RESOURCES


Nellie Bly

 

Belle Boyd

  • Hay, Thomas Robson. “Belle Boyd,” in Notable American Women:  A Biographical Dictionary.  Volume 1.  Cambridge MA:  Harvard University Press, 1971.
  • Horan, James D.  Desperate Women.  New York:  Putnam’s, 1952.
  • Leonard, Elizabeth.  All the Daring of the Soldier:  Women of the Civil War Armies.  New York:  W.W. Norton, 1999.
  • Noland, Jeannette Covert.  Belle Boyd:  Secret Agent.  New York: Messner, 1967.
  • Sigaud, Louis A.  Belle Boyd:  Confederate Spy.  1944.
  • Weatherford, Doris.  American Women’s History: An A to Z of People, Organizations, Issues, and Events. New York, NY:  Prentice Hall General Reference, 1994.     


Ruby Bridges

  • Bridges, Ruby. I Am Ruby Bridges. New York : Scholastic Inc., 2009.
  • Bridges, Ruby. Through My Eyes. New York : Scholastic Press, 1999.
  • Lambert, Laura J., “Ruby Bridges,” in Doris Weatherford, ed.,  A History of Women in the United States:  State-by-State Reference (Scholastic, 2003), Vol. 2, p. 118.
  • Nell Bridges, Ruby. “The Education of Ruby Nell.” Ruby Bridges Foundation 2000 <http://www.rubybridges.org/story.htm>.
  • "Ruby Bridges." Who's Who Among African Americans, 21st ed. Gale, 2008.
  • Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale, 2008. <http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/BioRC>.

 

Laura Bridgman

  • Freeberg, Ernest. The Education of Laura Bridgman : First Deaf and Blind Person to Learn Language.  Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
  • Gitter, Elisabeth. The Imprisoned Guest : Samuel Howe and Laura Bridgman, the Original Deaf-Blind Girl. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.
  • Lobb, Nancy. 16 Extraordinary Americans with Disabilities. Portland, Me. : J. Weston Walch, 2001.
  • Schwartz, Howard. “Laura Bridgman” in Notable American Women, vol. 1, 240-41.
  • Berke, Jamie. "Deafblind People - Laura Bridgman and Julia Brace." About. 29 Nov. 2007. <http://deafness.about.com/cs/deafblind/a/laurajulia.htm>.
  • Halnon, Mary, comp. "Charles Dickens: American Notes." Women in America. Jan. 1997. <http://xroads.virginia.edu/~HYPER/DETOC/fem/dickens.htm>.
  • Ruark, Jennifer K. "Unearthing 'the Original Helen Keller'" ConnSENSE Bulletin. 6 Apr. 2001. <http://www.connsensebulletin.com/keller.html>.

 

Alice Coachman


Anna Dickinson


Marie Dorion


Elizabeth Gurley Flynn


Angelina and Sarah Grimke

  • Birney, Catherine H. The Grimké sisters; Sarah and Angelina Grimké, the first American women advocates of abolition and woman’s rights. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1969.
  • Ceplair, Larry. The Public years of Sarah and Angelina Grimké : selected writings, 1835-1839. New York : Columbia University Press, 1989.
  • Grimké, Angelina Emily. Appeal to the Christian women of the South. New York: Arno Press, 1969.
  • Lerner, Gerda. The Grimké sisters from South Carolina; rebels against slavery. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1967.
  • Levinson, Nancy Smiler. The first women who spoke out. Minneapolis, Minn.: Dillon Press, 1983.


Charlotte Forten Grimke


Betsy Hagar

  • Green, Clinton Harry, and Mary Wolcott Green. The Pioneer Mothers of America. 3 vols. London: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1912. 208-217.
  • Weatherford, Doris. History: An A to Z of People, Organizations, and Events. 1994 ed. New York:  Prentice Hall General Reference, 1994.
  • Betsy Hager Chapter History. May 2006. National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. <http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/8019/bhchpt.html>.

