garment workers' strike, Sep. 22 1910 - Feb. 18 1911 from the
Women Working collection.
The Triangle Factory
Fire, March 25, 1911 [online]. Ithaca, N.Y.: Kheel
Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, 1998- . Available
The "Sources" section includes documents, photographs and illustrations,
and audio files of oral histories.
Juliette Gordon Low (1860-1927) founded the Girl Scouts of America. A
of Low appears in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Oregon's Equal Suffrage Proclamation
Voices & Visions: Proclamation of Woman's Suffrage in Oregon
(University of Oregon Library and the Center for the Study of Women in
U.S. Children's Bureau is formally created.
View Kriste Lindenmeyer's presentation on the role of women in formation
and work of the Children's Bureau in
Resourceful Women: Researching and Interpreting American Women's
History [online]. A Library of Congress Symposium, June 19-20, 2003.
Harris "Mother" Jones is arrested after leading protest of conditions
in West Virginia mines.
[online]. Talking History, 2 September 2002. Available
White goods workers of New York strike.
Read Rose Schneiderman
and the White Goods Workers of New York, taken from Chapter 2 of
Carrie Brown's Rosie's Mom: Forgotten
Women Workers of the First World War (Northeastern University Press,
Ludlow Massacre (April 14)
See The Ludlow
Massacre: Images from the Western History Collection, Denver Public
Margaret Sanger publishes the first issue of The Woman
Margaret Sanger and The Woman
Rebel [Model Editions Partnership].
Elsie De Wolfe's The House in Good Taste is published. The
House in Good Taste is part of the University of Wisconsin's Digital
Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture.
Edith Bolling Galt marries President Woodrow Wilson.
View the Booknotes Interview with
Phyllis Lee Levin, author of Edith and Woodrow: The Wilson White
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom is founded.
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection's online
exhibit on the history of the WILPF includes about 100
Suffrage activist Inez Miholland collapses while speaking on
stage in Los Angeles, and dies a month later.
Listen to the Talking History interview, Linda
Lumsden on the Life and Times of Inez Milholland [26 August 2004].
Jeannette Rankin of Montana becomes the first American woman elected to
the United States Congress. See Jeannette
Rankin: Activist for World Peace, Women's Rights, and Democratic
Government [Suffragists Oral History Project, UC Berkeley, Regional
Oral History Office].
Labor Act of 1916 [100 Milestone Documents]
The National Woman's Party is founded.
of Protest: Photographs from the Records of the National Woman's Party
[Library of Congress] documents the wide range of tactics that the NWP
used in its push for ratification of the 19th Amendment.
Segment 2: From the Archives: "Ernestine Hara Kettler Recalling Her
Imprisonment after the National Woman's Party March on Washington of 1917
(Recorded 1-29-1973)." [online]. Talking History, August 26,
The United States enters the World War I.
Several digital collections are cited in the World
War I section of American Women's History: A Research Guide.
Remember When: What Became of the Influenza Pandemic of 1918." (The
Influenza Epidemic of 1918 in Philadelphia) [online]. Talking History,
24 March 2005. Available
Originally broadcast on WUHY-FM in Philadelphia on 18 January 1983.
Several women and men recall the epidemic in this segment.
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom is organized.
International League for Peace and Freedom
[online]. Swarthmore, PA: Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 2000 [cited
3 April 2002]. Available
This exhibit includes 100 photographs from 1915-1999.
Researchers can examine state and county topics for individual census
years and over time, as well as generate maps of selected data.
the U.S. Census Bureau and Its Work
Manuscripts: Diaries & Letters
Newspapers [online]. Salt Lake City: Marriott Library,
University of Utah, 2002 [cited 12 February 2003]. Available
Numerous papers in this collection cover the early 1900s.
Browse the Quilt Index by time period (e.g.,
The Quilts section of American Women's
History: A Research Guide includes additional links to digital
The database America: History & Life offers a simple option
for limiting a search for articles and other sources to a specific time
period. If you are searching for articles that cover the decade from 1910
to 1919, enter 1910d in the "Time Period" row of the search screen.
American Women's History: A Timeline
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132