Resources

Web Resources

First Fifty Women in Idaho Law

Women's Legal History

Idaho Penitentiary Inmates 1864-1947 Catalog: Women

Ladies First: Women to Match the Idaho Frontier

Idaho Human Rights Educational Center: Women

Visit Idaho: Famous Idahoans

IDGENWEB Project: Women of the West: Idaho

Idaho's Hall of Fame

Books

Adams, S. E. (1996). They remember when: Examples of female childhood in southeastern Idaho during the early nineteen hundreds.

Agosta, V., & Axelrod, D. (2010). Spymom. New York: Guideposts.

Altrusa Club of Boise. Biographies of Idaho Women. 1979.

Armer, G. R. M. (2009). Mary Baker Eddy's contribution to adult education: An historical biography.

Barger, S. G., & Idaho State University. (2003). Biographies from women of southeastern Idaho. Pocatello, Idaho: Women's Studies Program, Idaho State University.

Barger, S. G., & Idaho State University. (2007). Biographies from women of southeastern Idaho: Volume II. Pocatello, Idaho: Women's Studies Program, Idaho State University.

Barnes, K. (1997). In the wilderness: Coming of age in unknown country. New York: Anchor Books.

Barnes, K. (2000). Hungry for the world: A memoir. New York: Anchor Books.

Binheim, Max. Women of the West. 1928.

Bragg, Lynn. More than Petticoats: Remarkable Idaho Women. 2001.

Bush, Corlann G. Women in Northern Idaho: explorations in the rural feminist experience. 1974.

Bussard, J. E. (1996). Skinny Scotty: The adventurous life of Rosa Ellen Scott. Grass Valley, CA: J&J Books.

Clay, M. (1994). Four queens of the West: A family history. Salt Lake City: M. Clay.

Corbett, C. (2010). The poker bride: The first Chinese in the Wild West. New York, NY: Atlantic Monthly Press.

Coulter, A. H. (1999). Hidden lives and unhistoric acts. Boise, Idaho: West Shore Press.

Cox, Cheryl A & Lexie Ann French. Second Stories: historical narratives of Idaho Falls women. 1986.

D'Easum, D. (1981). Dowager of discipline: The life of Dean of Women Permeal French. Moscow: University Press of Idaho.

Elsensohn, M. A. (1979). Idaho County's most romantic character, Polly Bemis. Cottonwood, Idaho: Idaho Corp. of Benedictine Sisters.

Freeman-Toole, T. L. (2001). Standing up to the rock. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Fuller, J. A. (1992). I don't know how come I'm so lazy now: Stories of survival by Idaho women.

Furey-Werhan, C. (1996). Haven in the wilderness: The story of Frances Zaunmiller Wisner of Campbell's Ferry, Idaho. Parks, Ariz: C. Furey-Werhan.

Garrison, R., Roberts, L., & Soroptimist International of Boise. (2000). Elder tales: Spirited women over sixty tell their stories. Boise, Idaho: Historic Idaho.

Grace, S. M. (2008). Keeper of the gate. Fairfax, VA: George Mason University.

Hempel, L. (2009). Proud to be nurses in full uniform. Bloomington, IN: Xlibris Corp.

Herrick, B. (2004). The Blackberry Tea Club: Women in their glory years. Boston: Conari Press.

Hogsett, V. M. (1955). The golden years: A history of the Idaho Federation of Women's Clubs, 1905-1955. Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers.

Hsu, I-Hsien. Chinese Women in Idaho During the Anti-Chinese Movement before 1900. 1994.

Huskey, R. (2000). "A disgrace to the cause they represent": The disputes of Kate and Sue McBeth, missionary teachers to the Nez Perce.

Idaho Commission on Women's Programs. (1996). Women and laws in Idaho. Boise, Idaho: Idaho Commission on Women's Programs.

Johnson, T. H., & Johnson, H. S. (2008). Also called Sacajawea: Chief Woman's stolen identity. Long Grove, Ill: Waveland Press.

Kristensen, Debora K. The First 50 Women in Idaho Law: 1895-1975. 2005.

Langdon, D. (2006). My mother can beat up your father. Baltimore, MD: Publish America.

May, K. W. (1996). "There are a few choice spirits among them": The role of local women in the Idaho woman suffrage campaign, 1896.

Miller, B. A. (1998). What's a nice lady like you doing in a place like this?: The life and times of Emma Angell Drake.

Miller, D. A. (2002). Mary Hallock Foote: Author-illustrator of the American West. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Miller, P. M. (2003). The legacy of "Six-Shooter Sal" in southeastern Idaho: Historical records, public memory, and personal meanings.

Mobley, W. L. (2011). Enjoy the journey: Of women and their horses along the Snake River Plain.

Morrison, V. V., & Fleischman, K. D. (2003). The bluebird will sing tomorrow: Memoirs of Velma V. Morrison. Idaho: Idaho Heritage Pub.