 

Louisa Lane


Lucy Larcom

  • Baldwin, David. “Lucy Larcom” in Notable American Women, vol 2, 368-69.
  • Kirkland, Winifred and Frances. Girls Who Made Good. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1971.
  • Larcom, Lucy. A New England Girlhood: outlined from memory. Boston : Northeastern University Press, 1986.
  • Selden, Bernice. The Mill Girls: Lucy Larcom, Harriet Hanson Robinson, Sarah G. Bagley. New York: Antheneum, 1983.
  • “Lucy Larcom.”  The Larcom Family Tree. 5 April 2008.  <http://www.larcomfamilytree.com/lucy/index.html>.
  • "Lucy Larcom." Virtual American Biographies. 2001. Virtualology. <http://famousamericans.net/lucylarcom/>.


Sybil Ludington

  • Amstel, Marsha.  Sybil Ludington’s Midnight Ride.  Minneapolis:  Carolrhoda Books, 2000.
  • Berry, Erick.  Sybil Ludington’s Ride.  New York:  Viking Press, 1952.
  • Brown, Drollene P.  Sybil Rides for Independence.  Niles, IL:  A. Whitman, 1985.
  • Howell, Pat.  Danbury’s Burning!  The Story of Sybil Ludington’s Ride.  New York:  H.Z. Walck, 1976.
  • Snodgrass, Mary Ellen. “Sybil Ludington” in Doris’ Weatherford’s A History of Women in the United States, vol 1, 243-44.
  • Weatherford, Doris. Milestones: A Chronology of American Women’s History. Facts on File, 1997, 31, 326.
  • Winnick, Karen B.  Sybil’s Night Ride.  Honesdale, PA:  Boyds Mills Press, 2000.
  • James, Mrs. Todd. "Sybil Ludington: the Female Paul Revere." National Society of the
  • Daughters of the American Revolution: Sasebo Chapter, Sasebo, Japan. <http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/1789/sybil.html>.
  • Johnson Lewis, Jone. "Sybil Ludington." About. <http://womenshistory.about.com/od/waramrevolution/p/ludington_ride.htm>.
  • "Sybil Ludington." Danbury Museum and Historical Society. <http://www.danburyhistorical.org/Ludington.html>.

 

Betsey Metcalf and Mary Kies


Maria Mitchell

 

Alexandra Nechita

  • Comer Bell, Suzanne, ed. Outside the Lines: Paintings by Alexandra Nechita. Marietta, GA: Longstreet Press, Inc., 1996.
  • "Alexandra Nechita." 2003. <http://www.nechita.info/>.

 

Cynthia Ann Parker

  • DeShields, James T.  Cynthia Ann Parker:  The Story of her Capture.  St. Louis, 1886; reprinted New York:  Garland, 1976
  • Exley, Jo Ella Powell.  Frontier Blood:  The Saga of the Parker Family.  College Station:  Texas A&M University, 2001
  • Jackson, Grace.  Cynthia Ann Parker.  San Antonio:  Naylor, 1959
  • Meyer, Carolyn.  Where the Broken Heart Still Beats:  The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker.  San Diego:  Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992
  • Robson, Lucia St. Clair.  Ride the Wind:  The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche.  New York:  Ballantine, 1982
  • Hacker, Margaret. "Cynthia Ann Parker: a Texas Legend." Lone Star Internet. 02 Aug.
  • 2004. <http://www.lone-star.net/mall/texasinfo/CynthiaAnnParker.htm>. 
  • Hacker, Margaret. "Parker, Cynthia Ann." Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association. <http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/PP/fpa18.html>. 
  • White, Julia. "Cynthia Ann Parker." Women Spirit. <http://www.powersource.com/gallery/womansp/cynthia.html>.

