American Women Through Time
Sources Consulted
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Online Sources

American National Biography Online. [New York] : Oxford University Press, 2000- .

American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States

Center for American Women and Politics

Centuries of Citizenship: A Constitutional Timeline

Digital History Timeline

The Feminist Chronicles, 1953-1993 [Toni Carabillo, Judith Meuli, and June Bundy Csida]

Gale Women's History Timeline


In the First Person [Alexander Street Press]

Jewish Women's Archive

Library and Archival Exhibitions on the Web [Diane Shaw, Smithsonian Institution Libraries]


Pages from Her Story [Library of Congress]

Timeline of Art History [Metropolitan Museum of Art]

Timeline of Legal History of Women in the United States [National Women's History Project]

Women in American History [Britannica]

Women's History Resources [Phyllis Holman Weisbard]

Women's History Timeline [BBC]

Print Sources

Brown, Elsa, N.H. Goodall, Jamie Hart, and Marshanda Smith, comps. "Chronology of Black Women's History." In Black Women in America, edited by Darlene Clark Hine. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Clinton, Catherine, and Christine Lunardini. The Columbia Guide to American Women in the Nineteenth Century. New York: Columbia University Press, c2000.

Cott, Nancy, ed. No Small Courage: A History of Women in the United States. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Danilov, Victor J. Women and Museums: A Comprehensive Guide. Lanham, Md.: AltaMira Press, c2005.

Davis, Cynthia J., and Kathryn West. Women Writers in the United States: A Timeline of Literary, Cultural, and Social History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Elliott, Clark A. History of Science in the United States: A Chronology and Research Guide. New York: Garland, 1996.

Farber, David, and Beth Bailey. The Columbia Guide to America in the 1960s. New York : Columbia University Press, c2001.

Franck, Irene M., and David M. Brownstone. Women's World: A Timeline of Women in History. New York: HarperPerennial, c1995.

Hamilton, Neil A. Rebels and Renegades: A Chronology of Social and Political Dissent in the United States. New York: Routledge, 2002.

Howard, Angela M., and Frances M. Kavenik, eds. Handbook of American Women's History. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2000.

Mellersh, H. E. L., and Neville Williams. Chronology of World History. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 1999.

Rappaport, Helen. Encyclopedia of Women Social Reformers. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, 2001.
Volume II includes a chronology that is international in scope.

Schneider, Dorothy, and Carl J. Schneider. The ABC-CLIO Companion to Women in the Workplace. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c1993.

Ware, Susan, and Stacy Braukman, eds. Notable American Women: A Biographical Dictionary Completing the Twentieth Century. Cambridge, Mass : Belknap Press, 2004.

Weatherford, Doris. Milestones: A Chronology of American Women's History. New York: Facts on File, 1997.

Zeman, Scott C. Chronology of the American West: From 23,000 B.C.E. Through the Twentieth Century. Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-CLIO, c2002.

American Women's History: A Timeline

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