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African-American Women: A Selected Bibliography of LSU Resources

LSU Libraries
Louisiana State University
Selected Resources
Rachel Cassel Murphree, Compiler
Updated by Isaac Clark and Alexis Carrasquel
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Arts

The art of Black American women : works of twenty-four artists of the twentieth century
Robert Henkes. (Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland), 1993
N 6538 N5 H45 1993 Middleton Library


Gathered visions : selected works by African American women artists
Robert L. Hall (Washington, D.C. : Anacostia Museum, Smithsonian Institution), 1992
N 6538 N5 H26 1992 Middleton Library


Viewfinders : black women photographers
Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe ( New York : Writers & Readers Publishing), 1993
TR139 .M63 1993 Middleton Library



Bibliographies African-American women in the sciences and related disciplines
Gail T. Austin (Washington, D.C. (10 First St., S.E., Washington 20540) : Science Reference Section, Science and Technology Division, Library of Congress), 1993
LC 33.10:93-4 Middleton Library Documents


American Black women in the arts and social sciences
Ora Williams ( Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press), 1994
Z 1361 N39 W56 1994 Middleton Library


A bibliographical guide to African-American women writers
Casper LeRoy Jordan ( Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press), 1993
Z 1229 N39 J67 1993 Middleton Library


Black women and religion : a bibliography
Marilyn Richardson (Boston, Mass. : G. K. Hall), 1980
Z1361.N39 R53 Middleton Library



Biographies and Autobiographies Collected Black women's narratives
with an introduction by Anthony G. Barthelemy. (New York : Oxford University Press), 1988
E 185 .96 C64 1988 Middleton Library


Don't play in the sun: one woman's journey through the color complex
Marita Golden. (New York: Doubleday), 2004
E 185.86 .G625 2004 Middleton Library


Epic lives : one hundred black women who made a difference
Jessie Carney Smith, ed. (Detroit ; London : Visible Ink), 1993
E 185 .96 E65 1993 Middleton Library


The first to speak : a woman of color inside the White House
Kristin Clark Taylor. (New York : Doubleday), 1993
E 840 .8 T39 A3 1993 Middleton Library


Harriet Tubman: the life and the life stories
Jean McMahon Humez. (Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press), c2003
E 444 .T82 H86 2003


The making of "Mammy Pleasant": a Black entrepreneur in nineteenth-century San Francisco
Lynn M. Hudson. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press), c2003.
E 185.97 .P6 H83 2003 Middleton Library


The Memphis diary of Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells-Barnett (Boston: Beacon Press), 1995
E 185 .97 W55 A3 1995 Middleton Library


One woman's Army : a Black officer remembers the WAC
Charity Adams Earley (College Station : Texas A&M University Press), 1989.
D 811 E23 1989 Middleton Library


Queen Bess : daredevil aviator
Doris L. Rich (Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press), 1993
TL 540 C646 R52 1993 Middleton Library


Racism 101
Nikki Giovanni (New York: Morrow), 1994
PS 3557 I55 Z47 1994 Middleton Library


Raising her voice : African-American women journalists who changed history
Rodger Streitmatter. (Lexington, KY : University Press of Kentucky), 1994
PN 4872 S66 1994 Middleton Library


Three who dared : Prudence Crandall, Margaret Douglass, Myrtilla Miner : champions of antebellum Black education
Philip Sheldon Foner (Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press), 1984
LC2801 .F57 1984 Middleton Library


215 African American women you should know about : trivia facts
Gloria Leaks Gaymon. (Philadelphia, Pa. : Nationwide Publishers), 1992
E 185 .96 G39 1992 Middleton Library



Feminism Ain't I a woman : Black women and feminism
Bell Hooks ( Boston, MA : South End Press), 1981 (1984 printing)
E 185 .86 H73 1981 Middleton Library


All the women are white, all the blacks are men, but some of us are brave : black women's studies
Gloria T. Hull et al, editor. (Old Westbury, N.Y. : Feminist Press), 1982
E184.7 .A44 Middleton Library


Black feminist thought : knowledge, consciousness, and the politics of empowerment
Patricia Hill Collins (New York: Routledge), 1991
HQ 1426 C633 1991 Middleton Library


Home girls : a Black feminist anthology
Barbara Smith, ed. (New York : Kitchen Table : Women of Color Press), 1983
PS509.F44 H65 1983 Middleton Library


In search of our mothers' gardens : womanist prose
Alice Walker (San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich), 1983
PS3573.A425 Z467 1983 Middleton Library
818 W177i School of Library and Information Science Library


