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Nominate a Historic Woman to add to our Biography Collection Criteria

Nominee's Background

Include birth and death dates if known or give a general idea, i.e. colonial era, 19th century, 1950 to 1995.

In only a few words, explain how to classify her field of endeavor. i.e. scientist, educator, suffragist, artist, activist, etc.

Describe the ways in which the nominee’s contributions have been of the greatest value for the development of the United States of America. (Nominees who are not leaders in their field of accomplishment will not be selected.)

Describe the significant national or global impact of the nominee’s achievements. Quantify the answer where possible. (Individuals whose contributions are local or regional will not qualify.)

Present evidence that the nominee’s achievements have (or will have) enduring value. Where applicable, focus your comments on change that has been or will be created and how that change is expected to last over time.

Please recommend books, articles, or websites that we can read to learn more about this woman.

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