- Daniel A. Jenks, "Camp 100 - Humbolt [sic] River," 1869, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Collection (accessed November 28, 2009).
- Library of Congress, "California as I Saw It:" First-Person Narratives of California's Early Years, 1849-1900 (accessed November 28, 2009).
- Library of Congress, Trails to Utah and the Pacific: Diaries and Letters, 1846-1849 (accessed November 28, 2009).
- National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Camping With the Sioux: Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher (accessed November 18, 2009).
- Peter E. Palmquist, Women Artists of the American West, Women in Photography International Archive (accessed November 28, 2009).
- Joseph B. Starkweather, "In Auburn Ravine," 1852, Online Archive of California (accessed November 28, 2009).
Go West, Young Woman!
It’s Women’s History Month, a good time to remember that women, as well as men, settled the West—and recorded their experiences. Answer the following questions on excerpts from the records of 19th-century (and one early 20th-century) women.