Hunter College History is Women's History

March is Women's History Month, and Hunter College History IS Women's History. Here are a few notable Hunter Women, with links to a selection of books and ebooks available in the Hunter College Libraries:

Bella Abzug - lawyer, activist, organizer

cover of Bella Abzug, One Tough Broad

Bella! : Ms. Abzug Goes to Washington by Bella Abzug

Gender Gap: Bella Abzug's guide to political power for women  by Bella Abzug

Bella Abzug: an oral history  by Suzanne Braun Levine and Mary Thom

Ruby Dee - activist, actress, writer

cover of My One Good Nerve by Ruby Dee

My One Good Nerve: rhythms, rhymes, reasons by Ruby Dee

Two Ways to Count to Ten: a Liberian folk tale  by Ruby Dee

Tower to Heaven  by Ruby Dee

Audre Lorde - activist, feminist, poet

cover of I am Your Sister by Audre Lorde

I Am Your Sister: Collected and Unpublished Writings of Audre Lorde edited by Rudolph P. Byrd, Johnetta B. Cole, and Beverly Guy-Sheftall

Zami, a new spelling of my name by Audre Lorde

Warrior Poet: a biography of Audre Lorde by Alexis De Veaux

Pauli Murray - priest, activist, lawyer

cover of Song in a Weary Throat by Pauli Murray

Song in a weary throat : an American pilgrimage by Pauli Murray

Proud Shoes: the story of an American Family by Pauli Murray

The firebrand and the First Lady: portrait of a friendship. Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt, and the struggle for social justice by Patricia Bell-Scott


Featured Image: Section Presidents of Class of 1902

The Wistarion, Pg. 20, 1902, Archives & Special Collections, Hunter College Libraries, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York City.

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