 23.

Hillary Clinton - Democratic National Convention - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Page 22.

Hillary Clinton - Democratic National Convention - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. Page 20.

Hillary Clinton - Democratic National Convention - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, speaking to the delegates. Page 25.

Hillary Clinton - Democratic National Convention, Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Page 27.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures - Democratic National Convention
Picture of Hillary Clinton speaking to her delegates at the 2008 Democratic National Convention. Page 26.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures - Democratic National Convention
Picture of Hillary Clinton, with Chelsea Clinton and Rep. Charles Rangel, at the 2008 Democratic National Convention, applauding Bill Clinton's speech. Page 28.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail in Michigan for the 2008 presidential election. Page 29.

Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Pictures of Hillary Clinton pantsuits at the Democratic National Convention. Page 21.

Hillary Votes - Hillary Clinton - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton on Election Day, 2008 election. Page 37.

Hillary Clinton Celebrates Puerto Rico Primary Win - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election, celebrating win of the Puerto Rico primary. Page 3.

Hillary Clinton - Puerto Rico - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton in Puerto Rico on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election.

Hillary Clinton Celebrates Puerto Rico Primary Win - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election, celebrating win of the Puerto Rico primary. Page 2.

Hillary Clinton with Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton - South Dakota - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton with Bill Clinton and Chelsea Clinton in South Dakota on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 5.

Hillary Clinton - South Dakota - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton in South Dakota on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 4.

Candidate Hillary Holds a Baby - Democratic Primary Campaign 2008
In a typical American candidate photograph, Senator Hillary Clinton holds a baby after a June 2, 2008, rally in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Page 6.

Hillary Clinton - Final Primary Night - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 7.

Hillary Clinton - Final Primary Night - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 8.

Hillary Clinton at AIPAC - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton at AIPAC on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 9.

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama Appear Together - Campaign 2008 Pictures
Picture of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama on the campaign trail for the 2008 presidential election. Page 10.

Edward Bishop and Sarah Bishop - Salem Witch Trials
Biography of Edward Bishop and Sarah Bishop, figures in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.

George Burroughs - Salem Witch Trials
Biography of George Burroughs, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.

Giles Corey - Salem Witch Trials
Biography of Giles Corey, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.

Lily Tomlin Quotes - Actress and Comedian
Quotes by Lily Tomlin, comedian and actor. Includes some she's said in character and is known for, and some as herself.

Martha Corey - Salem Witch Trials
Biography of Martha Corey, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.

Sarah Good - Salem Witch Trials
Biography of Sarah Good, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.

Mary Easty - Salem Witch Trials
Biography of Mary Easty, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.

Sarah Cloyce - Salem Witch Trials
Biography of Sarah Cloyce, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.

Rebecca Nurse - Salem Witch Trials
Biography of Rebecca Nurse, figure in the Salem witch trials of 17th century colonial Massachusetts.

Katherine Swynford (Mistress Then Wife of John of Gaunt)
Katherine Swynford, long-time mistress of John of Gaunt whom he finally married, was the ancestor of powerful English monarchs.

Sarah Grimké Biography and Facts
Sarah Moore Grimké and her sister Angelina Grimké were two key figures among abolitionists and women's rights advocates, especially before the Civil War.

Queen Elizabeth I
Elizabeth I ruled England 1558 to 1603, and the Elizabethan Age was named for her.

Angelina Grimke: Sister of Sarah Grimke, Abolitionists
Profile of Angelina Grimké, a Southern woman from a slaveholding family who, along with her sister Sarah, became a key abolitionist.

