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Dr. Adrianne Wadewitz was an influential member of the Wikipedia community who died suddenly in April 2014. This loss has deeply affected Wikipedia and the academic world. Her work is recognized internationally as helping to encourage more women to contribute to Wikipedia to tackle the gender gap and systemic bias in its content. Wadewitz was one of the first academics to bring Wikipedia into the classroom as part of the Wikipedia Education Program, working with her students to improve Wikipedia instead of writing traditional term papers. At the time of her death, she was Mellon Digital Scholarship Fellow at Occidental College. She had over 50,000 edits and wrote numerous featured and good articles, including Mary Wollstonecraft.
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- The Five Pillars of Wikipedia
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More coming soon. Until then, here are some possible topics to start thinking of (feel free to add your own). Also see WikiWomen's History Month To-do List, which links to a lot of other great to-do lists.
Women in Providence/Rhode Island/New England HistoryEdit
Articles in Need of CreationEdit
- Christiana Carteaux Bannister, 19th-century activist, abolitionist, businesswoman, wife of Edward Mitchell Bannister.
- Elleanor Eldridge, 19th-century African American entrepreneur, her Memoirs (1838), which describe her grandfather and his family's capture in Africa and journey on the Middle Passage.
- Betsey Metcalf, 18th-century straw hat materials innovator
- Lizzie "Spike" Murphy, Early 20th-century baseball player, the first woman to play for a major league team in an exhibition game
- Isabelle Ahearn O'Neill, Actress and Politician: acted in and directed productions for 18 years at the Providence Opera House; was one of the first women elected to the Rhode Island Assembly, where she became deputy Democratic floor leader; served in Rhode Island Senate; was appointed as FDR's legislative liaison to the U.S. Bureau of Narcotics
- Providence Art Club, many lives of Rhode Island female artists, patrons, and those on this list intersect here
- Catherine Read Williams, 19th-century author, portrait is at RIHS
Articles in Need of Editing and ExpansionEdit
- Anne Lynch Botta, salon host during Dorr War, poet, teacher
- Works included in the Rare Books Collection of the Providence Athenaeum
- Correspondence, manuscripts, portraits, and other miscellany available online through Brown University's Brown Archival and Manuscript Collection Online (BAMCO).
- Elizabeth Buffum Chace, 19th-century activist in the Anti-Slavery, Women's Rights, and Prison Reform Movements
- Prudence Crandall, 19th-century educator consider to have created one of the first racially integrated classrooms in the United States
- Sarah Elizabeth Doyle, founded Pembroke College at Brown
- Maud Howe Elliott, Pulitzer Prize winning author
- Paulina Kellogg Wright Davis, 19th-century suffragist, abolitionist, founded New England Women's Suffrage Association
- Sarah Harris Fayerweather, African-American activist who worked for abolitionism in Kingston, Rhode Island; attended Prudence Crandall's school in Canterbury, Connecticut.
- Ann Smith Franklin, first female newspaper editor and one of the earliest printers in 18th-century North America, sister-in-law of Benjamin Franklin
- Katharine Ryan Gibbs founded Gibbs College in Providence, 1911
- Gertrude I. Johnson, co-founded Johnson & Wales Business School (now University) in 1914
- Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, 19th-century African-American Soprano
- Ida Lewis, 19th-century Newport, RI lighthouse keeper, noted for multiple rescues, dubbed "the Bravest Woman in America" by the press at the time.
- Lowell Mill Girls, 19th-Century New England Women who worked in the textile mills of Lowell, Mass.
