|American Women's History: A Research Guide|
McMillen, Sally G. "Selected Sources." In Motherhood in the Old
South: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Infant Rearing. Baton Rouge:
Louisiana State University Press, 1990.
Apple, Rima D., and Janet Golden, eds. Mothers &
Motherhood: Readings in American History. Columbus: Ohio State
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Catanese, Lynn Ann. Women's History: A Guide to Sources at Hagley
Museum and Library. Greenwood Press, 1997.
Commercial Digital Collections
North American Women's Letters and Diaries. Alexandria, Va.:
Alexander Street Press, 2001- .
Ladd-Taylor, Molly, ed. Raising a Baby the Government Way: Mothers' Letters to the Children's Bureau, 1915-1932. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, c1986. Ladd-Taylor notes in her useful introduction that women wrote as many as 125,000 letters a year to the Children's Bureau. She provides transcriptions of over 100 of these letters.
Payne, Karen. Between Ourselves: Letters Between Mothers and
Daughters, 1750-1982. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1983. 416p.
Angelo, Bonnie. First Mothers [Interview online]. Interviewed by Brian Lamb. Booknotes, 5 November 2000. Available from: http://www.booknotes.org/Program/?ProgramID=1587.
Grant, Julia. A History of [U.S.] Child-Rearing Manuals [online]. Interviewed by Dennis Mihelich. Talking History, 4 May 2000. Available from: http://www.albany.edu/talkinghistory/arch2000jan-june.html.
Leavitt, Judith. Mother's Day Special--Child Birth from a Woman's Perspective [Interview online]. Talking History, 27 April 1998. Available from: http://talkinghistory.oah.org/arch1998.html.
Mintz, Steven. The American Family
[Interview online]. Talking History, 17 September 2001. Available
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