Famous Women of Dance: Anna Pavlova 1881 – 1931
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Marie Taglioni 1804 – 1884
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Fannie Elssler 1810 – 1884
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Colette 1873 – 1954
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Adele Astaire 1898 – 1981
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Lena Horne 1917 – 2010
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Katherine Dunham 1909 – 2006
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Isadora Duncan 1877 – 1927
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Ruth St Denis 1879 - 1968
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Maria Tallchief 1925 - 2013
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance from 1804 to the Present
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Trisha Brown 1936 –
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Martha Clarke 1944 –
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Josephine Baker 1906 – 1975
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Famous Women of Dance: Lola Montez 1821 (or 1818?) – 1861
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Women's History
Women's History.

Famous Women of Dance: Martha Graham 1894 – 1991
Women have shaped the field of dance, from classic to popular to modern to postmodern. And early work in dance has shaped the careers of many as well.

Blackstone Commentaries: Women and the Law
In the 19th century, American and British women's rights -- or lack of them -- depended heavily on the commentaries of William Blackstone which defined a married woman and man as one person under the law.

Coverture: Women Losing Their Legal Existence With Marriage
A definition of coverture as it applies to the history of women's property rights.

First American Woman to Vote - Claimants
A list of claimants for the title of the first female voter in the United States.

First Woman to Vote Under the 19th Amendment
First woman to vote under the 19th Amendment and woman suffrage in the United States: who and where was she?

Articles in the First Issue of Ms. Magazine
The first issue of Ms. magazine sold out and quickly attracted thousands of readers. What sorts of articles appeared in the first issue of Ms.?

Women's Suffrage Biographies: Key Activists
Biographies of key women who worked for the vote for women -- and often for other women's rights, too.

Women's Suffrage Biographies: Key Activists
Biographies of key women who worked for the vote for women -- and often for other women's rights, too.

Women's Suffrage Biographies: Key Activists
Biographies of key women who worked for the vote for women -- and often for other women's rights, too.

International Women's Day - A History
A history of International Women's Day, from its origins to the present day.

Quasi-Suspect Classification - Equal Protection Test
What is a quasi-suspect classification? Learn the definition of quasi-suspect classification and how it relates to gender-based discrimination and intermediate scrutiny.

Women's Liberation: Feminist Glossary Definition
What is women's liberation? What did 1960s feminists think about male supremacy? Read about the meaning of women's liberation and the struggle for justice, equality and freedom from discrimination.

Second Feminist Wave- 1968 Article: Martha Weinman Lear
An early analysis of the second feminist wave: Martha Weinman Lear's article 'The Second Feminist Wave' appeared in 1968, reporting on the 1960s women's movement.

Gynocriticism - Feminist Definition and Examples
The meaning of gynocriticism, referring to women as writers. Who coined the term?

All-Girl Rock Band "The Runaways" and Feminism
The Runaways were teenage girls when they formed their all-female band. Read about The Runaways, who blazed a trail for women in rock music.

Meaning of the Pink-Collar Ghetto for Women
What is the pink-collar ghetto? Some theorists argue that women in the workplace are stuck in a pink-collar ghetto.

Margaret Mead: Anthropologist, Women's Rights Advocate
Biography of Margaret Mead, anthropologist and writer, whose work more recently has come under question.

Feminist Protests - 1960s and 1970s Activist Movements
List of significant feminist protests in the 1960s and 1970s. Read about Women's Liberation Movement activism that has affected U.S. law and the lives of women today.

20th Century Women's History in Pictures
Photographs and other pictures of women's history of the 20th century.

Sally Ride, Ellen Ochoa, Joan Higginbotham, Yvonne Cable - Female Astronauts at a Women's Forum, 1999
Female astronauts at women's forum in 1999 at Apollo/Saturn V Center. Page 32.

Sally Ride Pictures - Challenger Investigation Photos
Sally Ride in the Presidential commission investigating the Challenger accident at the Kennedy Space Center. Page 29.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride Preparing to Depart
Sally Ride of the STS-7 crew in T-38 aircraft preparing for departure at Ellington Air Force Base for Kennedy Space Center (KSC) on June 15, 1983. Page 16.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride, Female Astronaut, Preparing for Departure
Photo gallery of Sally Ride, first American woman in space. Page 17.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride, Female Astronaut, during Historic Flight
Astronaut Sally K. Ride, misison specialist, using a screw driver to clean out an air filtering system in the middeck of the Challenger. Page 19.