- Elizabeth Nord, Rhode Island textile worker, organized for the United Textile Workers Union Textile Workers Union of America (1930s-1940s), attended the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry
- Susannah Paine, 19th-century painter, painted the portrait of Catherine R. Williams, currently in the collections of the Rhode Island Historical Society
- Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, sculptor and first African-American RISD graduate
- Helen Adelia Rowe Metcalf, founded RISD
- Eliza Greene Metcalf Radeke, president of RISD 1913 to 1931, daughter of RISD founder
- Glenna Collett Vare, American Hall of Fame golfing champion
- Mary T. Wales, co-founded Johnson & Wales Business School (now University) in 1914
- Mary C. Wheeler, founder and first head of the Wheeler School
- Jemima Wilkinson, 18th-century radical utopian religious leader from a Rhode Island Quaker family
Women in PoliticsEdit
- Victoria Claflin Woodhull, 19th-century stockbroker, first female candidate for U.S. President, printed first English version of Marx's Communist Manifesto
Women in the SciencesEdit
Much of this is taken from the 2013 Ada Lovelace Wikipedia Write-In at Brown:
Articles in Need of CreationEdit
- Annette Coleman (biologist)
- Marie Morisawa (geologist) - See Geological Society of America: Memorials, March 1, 1996, page 15.
- Elizabeth Stefanski (Egyptologist)
Articles in Need of Editing and ExpansionEdit
Women in the ArtsEdit
- Vinnie Ream, 19th-century sculptor, perhaps best known for her statue of Lincoln in the U. S. Capitol Rotunda
Through Brown LibrariesEdit
Links coming soon:
- American National Biography Online
- Gender Studies Database
- Historical Boston Globe
- Oxford Art Online
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
- Project Muse
- ProQuest Historical Newspapers
- Slave Trade: A Forgotten History: The Slave Trade and Slavery in New England. Second edition.
Online Resources from the Pembroke CenterEdit
- Pembroke Center Archives
- Christine Dunlap Farnham Archives, material on women in Brown University and Pembroke College, Brown alumnae, and Rhode Island women.
- Feminist Theory Archives
- differences: A Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, an academic peer-reviewed journal "supported and located within" the Pembroke Center
- Educating Change: Latina Activism and the Struggle for Educational Equity
- Bay Windows
- Bay State Banner
- Google News
- Google Books
- Google Scholar
- Internet Archive
- For Images
- Creative Commons
- Wikimedia Commons
Through Rhode Island Historical Society (RIHS)Edit
- Working Women: Images of Women at Work in Rhode Island (1880-1925)
- Margaret Fuller's Row at the Greene Street School: Early Female Education in Providence, 1837-1839
- 'A Determination to Labor ...': Female Antislavery Activity in Rhode Island
- The Bonds of Friendship: Sarah Osborn of Newport and the Reverend Joseph Fish of North Stonington, 1743-1779
- Religion, Education, and Gender in Eighteenth-Century Rhode Island: Sarah Wheaten Osborn, 1714-1796
- The Independent Woman: Rhode Island's First Woman Legislator
- Information about the Providence Shelter for Colored Children
- Was She Clothed with the Rents Paid for These Wretched Rooms?: Elizabeth Buffum Chace, Lillie Chace Wyman, and Upper-Class Advocacy for Women Factory Operatives in Gilded Age Rhode Island
- 'By the Pens of Females': Girls' Diaries from Rhode Island, 1788-1821
- I Go into Detail Mainly on Account of Posterity: Extracts from the World War II Diary of Helen Clarke Grimes
- Red Flame Burning Bright: Communist Labor Organizer Ann Burlak, Rhode Island Workers, and the New Deal
Resources from Past Write-InsEdit
- WikiProject Women artists
- WikiProject Women's History
- WikiProject Feminism
- WomenArts and
- WomenArts Network Artist Directory
- List of Directories of Women Artists
- Support Women Artists Now Day
- The Feminist Art Project at Rutgers University
- Ubu Web
- Digital Public Library of America
- Archives of American Art
- National Museum of Women in the Arts
- National Women's History Museum
- Women's History Sourcebook
- MoMA Learning
- Tate Learning
- The Getty Online
- New Museum Digital Archive
- Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum and Brooklyn Museum Feminist Art Base
- National Women's History Project
- Arts: Search
- Art and Feminism (book)
- The Reckoning: Women Artists of the New Millennium (book)
- After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art (book)
- Canadian Art Database
- Sophia Smith Collection, Women's History Archives at Smith College
- n.paradoxa: international feminist art journal
- Indiana University Bloomington, List of Open Access Art History Resources
2013 Ada Lovelace Write-In at Brown Women in STEM:Edit
- Category:Women scientists
- List of notable women in computer science
- List of female mathematicians
- List of women scientists
- Women in computing - Wikipedia article that needs additional citations for verification
- Women in engineering
- List of women astronomers
- Category:Women astronomers
- History of Women in Astronomy
- Category:Women physicists
- Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics
- Women in medicine
- Women in geology
- List of female Nobel laureates
- History of women in engineering
- Timeline of women in dentistry
- Women and the environment through history
- Biographies of Women Mathematicians
- Encyclopedia of Women in Medicine
- Indian Academy of Sciences - List of Women Scientists
- Lilavati's daugters
- Biographical Memoirs of the National Academies of Science
- Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
- Women in Aviation and Space History
- Changing the face of Medicine (women in medicine)
More Women in STEMEdit
Bedi, J.E. "Innovative Lives: Exploring the History of Women Inventors". Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. Smithsonian.
