Resources For Finding Female Ancestors
Researching the lives of grandmothers, aunts and female cousins? Check out these women's history and genealogy websites, books and organizations.
- American Diaries: An Annotated Bibliography of Published American Diaries and Journals from 1845 to 1980 by Laura Arksey (Gale Group)
- American Women Activists' Writings: An Anthology, 1637-2002 edited by Kathryn Cullen-DuPont (Cooper Square Press)
- Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West, 1865-90 by Anne M. Butler (University of Illinois Press)
- A Genealogist's Guide to Discovering Your Female Ancestors by Sharon DeBartolo Carmack (Betterway Books)
- Grandmothers, Mothers and Daughters: An Oral History Study of Ethnicity, Mental Health, and Continuity of Three Generations of Jewish, Italian, and Slavic-American Women by Corinne Azen Krause (Institute on Pluralism and Group Identity)
- The Hidden Half of the Family: A Sourcebook for Women's Genealogy by Christine Kassabian Schaefer (Genealogical Publishing Co.)
- Isle of Canes by Elizabeth Shown Mills (Ancestry)
- Reassembling Female Lives: A Special Issue of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly (National Genealogical Society, September 2000)
- Three Slovak Women by Lisa A. Alzo (Gateway Press)
- Where She Came From: A Daughter's Search for Her Mother's History by Ellen Epstein (Holmes & Meier Publishers)
- Women Remembered: A Guide to Landmarks of Women's History in the United States by Marion Tinling (Greenwood Press)
- Women Who Dare Knowledge Cards Volume I and Volume II (Library of Congress)
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