Sally Ride with the Press after Historic Flight
Sally Ride, first American woman in space, in an interview with the press after her pioneering flight. Page 22.

Sally Ride, Ellen Ochoa, Joan Higginbotham, Yvonne Cable - Photographs of Female Astronauts
Participating in a forum about women in space, Astronauts Ellen Ochoa, Joan Higginbotham and Yvonne Cagle share the podium with Sally Ride. Page 33.

Sally Ride Pictures - Kathryn Sullivan Pictures - STS 41-G Crew In Flight
STS 41-G crew photo taken on the flight deck of the Challenger during the flight, including Kathryn Sullivan and Sally Ride. Page 27.

Sally Ride and Kathryn Sullivan on Space Shuttle
Sally Ride and Kathryn Sullivan show sleep restraint on space shuttle. Page 26.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride, Female Astronaut in Shuttle Mission Simulator
Four of the five STS-7 crewmembers train in the shuttle mission simulator (SMS), taking the same seats they will occupy during launch and landing. Includes Sally Ride, first American woman in space. Page 9.

Sally Ride and Kathryn Sullivan - Official Photo of the STS 41-G Shuttle Crew
Official photo of the STS 41-G crew, including Sally Ride and Kathryn Sullivan. Page 23.

Sally Ride Pictures - Astronaut Sally Ride in Crew Mission Test
Astronaut Sally K. Ride and John Fabian participates in crew mission test. Page 13.

Sally Ride Pictures - Kathryn Sullivan Pictures - STS 41-G Crew
Portrait view of the STS 41-G crew in civilian clothes, including Sally Ride and Kathryn Sullivan. Page 24.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride Outside Shuttle Mission Simulator
Astronaut Sally K. Ride stands outside of shuttle mission simulator with suit specialist Troy Stewart after simulation of conditions for STS-7 flight, 1983. Page 14.

Sally Ride Picture - Sally Ride Prepares for RMS Training
Astronauts Sally Ride and Terry Hart prepare for remote manipulator system (RMS) training for STS-2 in bldg 9A. Page 4.

Sally Ride Pictures - Challenger Investigation
Members of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger accident arrive at the Launch Control Center at Kennedy Space Center, including Sally Ride, first American woman in space. Page 28.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride Goes Over Procedures Before Flight
Two members of the STS-7 crew go over procedures in operating the remote manipulator system (RMS) in the JSC manipulator development facility (MDF). Page 6.

Sally Ride Speaking 2003
Sally Ride speaks to young women about science - 2003. Page 34.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride, Female Astronaut, in Shuttle Mission Simulator
Sally Ride, first American woman in space, training in the shuttle mission simulator (SMS). Page 10.

Sally Ride Pictures - Crew Training - Sally Ride, Female Astronaut
Sally Ride during STS-7 crew training in the shuttle mission simulator (SMS). Page 11.

Sally Ride Pictures - Inflight Photograph of STS-7 Crew with Sally Ride
Inflight view of the crew of STS-7, including first American woman to fly in space, Sally Ride. Page 20.

Sally Ride and the Crew of STS-7 - Official Portrait
Photo gallery of Sally Ride, first American woman in space. Page 7.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride on Middeck of Challenger Shuttle, 1992
On Challenger's middeck, Mission Specialist (MS) Sally Ride, wearing light blue flight coveralls and communications headset, floats alongside the middeck airlock hatch. Page 30.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride in Pilot Chair of Flight Deck
Astronaut Sally K. Ride, mission specialist on STS-7, monitors control panels from the pilot's chair on the Flight Deck. Floating in front of her is a flight procedures notebook. Date: 1983. Page 18.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride With Camera
Astronaut Sally K. Ride, mission specialist for STS-7, records some of the prelaunch activity for STS-6 at the Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Page 31.

