Women's History

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We all know the story of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, but did you know the story of Sybil Ludington? She was a 16 year-old girl who rode 40 miles in the dark through the countryside to call the men in her father's regiment back to fight the British. We celebrate the story of Sybil and all women throughout our history who helped shape our nation. 

 Eleanor Roosevelt and Amelia Earhart

General Information:

A woman standing in front of a sod houseEveryday Life and Struggles from the Past

 A modern day woman soldier holding a child

Women During Wartime

Women marching in a parade for the right to voteThe Right to Vote and Fighting for Other Reforms

Shirley Chisholm and Sandra Day O'Connor 


Influential Women in Government

Maya Angelou and Frida KahloWomen in Arts, Literature, Music and Sports

 Dorothy Hodgkin and Mae C. Jemison

Women in Sciences, Mathematics and Technology

Page last updated: Oct 8th, 2015