Canterbury to Little Rock: The Struggle for Educational Equality for
African Americans [Teaching with Historic Places Lesson Plans,
National Park Service]
Angelina Grimke's Appeal to the Christian Women of the South
(1836) is available as part of the Samuel J. May
Anti-Slavery Collection [Cornell University Llibrary].
Letters and Journals of Narcissa Whitman 1836-1847 [New Perspectives
on the West, PBS]
See Whitman Mission National Historic
Site includes information about the role of Narcissa and Marcus
establishing the Oregon Trail, as well as the conflicts that developed
between the Cayuse people and the Whitmans.
Godey's Lady's Book begins under editor Sarah Buell Hale.
and Lethe Jackson Slave Letters, 1837-1838
[Special Collections Library at Duke University]
Mary Lyon (1797-1849) founds Mount Holyoke Female Seminary in
See the Mary Lyon
Collection, part of the Five College Archives Digital Access Project.
Oberlin College becomes the first coeducational collegiate institution
in the United States.
Ohio Memory includes
Oberlin student Betsy Mix Cowles' letters from the 1830s.
Kemble [Women Working, 1870-1930]
Includes an overview of Kemble's life, as well as links to digital
editions of Kemble's Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation
in 1838-1839 and other publications.
Dubois, Ellen. The
150th Anniversary of the Women's Rights Convention at
Seneca Falls: A Talk with Ellen Dubois [online]. Talking History, 13
July 1998. Available from: http://talkinghistory.oah.org/arch1998.html.
Elizabeth Blackwell becomes the first woman to receive the
M.D. degree. See Elizabeth
Blackwell: That Girl There Is Doctor in Medicine, an online exhibit
from the National Library of Medicine, for Blackwell's class notes, her
brother's account of the graduation, and additional sources that document
The Female Medical College of Pennsylvania opens.
Hedrick, Joan. Uncle Tom's Cabin
[Interview online]. Talking History, 25 February 2002. Available
Hedrick won the Pulitzer Prize for Harriet Beecher
Stowe: A Life (Oxford University Press, 1994).
in Action: Analyze Abolitionist Speeches [online]. In History
Matters. Fairfax, VA: Center for History and New Media; New York
: American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning, 1998-
[cited 24 March 2005]. Available
Historian Carla Peterson interprets speeches by Sojourner Truth (1852) and
Frances Watkins Harper (1857).
American Women's History: A Timeline
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132