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Women's Lives (Individual Life Stories)

(see also Women's History, Life & Values, Women's Movements, African American Lives, Mexican American Lives, Mexico: Women & Brazil: Women)

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On the Web: Articles

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Albertson, Chris. Bessie (New Haven: Yale, 2003).

Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (NY: Random House, 1970).

__________. Gather Together in My Name (NY: Random House, 1974).

__________. Singin' & Swingin' & Gettin' Merry Like Christmas (?, 1976).

__________. The Heart of a Woman (NY: Random House, 1981).

__________. All God's Children Need Traveling Shoes (NY: Random House, 1986).

__________. A Song Flung Up to Heaven (NY: Random House, 2002).

Arraras, Maria Celeste. Selena's Secret: The Revealing Story behind her Tragic Death (NY: Simon & Schuster, 1997).

Banner, Lois W. Intertwined Lives: Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict & their Circle (NY: Knopf, 2003).

Barker-Benfield, G.J. & Catherine Clinton (eds.) Portraits of American Women, from Settlement to the Present (NY: St. Martin's, 1991).

Boggs, Grace Lee. Living for Change: An Autobiography (Minneapolis: U. of Minnesota, 1998).

Bolton, Ruthie. Gal: A True Life (NY: Harcourt Brace, 1994).

Chesler, Ellen. Woman of Valor: Margaret Sanger & the Birth Control Movement in America (NY: Anchor, 19930.

Clark, Septima Poinsette. Ready from Within: Septima Clark & the Civil Rights Movement (ed. Cynthia Stokes Brown; Trenton NJ: Africa World, 1990).

Coiner, Constance. Better Red: The Writings & Resistance of Tillie Olsen & Meridel LeSueur (Urbana: U. of Illinois, 1998).

Dash, Joan. A Life of One's Own: Three Gifted Women & the Men they Married (NY: Harper & Row, 1973). Margaret Sanger, Edna St. Vincent Millay & Maria Goeppert Mayer.

Davidson, Sue. A Heart in Politics: Jeannette Rankin & Patsy T. Mink (Seattle: Seal, 1994).

Davis, Angela Y. With My Mind on Freedom: An Autobiography (NY: Random House, 1974).

Douglas, Helen Gahagan. A Full Life (NY: Doubleday, 1982).

Dumas, Firdoozeh. Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America (NY: Villard, 2003).

Durr, Virginia Foster. Outside the Magic Circle: The Autobiography of Virginia Foster Durr (ed. Hollinger F. Barnard; NY: Simon & Schuster, 1985).

Falk, Candace. Love, Anarchy & Emma Goldman (NY: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1984).

Fetherling, Dale. Mother Jones the Miners' Angel: A Portrait (Carbondale: Southern Illinois U., 1974).

Fosl, Catherine. Subversive Southerner: Anne Braden & the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South (NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).

Garceau-Hagen, Dee (ed.) Portraits of Women in the American West (NY: Routledge, 2005).

Goldman, Emma. Living My Life (London: Pluto, 1986).

Gorn, Elliott J. Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America (NY: Hill & Wang, 2001).

Guilbault, Rose Castillo. Farmworker's Daughter: Growing Up Mexican in America (?: Heyday, 2005).

Hayman, Bonnie. Tina Modotti: A Tale of Love & Revolution (Mountain View CA: Floricanto, 2003).

Hinojosa, María. Raising Raúl: Adventures Raising Myself & My Son (NY: Viking, 1999).

Hurston, Zora Neale. Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography (NY: Harper & Row, 1942).

Jordan, June. Soldier: A Poet's Childhood (NY: Basic Civitas, 2000).

Kuhn, Maggie with Christina Long & Laura Quinn. No Stone Unturned: The Life & Times of Maggie Kuhn (NY: Ballantine, 1991).

Lindborg, Kristina & Carlos J. Ovando. Five Mexican-American Women in Transition: A Case Study of Migrants in the Midwest (San Francisco, 1977).

Lorde, Audré. Zami: A New Spelling of My Name. A Biomythography (NY: Persephone, 1982).

MacKinnon, Janice R. & Stephen R. MacKinnon. Agnes Smedley: The Life & Times of an American Radical (Berkeley: U. of California, 1988).

Martín, Patricia Preciado. Songs My Mother Sang to Me: An Oral History of Mexican American Women (Tucson: U. of Arizona, 1992).

Mitford, Jessica. A Fine Old Conflict (NY: Knopf, 1977).

Moaveni, Azadeh. Lipstick Jihad: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America & American in Iran (NY: Public Affairs, 2005).

Moritz, Theresa & Albert Moritz. The World's Most Dangerous Woman: A New Biography of Emma Goldman (Vancouver: Subway, 2001).

Niethammer, Carolyn J. I'll Go & Do More: Annie Dodge Wauneka, Navajo Leader & Activist (Lincoln: U. of Nebraska, 2001).

Langer, Elinor. Josephine Herbst (Boston: Northeastern U., 1994).

Price, Ruth. The Lives of Agnes Smedley (NY: Oxford, 2005).

Snow, Helen Foster. My China Years: a Memoir (NY: Morrow, 1984).

Wexler, Alice. Emma Goldman: An Intimate Life (NY: Pantheon, 1984).


In the Library: Fiction

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

Duberman, Martin. Mother Earth: An Epic Drama of Emma Goldman's Life (NY: St. Martin's, 1991).

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Love it Like a Fool: A Film about Malvina Reynolds" [1977], dir. Susan Wengraf, 28m. From New Day Films.

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