“Every year March is designated Women’s History Month by Presidential proclamation. The month is set aside to honor women’s contributions in American history.”
Photo source: via womenshistory.org
Women in the U.S. first attained the right to vote 100 years ago. The National Archives invites you to browse the wealth of records and information documenting the women's rights movement in the US, including photographs, documents, audiovisual recordings, educational resources, exhibits, articles, blog posts, lectures and events.
Image credit: Bastille Day spells prison for sixteen suffragettes who picketed the White House. Miss Julia...; 7/19/1917; American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917 - 1918; Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs, Record Group 165; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD.
Image credit: Rosie Rally. Luther Bailey, Photographer. 2016. Courtesy National Park Service.
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