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Women's History Month

Library of Congress

"The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in commemorating and encouraging the study, observance and celebration of the vital role of women in American history."

2020 Women’s Vote Centennial Initiative (WVCI)

WVCI et al.

"a central organizing and information-sharing entity for programs, projects, and activities that commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment"

2021 Women's History Month Resource Toolkit

National Women’s History Museum

"filled with links to biographies, events, and programming to celebrate this important month"


Science Friday, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI)

"Portraits Of Women In Science

Breakthrough is a short film anthology from Science Friday and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) that follows women working at the forefront of their fields. Each episode blends deeply personal stories with innovative scientific research of women across STEM fields."


Unladylike Productions

Charlotte Mangin

"UNLADYLIKE2020 is a timeless and resource-rich repository of U.S. women’s histories from the early years of feminism. In honor of the centennial of women’s suffrage in 2020, we are proud to present the comprehensive biographies of 26 bold American women who broke barriers in male-dominated fields at the turn of the 20th century, and the women who now follow in their footsteps."

Voices to Celebrate Women’s History Month


"Click the stories below to hear the voices of many women who have challenged gender norms, advanced their fields, and left a lasting legacy."

Women in Congress

US House of Representatives

"Since 1917, when Representative Jeannette Rankin of Montana became the first woman to serve in Congress, a total of 393 women have served as U.S. Representatives, Delegates, or Senators. This Web site, based on the publication Women in Congress, contains biographical profiles of former women Members of Congress, links to information about current women Members, essays on the institutional and national events that shaped successive generations of Congresswomen, and images of each woman Member, including rare photos."

Women of the Senate

US Senate

"To commemorate the centennial of the Woman Suffrage Amendment, ratified on August 18, 1920, and to acknowledge the service of the first woman senator in 1922, we celebrate the important and evolving role of the Women of the Senate."

Crusade for the Vote

National Women's History Museum

"History of U.S. Woman's Suffrage

Women & the American Story

New-York Historical Society’s Center for Women’s History

"This free curriculum project provides teachers and students, as well as the curious individual, with information about the myriad and often critical roles women played in shaping United States history."

Online Exhibits

National Women’s History Museum

"Explore our collection of virtual exhibits and learn about trailblazing women, past and present."

Because of Her Story


"To create a more equitable and just American society, the Smithsonian American Women's History Initiative will create, disseminate, and amplify the historical record of the accomplishments of American women."

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Women's History Month 2021

Women's History Month 2021

A curated selection of resources honoring Women's History Month 2021

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