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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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map of 1776 British attack on Charleston

"She had outwitted the British and oh how they hated her." [...] »

Photo of painting, John Adams, cliff1066™, February 22, 2009, Flickr

You probably know about John Adam's political career, but what of the Adams' [...] »

Life story, Elizabeth Johnson Harris, Duke University

Read the memoirs and letters of three 19th-century African American women on [...] »

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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 [...] »

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. [...] »

Oil on canvas, Dora Wheeler, 1882-83, William Merritt Chase, Gandalf's Gallery

March is Women's History Month and classroom resources and lesson plans abound. [...] »

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Print, Pocahontas at the court of King James, 1907, Richard Rummels, LoC

What do you picture when you hear her name? [...] »

Print, Charon's Boat, Jul. 16, 1807, James Gillray, Library of Congress

Words constantly evolve and change over time. What did "witch" mean to these [...] »

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 [...] »

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