Books for Adults
by Hine, Darlene Clark
This book chronicles the lives of black women, from indentured servitude in the early American colonies and cruelty of antebellum plantations, to the reign of lynch laws in the Jim Crow South and the triumphs of the Civil Rights era.
by Kuiper, Kathleen
Britannica guide to the world's most influential women of all time.
by Monahan, Evelyn.
The never-before-told story of the U.S. women's military corps: the women who fought for the right to defend their country by serving in our armed forces with full military rank and benefits-- a fight fight that continues today for American military women who want to serve in combat support positions and in frontline combat units.
by Perez-Brown, Maria
This is a collection of beautiful portraits of Latina mother-daughter relationships
by Stansell, Christine.
Noted are significant moments in the struggle for gender equality, such as the emergence in the early 1900s of the dashing New Woman; the passing of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted women the right to vote; the post World War II collapse of suburban neo-Victorianism; and the radical feminism of the 1960s; all of which led to vast changes in American culture and society.
by Waisman, Charlotte S.
A lavishly illustrated celebration of the contributions of women to American history profiles more than nine hundred individuals from all backgrounds and philosophies, in a chronological reference based on a successful traveling exhibit.