Women's History

Women's History Month is celebrated in March. Our Women's History Collection features women from many walks of life!

This collection is also useful for the following observances:

  • International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8 each year.
  • Women's Equality Day is celebrated on August 26 each year. 
  • International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated on October 11 each year.

 

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Who Was Sacagawea? | History In A Nutshell
Who Was Sacagawea? | History In A Nutshell

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Note for educators regarding Sacagawea: According to scholars, the pronunciation of Sacagawea as Sak-a-JA-wee-ah is incorrect. The more historically correct way to pronounce her name is with a hard G-...
Who Was Watkuweis? | History In A Nutshell
Who Was Watkuweis? | History In A Nutshell

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In September 1805, the starving, freezing and exhausted members of the Lewis and Clark Expedition had survived the brutal crossing of the Bitterroot Mountains. Upon arrival on the other side, the...