Moynahan, J. M. The Sportin' Women of Wallace and the Silver Valley, 1888-1909. 2001.

Murchison Hogsett, Vernetta. The Golden Years: a history of the Idaho Federation of Women's Clubs, 1905-1955. 1955.

Myers, D. S. (2000). "We are all together": Ellen Florabell Ryset Butler's life in Idaho.

Nash, Sarah. Women helping women: a centennial history of the Boise YMCA/WCA. 2011.

Oppenheimer, J. F., & Oppenheimer, A. F. (2012). It will all work out: A life history in Jane Falk Oppenheimer's words.

Penson-Ward, Betty. Idaho Women in History: Big and Little Biographies and Other Gender Stories. 1991.

Penson-Ward, Betty. Who's Who of Idaho Women of the Past: a reference dictionary. 1981.

Pickens, G. (2010). Sarah Goode Marshall: First lady of all the handcarts. Anaheim, Calif: Creative Continuum, Inc.

Reddy, S. D., & Heritage Program (Payette National Forest). (1993). Morgan Brownlee and the stranger: The story of one of Idaho's pioneers on the Payette National Forest. McCall, Idaho: Heritage Program, Payette National Forest, Forest Service, Intermountain Region, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture.

Reddy, S. D., & Heritage Program (Payette National Forest). (1996). Silent voices along the river: The story of Mollie and Pony Smead. McCall, Idaho?: Heritage Program, Payette National Forest, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Intermountain Region.

Richardson, V. S. L. (2004). A history of the family and life of Virginia Stolpe Lewis Richardson. Logan, Utah: Virginia Stolpe Lewis Richardson.

Rodriguez, R. B. (2013). The blue doorknob: The artistic life of Cornelia Hart Farrer.

Rowley, D., & Hart, J. A. (1996). A biography of Anna Elizabeth Boss Hart. Salt Lake City, Utah: J.A. Hart.

Rush, C., & Winer, L. (2013). Deep stuff: The almost totally true story of a totally unforgettable woman, Nellie McArthur MacPherson.

Scherer, J. C. (2006). A Danish photographer of Idaho Indians: Benedicte Wrensted. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.

Scherer, J. C., & Merkley, A. (1993). Benedicte Wrensted: An Idaho photographer in focus. Pocatello, Idaho: Idaho State University Press.

Sermon, S. (1996). "Beyond simple domesticity": Organizing Boise women, 1866-1920.

Shultz, C. (1999). Ridin' the mountain: Crusty boots, rusty spurs, dusty rawhide. Caldwell, Idaho: Griffith Pub.

Silva, C. (2005). Esto Perpetua: The persistence and transformation of feminism in Idaho through the struggle to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment.

Swank, Gladys Rae. Ladies of the House (and Senate): history of Idaho women legislators since statehood. 1978.

Swetnam, S. H. (2000). Home mountains: Reflections from a Western middle age. Pullman, Wash: Washington State University Press.

Swetnam, S. H. (2005). Grace Jordan. Boise, Idaho: Boise State University.

Trusky, T. (2009). Before Sundance 2: What happened at Lionhead?.

Trusky, T., & Hemingway Western Studies Center. (2008). Before Sundance: How Nell Shipman made her "little dramas of the big places". Boise, Idaho?: Idaho FIlm Collection, Hemingway Western Studies Center, Boise State University.

Vandervelde, M. M. (2008). Go west, young woman: Nellie Burgess Sudduth, pioneer Idaho homesteader. Minnetonka, Minn: Glenjay Publishing.

Vetterli, W. P. D. H. (1994). Autobiography of Wanda Parkinson Daines Hammond Vetterli. Logan, Utah: Wanda Vetterli.

Waite, R. G., & Heritage Program (Payette National Forest). (1995). A woman in the gold fields of Idaho: Viola Lamb and the Thunder Mountain gold rush, 1902. McCall, Idaho?: Heritage Program, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Region, Payette National Forest.

Walker, R. C. (2001). Ethnography of an Idaho farm woman: Embodied knowing and communication.

Weaver, S. (2012). From Ruby Ridge to freedom: The Sara Weaver story. S. l.: Overboard Books.

Weaver, S. L. (1998). The diary of Sarah Lusina Weaver: December 9, 1891 - May 12, 1893. Santa Clara, Utah?: D. Gary Christian?.

Welch, J. (1995). Idaho congressman Helen Chenoweth: A political biography. Virginia Beach, Va: Regent University.

White, G. M. (2002). Biography of Caroline Gneiting Miller.

Wimberly, R. L. (1996). "She should be made an example of": Gender, politics, and criminal abortion in Idaho, 1864-1973.

By Grit and by Grace: Eleven Women Who Shaped the West. Glenda Riley & Richard W. Etulain, eds. 1997.

 

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