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National Women's History Museum Online Exhibits
Collection of 33 online exhibits that explore trailblazing women of the past and present in multiple sectors of American society.
Biographies from National Women's History Musuem
Women have always played an active role in history. Explore some of the historical pioneers and contemporary newsmakers that continue to impact the world. New biographies are added regularly, so check back to discover new stories!
Girlhood (It’s complicated)
Girlhood (It’s complicated) commemorates the anniversary of woman suffrage by exploring the concept of girlhood in the United States, but also how girls changed history in five areas: politics, education, work, health, and fashion.We argue that girlhood has an unexpected and complicated history and that girls, like suffragists, used their voices to make a difference.
Creating Icons: How We Remember Woman Suffrage
Women of all classes and races across the United States worked for suffrage and women’s rights. Most of them are missing from the popular tale we learn in school with its focus on iconic leaders. Understanding how a history that left out so many people was constructed and recognizing their proper place in it creates a truer memory of the suffrage struggle and explains why diversity in membership, leadership, and goals has aroused controversy in modern American women’s movements.
Women's Footprint in History
Throughout history, women have made extraordinary contributions to their societies. Some are well known, some less so, but all have been trail blazers. Explore a small selection of these women and learn what the reality still is today for many women and girls worldwide.
An interactive timeline created by UN Women.