Resource Library and Archives

resource library

The NWHM Resource Library is open to students, scholars, and history enthusiasts alike. In addition to a sizeable array of biographies and autobiographies, the library includes books about women in STEM, media, visual arts, military, and a wide variety of other topics. Visitors may also explore the NWHM’s institutional archives from 1996 through 2018, including early NWHM incorporation papers, web content, newsletters, and early events. The Resource Library is open between 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Tuesday through Thursday. Please make an appointment to visit by emailing [email protected].

 

New Acquisitions:

 

 

  • The Red Record: Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynching in the United States by Ida B. Wells-Barnett (2015)
  • Southern Horrors and Other Writings: The Anti-Lynching Campaign of Ida B. Wells, 1892-1900 by Ida B. Wells and Jacqueline Jones Royster (1997)
  • To Keep the Waters Troubled: The Life of Ida B. Wells by Linda O. McMurry (1998)
  • Alone Atop the Hill: The Autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, Pioneer of the National Black Press by Alice Dunnigan (2015)
  • Eye of the Struggle: Ethel Payne, the First Lady of the Black Press by James McGrath Morris (2015)
  • Under Fire: Reporting from the Front Lines of the Trump White House by April Ryan (2018)
  • The Presidency in Black and White: My Up Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America by April Ryan (2015)
  • French Fashion: Women and the First World War by Maude Bass-Krueger and Sophie Kurkdjian, eds. (2019)
  • Everybody’s Got Something: A Memoir by Robin Roberts with Veronica Chambers (2014)
  • Hoda: How I Survived War Zones, Bad Hair, Cancer, and Kathie Lee by Hoda Kotb with Jane Lorenzini (2010)
  • Oprah: A Biography by Kitty Kelley (2010)
  • Had I Known: A Memoir of Survival by Joan Lunden with Laura Morton (2015)
  • Ten Years Later: Six People Who Faced Adversity and Transformed Their Lives by Hoda Kotb with Jane Lorenzini (2013)
  • Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction by Elizabeth Vargas (2016)
  • The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives by Katie Couric (2012)
  • Becoming Grandma: The Joys and Science of the New Grandparenting by Lesley Stahl (2016)
  • Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue by Jane Pauley (2004)
  • Barbara Walters: An Unauthorized Biography by Jerry Oppenheimer (1990)
  • Audition: A Memoir by Barbara Walters (2008)
  • The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (1997)
  • Memories of Anne Frank: Reflections of a Childhood Friend by Alison Leslie Gold (1997)
  • The Diary of a Young Girl: Anne Frank, The Definitive Edition by Anne Frank (1995)
  • My Name is Anne, She Said, Anne Frank by Jacqueline van Maarsen (2007)
  • Anne Frank Remembered by Meip Gies (1987)
  • The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank by Willy Lindwer (1988)
  • The Footsteps of Anne Frank by Ernst Schnabel (2014)
  • Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife by Francine Prose (2009)
  • The Fun of It by Amelia Earhart (1977)
  • 20 Hours, 40 Minutes: Our Flight in the Friendship by Amelia Earhart (2003) 
  • The Sound of Wings: The Life of Amelia Earhart by Mary S. Lovell (1989)
  • Last Flight: The World’s Foremost Woman Aviators Recounts, In Her Own Words, Her Last Fateful Flight by Amelia Earhart (1988)
  • Amelia Earhart: The Mystery Solved by Elgen M. Long and Marie K. Long (2001)
  • Finding Amelia: The True Story of the Earhart Disappearance by Ric Gillespie (2006)
  • Amelia Earhart: The Sky’s No Limit by Lori Van Pelt (2005)
  • Still Missing: Amelia Earhart and the Search for Modern Feminism by Susan Ware (1993)
  • A Doctor in the House: My Life with Ben Carson by Candy Carson (2016)
  • Yeah, I Said It by Wanda Sykes (2004)
  • On Her Own Ground: The Life and Times of Madam CJ Walker by A’Lelia Bundles (2001)
  • Alek: Sudanese Refugee to International Supermodel by Alek Wek (2007)
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama (2018)
  • This is Just My Face, Try Not to Stare by Gabourney Sidibe (2017)
  • Up in the Air: The Story of Bessie Coleman by Philip S. Hart (1996)
  • The Bridge of Science: Romance, Reason and Byron’s Daughter by Benjamin Woolley (1999)
  • The Innovators: How a Group of Hacker, Geniuses and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution by Walter Isaacson (2014)
  • Lady Byron and Her Daughters by Julia Markus (2015)
  • Ada’s Algorithm: How Lord Byron’s Daughter, Ada Lovelace Launched the Digital Age by James Essinger (2014)
  • Broad Band: The Untold Story of the Women Who Made the Internet by Claire L. Evans (2018)

 

From the Archives