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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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Photo, Puerto Rican Needleworkers during New Deal, Women and Social Movements

Offers 45 mini-monographs on U.S. women's history, each organized around an [...] »

Wood Engraving, The Ohio Whiskey War, 1874, S. B. Morton, LOC

Discover the motivations fueling the 19th-century temperance movement. [...] »

Video still, The University of Michigan, University of Michigan.

Meet 13 African American women and the Ann Arbor communities in which they grew [...] »

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Illustration, From Princess Badoura, 1913, Edmund Dulac, nocloo.com

Help your elementary school students get more out of historical biographies. [...] »

Negative, "Suffragetes on way to Boston," LoC, Flickr Commons

Relive the dream of the women's vote through roleplay or interfacing with [...] »

Oil on canvas, Black Woman, 1800s, unknown artist, Gandalf's Gallery, Flickr, CC

Women's history should be integral to the total narrative of American history. [...] »

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Print, "H.R.H. Princess Margaret," New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Daughters of rulers and subjects of history...are these statements on women of [...] »

Photo, Mrs. Nixon meeting with Big Bird, December 20, 1970

What about the other occupants of the White House? [...] »

Lithograph, "In Danger. . . ,'" 1881, Joseph F. Keppler, Library of Congress

Uncle Sam and Lady Liberty are popular American icons. How much do you know [...] »

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