The selected bibliography indicates the rich secondary literature available for the virtual exhibit on Coastal Women in Newfoundland and Labrador prior to Confederation.
Antler, Ellen. “Women's Work in Newfoundland Fishing Families”, Atlantis 2, 2 (Spring 1977), 106-113.
Antler, Ellen. Fisherman, Fisherwoman, Rural Proletariat: Capitalist Commodity Production in the Newfoundland Fishery, (Ann Arbor,1981).
Budgell, Lily E. M., “The Art of Making Fish in Change Islands, Notre Dame Bay, as told by William Wells.'' Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive ms (1979), 79-466.
Connelly, M. Patricia & MacDonald, Martha. “State Policy, the Household, and Women's Work in the Atlantic Fishery”, Journal of Canadian Studies, 26, 4 (1991-92), 18-32.
Crewe, Gertrude. 1981. “Past and Present Fishing in Bonavista.'' Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive ms (1981). 81-379.
Davis, Dona Lee. “The Family and Social Change in the Newfoundland Outport”, Culture 3, 1 (1983), 19-32.
Davis, Dona Lee. “Occupational Community and Fishermen's Wives in a Newfoundland Fishing Village”, Anthropological Quarterly 59, 3 (July 1986), 129-142.
Davis, Dona Lee. Blood and Nerves: An Ethnographic Focus On Menopause (St. John's, 1983).
Ennis, Frances. Strong as the Ocean: Women's Work in the Newfoundland and Labrador Fisheries (St. John's, 1996).
Fiske, Jo-Anne. “Fishing is Women's Business: Changing Economic Roles of Carrier Women and Men”, in Native People/ Native Lands: Canadian Indians, Inuit, and Metis ed. Cox, Bruce Alden. (Ottawa, 1988), 186-198.
Frank, David & Kealey, Gregory S. Labour and Working Class History in Atlantic Canada: A Reader (St. John's, 1988).
Goudie, Elizabeth. Woman of Labrador (Agincourt, 1983).
Hatcher, Eunice. “The Role of Women in Traditional Newfoundland (early 1900's).'' Memorial University of Newfoundland Folklore and Language Archive ms (1978), 78-399.
Hussey, Greta. 1981. Our Life on Lear's Room, Labrador. Ed. Susan Shiner (St. John's, 1981).
McCay, Bonnie J. “Fish Guts, Hair Nets, and Unemployment Stamps: Women and Work in Co-operative Fish Plants” ,in A Question of Survival: The Fisheries and Newfoundland Society, ed. Peter R. Sinclair (St. John's, 1988), 105-101.
McGrath, Carmelita., Neis, Barbara, &Porter, Marilyn. Their Lives and Times: Women in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Collage (St. John's, 1995).
Margaret, Len. Fish & Brewis, Toutens & Tales: Recipes and Recollections from St. Leonard's, Newfoundland. Canada's Atlantic Folklore and Folklife Ser. 7. (St. John's: 1980).
Murray, Hilda Chaulk. More than Fifty Percent: Women's Life in a Newfoundland Outport, 1900-1950 (St. John's, 2010).
Nadel-Klein, Jane. To Work and Weep: Women in Fishing Economies (St. John's, 1988).
Neis, Barbara. “From 'Shipped Girls' to 'Brides of State': The Transition from Familial to Social Patriarchy in the Newfoundland Fishing Industry”, Canadian Journal of Regional Science 16, 2 (Summer 1993),185-211. Reprinted in Rethinking Canada: The Promise of Women's History 3rd ed., eds. Veronica Strong-Boag and Anita Clair Fellman (Toronto, 1997), 437-461.
Neis, Barbara. “Doin' Time on the Protest Line: Women's Political Culture, Politics, and Collective Action in Outport Newfoundland”, in A Question of Survival: The Fisheries and Newfoundland Society, ed. Peter Sinclair (St. John's, 1988), 133-153.
Porter, Marilyn. “'She Was the Skipper of the Shore Crew': Notes on the History of the Sexual Division of Labour in Newfoundland”, Labour/Le Travail 15 (Spring 1985) 105-123.
Porter, Marilyn. “Mothers and Daughters: Working Women's Histories in Grand Bank Newfoundland”, Women's Studies International Forum 11, 6 (1988), 545-558.
Porter, Marilyn. “'The Tangly Bunch': Outport Women of the Avalon Peninsula”, Newfoundland Studies 1, 1 (Spring 1985), 77-90.
Porter, Marilyn. “'Women and Old Boats': The Sexual Division of Labour in a Newfoundland Outport”, in The Public and the Private, eds Eva Gamarnikow , et al. (London, 1983), 91-105. Reprinted in Gender and Society: Creating a Canadian Women's Sociology, ed. Arlene Tigar McLaren (Toronto, 1988), 169-183.
Rowe, Andy. Effect of the Crisis in the Newfoundland Fishery on Women who work in the Industry (St. John's, 1991).
Ryan, Stella Gladys. Outport Girl: Growing up in a Newfoundland Outport Circa 1920 – 1935 (Lewisporte, 1992).
Silk, V. “Women and the Fishery”, in McGrath et al. The Lives and Times of Women in Newfoundland and Labrador: A Collage (St. John's, 1995).
Sinclair, Peter R. & Felt, Lawrence. “Separate Worlds: Gender and Domestic Labour in an Isolated Fishing Region”, Canadian Review of Sociology and Anthropology 29, 1 (February 1992), 55-71.
Woodrow, Helen M. & Ennis, Frances. Women of the Fishery: Interviews with 87 Women Across Newfoundland and Labrador (St. John's, 1994).
“Fish makers: the centrality of women”, The Salt Fish Digital Exhibit http://www.therooms.ca/ic_sites/fisheries/main.asp?frame=on
Women's History of the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/CommunityMemories/ADXD/000a/Exhibits/English/index.html[Various sections], Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage Web Site http://www.heritage.nf.ca