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Women's History Month
2013 Theme: Women Inspiring Innovation
A Select Bibliography of Resources from Palomar College Library


Honorees for Women's History Month

National Women's History Project

National Women's History Museum

300 Women Who Changed the World

Women's Liberation Movement

Resources on Women's History Month

African American Women's History

Biographies of Notable Women

Women's Studies Resources (Palomar College)

Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America (Harvard)


The books listed below may be found at Palomar College Library.   For location and additional information about each title, click on the blue hyperlink.  Search the catalog for additional books or search the catalogs of other libraries.

HQ1412 .A65
Archer, Jules.  Breaking Barriers: The Feminist Revolution, from Susan B. Anthony to Margaret Sanger to Betty Friedan.  New York: Viking, 1991.

R692 .B35 1994
Bailey, Brooke.  The Remarkable Lives of 100 Women Healers and Scientists. Holbrook, Mass: B. Adams, Inc. 1994.

PS374 .H5 B39 1999
Baym, Nina.  American Women Writers and the Work of History, 1790-1860.  New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 1995.

HQ1155 .F44 2008
Fisanick, Christina. Feminism. Detroit: Greenhaven Press. 2008.

QH26 .H66 2004
Holmes, Madelyn. American Women Conservationists: Twelve Profiles. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2004.

PR808 .W65 J63 1995
Joannou, Maroula. Ladies, Please Don't Smash These Windows: Women's Writing, Feminist Consciousness, and Social Change, 1918-38. Oxford: Berg, 1995.

HQ1075 .I52 2006
Joshi, S.T. In Her Place: A Documentary History of Prejudice Against Women. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2006.

QH545 .P4 C684 2007
Matthiessen, Peter. Courage for the Earth: Writer's, Scientists, and Activists Celebrate the Life and Writing of Rachel Carson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2007.

HQ1412 .R497 1991
Reynolds, Moira Davison.  Women Champions of Human Rights: Eleven U.S. Leaders of the Twentieth Century.  Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1991.

GV709.18 .U6 S86 2005
Suggs, Welch. A Place on the Team: The Triumph and Tragedy of Title IX. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2005.

UB418 .W65 Z45 2005
Zeigler, Sara L. Moving Beyond G.I. Jane: Women and the U.S. Military. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 2005.


The following videos and DVDs listed below may be found at Palomar College Library.   Location and additional information on each title can be found by clicking the blue hyperlink.

HQ1410 .G74 1996
Great Women in American History.  Videocassette. Educational Distributors of America, 1996.

HQ1412 .N68 2003
Not For Ourselves Alone: The Story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony.  By Ken Burns and Paul Barnes. PBS Home Video. DVD. Warner Home Video, 1999.

HQ1410 .W645
Women in American Life.  By Mary Ruthsdotter and Bonnie Eisenberg. Videocassette. National Women's  History Project, 1988-1990.


The full-text of the following articles may be found by clicking on the blue hyperlink.
Find additional articles in other online databases. Passwords are required for off-campus access to these databases.

Anthony, Susan B.  "The Status of Woman, Past, Present, and Future." Essential Documents in American History, Essential Documents, 1492-Present   p. 901-909.

LaFollette, Marcel E. "Eyes on the Stars: Images of Women Scientists in Popular Magazines." Science, Technology, & Human Values 13 (1988): 262-275.<262:EOTSIO>2.0.CO;2-R

Merchant, Carolyn. "Women and the Environmental Movement."  Environment 23(5) 1981: 6.

Shapiro, Casey A., and Linda J. Sax. "Major Selection And Persistence For Women In STEM." New Directions For Institutional Research 2011.152 (2011): 5-18. Academic Search Premier. Web. 11 Mar. 2013.

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