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African American History: African American Women

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The Women of NASA

From Computers to Leaders: Women at NASA Langley


Dorothy Vaughn


 Katherine Johnson

Mary Jackson

See the video of their story below.

Reference Sources

More Books

Web Sites

  • The National Archives - African American Women
  • The Archives Library Information Center (ALIC) is more than a traditional library. Recognizing that our customers no longer expect to work within the walls of a library, these pages are designed to provide NARA staff and researchers nationwide with convenient access to content beyond the physical holdings of our two traditional libraries.
  • New York Public Library - African American Women Writers
    "African American Women Writers of the 19th Century is a digital collection of some 52 published works by 19th-century black women writers. A part of the Digital Schomburg, this collection provides access to the thought, perspectives and creative abilities of black women as captured in books and pamphlets published prior to 1920."
  • The Cleveland Memory Project
    The Cleveland Memory Project is a collaborative community effort to mount photos, texts and A/V resources about the history of Greater Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, hosted by the Michael Schwartz Library at the Cleveland State University Library.
  • Online exhibits from the National Women's History Museum 
    Online exhibits from the National Women's History Museum. 


Print Resources

Notable Authors

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