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U.S. History Topics » Movements » Women's History

Women's History Resources

brings together the Library of Congress's resources on this topic. Learn about women who fought for right to vote, the first woman Supreme Court justice, women who served in war, and women in the performing arts. Read diary entries written by women before the American Revolution, during the Civil War, crossing the plains, on the frontier, and more. Use the American Women Gateway to do research in the field of women's history. (Library of Congress)

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Interesting Fact:

Carry Nation was a hatchet-wielding, 6-foot tall, 175-pound weapon of mass destruction who left the dust and rubble of early 20th-century saloons in her wake. A staunch supporter of the temperance movement, Nation was arrested some 30 times for her position against alcohol.
'It's a Woman's War Too! Join the WAVES.' John Philip Falter. 1942. Artists Posters, Prints and Photographs Division. LC-USZC4-1856.

It's a woman's war too!


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