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EAF 228: Social Foundations of Education: Women

Selected Books

Historical Dictionary of Women's Education in the United States
Note that this is in the Reference section and Floor 2 and cannot be taken from the library.

Historical Dictionary of Women's Education in the United States (e-book)

The Social History of American Education
Chapter 12: Vocationalism for Home and Work: Women's Education in the United States 1880-1930

Girls and Literacy in America: Historical Perspectives to the Present

Higher Education for Women in Postwar America, 1945-1965

Higher Education for Women in Postwar America, 1945-1965 (e-book)

The Higher Education of Women in England and America, 1865-1920

History of Immigrant Female Students in Chicago Public Schools, 1900--1950
This link leads to a citation for a doctoral dissertation completed at the Univerity of Illinois/Urbana.  To the right of the screen, you will see a link to the "Full Text-PDF".  This is over 200 pages, so you won't want to print the whole dissertation.  Look at the table of contents starting on page vii.  There is a great deal of background information as well as chapters devoted to specific ethnic groups.

Learning to Stand & Speak: Women, Education, and Public Life in America’s Republic

Women’s Education in the United States, 1780-1840