libby women’s history collection
Browse our “She Persisted – Women’s History Collection for e-Books and e-Audio.
Visit our eCollection page for more information on getting started with Libby.
Browse these book selections. For physical books, you can place a hold and pick them up from your nearest branch:
Young Adult Books
dig memphis – votes for women online exhibit
Revisit our Votes for Women online exhibit celebrating the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage and the decades-long struggle by suffragists in Memphis, the state of Tennessee, and across the nation.
other items in our archives
- Burson, Josephine Wainman (1915-2009) (Collection Finding Aid)
- Church, Roberta (1914-1995) (Collection Finding Aid) (Images)
- DeCosta-Willis, Miriam (1934-2021) (Collection Finding Aid) (Recent blog post)
- Griffin, Marion Scudder (1879-1957) (Collection Finding Aid)
- Kennedy Book Club (1902-2002) (Collection Finding Aid)
- Lewis, Selma S. (1922-2000) (Collection Finding Aid)
- Love, Mary Graham (1884-1981) (Collection Finding Aid)
- Magness, Perre (Online Collection)
- National Coalition of 100 Black Women (Collection Finding Aid)
- National Organization for Women – Memphis Chapter (Collection Finding Aid)
- Omlie, Phoebe (1902-1975) (Collection Finding Aid) (Images)
- Price, Nadia (1919-2013) (Online Collection)
- Scruggs, Susanne Conlan (1863-1945) (Collection Finding Aid)
- Smith, Maxine A. (1929-2013) (Collection Finding Aid) (Images)
- Much more…
world book e-books
World Book e-Books is a collection of reference books that are always available. Here are some selections regarding Women’s History:
world books student
World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools.
women of achievement
Women of Achievement is a local coalition of organizations that honor women annually in the areas of Initiative, Heroism, Determination, Courage, Vision, Steadfastness, and Heritage. They also include an online version of their Legacy Trail brochure. Use this brochure to learn more about the impact women have had on Memphis.
national women’s history alliance
The National Women’s History Alliance was integral in the establishment of Women’s History Month. Access resources and activities.
national women’s history museum
Visit the National Women’s History Museum’s page on Women’s History Month to learn more about this designation and to access their 2021 Women’s History Month Resource Toolkit, filled with links to biographies, events, and programming to celebrate this important month.
women’s history month
The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history. Visit this page for a list of exhibits and virtual events.
dig memphis images
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