Reading black, reading feminist : a critical anthology
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., ed. (New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Meridian Book), 1990
PS 153 N5 R38 1990 Middleton Library


Talking back : thinking feminist, thinking black
Bell Hooks (Boston, MA : South End Press), 1989.
E 185 .86 H74 1989 Middleton Library


Women of color and the reproductive rights movement
Jennifer Nelson. (New York: New York University Press), c2003.
HQ766.5 .U5 N45 2003 Middleton Library



General Conversations : straight talk with America's sister president
Johnnetta B. Cole (New York: Doubleday), 1993
E 185 .86 C5815 1993 Middleton Library


Essence. (New York) Periodical
Current issues at the Serials Desk -- Middleton Library.
Older issues at E 185 .86 E7 -- Middleton Library
Pre 1983 issues at Microfilm 4872 -- Middleton Microforms Room
Online access 1989 - present

The habit of surviving : black women's strategies for life
Kesho Yvonne Scott (New Brunswick : Rutgers University Press), 1991
E 185 .96 S37 1991 Middleton Library


Labor of love, labor of sorrow : Black women, work, and the family from slavery to the present
Jacqueline Jones (New York: Basic Books), 1985
HD 6057 .5 U5 J66 1985 Middleton Library


When and where I enter : the impact of Black women on race and sex in America
Paula Giddings (New York: W. Morrow), 1984
E185.86 .G49 1984 Middleton Library



Health For your heart: a guide to healthier living for African-American women: a website education tool for nurses
National Black Nurses' Association. (Silver Spring, MD: National Black Nurses Association; [Washington D.C.]: Office on Women's Health, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services), 2002.
HE 1.6/3:H 35/2 Middleton Government Documents


Health issues in the Black community
Ronald L. Braithwaite, Sandra E. Taylor, editors (San Francisco : Jossey-Bass), 1992.
RA 448 .5 N4 H395 1992 Middleton Library


In and out of our right minds: the mental health of African American women
Diane Robinson-Brown. (New York: Columbia University Press), c2003
RC 451.5 .N4 I5 2003 Middleton Library


"It just ain't fair" : the ethics of health care for African Americans
Annette Dula and Sara Goering, eds. ( Westport, Conn. : Praeger), 1994
RA 448 .5 N4 I8 1994 Middleton Library



History The Abolitionist sisterhood : women's political culture in Antebellum America
Jean Fagan Yellin and John C. Van Horne, eds. (Ithaca : Cornell University Press), 1994.
E 449 A1555 1994 Middleton Library


Beautiful, also, are the souls of my Black sisters : a history of the Black woman in America
Jeanne L. Noble (Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall), 1978
E185.86 .N6 Middleton Library


Black women in United States History
Darlene Clark Hine, ed. (Brooklyn, NY: Carlson Pub.), 1990
E 185 .86 B543 1990 Middleton Library
    Multivolume set whose titles include:
      Black women's history : theory and practice
      Daughters of sorrow : attitudes toward Black women, 1880-1920
      Ida B. Wells-Barnett : an exploratory study of an American Black woman, 1893-1930
      Jane Edna Hunter : a case study of Black leadership, 1910-1950
      Quest for equality : the life and writings of Mary Eliza Church Terrell, 1863-1954
      To better our world : Black women in organized reform, 1890-1920
      Women in the civil rights movement : trailblazers and torchbearers, 1941-1965


Black women in white America: a documentary history.
Gerda Lerner ( New York, Vintage Books), 1973
E 185 .86 B5435 1992 Middleton Library


Southern women : Black and white in the Old South
Sally Gregory McMillen (Arlington Heights, Ill. : Harlan Davidson), 1992
HQ 1438 A13 M36 1992 Hill Memorial Library
HQ 1438 A13 M36 1992 Middleton Library


Unequal sisters : a multicultural reader in U.S. women's history
Ellen Carol DuBois and Vicki L. Ruiz, eds. ( New York : Routledge), 1990
HQ 1410 U54 1990 Middleton Library


We are your sisters : Black women in the 19th century
Dorothy Sterling (New York: W. W. Norton), 1984
E185.86 .S75 1984 Middleton Library
305.896 St838w Education Resources Room 227 Middleton



Interviews and Oral Histories The Black women oral history project : from the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe College
Ruth Edmonds Hill, ed. (Westport, CT: Meckler), 1991
E 185 .86 B545 1991 Middleton Library
10 volume set. Guide to the transcripts is shelved at E 185.86 G74 1990 Middleton Library


Conversations with Maya Angelou
Maya Angelou (Jackson : University Press of Mississippi), 1989
PS 3551 N464 Z4635 1989 Middleton Library


