Celebrating Women's History Month

March is Women's History Month. This guide points you toward resources available at Oregon Tech and beyond to learn about and celebrate women's past and present contributions to American society.

Books
Researching Women's History
Videos

Books

These are just a sampling of the books available to you. To find more, search the Library Catalog.


Cover of Hidden FiguresHidden Figures: the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into space
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Book cover for The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
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Cover of Code GirlsCode Girls: the untold story of the American women code breakers of World War II
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Cover of Happy Bottom Riding ClubHappy Bottom Riding Club: the life and times of Pancho Barnes 
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Cover of the rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa ParksThe Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks
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Cover of Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader GinsburgNotorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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Researching Women's History

Looking to research women's history? Here are some good starting points:


Library Catalog -- find books, ebooks, videos and more @ Oregon Tech and other libraries

Academic Search Complete -- find articles on many different topics related to women's history

Oregon Tech Campus History Collection - find digital photographs with descriptions about women in Oregon Tech's history

Library of Congress Research Guides - extensive list of guides for researching everything from specific women (like Helen Keller or Harriet Tubman) to topics related to women's history (like Women in Science)

Videos
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Tracy Scharn

Dawn Lowe-Wincentsen

Tracy Scharn

Women in Science Who Changed the World (5 min)

Civil Women: Dolores Huerta, Rosa Parks and Frances Grice (30 min)

A Brief History of Women in the Military (2 min.)

Hidden Figures: Discussing the Women of NASA (1 hr.)