Women In History
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Celebrating Women Singers in History

September 30, 2018

As we mourn the recent death of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, we take the...

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Women and Food – What A Delicious History!

August 31, 2018

Mmmmm!  Food!  As women, we are generally connected with all aspects of food...

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Women on U.S. Postage Stamps

July 31, 2018

In May of 2018, the United States Postal Service issued a Forever postage stamp...

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Women in History: Political Firsts

June 30, 2018

Isn’t it amazing that we are still experiencing women’s firsts across many...

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5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Women’s...

June 30, 2018

When you think of baseball, you might not picture women playing “America’s...

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History of Children’s Books and the Women Who...

May 31, 2018

How ironic that there was a mystery about the author of the beloved mysteries...

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Pioneering Women Educators – A Brief Look at...

May 1, 2018

At the time of the landing at Jamestown, the arrival of the Pilgrims, through...

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Books with Strong Female Protagonists

April 1, 2018

The movie A Wrinkle in Time, adapted from Madeline L’Engle’s Newbery Medal...

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The History of the Tony Award

March 2, 2018

The Oscar nominees for 2018 have been announced and shortly after this column...

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Women Inventors and Discoverers in History

February 1, 2018

Google Arts & Culture is presenting exhibits on inventors and discoverers...

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Sports Women Making History

January 2, 2018

In October 2017, the University of Virginia announced the hiring of the first...

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Women in Statuary Hall

December 1, 2017

National Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol building in Washington,...

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The History of Women Astronomers

November 3, 2017

On August 21, 2017, the first total solar eclipse in 99 years visible from...

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Women Who Worked to Improve Human Health

October 4, 2017

The 2017 book, The Radium Girls, describes the terrible illnesses the women who...

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Back to School – The History of Women...

September 1, 2017

When September and fall arrive, students head back to school and college. ...

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We’re All Wonder Women!

August 1, 2017

The protagonist of the movie Wonder Woman fearlessly pursues her passion. ...

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