Women's History

Her Hat Was in the Ring!
This web site identifies women candidates for elective office in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, giving biographical information for each woman, information about her campaign, party affiliation, photographs and lists of selected resources.

National American Women Suffrage Association Collection
This collection consists of 167 books, pamphlets and other artifacts documenting the suffrage campaign. They are a subset of the Library of Congress' collection donated by Carrie Chapman Catt, longtime president of NAWSA. The collection also includes works from the libraries of other NAWSA members and officers.

National Nineteenth Amendment Society
Carrie Chapman Catt's efforts ensured equal voting rights for women in America. Learn about Catt, the woman suffrage movement, and the restoration of her 1866 rural Iowa home.

National Women's History Museum
The National Women’s History Museum researches, collects and exhibits the contributions of women to the social, cultural, economic and political life of our nation.

National Women's History Project
The National Women's History Project recognizes and celebrates the diverse and historic accomplishments of women by providing informational services and educational and promotional materials.

Visual Collections at Bryn Mawr College Library
A website of six albums of photographs from the estate of Carrie Chapman Catt in a searchable digital database.

Women In Congress
This site contains biographical profiles of former women Members of Congress, links to information about current women Members, essays on the institutional and national events that shaped successive generations of Congresswomen, and images of each woman Member.

Women in the U.S. Senate
This site contains biographical profiles of the women who have served in the U.S. Senate.