Sally Ride Pictures - Inflight View of STS-7 Crew with Sally Ride
Inflight view of the crew of STS-7, including Sally Ride, first American woman in space. Page 21.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride in Shuttle Flight Suit
Portrait view of Astronaut Sally K. Ride, mission specialist for STS-7, standing outside of the Shuttle Mission Simulator (SMS). She is wearing the shuttle blue flight suit. Page 15.

Sally Ride Pictures - Sally Ride in a Mission Sequence Test
Astronaut Sally K. Ride, left, participates in a mission sequence test for STS-7, in the Kennedy Space Center's vertical processing facility (VPF). She is joined by Anna L. Fisher, a physician and astronaut. Page 12.

Sally Ride Pictures - Kathryn Sullivan Pictures - Female Astronauts
Astronauts Kathryn Sullivan and Sally Ride synchronize their watches in the white room on the orbiter access arm before insertion into the orbiter crew compartment. This photo was done before liftoff of the Shuttle Challenger. Page 25.

Sally Ride Picture - Astronaut Candidate Sally Ride
Picture of Sally Ride, astronaut candidate, 1979. Page 2.

Sally Ride Pictures - Official Nasa Portrait
Official NASA portrait of Sally Ride, first American woman in space.

Sally Ride Pictures - Photo of Sally Ride after STS-3
Mission Specialist/Astronaut Sally K. Ride goes over post-flight data from STS-3 during a crew debriefing session at JSC. Page 5.

Sally Ride Picture - Photograph of Sally Ride at CapCom Console
Photograph of Sally Ride, first American woman in space, at the CapCom console during STS-2 simulation, 1981. Page 3.

Sally Ride Pictures - Photograph of Sally Ride at Interview
Astronaut Sally K. Ride, mission specialist for STS-7, responds to a question from an interviewer during a taping session for ABC's Night Line. Dr. Ride is in the shuttle mockup and integration laboratory. Page 8.

Sally Ride Pictures - Photographs of Famous Female Astronaut
Photo gallery of Sally Ride, first American woman in space.

Sally Ride Pictures - Photographs of Famous Female Astronaut
Photo gallery of Sally Ride, first American woman in space.

Sally Ride Pictures - Photographs of Famous Female Astronaut
Photo gallery of Sally Ride, first American woman in space.

Mother's Day Proclamation by Julia Ward Howe
A copy of Julia Ward Howe's 1870 call for peace, part of her campaign to establish a Mother's Day for Peace.

Tokyo Rose: Iva Ikuko Toguri D'Aquino
Iva Toguri d'Aquino was convicted as the notorious Tokyo Rose, radio broadcaster during World War II. But the case against her was not what it seemed to be.

Oppression - How Is it Defined in Women's History?
Feminists struggle against oppression of women. What is oppression, and what makes a society oppressive?

19th Century Women's History in Pictures
Photographs and other pictures of women's history of the 19th century.

Images: Women and the Civil War
An index to images of women and the Civil War.

Eve Queler: Orchestra Conductor
A profile of Eve Rabin Queler, orchestra conductor. She organized the Opera Orchestra of New York, and has served as conductor or guest conductor for many orchestras.

Redstockings - Pioneering Radical Feminist Group
Learn about important beliefs of the radical feminist group Redstockings and the Women's Liberation Movement.

bell hooks - Bringing Feminism to the Dinner Table
The feminist bell hooks (yes, that's her preferred capitalization) wrote on black feminism, allied with and critical of both the feminist movement and the movement against racism.

Comstock Law and Its Role in Birth Control History
Brief history and description of the Comstock Law, used to prosecute those who distributed birth control literature.

Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery - Woman Operating a Hand Drill
Pictures of women working in production work in factories during World War II, part of the homefront war effort. Page 10.

