In honor of International Women's Day, we present a short list of volumes about the lives of women. All of these items can be found in the library's Reference Collection on the Main Floor.
Gaze, Delia, ed. Dictionary of Women Artists. London: Fitroy Dearborn Publishers, 1997. Ref. N 43 .D53 1997
Harper, Judith E. Women During the Civil War: An Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge, 2004. Ref. E 628 .H37 2004
Havranek, Carrie. Women Icons of Popular Music. Greenwood: Westport, CT, 2009. Ref. ML 82 .H39 2009
Hine, Darlene, ed. Black Women in America. New York: Oxford UP, 2005. Ref. E 185.86 .B542 2005
Krikos, Linda A. and Cindy Ingold. Women's Studies: A Recommended Bibliography. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2004. Ref. HQ 1180 .K75 2004
Love, Barbara J., ed. Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-1975. Urbana: U of Illinois P, 2006. Ref. HQ 1412 .F46 2006
United States. Cong. House. Committee on House Administration. Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Washington: GPO, 2006. Ref. JK 1030 .W66 2006
On the Web:
Official site. Also on Facebook
Statistics compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Public Information Office
From The Chicago Women's Liberation Union (CWLU) Herstory Website Archive, hosted by University of Illinois at Chicago
Photo Credit: UN Women/Catianne Tijerina
"Opening of the Commission on the Status of Women."
The Commission on the Status of Women opens 4 March 2013 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City.