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Exploring North Carolina: Women's History

She Changed the World, North Carolina Women Breaking Barriers Timeline
Getting The Vote: Suffrage History & Timeline
Biographies of Women
Women in the military
Spouses of NC Governors
Visit this link for a research guide to researching North Carolina Women's History.
NC Women's History Quiz

Overview of Women in North Carolina History

Introduction
Women's Roles in Precolonial and Colonial North Carolina
Women in the Revolutionary Era and Early Statehood
Life in Antebellum North Carolina
Secession and Civil War
Women Help Shape the New South
Women Earn the Right to Vote
Activism and the Expansion of Women's Opportunities and Public Influence

Topics in North Carolina Women's History​

North Carolina Women's Colleges
Women of Somerset Place (historic plantation in North Carolina)
Edenton Tea Party (women's political activism in the American Revolution)
Nurses and Nursing History
Women in the Military (article with links to biographies and oral history interviews)

Struggle for Suffrage and the 19th Amendment

The Long Struggle for Women's Suffrage
Women in the 1920s in North Carolina
Women Suffrage
Women's Suffrage
The Suffrage Amendment
Gertrude Weil
Gertrude Weil
North Carolina Equal Suffrage Association

North Carolina Women Barrier-Breaking Moments Timeline


North Carolina Historical and Primary Source Collections for Women's History

Women in North Carolina 20th Century History (NC Digital Collections)
Women, Marriage and the Law (NC Digital Collections)
Women's History Collections (UNC Greensboro)


Other Historical and Primary Source Collections for Women's History

Women's HIstory Digital Collections (Library of Congress)
Women Working, 1800-1930 (Harvard University Library)
History of Women in America (Harvard University, Schlesinger Library)
Women Striving Forward, 1910s-40s (Library of Congress Flickr)
Women's Liberation Print Culture (Duke University Libraries)
National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress)
Women's History Digital Classroom Resources (National Women's History Museum)
Women in Congress (History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives)
Black Women's Suffrage Digital Collection (Digital Public Library of America)
Women in Science (Digital Public Library of America)


Educator Resources

North Carolina Women Breaking Barriers Educational Activity Guide
State Library of North Carolina Women's History Research Guide

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