REF HQ 1115 .W6 1999 Commire, Anne, ed. Women in World History. CT: Yorkin Publications, 1999+ Over10,000 women from 3100 BCE to the present day have their stories told by several hundred contributors. Particularly useful are the genealogical charts and joint entries (e.g. "Astronauts: Women inSpace"). Expected to run to some 20 volumes when completed.
REF HQ 1412 .S56 1999 Scanlon, Jennifer, ed. Significant Contemporary American Feminists. CT: Greenwood Press, 1999. Fifty lengthy portraits of women, mostly living, in politics, literature, and the sciences, representing many races, orientations, and classes.
REF JC 599 .U5 H273 1993 Hardy, Gayle J. American Women Civil Rights Activists. NC: McFarland, 1993. Biobibliographies of sixty-eight women from 1825 to 1992, representing women activists for American Indians, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, children,lesbians and gays, adoptees, older adults, differently abled people, prisoners, economic opportunity, and many other causes.