Well-Behaved Women…

You’ve heard the saying before – or at least seen it as a bumper sticker:

Well-behaved women

We figured we’d close out Women’s History Month by recognizing just some of the women who impressively put their mark on history (and here they are, in no particular order).

Victoria Woodhull

Other Powers

Other Powers: The Age of Suffrage, Spiritualism, and the Scandalous Victoria Woodhull
by Barbara Goldsmith
HQ 1413 .W66 G65 1998

Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem: Her Passions, Politics, and Mystique
by Sydney Ladensohn Stern
HQ 1413 .S675 S74 1997

Angela Davis

Dreaming in French

Dreaming in French: The Paris Years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis
by Alice Kaplan
HQ 1412 .K37 2012

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger

Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
by Jean H. Baker
HQ 764 .S3 B35 2011

Golda Meir


by Elinor Burkett
DS 126.6 .M42 B87 2008

Joan of Arc

The Virgin Warrior

The Virgin Warrior: The Life and Death of Joan of Arc
by Larissa Juliet Taylor
DC 103 .T39 2009

Harriet Tubman

Bound for the Promised Land

Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman, Portrait of an American Hero
by Kate Clifford Larson
E 444 .T82 L37 2004

Lucille Ball

Ball of Fire

Ball of Fire: The Tumultuous Life and Comic Art of Lucille Ball
by Stefan Kanfer
PN 2287 .B16 K36 2003

Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan: Her Life
by Judith Hennessee
HQ 1413 .F455 1999

And remember, just because the month is coming to an end doesn’t mean the celebration should. Can’t wait to see what April has in store!


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