Women and World War II - Women at Work on the Home Front - Woman with Hand Drill Assembling a Plane Section
A woman at North American Aviation, Inc., in 1942, operates a hand drill while working on a plane. Page 9.

Woman Sewing Parachute Harnesses - Women Working During World War II - Women in Factories and Production Work - Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery
Woman sewing parachute harnesses, part of a collection of pictures of women working in production work in factories during World War II, part of the homefront war effort. Page 11.

Women Workers 1943 - Wipers in the Roundhouse at Lunch - Clinton Iowa
Women working as wipers in the roundhouse having lunch, 1943 in Clinton, Iowa. Page 13.

Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery - Black and White Women Working Together During World War II - Women in Factories and Production Work
Picture of black and white woman working together in production work in factories during World War II, part of the homefront war effort. Page 6.

Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery - Women Sewing Parachutes During World War II - Women in Factories and Production Work
Pictures of women sewing parachutes in a plant during World War II, part of the homefront war effort. Page 4.

Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery - Woman Working on a B-17 During World War II - Women in Factories and Production Work
Picture of woman working on a B-17 bomber's nose during World War II, part of the homefront war effort. Page 8.

Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery - Grinding Drill Points - Women Working During World War II - Women in Factories and Production Work
Picture of woman grinding points on drills, working in production work in factories during World War II, part of the homefront war effort. Page 2.

Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery - Women Working During World War II - Women in Factories and Production Work
Pictures of women working in production work in factories during World War II, part of the homefront war effort.

Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery - Women Working at Texas Shipyards During World War II - Women in Factories and Production Work
Pictures of women working at a Texas shipyard during World War II, part of the homefront war effort. Page 5.

Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery - Women Welders - African American Women Working During World War II - Women in Factories and Production Work
Pictures of African American women welders working in production work in a production plant during World War II, part of the homefront war effort. Page 3.

Rosie the Riveter Picture Gallery - Women Working on B-17 Tail Fuselage During World War II - Women in Factories and Production Work
Pictures of women working on a B-17 aircraft during World War II, part of the homefront war effort. Page 7.

Rosie the Riveter and Her Sisters: World War II Images
Pictures of women working in production work in factories during World War II, part of the homefront war effort.

Women in World War II - Homefront
During World War II, many women took on jobs in factories and plants that men had held in peacetime. Page 12.

Rosie the Riveter and Her Sisters: World War II Images
Pictures of women working in production work in factories during World War II, part of the homefront war effort.

Aspasia Statue
A statue of Aspasia, ancient Greek philosopher and teacher. Page 4.

Lerouisse Painting: Anthony and Cleopatra Painting, 18th Century
Cleopatra picture: Lerouisse painting of Anthony and Cleopatra, from the 18th century. Page 7.

Picture of Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt
A picture of Cleopatra of Egypt, the last Egyptian Pharaoh. Page 8.

Hatshepsut, Female Pharaoh of Egypt
Image of Hatshepsut who ruled Egypt in the 15th century BCE.

Bust of Nefertiti - Pictures of Women in Ancient History
Nefertiti, part of a collection of images of women of ancient history, in artists' conceptions throughout the ages. Page 2.

Saint Cecilia - Stained Glass Image of St. Cecilia - Early Christian Martyr
A stained-glass depiction of St. Cecilia, early Christian martyr, from the 19th century. Page 10.

Picture of Sappho of Lesbos
An image of Sappho, poet of Lesbos, who lived about 600 BCE. Page 3.

Coin: Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra
Image of Zenobia, Queen of Palmyra, from a 3rd century coin. Page 11.

Empress Julia Domna
Images representing the Roman Empress Julia Domna. Page 9.

Cleopatra: Greek Style Bust at the Vatican
Cleopatra, the last Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt, depicted in a Greek style bust. Page 6.

Aspasia of Ancient Athens - Picture
A picture of Aspasia, ancient Greek philosopher and teacher, as conceived in the 19th century. Page 5.

Images of Women in Ancient History
Famous women of ancient history, in artists' conceptions throughout the ages.

