Websites with more information on the Victorian Era & Suggestions for further reading...


"Women: Know Your Limits"

International Woman's Suffrage Timeline

"Beyond the Widening Sphere New Transatlantic Perspectives on Victorian Women"

Sexual Science: The Victorian Construction of Womanhood

The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Nineteenth-Century New York

Maggie: A Girl of the Streets
(searchable online version)

Information on Prairie Schooners

Information about the Conestoga Wagon

The Gold Rush & The Oregon Trail (courtesy of Idaho State University)

The Gold Rush (courtesy of PBS)

The Emigrants' Guide to Oregon and California by Lansford W. Hastings

Channel 4's Time Travellers Guide to Victorian Britain

Dictionary of Victorian London

The Victorian Web

Virtual Victorians

A History of World's Fairs

The Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

Ideals of Womanhood in Victorian Britain (includes a quiz!)

The Victoria & Albert Museum (or V&A)