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Reference Books

Women's Studies Encyclopedia (REF 305.403 W842W)

The Reader's Companion to U.S. Women's History (REF 305.40973 R227)

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History (REF 305.4203 O982w)

Past and Promise: Lives of New Jersey Women (REF 305.409749 P269)

Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories (REF 305.4203 E563ft)

Encyclopedia of Feminist Literature (REF 809.89287 W623)

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women's Issues Worldwide (REF 305.4203 G816)

The Women's Suffrage Movement: A Reference Guide, 1866-1928 (REF 324.6 C899)

Supreme Court Cases on Gender and Sexual Equality, 1787-2001 (REF 342.73 S959g)

Women of Strength: Biographies of 106 Who have Excelled in Traditionally Male Fields, A.D 61 to the Present (REF 920.72 B193)

The Book of Women's Firsts (REF 920.72 R22)

The Routledge Historical Atlas of Women in America (REF 973.082 Op61)

Amazons to Fighter Pilots: A Biographical Dictionary of Military Women (REF 355.0082 A489)

American Women in Science: A Biographical Dictionary (REF 509.22 B153)

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Useful Websites

American Women: Resources from the Library of Congress

Women's Bureau at the Department of Labor

UN Women: Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of women

Gifts of Speech: Women's Speeches from Around the World

Votes for Women: Selections from the National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection, 1848-1921

Discovering American Women's History Online: Digital Collections

Women in World History

Collective Biographies of Women

International Center for Research on Women