Salome: From the New Testament and Josephus
Salome, an infamous character in the New Testament, is portrayed as a cause of the death of John the Baptist, at her mother's instigation. Learn more about the sources for this story.

Alicia Stott: Mathematician
Alicia Stott, whose mother and sisters were also accomplished women, was a pioneer mathematician, with the ability to visualize four-dimensional geometry that helped to move that field forward.

Thea Musgrave, Composer
Thea Musgrave, a composer, is known for such works as The Voice of Ariadne, A Christmas Carol, Mary Queen of Scots, and Harriet: The Woman Called 'Moses.'

African American Women In Their Own Words: Quotes
Quotes from women in black history: African American women's words on topics from equality to art to success to living life.

National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA)
Two wings of the suffrage movement merged into the NAWSA in 1890, forming an organization that would unify the work for women's vote. But by 1913, the movement was split again. Learn more of this history.

Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments 1848
The text of the 1848 Women's Rights Declaration of Sentiments proclaimed at Seneca Falls, part of an extensive collection of articles about woman suffrage and the women's rights movement in America.

Mary Ann Bickerdyke, Calico Colonel of the Civil War
Mary Ann Bickerdyke joined the Civil War as a nurse, focusing on building hospitals, creating sanitary conditions, and making the lives of soldiers longer and easier. She's recognized with a statue in the town she'd lived in before joining the war effort.

Isabella Beecher Hooker
Biography of Isabella Beecher Hooker, women's rights advocate who ended up defending Victoria Woodhull, dividing her family and separating her from them.

Memorial Day History (Decoration Day)
Learn about the origin of Memorial Day in the United States, and especially about the significant role women played in that history.

Did Anne Boleyn Really Have Six Fingers on One Hand?
A look at the charge that Anne Boleyn, Queen consort of Henry VIII of England, had six fingers on her right hand.

Dorothea Dix, Advocate for the Mentally Ill
Dorothea Dix, a 19th century reformer, helped change the way America thought about and treated the mentally ill. She was also the supervisor of nurses in the U.S. Army in the Civil War.

Key Feminist Theorists, 17th Century to Today
Feminism is about equality of the sexes, and activism to achieve such equality for women. Not all feminist theorists have agreed about how to achieve that.

Key Feminist Theorists, 17th Century to Today
Feminism is about equality of the sexes, and activism to achieve such equality for women. Not all feminist theorists have agreed about how to achieve that.

Sarah Winnemucca
Sarah Winnemucca biography, a profile of the Native American woman who worked for the rights of her people.

Top Picks: Civil War Women
After attending a reenactment event and seeing a huge selection of books on the Civil War, only one of which focused on women's roles, I've been working to identify the best books on women and the Civil War. You'll find here an interesting mix of books from and about the era. Readers new to the topic of women and the Civil War will want to start with some of the overview books below.

Top Picks: Civil War Women
After attending a reenactment event and seeing a huge selection of books on the Civil War, only one of which focused on women's roles, I've been working to identify the best books on women and the Civil War. You'll find here an interesting mix of books from and about the era. Readers new to the topic of women and the Civil War will want to start with some of the overview books below.

Feminism in 1970s Sitcoms
Feminism in 1970s sitcoms took many forms: working women, single mothers, the recurring theme of independence, exploration of equal pay and other political issues. These five television shows exemplify the many aspects of feminism in 1970s sitcoms.

The Feminism of the Mary Tyler Moore Show
The feminism of Mary Tyler Moore was an inspiration to women in the 1970s and later years. The show's portrayal of a successful single woman drew viewers into the realistic, easygoing feminism of Mary Tyler Moore.

Groundbreaking Politics and Feminism of "All in the Family"
The feminism of All in the Family fit right in with the other political topics of the 1970s show. Never shying away from controversy, viewers found revolutionary television with all the politics and feminism of All in the Family.