Satrom, Heater. "Papers Illustrates Woman Inventor's Life and Work". Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation. Smithsonian.
- Subject: Marion O'Brien Donovan.
Women of Invention: Women Inventors and Patent Holders (Library of Congress) Bibliography
Rhode Island WomenEdit
Laxton, Glenn V. Hidden History of Rhode Island: Not-to-be-Forgotten Tales of the Ocean State. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2009.
- RIHS Library: Reading Room F79 .L39 2009
- Ocean State Libraries: Multiple Call Numbers
- Providence Athenaeum: 974.5 L45H
- Subjects include: Robert Voorhis (a.k.a., Robert the Hermit), Chirstiana Carteaux Bannister, Jeannie Lippitt Weeden
Women in R.I. History: Making a Difference. Providence: Providence Journal Co., 1994.
- RIHS Library: F78.W65
- Brown University Libraries: 1-SIZE F78 .W66x 1994
- Ocean State Libraries: Multiple Call Numbers
- Subjects include: Anne Hutchinson, Mary Dyer, Ann Franklin, Jemima Wilkinson, Elleanor Eldridge, Prudence Crandall, Sarah Harris Fayerweather, Elizabeth Buffum Chace, Christiana Carteaux Bannister, Ida Lewis, Helen A. R. Metcalf, Sissieretta Jones, Sarah Doyle, Katharine Ryan Gibbs, Gertrude I. Johnson, Mary T. Wales,Isabelle Ahearn O'Neill, Mary D. Grant, Maud Howe Elliott, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, Alice Winsor Hunt, Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, Lizzie Murphy, Glenna Collett Vare, Elizabeth Nord.
Women in STEMEdit
Gornick, Vivian. Women in Science: Then and Now. Revised 25th Anniversary Edition. New York: The Feminist Press (NYU), 2009.
Jardins, Julie Des. The Madame Curie Complex. New York: The Feminist Press (NYU), 2010.
- New article on Annette Coleman (pending review)
- Added to the Joice Heth article, including images. --Iscamaya (talk) 20:19, 22 May 2014 (UTC)
- Revisions and citations added to Nancy Elizabeth Prophet's page
- New article on Sarah Elizabeth Doyle
- BrownBear2014 Revised and Added to E-Science librarianship including adding [pioneering female information studies scholars to E-Science Librarianship] and [important female leader in providing e-Science librarianship skills to librarians] --BrownBear2014 (talk) 20:52, 22 May 2014 (UTC)
- added new images to Providence Athenaeum, also added an "Athenaeum Today" section, which I hope someone will fill!
- Enhanced article on Maud Howe Elliott -- Mylonas (talk) 21:09, 22 May 2014 (UTC)
- New article on Christiana Carteaux Bannister
- Worked on the Sarah Doyle article
- uploaded public domain image of Christiana Carteaux Bannister to Wikimedia Commons; added it and another image, and a short bibliography to her newly create page!
- linked Sarah Doyle article to Pembroke and Sarah Doyle Center entries