Women's History in Madison County
Women's History in Madison County - Resources for Teachers and Students
Digital History Resources
- Women on Redstone Arsenal - A comprehensive look into the vital role women have had in the history of Redstone Arsenal, particularly during World War II.
- Women from Huntsville History listed in the Huntsville History Collection (list is a work in progress).
- Streight’s Raid and The Making of a Confederate Heroine - Video - Keith S. Hebert discusses Union Colonel Abel Streight’s 1863 raid through north Alabama, Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest’s pursuit of his forces, and 16-year-old Emma Sansom’s timely intervention.
- Hands on the Freedom Plow: Personal Accounts of the Women in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee - Video - Montgomery historian and archivist Gwen Patton shares her experiences with excerpts from her essay in Hands on the Freedom Plow.
- Weeden House Museum - "The Weeden House Museum, located at 300 Gates Avenue, Huntsville, Alabama is home to the artwork of Maria Howard Weeden and currently houses many of her works in the museum collection." It "is now owned by the City of Huntsville and is leased by the Twickenham Historic Preservation District Association and maintained as a 19th Century house museum."
Glimpses of Old Huntsville - A series of brief audio recordings by Nancy Rohr, a local historian, author and storyteller whose familiar voice tells stories about life in early Huntsville, the residents of historic homes and local heroines of the Civil War.