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Learn More – Sources for Research into Texas Women's History

Note: The following is meant to serve as a guide, not a comprehensive list. Many thanks to Rebecca Sharpless, Ph.D., Texas Christian University Department of History. 

Bibliography on Texas Women's History

Gamma Pi Beta chapter Members of the Gamma Pi Beta chapter of the Texas Association of
Women's Clubs, early 1940s. The Woman's Collection, Texas Woman's

African American Women

American Indian Women

Arts, Education, Fashion, Literature, Organizations, Religion, Sports, War

Bibliographies, Historiographies, Archival Collections

Collective Biographies, Essay Collections, Overviews

Women on swing Two Texas women enjoy leisure time at home.
The Woman's Collection, Texas Woman's

European American Women


Gender Identity, Images, Relationships

Labor, Work

Politics, Reform, Law, Women's Rights

Ranch, Rural


Rafaela Esquivel Rafaela Muniz Esquivel
served as a nurse during
World War II in the U.S. and
Europe. Courtesy of the
U.S. Latino & Latina WWII
Oral History Project,
University of Texas at Austin.