Calamity Jane: The Woman and the Legend by James D. McLaird. University of Oklahoma Press, 2005.
Carry A. Nation: Retelling the Life by Fran Grace. Indiana University Press, 2001.
Celia, A Slave by Melton McLaurin. University of Georgia Press, 1991.
Dictionary of Missouri Biography by Lawrence O. Christenson, et. al. University of Missouri Press, 1999.
Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles. William Morrow, 2002.
The Girl with the Million Dollar Legs: Betty Grable by Tom McGee. Vestal Press, 1995
Hardship and Hope: Missouri Women Writing about Their Lives, 1820-1920 by Carla Waal and Barbara Oliver Korner. University of Missouri Press, 1997.
In Her Place: A Guide to St. Louis Women’s History by Katharine T. Corbett. Missouri Historical Society Press, 1999.
The Joy of Cooking by Irma Rombauer. Simon and Schuster, 1931.
The Life of Helen Stephens: The Fulton Flash by Sharon Kinney Hanson. Southern Illinois University Press, 2004.
Masters of Sex: The Life and Times of William Masters and Virginia Johnson by Thomas Maier, Basic Books, 2009.
Missouri Legends: Famous People From the Show Me State by John W. Brown. Reedy Press, 2008.
Movers and Shakers, Scalawags and Suffragettes: Tales from Bellefountaine Cemetery by Carol Ferring Shepley. Missouri History Museum, 2008.
Notable Women of St. Louis by Mrs. Charles Johnson, 1914.
Philippine Duchesne,: Frontier missionary of the Sacred Heart, 1769-1852 by Louise Callan. 1957.
A Romance of the Road: Making Love and a Livingby Alice Curtice Moyer Wing, Chicago: Laird and Lee, 1912.
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Show Me Missouri Women, volumes 1 and 2, edited by Mary K. Dains and Sue Sadler. American Association of University Women, 1989 and 1993.
Stand Facing the Stove: The Story of the Women Who Gave America The Joy of Cooking by Anne Mendelson. Henry Holt & Co., 1996.
Suffrage Comes to the Women of Nodaway County, Missouri by Martha L. Cooper, 1997. (Available from the Nodaway County Historical Society)
The Use and Need of the Life of Carry Nation by Carry Nation, F.M. Steves & Sons, 1908.
Women in Missouri History Edited by LeeAnn Whites, Mary C. Neth & Gary R. Kremer. University of Missouri Press, 2004.