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, Marian Anderson with Kosti Vehanen, 1935, Nancy M. Shawcross, UPenn.

Travel through the life and works of Marion Anderson with this online exhibit. [...] »

Photo, Doll and buggy parade winner. . . , 1938, Flickr Commons

What roles have Jewish women played in the Second Wave of feminism? [...] »

Image, American Experience: Fly Girls, PBS.

Explore the experiences of World War II's Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs [...] »

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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 [...] »

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

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

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 [...] »

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

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

Lithograph, "The Witch No. 1," February 29, c1892,  Joseph E. Baker, LoC

Burn the witch! Discover how historical coverage of the Salem Witch Trials has [...] »

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