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Women's History Month: March

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Poster announcing a women suffrage march and meeting with a picture of a women blowing a bugle and holding a while banner on a red pole

A selected electronic bibliography

Compiled by the Wirtz Labor Library
U.S. Department of Labor


American Women's History: A Research Guide
American Women's History provides citations to print and Internet reference sources, as well as to selected large primary source collections.  The guide also provides information about the tools researchers can use to find additonal books, articles, dissertations, and primary sources.

Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender
This is a project of the State University of New York at Binghamton, supported by funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  One of the projects, Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1775-1940, is a collection of almost 650 primary documents for students, teachers, and scholars to study American History.

First Ladies
In women's history, the First Lady of the United States has always been seen as a key figure.  The First Ladies Library has photos and information about each one.

National Museum of Women's History
This site examines the development of the culture and imagery that evolved to promote women's voting rights in the U.S.

National Women's History Project
This is one of the most comprehensive looks at how women's efforts have contributed to the forward movement of society.  It contains one of the broadest collections of links to accomplishments by women and profiles such diverse groups as Native Americans, Latinas, and Asian Americans.  It also includes the History of National Women's History Month.

Women in World History
For a global perspective, this site has links to great leaders, quotes, and teaching materials for parents and teachers.

Women's Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor
The Women's Bureau is set up to promote profitable employment opportunities for women, to empower them by enhancing their skills, improving their working conditions, and to provide employers with more alternatives to meet their labor needs.

Women's Research & Education Institute
This site includes issues related to women in the military, women's health, and women veterans.