Lady's Book Home Page. Hope Greenberg has collected
complete issues of Godey's, with color prints, the articles and
This is an excellent, well-prepared source,a nd the first place
for anyone doing research on the magazine to go.
Other Articles about Hale
History of Thanksgiving a very short biography,Written by Christina Corut, that details Hale's efforts to make Thanksgiving a national holiday, among other facts.
The History of Women's Magazines: Magazines as Virtual Communities. A scholarly article about Women's Magazines, which includes some detail of Hale's work on Godey's, by Tracy Seneca. Useful especially for its works cited for you researchers out there.
Sarah Josepha Hale Award Did you know that there is a literary award named in honor of Hale? This page describes the award, as well as gives a list of the distinguished folks who have won-- including the first honoree Robert Frost, and people like Ogden Nash, Michael Dorris, May Sarton & Maxine Kumin. Check it out.
Meet Mr. Godey: The Man and his Times Another useful page is this on Louis Godey, the financial backer of Godey's Ladies. Includes discussion of Mr. Godey, as well as bio of Hale and some photos.