Women’s History

“I believe that telling our stories, first to ourselves and then to one another and the world, is a revolutionary act. It is an act that can be met with hostility, exclusion, and violence. It can also lead to love, understanding, transcendence, and community.” — Janet Mock, Redefining Realness.

Women's History Month at Library of Congress logo

The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history.

National Women's History Alliance logo

The National Women’s History Alliance formerly, the National Women’s History Project, is a leader in promoting Women’s History and is committed to the goals of education, empowerment, equality, and inclusion. 

Black Womens Suffrage from DPLA

The Black Women’s Suffrage Digital Collection is a collaborative project to provide digital access to materials documenting the roles and experiences of Black Women in the Women’s Suffrage Movement and, more broadly, women’s rights, voting rights, and civic activism between the 1850s and 1960.

because of her story logo

To create a more equitable America, the Smithsonian is researching, disseminating, and amplifying the histories of American women through its American Women's History Initiative in preparation for the future Smithsonian American Women's History Museum.

Young Adult Nonfiction

Adult Fiction by Women

Girls of Note

Women of Note

19th Amendment - Adult Nonfiction

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