Women in CongressWomen in Congress
Includes information based on the book Women in Congress, 1917–2006, such as biographical profiles of former women Members of Congress, links to information about current women Members, essays on the institutional and national events that shaped successive generations of Congresswomen, images of each woman Member, and educational resources.Florence Kahn: Congressional Widow to Trailblazing Lawmaker
This web site honors Florence Kahn of California, who served her late husband's district for 12 years and paved the way for women seeking political office.Library of Congress, Women's History Month
Highlights the Library of Congress' catalog holdings on women.National Archives and Records Administration, Teaching With Documents: Woman Suffrage and the 19th Amendment
Detailed lesson plans make use of the National Archive's primary source documents to show the progression of woman's suffrage in the United States.National Archives and Records Administration, Martha Griffiths and the Equal Rights Amendment
The Equal Rights Amendment languished in a House Committee for nearly 50 years before Representative Martha Griffiths forced action on it.
Black Americans in CongressBlack Americans in Congress
Includes information based on the book Black Americans in Congress, 1870–2007, such as biographical profiles of former African-American Members of Congress, links to information about current black Members, essays on institutional and national events that shaped successive generations of African Americans in Congress, and images of each individual Member, supplemented by other historical photos.African American History, Library of Congress
Collections in the Library of Congress catalog pertaining to African-American history.African American Odyssey, Library of Congress
Online component to the extensive Library of Congress exhibit on African-American history that includes numerous objects such as photographs, plays, manuscripts, and recordings.Black History—National Archives and Records Administration
Includes online resources in the National Archives collection, as well as other federal, state, and local sites about African-American history.
General Sources on Congressional HistoryOnline Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
Searchable database that contains biographical information on every person who served in Congress.Clerk of the House YouTube Channel
Visit the official House of Representatives YouTube channel dedicated to the Office of the Clerk.Senate Historical Office
Includes information on the history and art of the U.S. Senate such as facts & milestones, historical statistics, featured biographies, and a photographic collection.Library of Congress/THOMAS
Searchable database of congressional legislation from 1973 to present (bill text and roll call votes are available from 1989 to present).GPO Access
Includes links for searchable databases of the Congressional Record (1994 to present) as well as information on how to find the nearest federal depository library.