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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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Boston voter besieged by ward heelers

How did women suffer no suffrage through the 14th Amendment? [...] »

Photo, Weavers at Colonial Williamsburg, May 29, 2010, animalvegetable, Flickr

Was colonial trade really triangular? What kinds of work did colonists do, and [...] »

Photo, "The Kim Sisters at a table in Reno"

What do Vegas showgirls have to say about their time in the city? [...] »

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

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

Photo, First woman jury, Los Angeles, Nov. 1911, Bain News Service, LoC

Teach women's history in March and all year long with these resources. [...] »

Photo, Woman fingerprinted. . . , 1956, Associated Press, Library of Congress

The textbook is examined as one source among many, rather than a final [...] »

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

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

Negative, "Shooting Star & Sister," 1880s, D.F. Barry, Denver Public Library

Men and women both settled the West. Answer these questions on women’s records [...] »

Photo, Spc. Crisma Albarran UH-60 [...], March 14, 2010, U.S. Army, Flickr

Women have fought in every U.S. war, but only recently have they gained [...] »

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