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 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Tuesday through Thursday. Please make an appointment to visit by emailing [email protected].


New Acquisitions:

  • Harriet Tubman: The Moses of Her People by Sarah Bradford (1998)
  • Harriet Tubman: Imagining a Life by Beverly Lowry (2007)
  • Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom by Catherine Clinton (2004)
  • Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad by Eric Foner (2015)
  • Born Criminal: Matilda Joslyn Gage, Radical Suffragist by Angelica Shirley Carpenter (2019)
  • Equality at the Ballot Box: Votes for Women on the Northern Great Plains by Lori Ann Lahlum and Molly P. Rozum, eds. (2019)
  • In These Girls, Hope is a Muscle: A True Story of Hoop Dreams and One Very Special Team by Madaleine Blais (1995)
  • Soccer Women: The Icons, Rebels, Stars, and Trailblazers Who Transformed the Beautiful Game by Gemma Clarke (2019)
  • She’s a Knockout: A History of Women in Fighting Sports by L.A. Jennings (2015)
  • A Necessary Spectacle: Billie Jean King, Bobby Riggs, and the Tennis Match That Leveled the Game by Selena Roberts (2005)
  • The Rivals: Chris Evert vs. Marina Navratilova, Their Epic Duels and Extraordinary Friendship by Johnette Howard (2005)
  • Winning the Race: Taking Charge of Breast Cancer by Nancy G. Brinker (2001)
  • Words for the Cure: Inspiration, Hope, and Comfort for Today and Tomorrow by Susan G. Komen for the Cure (2007)
  • Promise Me: How a Sister’s Love Launched a Global Movement to End Breast Cancer by Nancy G. Brinker (2010)
  • Planned Bullyhood: The Truth about Planned Parenthood Funding Battling with Susan G. Komen for the Cure by Karen Handel (2012)

From the Archives