Women's History Month

During the month of March, join us in celebrating and honoring the vital role of women in history with blogs, booklists, and more.

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Old Stafford's Kate Waller Barrett Old Stafford's Kate Waller Barrett

By Crrlcontributor
The humanitarian work inspired by Kate Waller Barrett’s experience led eventually to established shelters and services across this country.
The humanitarian work inspired by Kate Waller Barrett’s experience led eventually to established shelters and services across this country.
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Fannie Richards: Integration Pioneer Fannie Richards: Integration Pioneer

By Crrlcontributor
The number of pupils who owe part of their education to Fannie amounts well up into the tens of thousands.
The number of pupils who owe part of their education to Fannie amounts well up into the tens of thousands.
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About Mary Ball Washington About Mary Ball Washington

By Crrlcontributor
Read about the first president's "revered mother," Mary Ball Washington.
Read about the first president's "revered mother," Mary Ball Washington.
Online Resource

Women's History Month Website Women's History Month Website

Visit one of the many listed exhibits and special collections being featured by the Library of Congress, NPS, and more.
Visit one of the many listed exhibits and special collections being featured by the Library of Congress, NPS, and more.
Online Resource

OverDrive Collection: Women's History OverDrive Collection: Women's History

Digital fiction titles about fearless women. Check out one right now!
Digital fiction titles about fearless women. Check out one right now!
Online Resource

Featured eMagazine: Woman's Day Featured eMagazine: Woman's Day

Woman's Day is one of the oldest and most beloved of all the traditional women's magazines. Check it out today!
Woman's Day is one of the oldest and most beloved of all the traditional women's magazines. Check it out today!
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A Female Soldier in the Civil War A Female Soldier in the Civil War

By Crrlstaff
Emma Edmonds documented her time serving with a Michigan regiment and witnessing The Battle of Fredericksburg.
Emma Edmonds documented her time serving with a Michigan regiment and witnessing The Battle of Fredericksburg.
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If you like Hidden Figures If you like Hidden Figures

By Crrlstaff
These suggestions include the history of the Space Race and women's achievements in science and other fields of STEM.
These suggestions include the history of the Space Race and women's achievements in science and other fields of STEM.
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"The Queene of Pomonky" "The Queene of Pomonky"

By Virginia
The story of Cockacoeske, a Powhatan Great Weroance, or queen.
The story of Cockacoeske, a Powhatan Great Weroance, or queen.
Staff List

Hear Me Roar! Great Fiction for Girls Hear Me Roar! Great Fiction for Girls

recommended by CRRLTeens
Stories about girls who demonstrate full-on girl power in many different ways.
Stories about girls who demonstrate full-on girl power in many different ways.
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Herstory: Women's History Month Herstory: Women's History Month

recommended by CRRLCollection
Recent, captivating adult non-fiction titles about courageous, leading, and inspiring women.
Recent, captivating adult non-fiction titles about courageous, leading, and inspiring women.
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CRRL Picks: Women's History on Film CRRL Picks: Women's History on Film

recommended by CRRL_VirginiaJ
These feature films, television series, and documentaries explore the roles of women in ancient and modern history.
These feature films, television series, and documentaries explore the roles of women in ancient and modern history.
Staff List

CRRL Kids: Girls and Women of STEM CRRL Kids: Girls and Women of STEM

recommended by CRRLKids
Discover the many contributions of women and girls to science, technology, engineering, and math.
Discover the many contributions of women and girls to science, technology, engineering, and math.
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CRRL Picks: She Persisted CRRL Picks: She Persisted

recommended by CRRLKids
Amazing women and their passionate pursuits that truly changed our world.
Amazing women and their passionate pursuits that truly changed our world.
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