Sunday, March 26, 2017

Genealogy Journey's Podcast #27: Women's History Month

Women at work on C-47 Douglas cargo transport, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif.

It's the last week of Women's History Month. Let's talk about women and their roles in society.

Women's History Month bill

History of Women's History Month:
National Women's History Project 
Wikipedia - Women's History Month
Women's History Month

Joseph Campbell’s Works on Culture and Women’s Roles:

Joseph Campbell, The Hero’s Journey: Joseph Campbell and His Life and Work, Novato, CA: New World Library, 1990.

Joseph Campbell, The Hero with a Thousand Faces, 2nd ed., New York: Bollingen Foundation, Inc., 1968, 1973.

Joseph Campbell, Myths to Live By, New York: Penguin Books, Viking Press, 1972.

Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth, New York: Anchor Books, Random House, 1988, 1991.

Joseph Campbell, Transformation of Myth through Time, New York: Harper & Row, 1990.

Women & Work:

Sheridan Harvey, “Rosie the Riveter: Real Women Workers in World War II,” Journeys & Crossings: Library of Congress, 24 June 2005.

Ann-Marie Imbornoni, “Women’s Rights Movement in the U.S.: History of the American Women’s Rights Movement, 1848-1920,” Infoplease.

Ann-Marie Imbornoni, “Women’s Rights Movement in the U.S.: Timeline of Key Events in the American Women’s Rights Movement, 1921-1979,” Infoplease.

Marc McCutcheon, Everyday Life in the 1800s: A Guide for Writers, Students & Historians, Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books, 1993.

Catherine Peck (Ed.), QPB Treasury of North American Folktales, New York: Quality Paperback Book Club, 1998

Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race, New York: William Morrow, 2016.

Dale Taylor, Everyday Life in Colonial America: From 1607-1783, Cincinnati: Writer’s Digest Books, 1997.

Marilyn Yalom, A History of the Wife, New York: Harper Collins, 2001.

Pioneer Women:

LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (Eds.), Journals of Forty-niners: Salt Lake to Los Angeles, Lincoln NE: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1954,1998).

Elizabeth Margo, Women of the Gold Rush, New York: Indian Head Books, 1955, 1992)

Merrill J. Mattes (Ed.), Platte River Road Narratives, Urbana, IL: Univ. of Illinois Press, 1988.

Rick Steber, Pioneers: Tales of the West, Vol. II, Prineville, OR: Bonanza Pub., 1993

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