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To put women on the historical record...


Black and white 1913 photograph of two women standing on both sides of a banner reading National Woman Suffrage Association

(Image credit:  "Suffragists Mrs. Stanley McCormick and Mrs. Charles Parker, April 22, 1913." By Popular Demand. "Votes for Women" Suffrage Pictures 1850-1920. American Memory. The Library of Congress, 1998. Web. 3 July, 2012.)

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How can I find information about Women's History?

Women's History:  " put women on the historical record, to enable women's voices to be heard, to listen to their voices, and to show their points of view."  (Source:  Cott, Nancy. "Women Working, 1800 - 1930." Harvard University Library Open Collections Program. Harvard University, 2012. Web. 28 June 2012.)

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