 

Anna Claypoole Peale

  • Elam, Charles H.  The Peale Family:  Three Generations of American Artists.  Detroit:  Detroit Institute of Arts, 1967.
  • Hunter, Harvey Wilbur.  The Peale Family and Peale’s Baltimore Museum, 1814-1830.  Baltimore:  The Peale Museum, 1965.
  • Hunter, Harvey Wilbur, and John Mahey.  Miss Sarah Miriam Peale, 1800-1885, Portraits and Still Life.  Baltimore:  The Peale Museum, 1967.
  • King, Joan. Sarah M. Peale: America's First Woman Artist. Branden Books, 1987.
  • Miller, Lillian B.  The Peale Family:  Creation of a Legacy, 1770-1870.  New York:  Abbeville Press, 1996
  • Sellers, Charles Coleman. “Peale” in Doris Weatherford’s Notable American Women, vol 3, pgs. 38-40.
  •  “Anna Claypoole Peale.” 2008. National Museum of Women in the Arts. <http://www.nmwa.org/collection/profile.asp?LinkID=664>.  
  • “Anna Claypoole Peale.” Maryland Art Source. <http://www.marylandartsource.org/artists/detail_000000060.html>.  
  • “Anna Claypoole Peale.” 2008.  Ask ART. <http://www.askart.com/AskART/artists/biography.aspx?artist=25050>. 
  • “James Peale.” Worcester Art. <http://www.worcesterart.org/>.  
  • Hishorn, Anna Sue. “Portraits in Miniature: Anna Claypoole Peale and Caroline Schetky.” 1 February 2002. The Magazine Antiques. <http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G1-82782192.html>.  


Sarah Peale

  • Elam, Charles H.  The Peale Family:  Three Generations of American Artists.  Detroit:  Detroit Institute of Arts, 1967.
  • Hunter, Harvey Wilbur.  The Peale Family and Peale’s Baltimore Museum, 1814-1830.  Baltimore:  The Peale Museum, 1965.
  • Hunter, Harvey Wilbur, and John Mahey.  Miss Sarah Miriam Peale, 1800-1885, Portraits and Still Life.  Baltimore:  The Peale Museum, 1967.
  • King, Joan. Sarah M. Peale: America's First Woman Artist. Branden Books, 1987.
  • Miller, Lillian B.  The Peale Family:  Creation of a Legacy, 1770-1870.  New York:  Abbeville Press, 1996
  • King, Joan. Sarah M. Peale: America's First Woman Artist. Branden Books, 1987.
  • Sellers, Charles Coleman. “Peale” in Doris Weatherford’s Notable American Women, vol 3, pgs. 38-40.
  • "Sarah Miriam Peale." Maryland Art Source. The Baltimore Art Research & Outreach Consortium. <http://www.marylandartsource.org/artists/detail_000000042.html>.
  • “Sarah Miriam Peale.” 2008. National Museum of Women in the Arts. <http://www.nmwa.org/collection/profile.asp?LinkID=665
  • “Sarah Miriam Peale.” 2008. Ask ART. <http://www.askart.com/AskART/P/sarah_miriam_peale/sarah_miriam_peale.aspx?ID=21322>


Eliza Pinckney

  • Graydon, Nell S. Eliza of Wappoo; a tale of indigo. Columbia, S.C.: R. L. Bryan Co., 1967.
  • Pinckney, Eliza Lucas. Journal and letters of Eliza Lucas. Wormsloe Ga.: 1850
  • Ravenel, Harriott Horry. Eliza Pinckney. La Crosse, Wis.: Brookhaven Press, 2005.
  • Williams, Frances Leigh. Plantation patriot; a biography of Eliza Lucas Pinckney. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1967.


Pocahontas

 

Lucy Terry Prince

  • Francis, David C.  “Lucy Terry Prince,” in Doris Weatherford, ed.  A History of Women in the United States:  State-by-State Reference.  Volume 4.  Danbury, CT:  Scholastic/Grolier, 2004.
  • Gerzina, Gretchen Holbrook.  Mr. And Mrs. Prince:  How an Extraordinary Eighteenth-Century Family Moved Out of Slavery and Into Legend. 
  • Katz, Bernard.  Black Woman:  A Fictionalized Biography of Lucy Terry Prince.  New York:  Pantheon Books, 1973.
  • Shockley, Ann Allen.  Afro-American Women Writers, 1746-1933:  An Anthology and Critical Guide. New Haven:  Meridian Books, 1989.
  • "Lucy Terry Prince: Black Pioneer and Poet." Town of Guilford. Guilford Central School. <http://www.guilfordschool.org/about/history/people/prince_lucy.php4>.
  • "Lucy Terry Prince Composes Poem." Mass Moments. Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities. <hhttp://www.massmoments.org/moment.cfm?mid=250>.
  • Robinson, Susan. "Lucy Terry: the Slave History Singer." Gibbs Magazine. <http://www.gibbsmagazine.com/Lucy%201.htm>.

