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Women's History Month

Were all of the women who fought for women's suffrage fighting for the same reasons? Far from it, says historian Ronald Walters. Primary sources show that women saw their struggle many different ways. FIND OUT MORE »

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Photograph, Ruth Cowan Nash with Soldiers..., 1941-1945, Women in Journalism.

Archives 44 "full-life" interviews with American women journalists. [...] »

Photo, Sheriff badges, August 19, 2007, S.C. Asher, Flickr

This gateway site provides a wealth of resources pertaining to the American [...] »

Some historians who are women sometimes make history themselves. Follow these [...] »

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Silkscreen, History of civic services in the city of NYFD No. 2, 1936

Use the Triangle Shirtwaist fire to examine the benefits and costs of [...] »

Negative, "Letters. Posting of letters III," c.1920-1950, Theodor Horydczak, LoC

Watch a scholar interpret letters from labor activist and reformer Sarah Bagley. [...] »

Photo, Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1935, Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

What better way to make the past relevant to students than to engage them with [...] »

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Photo, Miss Margaret D. Foster [...] Library of Congress

Marie Curie and Jane Goodall—you may know these female scientists, but [...] »

Print, Pocahontas at the court of King James, 1907, Richard Rummels, LoC

What do you picture when you hear her name? [...] »

Photo, [Woman in front of hat display], 1969, James Jowers, Flickr Commons

Do you have your mother's—and her mother's—fashion sense? [...] »

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