American Women's History: A Research Guide
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Beaber, Patricia A. Bibliography [online]. In New Jersey Women's History. Updated 30 April 2003. Available from:

Steiner-Scott, Elizabeth, and Elizabeth Pearce Wagle. New Jersey Women, 1770-1970: A Bibliography. Rutherford: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1978.

Williams-Myers, Albert James. A Portrait of Eve: Towards a Social History of Black Women in the Hudson River Valley: A Preliminary Bibliographic Essay. New Paltz, N.Y.: Center for the Study of the African Presence in the Hudson River Valley, 1987. 41p.

Biographical Sources

Burstyn, Joan N., ed. Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women. Syracuse, N.Y.: Syracuse University Press, 1997.

Historical Overviews

Networking Tools

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Primary Sources: Archival Collections

Women's History Sources: A Guide to Manuscripts and Archival Collections [online]. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Libraries, 2001 [cited 4 October 2003]. Available from:

Primary Sources: Digital Collections

New Jersey Digital Highway [online]. [New Brunswick, NJ: New Jersey Digital Highway, 2003- ]. Available from:

New Jersey Women's History [Ridgewood, NJ]: Women's Project of New Jersey, 2001- . Available from:

Women in Leadership Database (WILD) [online]. New Brunswick, N.J.: Margery Somers Foster Center, Rutgers University Libraries, 2001- . Available from: The site offers digital images of a variety of primary source materials (e.g., photographs, posters, correspondence, audio and video recordings). These sources document women's activities in such areas as art, education, feminism, politics, social reforms, and trade unions.

Primary Sources: Microform Collections

American Women's History: A Research Guide

Ken Middleton
Middle Tennessee State Univ. Library
Murfreesboro, TN 37132