American Women's History: A Research Guide
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Bibliographies

NARIC's REHABDATA Literature Database: 1952-1992 [online]. [Silver Spring, Md.]: The National Rehabilitation Information Center, n.d.
The 36,000 records in this database describe research reports, books, journal articles, and audiovisual materials. Topics covered include physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, and employment.

Rosseel, Trish, comp. Women and Disabilities [online]. [Cambridge, Mass.]: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1994. Updated by Jennifer Locke, November 1997 [cited 20 June 2000. Available from: http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/libcolls/bksper/bibs/dis.htm.


Biographical Sources

Lang, Harry G., and Bonnie Meath-Lang. Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995.


Networking Tools: Discussion Groups

H-Disability [http://www2.h-net.msu.edu/~disabil/]


Primary Sources: Archival Collections

See the general Archival Collections section for additional information sources.

Gallaudet University Archives [http://depts.gallaudet.edu/archives/]

Rosseel, Trish, comp. Women and Disabilities [online]. [Cambridge, Mass.]: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, 1994. Updated by Jennifer Locke, November 1997 [cited 20 June 2000. Available from: http://www.radcliffe.edu/schles/libcolls/bksper/bibs/dis.htm.


Primary Sources: Digital Collections

Beyond Affliction: The Disability History Project This site includes excerpts from the four hour documentary radio series, as well as "extended interviews, images, and texts - from which the on-air programs were developed."

Disability History Museum [online]. Straight Ahead Pictures, 2001- .

Disability Rights and Independent Living Movement Collection [online]. Berkeley, Calif.: Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library, University of California, n.d. [cited 17 November 2002]. Available from: http://sunsite.berkeley.edu:2020/dynaweb/teiproj/oh/dpim/.

The Hellen Keller Archival Collection [online]. [New York]: American Foundation for the Blind, c1998-99 [cited 1 September 2000]. Available from: http://www.afb.org/htm_asp/CollectionID=1/info_documents.htm.

The Silent Worker [online]. [Washington, DC]: Gallaudet University Archives, n.d. [cited 23 October 2004]. Available from: http://www.aladin.wrlc.org/gsdl/collect/gasw/gasw.shtml. Published from 1888 to 1929, The Silent Worker was a popular national newspaper among the deaf population ot the United States.


Research Centers

Center for Research On Women with Disabilities (CROWD) [http://www.bcm.tmc.edu/crowd/]


Talking About Women's History

Herrmann, Dorothy. [Interview] [online]. Interviewed by Brian Lamb. Booknotes. C-SPAN, 25 October 1998. Available from: http://www.booknotes.org/Program/?ProgramID=1486.
Herrmann discusses her book, Helen Keller: A Life.


Videographies

Disability [online]. Berkeley: Media Resources Center, Moffitt Library, University of California Berkeley, updated 18 July 2000 [cited 17 August 2000]. Available from: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/disability.html.




American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
kmiddlet@frank.mtsu.edu
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132