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UMKC Libraries Book Displays

This guide acts as an accompaniment to our monthly book displays on various topics. It features books, ebooks, online resources, and links to related events.

Women's History Month banner, graphic of various, unidentifiable women

In March, UMKC Libraries have the women's history month book display. The display has books available to borrow, along with a timeline of women's rights in the United States and a local documentary on Womontown. Additional resources, such as a list of "Notable Women Firsts," links to local women's organizations, and eBooks by women and for women, can be found on this online resource guide.

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Notable Women Firsts Resources for Law StudentsUMKC & KC Women's Orgs



Local Events

Read, listen, watch: Womontown video documentary and article


What's Womontown? Learn by watching a 25-minute PBS documentary, listening to an episode of A People's History of Kansas City podcast from KCUR, or reading this article, "Womontown: How 12 city block in Kansas City became a radical enclave by and for women."




Sarah Zapata: So the Roots Be Known exhibit at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art



Visit this art installation rooted in local lesbian and feminist histories at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, FREE admission. Among other sources, the artist found inspiration researching in the GLAMA collections at UMKC Libraries.