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Women - Biography

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Biography - Women


4000 Years of Women in Science


Inventors, scholars, mathematicians, and astronomers.


Biographies of Women Mathematicians


Modern mathematicians and those of earliest recorded history.


Congresswomen's Profiles


Sort or browse women who have served in Congress by name, position, party, state, and membership.


Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics


"A historical archive with information about 20th century women who have made original and important contributions to physics. Organized under the names of the women, you will find brief documented descriptions of their major contributions to physics, biographical data, and a potpourri of some interesting information regarding their lives, achievements, and conditions of work."


Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia


Features "approximately 2,000 carefully researched, written, and edited articles" depicting Jewish women from biblical times to the present. Browse by keyword, country, or time period. Also includes a glossary. From the Jewish Women's Archive (JWA).


National Women's Hall of Fame


Profiling over two hundred women who have made contributions to United States history.


Viola Gregg Liuzzo


The biography of a white civil rights activist who was killed by the Ku Klux Klan.


Women in Science


Sixteen scientists, including the first African American woman to receive a doctorate in zoology, the founder of scientific computing, and the greatest fossil finder of the nineteenth century.


Women of Invention


A pathfinder about women inventors and patent holders from the Library of Congress.


Women's Legal History Biography Project


"How the women's movements have shaped legal history and the larger culture" is demonstrated with articles and photographs of pioneers in the profession. 


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