Feminism in The Brady Bunch TV Show?
Is there feminism in 'The Brady Bunch' or is it too innocent and old-fashioned? You might be surprised at all the feminism in 'The Brady Bunch' when you consider its emphasis on fairness between the boys and the girls.

Lucille Ball's Feminism in The Lucy Show
Was there feminism in

Woman's Journal
A profile of Woman's Journal, one in a series of profiles of historical women's magazines, newspapers, and journals.

Anna Fisher Picture -Pictures of Women Astronauts
Photograph of Anna Fisher, part of an image gallery featuring women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 17.

Official Nasa Portrait of Sally Ride, Female Astronaut
Official NASA portrait of Sally Ride, first American woman in space. Page 9.

Christa McAuliffe Training for Zero Gravity
Photograph of Christa McAuliffe in training for space flight, part of a gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 15.

Christa McAuliffe - Teachers in Space Trainees Practice Weightlessness
Photographs of Christa McAuliffe and Barbara Morgan, part of a picture gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 16.

STS-93 Space Shuttle Mission Crew - Eileen Collins - Cady Coleman - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space
Photographs of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 28.

Eileen Collins - NASA Photograph
Photograph of Eileen Collins, space shuttle mission commander, in her astronaut gear. Page 26.

Ellen Ochoa - Official NASA Portrait
Photograph of Ellen Ochoa , part of a gallery of images of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 29.

First Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photographs of the first female astronauts, 1979. Page 6.

First American Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photographs of the first six American women astronauts, 1980. Page 7.

First Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photographs of some of the first women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 8.

Jacqueline Cochran - Pilot - Women and NASA
Photograph of pilot Jacqueline Cochran, part of a gallery of images of women connected with the astronaut program of NASA. Page 4.

Mae Jemison - N. Jan Davis - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photographs of two women astronauts, N. Jan Davis and Mae Jemison, aboard the space shuttle. Page 24.

Jerrie Cobb - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of Jerrie Cobb, part of a picture gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 2.

Judith Resnik - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of Judith Resnik, part of an image gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 13.

Kathryn Sullivan - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of Kathryn Sullivan, part of a picture gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 10.

Margaret Rhea Seddon - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of Margaret Rhea Seddon, pioneer woman astronaut, part of a picture gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 18.

Marjorie Townsend - NASA Pioneer - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts
Photographs of women astronauts and other talented women in the NASA space program. Page 35.

Mercury 13 - Jerrie Cobb and FLAT - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photographs of women astronaut trainees, the Mercury 13, who never got a chance to get to space. Page 3.

N. Jan Davis - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of N. Jan Davis, part of a picture gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 23.

Nichelle Nichols - Inspiration for Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of Nichelle Nichols, actress, who recruited astronauts who were female or from minority backgrounds. Page 5.

Roberta Lynn Bondar - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - Canadian Astronaut
Photograph of Roberta Lynn Bondar, Canadian woman astronaut, part of a gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 25.

STS-58 Crew Portrait - Shannon Lucid - Rhea Seddon - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photographs of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 21.

Shannon Lucid - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of Shannon Lucid, from a gallery of images of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 19.

Susan Helms - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of Susan Helms, part of a gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 34.

Susan Helms Picture - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of Susan Helms, part of a gallery of images of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 33.

Christa McAuliffe and Barbara Morgan - Teachers in Space
Photographs of Christa McAuliffe and Barbara Morgan, women astronauts who were the primary and backup astronauts for the teachers in space program. Page 14.

Eileen Collins Photograph
Photograph of Eileen Collins at the Commander's station on Columbia space shuttle. Page 27.

Ellen Ochoa in Training
Photograph of Ellen Ochoa, part of a gallery of pictures of women astronauts, women who have flown in space. Page 30.

Jerrie Cobb - Women Astronauts - Pictures of Women Astronauts - Women in Space - NASA photographs
Photograph of Jerrie Cobb, part of a picture gallery of women astronauts, women who have flown in space.