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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, Packing Uneeda. . . , c. 1933, National Biscuit Company, Baker Library

Did industrialization result in more women working outside the home or in more [...] »

Book Cover, "Weaker than a Woman by Bertha M. Clay,"

What was the turn-of-the-century woman's "beach read"? [...] »

Print, Emily Dickinson, New York Public Library Digital Gallery

Learn about Dickinson's family through their own writings and wider critical [...] »

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

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

Print, A downright gabbler, or a goose that deserves to be hissed, 1829

The Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments in 1848 reflected the voices of all [...] »

In the struggle for women's suffrage, how did African American women represent [...] »

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

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

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 [...] »

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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