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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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Plate, Cupid Among the Roses, Godey's Lady's Book, 1850, University of Rochester

Explore mid-19th century culture as presented in the Godey's Lady's Book, a [...] »

Negative, Rose Sanderson, Bain News Service, Library of Congress, Flickr Commons

Learn about the women's rights movement through the secondary sources offered [...] »

Pencil, Sketch of a woman's head. . . , 1864, William Winchester, NYPL

Learn about the role of three American women during the Civil War. [...] »

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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 [...] »

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

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

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 [...] »

Photo, Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, […] William P. Gottlieb, Library of Congress

In the early 20th century, the new music recording industry embraced hundreds [...] »

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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