 

Sarah Remond


Ernestine Rose

  • Doress-Worters, Paula, ed.  Mistress of Herself:  Speeches and Letters of Ernestine L. Rose, Early Women’s Rights Leader.  New York:  Feminist Press at the City University of New York, 2008.
  • Eiseman, Alberta.  Rebels and Reformers:  Biographies of Four Jewish Americans:  Uriah Phillips Levy, Ernestine L. Rose, Louis D. Brandeis, Lillian D. Wald.  Garden City, NY:  Zenith Books, 1976.
  • Kohlman, Carol A.  The American Life of Ernestine Rose.  Syracuse, NY:  Syracuse University Press, 1999.
  • Stanton, Elizabeth, with Susan B. Anthony and Matilda Joslyn Gage.  History of Woman Suffrage.  Volumes 1-3.  Rochester, NY:  Charles Mann Printing Company, 1886.
  • Suhl, Yuri.  Ernestine L. Rose and the Battle for Human Rights.  New York:  Reynal:  1959.
  • Weatherford, Doris.   A History of the American Suffragist Movement.  Introduction by Geraldine Ferraro.  Santa Barbara, CA:  ABC/Clio, 1998.
  • "Ernestine Louise Potowski Rose." National Women's Hall of Fame. <http://www.greatwomen.org/women.php?action=viewone&id=129>.
  • "Ernestine L. Susmond Potowski Rose (1810-1892): a Short Biography." The Ernestine Rose Society. Brandeis University. <http://www.brandeis.edu/centers/wsrc/Ernestine_Rose_Website/Shortbio.html>.
  • "Ernestine Rose: A Troublesome Female." American Atheists. <http://www.atheists.org/Atheism/roots/rose/>.


Sacajawea

 

Kateri Tekakwitha

 

Shirley Temple

  • Hammontree, Patsy Guy. Shirley Temple Black : a bio-bibliography. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998.
  • Snodgrass, Mary Ellen. “Shirley Temple Black,” in Doris Weatherford, ed., A History of Women in the United States:  A State-by-State Reference (Scholastic/Grolier, 2003), Volume 1, p. 180.
  • Temple Black, Shirley. Child Star: an Autobiography. New York, NY: Grand Central, 1989.
  • Windeler, Robert. The Films of Shirley Temple. Secaucus, N.J.: Citadel Press, 1978.
  • "Shirley Temple Biography." Biography. A&E Television Networks. <http://www.biography.com/search/article.do?id=9503798>.


Betty Zane

  • Brennan, Margaret, “Betty Zane,” in Doris Weatherford, ed.,  A History of Women in the United States:  State-by-State Reference (Scholastic, 2003), Vol. 4, p. 207.
  • Commeti, Elizabeth, “Betty Zane,” in Edward T. James, Janet Wilson James, and Paul S. Boyer, eds, Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary (Harvard University Press, 1971) Vol. 3, p. 703-704.
  • Conley, Phil.  “Betty Zane.”  West Virginia Encyclopedia (West Virginia Publishing Company, 1929), p. 1041.
  • Farley, G.M. "Betty Zane, Daughter of Revolution,” Wonderful West Virginia , May 1977.
  • Ebenezer Zane.” Virtualology. 1999. <http://famousamericans.net/ebenezerzane/>. 
  • “The Heroine of Fort Henry.” The Baldwin Project. <http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=baldwin&book=deeds&story=heroin 
  • “Betty Zane, Lydia Boggs, and Molly Scott: The Gunpowder Exploits at Fort Henry.” West Virginia Division of Culture and History. http://www.wvculture.org/history/journal_wvh/wvh55-4.html


The Little Rock 9

 

This exhibit was researched by Girls Learn International, curated by Doris Weatherford, historian and NWHM Board member, and designed by Nikki Emser.

 


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