Conversations with Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni (Jackson: University of Mississippi Press), 1992.
PS 3557 I55 Z463 1992 Middleton Library


Conversations with Toni Morrison
Toni Morrison (Jackson : University Press of Mississippi), 1994
PS 3563 O8749 Z464 1994 Middleton Library


I dream a world : portraits of black women who changed America
Brian Lanker ( New York : Stewart, Tabori & Chang), 1989
E 185 .86 L355 1989 Middleton Library
E 185 .86 L355 1989 Hill Memorial Library
305.4 L289i 1989 School of Library and Information Science Library



Juvenile Literature Big star fallin' mama : five women in Black music
Hettie Jones (New York: Viking), 1995
ML 82 J65 1995 Middleton Music Resources


Brown sugar : eighty years of America's black female superstars
Donald Bogle (New York: Harmony Books), 1980
920 B675b School of Library and Information Science Library


Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales
Virginia Hamilton (New York: Blue Sky Press), 1995
398.2 H221h School of Library and Information Science Library



Literature and Drama Afro-American women writers, 1746-1933 : an anthology and critical guide
Ann Allen Shockley, ed. (Boston, MA: G. K. Hall), 1988
PS 508 N3 A36 1988 Middleton Library


Black-eyed Susans. Midnight birds: stories by and about Black women
Mary Helen Washington, ed. (New York: Doubleday), 1990
PS 647 A35 B57 1990 Middleton Library


Black female playwrights : an anthology of plays before 1950
Kathy A. Perkins, ed. (Bloomington, Ind: Indiana University Press), 1989
PS 628 N4 B54 1989 Middleton Library


Classic African American women's narratives [electronic resource]
William L, Andrews, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press), 2003
http://www.netLibrary.com/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=129740


Collected Black women's poetry
Joan R. Sherman, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press), 1988
PS 591 N4 C57 1988 Middleton Library


Double stitch : Black women write about mothers and daughters
Patricia Bell-Scott, ed. (New York: HarperPerennial), 1991
PS 509 M6 D6 1991 Middleton Library


Render me my song : African-American women writers from slavery to the present
Sandi Russell (New York: St. Martin's Press), 1990
PS 153 N5 R87 1990 Middleton Library


Schomburg library of nineteenth-century Black women writers (New York : Oxford University Press).
This multi volume set is at various call numbers in Middleton Library. Check the Online Catalog for specific call numbers and locations.

Shadowed dreams : women's poetry of the Harlem Renaissance
Maureen Honey, ed. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press), 1989
PS 591 N4 S54 1989 Middleton Library


Wines in the wilderness : plays by African American women from the Harlem Renaissance to the present
Elizabeth Brown-Guillory, compiler. (New York: Greenwood Press), 1990
PS 628 N4 W56 1990 Middleton Library



Quotations Famous black quotations : on women, love and other topics
Janet Cheatham Bell, compiler. (Chicago, Ill: Sabayt Pubs.), 1991
PN 6081 .3 F35 1991 Middleton Library



Reference Works African American women : a biographical dictionary
Dorothy C. Salem, ed. (New York: Garland), 1993
E 185 .96 A45 1993 Middleton Library Reference


Black women in America : an historical encyclopedia
Darleen Clark Hine, ed. (Brooklyn, NY: Carlson Pub.), 1993
E 185 .86 B542 1993 Middleton Library Reference


Index to poetry by Black American women
Dorothy Hilton Chapman (New York: Greenwood Press), 1986
Z1229.N39 C45 1986 Middleton Library Reference


Notable Black American women
Jessie Carney Smith, ed. (Detroit: Gale Research), 1992
E 185 .96 N68 1992 Middleton Library Reference Table 16



Online Catalog

Use the Online Catalog to locate books and journals held by the LSU Libraries on this topic. To search by subject, use established Library of Congress Subject Headings from the red volumes by the Reference Desk. Use the subject search command in the drop down menu. Relevant general headings include:

    Chemistry, Women
    Women, Scientists
    Women, Science
    Chemistry, Minorities
    Minorities, Scientists
    Minorities, Science

Note also that the subheading: -- Women and -- Minorities occur under headings of sciences,
for example:

    Chemistry -- Women
    Biochemistry -- Women
    Scientists -- Women
    Chemistry -- Minorities
    Biochemistry -- Minorities
    Scientists -- Minorities

The keyword search is also useful as an alternative search method, to find items lacking in-depth subject headings:

    minorities science
    minorities scientists
    women science
    women scientists



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