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Equality at the Ballot Box: Votes for Women on the Northern Great Plains
By Lori Ann Lahlum and Molly P. Rozum, eds.

“Little attention has been given to this region’s circumstances during the Suffrage Movement. This anthology will provide the basis for new research agendas and questions that will further scholarship and give a more inclusive history of women’s plight for equality.”Lori Ann Terjesen, NWHM Director of Education

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It’s Time to Complete the Story. 

Each time a girl opens a book and reads a womanless history, she learns she is worth less.

Myra Pollack Sadker
Professor, Author, Researcher, and Activist

Articles & Features

Votes for Women

"The Path to Women’s Suffrage: Westward Expansion to the Nineteenth Amendment Ratified" is a unit designed to expand student horizons as they analyze maps and primary documents and share stories of the Westward Expansion relating to gaining women’s suffrage through ratifying the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. 

Fab Five Biographies

To Celebrate Election Day, November’s Fab Five highlights Five Elected Women!

If we want our girls to benefit from the courage and wisdom of the women before them, we have to share the stories.

Shireen Dodson

Students and Educators

Discover our educational resources. Find lesson plans, biographies, posters, timelines, videos, and more on a wide variety of women's history topics. 

Museum News

Determined to Rise

New 2020 Determined to Rise Dates Announced

As the centenary of woman suffrage approaches, the National Women’s History Museum presents a commemorative initiative, “Determined to Rise:” Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights.
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Latest News Release About the Board

Today, the National Women's History Museum (NWHM) announced five new members appointed to its board of directors.
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Upcoming Events

2020-01-30

DETERMINED TO RISE: WOMEN’S EDUCATION REFORM IN THE PROGRESSIVE ERA, 1890-1920

As the centenary of woman suffrage approaches, the National Women’s History Museum presents a commemorative initiative, “Determined to Rise:” Women’s Historical Activism for Equal Rights.  WESLEYAN COLLEGE, MACON, GA
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2020-02-08

DETERMINED TO RISE

This series of public programming features scholarly panels, public events, and lively discussions on women’s history topics. INDIANA HISTORY CENTER, INDIANAPOLIS, IN
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2020-02-19

HOW DID AMERICAN WOMEN ACT?: HEROISM ON THE HOMEFRONT

Women’s roles changed significantly in World War II America. Many were conscripted to join the war effort and wielded new power through jobs outside the home. But, their influence wasn’t limited to factory floors.
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