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  • Katie Murrell Library Displays: Women's History Month

    An introduction to the materials used in boards and displays from our on campus library

    Selection of Materials

    I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai; Christina Lamb (As told to)

    Call Number: LC 2330 .Y69 2013 

    The Girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban

    Joan of Arc by Marina Warner

    Call Number: DC 103 .W27 1999 

    Soldier, Leader, Martyr, An Image of Female Heroism

    Sojourner Truth by Nell Irvin Painter

    Call Number: E185.97.T8 P35 1996 1

    Ex-slave and a fiery abolitionist of the mid-nineteenth century.

    Amelia Earhart - Flying Solo by John Burke

    Call Number: LT TL 540 .E3 B872 2007 

    One of the first female aviators

    Sally Ride by Tam O'Shaughnessy

    Call Number: LT TL 789.85 R53 O84 2015 

    One of the first female astronauts

    Indira by Katherine Frank

    Call Number: DS 481 .G23 F73 2002 1

    India's first (and only*) female prime minister

    *as of 2021

    Talking Back by bell hooks

    Call Number: E 185.86 .H74 1989 

    Thinking feminist, thinking black.

    Salvation by bell hooks

    Call Number: E 185.86 .H739 2001 

    Intimate and revolutionary, Salvation is a gift as provocative as it is healing.

    Simone de Beauvoir, Philosophy, and Feminism by Nancy Bauer

    Call Number: HQ 1190 .B385

    "French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist, and social theorist" (Wikipedia)

    Voice of Reason by Barbara Victor

    Call Number: DS 119.7 .A6894 V5 1994

    Hanan Ashrawi and peace in the Middle East

    The Female Eunuch by Germaine Greer

    Call Number: HQ1206 .G77 1971 1

    A key text of the feminist movement in the 1970s, broadly discussed and criticized by other feminists and the wider community.

    My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

    Call Number: KF 8745 .S67 A3 2013

    First Hispanic and third woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court

    Frida Kahlo by Terri Hardin

    Call Number: ND 259.K33 .H37 1997 1

    Mexican painter who produced more than two hundred paintings that speak directly to contemporary and feminist issues.

    Women's History of the World by Rosalind Miles

    Call Number: HQ 1121 .M62 1990

    Examines women's contribution to the evolution of the human race, and the female achievement on every level-cultural, commercial domestic, emotional, and social.

    Alice Paul, the National Woman's Party and the Vote by Bernadette Cahill

    Call Number: JK 1899 .P38 C35 2015

    American women's rights activist

    Sylvia Pankhurst by Katherine Connelly

    Call Number: HQ 1595 .P34 C66 2013

    English suffragist and activist

    Women in American Politics by Doris L. Weatherford

    Call Number: HQ 1236.5 .U6 W43 2012 v 1&2

    The Taxing Case of the Cows by Iris Van Rynbach; Pegi Deitz Shea; Emily Arnold McCully (Illustrator)

    Call Number: LT JK 1911 .C8 V36 2010

    A pair of women's suffragist sisters who won a court case regarding gender discrimination on taxes.

    Mary Shelley's: Frankenstein (DVD)

    Call Number: PR 5397 .F3 A23 1998

    Movie based on Mary Shelley's famous novel

    American Women by Sheridan Harvey (Editor); Library of Congress Staff (Contribution by); Susan Ware (Introduction by)

    Call Number: HQ 1410 .A47 2001

    Collection of materials documenting the history and culture of American women

    Women's History Month Displays

    Women's History Board display in pink and purple
    Women's Suffrage Board with the Yellow Rose story and purple background
    Women's Suffrage Yellow Rose  Symbolism Story
    March into Women's History Month Book display with Pink lettering
    Women's (Her) Story Month Board done in primary colors   featuring student workers who completed it
    Women's History Month Book display
    Women's History Month Book display from our collection featuring Joan of Arc, Rosa Parks & others