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Watchung Hills Regional High School

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Women of the American Frontier

WOMEN OF THE AMERICAN FRONTIER

CIRCULATING AND REFERENCE BOOKS
To find circulating and reference books in the Media Center Card Catalog:
Go to the school’s web site: https://www.whrhs.org
Select Academics
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DATABASES AND EBOOKS
To access the Media Center databases and eBooks in school:
Log in to the computer with your username and password
Select the Library Databases folder on the computer desktop
Select the appropriate database or eBook icon
ABC-CLIO Social Studies Databases
American Government
Daily Life Through History
ABC-CLIO eBooks
Making of the American West: People in Perspectives
Chapter 11: Women in the West
Women in the American West
Biography in Context

eLibrary Curriculum Edition
History Study Center

Facts on File
American History Online
American Women's History Online
Bloom's Literary Reference
Gale Virtual Reference Library
JSTOR
Literature Resource Center
Proquest Historical Newspapers
Questia School


Student Resources in Context

WEB LINKS
Primary Resources (Diaries, Journals, Letters, and Narratives)

GENERAL RESOURCES
Women on the Trail and On the Farm: Iowa Pathways
http://www.iptv.org/iowapathways/mypath.cfm?ounid=ob_000244&h=no
Forgotten Persephones: Women Farmers on the Frontier
Thoughts By the Way: Women’s Written Perceptions of the American Frontier Landscape
Women and Gender in Kansas History
Pioneer Women on the Illinois Frontier: Illinois History - A History for Young People
Frontier Women - Ohio History Central
Triumph and Tragedy: Women’s Voices on the Oregon Trail
Women's Experience and Gender Roles in Illinois
PBS - Frontier Education and the One-Room Schoolhouse
"Her Daily Concern:" Women's Health Issues in Early 19th-Century Indiana
Stories of Frontier Settlement Doctors

PRIMARY SOURCES
Research Pioneers - Kansas Historical Society: First Person Accounts
Journals, Diaries, and Letters Written by Women on the Oregon Trail 1836-1865
Women in the West: Letters and Diaries
Love, Life and Death on the California Frontier: A Woman's Life in Old Contra Costa
Mary Frances, Phenix Nelson Meredith (1847-1917): One Hundred Years on the Frontier
The Diary of Kate Dunlap, 1864-1865: Experiences of One woman on the Overland Journey from Iowa to Montana
A Farm Woman on the Minnesota Prairie: The Letters of Mary E. Carpenter
Life Writings of Frontier Women
Women’s Diaries of the Western Frontier
Gold Rush Stories of Women Pioneers
Notable Pioneer Women
Kansas Historical Quarterly - The Diary of Abbie Bright, 1870-1871
Kansas Historical Quarterly - The Diary of Anna Webber
Kansas Historical Quarterly - The Diary of Luna E. Warner, Part 1
Kansas Historical Quarterly - The Diary of Luna E. Warner, Part 2