Colorado Women's History Month

Today the Legislature is considering SJR15-020, which designates March as Colorado Women’s History Month.  In our library collection you can find many resources on the contributions women have made to our state’s history, including:

  • Colorado Women:  A History
  • Colorado Women’s History:  A Multicultural Treasury
  • Directory of Women’s History Sites in the Colorado State Register of Historic Properties
  • Women’s Gold:  Prominent Women in Colorado History (videocassette)
  • Women’s Clubs of Denver 
  • Summary Report of the Governor’s Commission on the Status of Women, 1965
  • Pioneer Potluck:  Stories and Recipes of Early Colorado
  • Junior League of Denver
  • Colorado Profiles:  Men and Women Who Shaped the Centennial State
  • Hell’s Belles:  Prostitution, Vice, and Crime in Early Denver
  • Tell Me, Grandmother:  Traditions, Stories, and Culture of Arapaho People
  • Long Vistas:  Women and Families on Colorado Homesteads

 Also, you can find biographies on Colorado women such as:

  • Irene Jerome Hood:  A Victorian Woman and Her Art
  • A Wide-Awake Woman:  Josephine Roche in the Era of Reform
  • The Ballad of Baby Doe
  •  Helen Ring Robinson:  Colorado Senator and Suffragist