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.


Within this Collection

Sisterhood: SC Suffragists-Moving Forward, Part 1
Episode 1


The roles South Carolinians played in the Women’s Suffrage Movement have often gone unheralded. This program highlights the efforts of famous South Carolina suffragists, such as the Grimke sisters...
Georgia O'Keeffe: A Woman On Paper | Carolina Stories
Episode 2


Georgia O’Keeffe sought to find a place where she could not only support herself financially, but also where her artistic career could grow. O’Keeffe came to Columbia, South Carolina in 1915, where...