WELCOME TO womenintexashistory.org!
Welcome to the portal for all things historical about women in Texas. Students, teachers, researchers, and Texas history lovers will discover stories about all kinds of women, and find links to many sites for more information related to Texas women's history.
Students and teachers will find:
- Topics for research papers
- Ideas for teaching Texas women's history
- Ideas for including women's history in writing assignments
- Sources of primary materials and bibliographies
- Photographs and biographies of amazing Texas women
- Timeline of Texas women's history
- Video & Audio
Women in Texas History (WITH) is a project of the Ruthe Winegarten Memorial Foundation for Texas Women's History, which is exempt from Federal income tax under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Your contributions to the foundation are tax deductible.
This site is dedicated to the memory of Ruthe Winegarten, writer, historian, activist, and persistent advocate of the study of Texas women's history. A tireless researcher and prolific writer, she was the author or co-author of 20 works on women in Texas history. Of Ruthe, Ann Richards said, "Her commitment to having the stories of women's lives be a part of our history was a driving passion in her life." Learn more about Ruthe's life and work.
The foundation's project "Texas Women's History Moments" (find them under the Video and Audio link above) received the 2012 National Council on Public History Outstanding Public History Award and the American Association for State and Local History Leadership in History Award.