Twentieth Century Women of Iowa State

Resources for Studying Women's History

Documents / Exhibits / Oral Histories / Websites / Links

Documents/Primary Sources:

African-American Women Online Archival Collections
(Duke University)

Civil War Women: Primary Sources on the Internet

Documents from the Women's Liberation 
(Duke University)

Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World
(Sweetbriar College)

Godey's Lady Book Online

Jewish Women's Archive

Women Pioneers in American Memory
(Library of Congress)

Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
(National Archives and Records Administration)

Exhibits (Virtual):

Camping with the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher 
(National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution)

From Domesticity to Modernity: What Was Home Economics?
(Cornell University)

Girls Fight for a Living
(University of Louisville)

Hearts at Home: Southern Women in the Civil War
(University of Virginia)

At Home in the Heartland Online
(Illinois State Museum)

Household Words: Women Write From and For the Kitchen
(University of Pennsylvania)

A Hundred Years of Womanhood
(University of Toledo)

The Power of Woe, The Power of Life: Images of Women in Prints from the Renaissance to the Present
(University of Virginia)

Today's Seeds for Tomorrow's Harvest: The Impact of Women Nutritionists
(Iowa State University)

Unpacking on the Prairie: Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest
(Jewish Historical Society of the Upper Midwest)

Women and Nature
(University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Women in Aviation
(San Diego Aerospace Museum)

Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During World War II
(Library of Congress)

Oral Histories:

Iowa Women Artists: Oral History Project

Suffragists Oral History Project

Voices from the Land: A Documentary Project in Iowa
(A Joint Project of the Iowa Women's Archives (UI) and the Special Collections Department (ISU))

Voices from the Thirties: Life Histories from the Federal Writers' Project

Women in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Oral History Project
(Sponsored by the Dreyfus Foundation)


About Women's History: A Comprehensive Research Guide

American Women's History: Research Guide

Archival Sites for Women's Studies (Association of College and Research Library, Women's Studies Section)

A Guide to Uncovering Women's History in Archival Collections

Midwest Women's History Resources

National Women's History Project

Places Where Women Made History

Women in American History

Women in History: Selected Background Readings

Women's History Resources

The World Wide Web: A Primary Resource for Women's History

The World Wide Web Virtual Library: Women's History

Iowa State University-Related Links

Archives of Women in Science and Engineering

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women in Politics

Program for Women in Science and Engineering

Margaret Sloss Women's Center

Women's Studies


Introduction / List / ISU HistoryResources / Bibliography

Twentieth Century Women of Iowa State University