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womens history



  • Smithsonian Elevates the Frequently Ignored Histories of Women

    by Erin Blakemore

    Packed with ordinary objects made and used by American women, Smithsonian American Women: Remarkable Objects and Stories of Strength, Ingenuity, and Vision from the National Collection considers their contributions to the nation’s history through the lens of the things they invented, created and owned.



  • No Longer Invisible, An African American Woman’s Journey

    by Ida E. Jones

    In Rosalyn Terborg-Penn direct confrontation with the sexism of some African American male scholars and racism of some white women scholars, she co-founded the Association of Black Women Historians.