The following resources are cited as authoritative, open, and persistent contributions to the topics represented in the Women Working collection. Many additional links are available on the Key Events, Key Organizations, and Notable People pages on this site.
"A Woman's Work Is Never Done," American Antiquarian Society
American Women: A Gateway to Library of Congress Resources for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the United States
The Library of Congress's gateway to researchers working in the field of American women's history.
Enterprising Women: 250 Years of American Business
Enterprising Women brings to life the stories of some 40 intriguing women who helped shape the landscape of American business. Artifacts and costumes, diaries and letters, business and legal documents, photographs and paper ephemera, audio recordings, and interactive technology reveal the trials and triumphs of this diverse group of inventors, innovators and trendsetters. This 2002 exhibit was organized by the Schlesinger Library of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University and the National Heritage Museum in Lexington, Massachusetts.
HEARTH: Home Economics Archive, Research, Tradition, History
HEARTH is a core electronic collection of books and journals from 1850 to 1950 in home economics and related disciplines.
The Schlesinger Library
, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, draws thousands of researchers each year to study the history of women in the United States. The library holds letters and diaries, photographs, books and periodicals, ephemera, oral histories, and audiovisual materials that document the history of women, families, and organizations, primarily in the 19th and 20th centuries. It is also home to an extensive culinary collection and the Radcliffe Archives.
Women, Enterprise and Society
Women, Enterprise and Society features manuscripts from the Business Manuscripts Collection at Baker Library
, Harvard Business School, that document women's participation in American business and culture from the 18th through the 20th centuries. A bibliography is also included.