Archive for the ‘Women’s History’ Category

  • If you actively support the study of women’s history, you’re more than likely aware of the upcoming centennial of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 2020. You may be, as I am, involved with planning exhibits and events to recognize the work of suffragists in your state and sharing your findings with partner organizations coordinating the […]

  •   When World War II started, I lived in San Diego. And they were advertising for women to replace the men that, of course, had to go to war. And so it was a big challenge to us women, and we were excited to see if we could do the men’s work. Which we did—sometimes […]

  • Join us in Austin for two great opportunities to delve into women’s history and get to know more about the Women’s History Affinity Group (WHAG) as we convene around the 2017 conference theme “I AM History.”  On Thursday, September 7th, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., WHAG is hosting a luncheon and we want to hear from you. What are the challenges […]

  • Women Artists at the National Gallery The National Gallery of Art’s collection focuses largely on European and American art made from the early Renaissance through today. The collection is housed in two buildings: John Russell Pope’s neoclassical West Building opened in 1941 to showcase paintings and sculptures dating from the fourteenth through the early twentieth […]

  • Since March 2015 the online journal and database, Women and Social Movements in the United States (WASM), has been engaged in successive efforts to create an Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage movement in the United States. The project began with the submission by Alice Paul biographer, Jill D. Zahniser, of a database of […]

  • Will the high tide of a national designation raise all women’s history boats? Just over one year ago, the former Sewall-Belmont House & Museum (SBHM) became the Belmont-Paul Women’s Equality National Monument (BEPA). The partnership with National Park Service is off to a great start and there are exciting joint projects in the works. The […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to “[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations. The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]

  • As a history student at Morgan State University, Cynthia Neverdon participated in non-violent direct actions, primarily pushing for integrated public spaces. One July night in 1963, she was jailed for leading a number of other college students in a demonstration to integrate the white only Northwood movie theater on Hillen Road in West Baltimore. A […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to ‘[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations.” The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]

  • One of the founding objectives of the Women’s History Affinity Group at AASLH is to “[foster] mentoring, professional development, and strongly encourage young women to strive for leadership positions within their professional organizations.” The “Women Who Mentor” blog series asks successful women from across the field to share their experiences and advice with women, as […]