|American Women Through Time|
About This Site
This site offers two approaches for the study of specific time periods in American women's history.
I. The Timeline
Each section includes a timeline that links specific events with relevant online sources, such as diaries and letters, photograph collections, and lectures by historians. Examples include:
II. Research Sources
Each section also includes a guide to research sources that are
appropriate for the specified time period.
Examples of categories include Advertising, Advice Lit., Clothing,
Manuscripts, Newspapers, Quilts, and Secondary Sources.
Ken Middleton is a reference librarian at Middle Tennessee State
University Library. He has a second master's degree, with an
emphasis in American women's history, from the same university.
Women's History: A Research Guide was named one of the Best
Free Reference Web Sites in 2004 by the Machine-Assisted Reference
Section (MARS) of the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) of