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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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The Force of Truth, 19th century allegorical image

The agitation among women’s rights activists over the language of the 14th [...] »

Photo, Octavia Estelle Butler, October 28, 2005, NikolasCo, Flickr

Learn about all of America's most famous female writers of color with this [...] »

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

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

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Photo, Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1935, Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

What better way to make the past relevant to students than to engage them with [...] »

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

Photo, . . .  a Cherokee Indian 'squaw' and her 'papoose, 1939, TN Archives

A Cherokee Nation Supreme Court document reveals the fluidity of racial [...] »

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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 [...] »

Photo, [Woman in front of hat display], 1969, James Jowers, Flickr Commons

Do you have your mother's—and her mother's—fashion sense? [...] »

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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